even as those who from the beginning were eye-witnesses and ministers of the word delivered them to us;
and ye also testify, because ye are with Me from the beginning."
how shall we escape, having neglected so great salvation; which, indeed, having at first been spoken through the Lord, was confirmed to us by those who heard;
The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, God's Son.
But arise, and stand upon your feet; for I appeared to you for this end, to appoint you a minister and a witness both of the things in which you saw Me, and of the things in which I will appear to you;
"It is needful, therefore, that one of these men??ho accompanied us all the time that the Lord went in and out among us,
for we cannot but speak the things which we saw and heard."
The elders, therefore, I exhort, who am a fellow-elder, and a witness of Christ's sufferings, also a partaker of the glory about to be revealed;
For, not as having followed after cunningly-devised stories, did we make known to you the power and presence of our Lord Jesus Christ, but as having been made spectators of His majesty.
Ye are witnesses of these things,
to whom He also presented Himself alive, after He suffered, by many proofs; being seen by them during forty days, and speaking the things concerning the Kingdom of God.
but ye shall receive power, the Holy Spirit having come upon you, and ye shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and Samaria, and to the utmost limit of the earth."
And we are witnesses of all things which He did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem; Whom they also slew, hanging Him on a tree.
That which was from the beginning, that which we have heard, that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we gazed upon, and our hands handled, concerning the Word of Life
The sower sows the word.
if, at least, ye continue in the faith, founded and steadfast, and not moved away from the hope of the Gospel, which ye heard, which was preached in all creation under the heaven, of which I, Paul, was made a minister.
that I should be a minister of Jesus Christ to the gentiles, ministering the Gospel of God, that the offering up of the gentiles may become acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Spirit.
Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God.
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God which was given to me according to the working of His power.
And He gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;