The first book I wrote, Theophilus, concerned all that Jesus began both to do and to teach,
it seemed good to me also, having traced the course of all things accurately from the first, to write to you in order, most excellent Theophilus;
He said to them, "What things?" They said to him, "The things concerning Jesus, the Nazarene, who was a prophet mighty in deed and word before God and all the people;
Jesus went about in all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the Good News of the Kingdom, and healing every disease and every sickness among the people.
the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.
In that hour he cured many of diseases and plagues and evil spirits; and to many who were blind he gave sight.
Jesus answered them, "I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of those works do you stone me?"
The high priest therefore asked Jesus about his disciples, and about his teaching.
"Men of Israel, hear these words! Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved by God to you by mighty works and wonders and signs which God did by him in the midst of you, even as you yourselves know,
For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, that you should follow his steps,
Jesus himself, when he began to teach, was about thirty years old, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli,