Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.
For those who live in Jerusalem, and their
rulers, recognizing neither Him nor the utterances of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled these by condemning Him.
Moses from ancient generations has in every city those who preach him, since he is read in the synagogues every Sabbath.”
And He came to
Nazareth, where He had been brought up; and as was His custom, He entered the synagogue on the Sabbath, and stood up to read.
Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed in the Lord with all his household, and many of the Corinthians when they heard were believing and being baptized.
One of the synagogue officials named Jairus *came up, and on seeing Him, *fell at His feet
the Scripture had to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit foretold by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.
Brethren, I may confidently say to you regarding the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day.
And he said, “Hear me,
brethren and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,
After there had been much
debate, Peter stood up and said to them, “Brethren, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.
Brethren and fathers, hear my defense which I now offer to you.”
And they were all
filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance.
When he had gone through those districts and had given them much exhortation, he came to Greece.
or he who
exhorts, in his exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But one who prophesies speaks to men for
edification and exhortation and consolation.
I urge you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation, for I have written to you briefly.