Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Unto you first God, having raised up his Son Jesus, sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his iniquities.
but ye shall receive the influence of the holy spirit, which will descend upon you: and ye shall be witnesses for me, in Jerusalem, in all Judea, and in Samaria, and to the remotest part of the earth.
It is to you, my brethren, who are the children of Abraham, and to all who fear God among you, that this salutary news is sent.
and try'd to gain upon the Jews and the Greek proselytes:
first I warn'd the people of Damascus, of Jerusalem, of all Judea, and then the Gentiles, to repent, and turn to God, by acting suitably to their repentance.
Having therefore set him a day, they came in great numbers to his lodgings; where he explain'd and confirm'd the reality of the gospel-dispensation, from morning to night, enforcing what the writings of Moses and the prophets had affirm'd concerning Jesus.
Jesus made these twelve his missionaries, and gave them these instructions, don't go any where among the Gentiles, nor enter into any city of the Samaritans.
and that repentance and remission of sins should be preach'd in his name, among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
tribulation and anguish to every one that doth evil, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile.
And I heard the number of those who were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred forty and four thousand, of all the tribes of the children of Israel.
but killed the prince of life, whom God hath raised from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.
who has been beforehand prepar'd thereto,
but the angel said to them, be not afraid, I am only come to bring you great news, which will be matter of joy to you and to the whole world.
and I know that when I do come, I shall come charged with the blessings of Christ.
so that it is they who believe, who are blessed with Abraham, who did believe.
Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all the spiritual blessings in Christ's kingdom.
1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy has regenerated us, and given us by the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the expectation of immortal life,
1 Peter 3:9
don't return evil for evil, nor calumny for calumny; on the contrary, bestow your benedictions, considering that your vocation obliges you thereto, as a means to obtain the divine blessing.
and she shall be deliver'd of a son, to whom you shall give the name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.
to sanctify and purify her by the ablution of his word,
For the divine savour has display'd its salutary effects to all mankind:
1 John 3:5
and you know that he appear'd to abolish our sins; and that he was himself without sin.
Now to him that is able to keep you from falling, and make you appear in his glorious presence, without defect, and full of joy: