Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
(For he that wrought effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:)
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.
But Peter standing up with the eleven, and raising his voice, said to them, ye men of Judea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known to you, and observe what I say.
which Peter observing, thus addressed them, ye men of Israel, why are ye so surprized at this event? or why do you look so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or piety, we had caus'd this man to walk?
however, many who heard Peter's discourse, believed, to the number of about five thousand people.
Thus were many signs and wonders wrought among the people, by the apostles, who us'd to meet in Solomon's porch with great unanimity:
Jesus) the apostles therefore gave them imposition of hands, and they received the holy spirit.
if it be in vain. he therefore that ministreth the spirit to you, and worketh miracles among you, doth he it by the works of the law, or by the preaching of faith?
go, said the Lord to him: for he is the instrument I have chosen, to bear my name to the Gentiles, to kings, and to the children of Israel.
as they were ministring to the Lord, and fasting, the holy spirit said to them, separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work to which I have destin'd them.
however the apostles stay'd there a considerable time, being inspir'd with great resolution by the Lord, who gave his attestation to the evangelical doctrine, by the prodigys and miracles, which he did by their hands.
The whole assembly were very silent, whilst Barnabas and Paul related what miracles and prodigies God had wrought among the Gentiles by their ministry.
the miracles which God wrought by the ministry of Paul being of such an extraordinary nature, that by applying the handkerchiefs,
after having saluted them, he gave a particular account of what God had wrought by his ministry among the Gentiles.
but the Lord said to me, "be gone, for I will send you far hence, even to the Gentiles."
by delivering you from this people, and from the Gentiles to whom I now send thee, to open their eyes,
1 Corinthians 1:5
in your being enriched by him in every gift, with all that light and knowledge,
1 Corinthians 9:2
if I am not an apostle to others, yet doubtless I am to you: for your being christians is the proof of my apostleship.
1 Corinthians 15:10
it is by the divine favour that I am what I am: and his favour to me was not in vain; no, I laboured more than they all: yet it was not I, it was the divine favour which assisted me.
2 Corinthians 11:4
if he that is come to you, preaches another Jesus whom I have not preached, or if ye receive other gifts of the spirit, than what ye have received from me, or another gospel, than what you have accepted, you might well bear with his pretensions:
this is what I earnestly strive to effect, by virtue of that power, which effectually operates in me.