Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ,
the Son of God.
Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, when
Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip was tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene,
These things took place in Bethany
beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.
until the day when He
was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen.
but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.
and you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,