opening and setting forth that it was necessary that the Christ should suffer, and rise again from the dead; and that "This Jesus Whom I am proclaiming to you, is the Christ."
But Saul was being more empowered, and was confounding the Jews who were dwelling in Damascus; proving that this is the Christ.
for powerfully was he refuting the Jews publicly, showing by the Scriptures that Jesus is the Christ.
And they said one to another, "Was not our heart burning within us, as He was talking with us in the way, as He was opening the Scriptures to us!"
and He said to them, "Thus it has been written, that the Christ should suffer, and rise from the dead on the third day,
but God thus fulfilled what He before announced through the mouth of all His prophets, that His Christ should suffer.
Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things, and enter into His glory?"
And He said to them, "These are My words which I spake to you, while being yet with you: that all things must be fulfilled, that have been written in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the Psalms, concerning Me."
for as yet they knew not the Scripture, that He must rise from the dead.
And, being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which said He, "Ye heard from Me;
but this is that which was spoken through the prophet Joel:
Moses, indeed, said, 'A prophet will the Lord your God raise up for you from among your brethren, as He did me; to Him shall ye hearken in all things, whatsoever He shall say to you.
Brethren, sons of Abraham's race, and those among you who fear God, to us the word of this salvation was sent forth.
For I delivered to you, among the first things, that which also I received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures;
O foolish Galatians! Who bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth crucified?
because our Gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit, and in much assurance; even as ye know what manner of men we became toward you, for your sake.