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Acts 1:1 (show verse)

In my former treatise, I gave an account, O Theophilus, of all the actions and doctrine of Jesus, to the time of his assumption,

Acts 1:2 (show verse)

after he had given the apostles he had chosen, the orders they were to execute by the holy spirit.

Acts 1:3 (show verse)

to whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion, of which they had many proofs, during the forty days he appear'd to them, and inform'd them about the reign of the Messias:

Acts 1:4 (show verse)

being with them when they were assembled, he order'd they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for what the father had promis'd, which, said he, I mention'd.

Acts 1:5 (show verse)

" for John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the holy ghost, not many days hence."

Acts 1:6 (show verse)

Being therefore in his presence, they asked him, saying, Lord, is this the time when you will restore again the kingdom to Israel?

Acts 1:7 (show verse)

and he said to them, it is not for you, to know the times or the seasons, which the father hath reserv'd in his own disposal.

Acts 1:8 (show verse)

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.
Apostles » Duties of » See commission of, above, and
Christian ministers » Witnesses
Gospel » Universal, to be preached throughout the world
Holy spirit » What can be accomplished through the power of the holy spirit
Holy spirit » Power of » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit
Holy spirit » Promised » Empowers for service
the Inspiration of the Holy Spirit » Design of » To give power to ministers
Jesus Christ » History of » Appears to james and also to all the apostles (in jerusalem)
Jews, the » The gospel preached to, first
Names » Of ministers » Witnesses
Peter » baptism of the spirit
Power » The lord giving power
Power » Spiritual, general references to » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit
Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers
Power » When you will receive power
Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by Christ
Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Qualifies ministers
Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Promised by Christ
modern Samaria » Christ after his resurrection commanded the gospel to be preached in
Spirit » The leadership of holy spirit » Empowers for service
Spirit » Promised » Empowers for service
Spiritual » Power » Source of spiritual power
Spiritual » Power » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit
religious Testimony » How and where to be given » Empowered by the holy spirit
Titles and names of ministers » Witnesses
Witness » Who is a witness of the lord
Witnessing to the truth » Encouraged
religious Work » Labourers in of the holy spirit

Acts 1:9 (show verse)

After this discourse, while they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight.

Acts 1:10 (show verse)

and as they were looking stedfastly toward heaven, as he mounted up, on a sudden, two men appear'd before them robed in white, who said,

Acts 1:11 (show verse)

"ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up to heaven? this same Jesus who is taken up from you into heaven, shall descend in the same manner as ye have seen him ascend thither."

Acts 1:12 (show verse)

then they returned to Jerusalem, from the mountain of olives, which is a sabbath-day's journey from it.

Acts 1:13 (show verse)

When they were arrived there, they went up into an upper room, where Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James the son of Alpheus, Simon the Zelot, and Judas the brother of James used to resort,

Acts 1:14 (show verse)

and unanimously persevere in prayer with the women, Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brethren being present.

Acts 1:15 (show verse)

At that time the disciples being assembled, to the number of about an hundred and twenty, Peter rose up in the midst of them,

Acts 1:16 (show verse)

and said, men and brethren, the prediction which the holy ghost made, by the mouth of David, concerning Judas, who was guide to those that seiz'd Jesus, must have been accomplished.

Acts 1:17 (show verse)

he was of our number, and shared in the functions of this ministry.

Acts 1:18 (show verse)

but after he had purchased a field with the reward of his iniquity, he fell down, his belly burst, and all his bowels gushed out:

Acts 1:19 (show verse)

a fact so generally known to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, that they called the field in their tongue, Aceldema, that is to say, the field of blood.

Acts 1:20 (show verse)

for it is written in the book of psalms, "let his habitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein:" and "let another take possession of his charge."

Acts 1:21 (show verse)

wherefore of those who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus convers'd among us,

Acts 1:22 (show verse)

from his baptism by John, to the day of his assumption, we should chuse one to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Acts 1:23 (show verse)

accordingly they presented two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was sirnamed Justus, and Matthias. and they prayed,

Acts 1:24 (show verse)

saying, "thou Lord, who knowest the hearts of all men, show us which of these two thou hast chosen,

Acts 1:25 (show verse)

that he may be admitted to this apostolick ministry which Judas abandoned, to go to his own place."

Acts 1:26 (show verse)

and having drawn lots; the lot fell upon Matthias, who was added to the eleven apostles.