Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.
to our beloved Appia, to Archippus our fellow-soldier, and to the church in your house, favour and peace be with you,
Paul, as was his custom, us'd to go there, and for three sabbath-days discours'd to the Jews from the scriptures,
and try'd to gain upon the Jews and the Greek proselytes:
At length Paul went to the synagogue, where he spoke with great freedom, and for three months he conferr'd with them to persuade them of the truth of the evangelical kingdom.
but by the divine favour I am still preserv'd alive, testifying to the small and to the great nothing but what Moses and the prophets have predicted should happen: "that Christ should suffer:
and now I stand arraign'd for expecting the accomplishment of the divine promise made to our fathers,
was not the Messiah to have suffer'd thus, and after that enter into his glory?
and as Paul continued his discourse a great while, a young man, named Eutychus, who was sitting in the window, was seiz'd with a deep sleep, which quite o'er-came him; so that he fell down from the third story, and was taken up dead.
Jesus said to them, my meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.