Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.”
witnesses of all the things He did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They also put Him to death by hanging Him on a cross.
the night immediately following, the Lord stood at his side and said, “ Take courage; for as you have solemnly witnessed to My cause at Jerusalem, so you must witness at Rome also.”
But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness not only to the things which you have seen, but also to the things in which I will appear to you;
saying, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul;
you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.’
and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.
and you will testify also, because you have been with Me from the beginning.
we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard.”
but kept declaring both
to those of Damascus first, and also at Jerusalem and then throughout all the region of Judea, and even to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds appropriate to repentance.
You are witnesses of these things.