Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, hath glorified his son Jesus; whom ye delivered up, and renounced in opposition to Pilate, who was determined to let him go.
then he said, the God of our fathers has singled you out to be acquainted with his will, to see the just one, and to hear the words of his mouth:
which he promised to our forefathers, to Abraham, and to his posterity for ever."
ye men of Israel attend to what I say; Jesus of Nazareth was a man whom God distinguished among you, by miracles, by prodigies, and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as you your selves also know:
and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you entirely recover'd.
we are witnesses of all his transactions, both in Judea, and at Jerusalem. however, they put him to death, even that of the cross.
although they could not convict him of any thing capital, yet they demanded of Pilate, that he should be put to death.
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us. (for it is written, " cursed is every one, that hangeth upon a tree.")
1 Peter 2:24
he himself cancel'd our sins by the crucifixion of his body, that we being set free from sin, might live in the service of virtue. it is by his bruises that you were healed:
when you are brought into the synagogues, and before magistrates and rulers, be not sollicitous what to say in your own defence;
and of his being deliver'd up by our chief priests and magistrates to be condemn'd to die, whom they actually crucified:
but God raised him from the dead: