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 they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets who are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.
For Moses of old time has in every city them that preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath day.
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up to read.
And Crispus, the chief ruler of the synagogue, believed on the Lord with all his house; and many of the Corinthians hearing believed, and were baptized.
And, behold, there came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet,
Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit by the mouth of David spoke before concerning Judas, who was guide to them that took Jesus.
Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulcher is with us unto this day.
And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,
And when there had been much disputing, Peter rose up, and said unto them, Men and brethren, you know how that a good while ago God made choice among us, that the Gentiles by my mouth should hear the word of the gospel, and believe.
Men, brethren, and fathers, hear you my defense which I make now unto you.
And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
And when he had gone through those parts, and had given them much exhortation, he came into Greece,
Or he that exhorts, on exhortation: he that gives, let him do it in simplicity; he that rules, with diligence; he that shows mercy, with cheerfulness.
1 Corinthians 14:3
But he that prophesies speaks unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort.
And I beseech you, brethren, bear with the word of exhortation: for I have written a letter unto you in few words.