The Acts of the Apostles, with notes and examination questions. Re-ed. by G.F. Browne

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George Forrest Browne (bp. of Bristol)
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Page 5 - It contains a minute history of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost ; the...
Page ix - Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the ROMANS.
Page 7 - Judas, which betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders, saying, I have sinned in that I betrayed innocent blood.
Page 83 - God on earth, which was proclaimed after the descent of the Holy Ghost on the day of Pentecost, and...
Page 52 - Ref. Haer. vi. 19). Simon Magus was a native of Samaria, and said that he had appeared to the Samaritans as the Father, to the Jews as the Son, to the Gentiles as the Holy Ghost. Thus he was a precursor of Sabellianism ; at the same time indirectly he announced the doctrine of the divinity of the Son and Holy Ghost. He said that the woman Helena, whom he led about with him, was the first conception of his mind, and that by her Angels were produced, who made the world ; but...
Page 56 - It was the seat of the Roman procurator, and after the destruction of Jerusalem became the capital of Palestine ; Acts 8.
Page 32 - Abijah, who gave her the above answer. (IK. xiv.) — 4. A descendant of Eleazar, who gave his name to the eighth of the twenty-four courses into which the priests were divided by David ( 1 Chr.
Page xvii - ... of three more or less imperfect collations. Whereas now we have a magnificent reproduction in photographic facsimile of the entire MS. The Sinaitic MS., also of the 4th century, was discovered by Dr Tischendorf as recently as Feb. 4th, 1859. The Alexandrine was not brought to light until 1628 when it was presented to Charles I by Cyril Lucar, patriarch of Constantinople. And although the Ephraem Codex was brought to Europe in the early part of the 16th century, it was not known to contain a portion...
Page 76 - The fidelity and accuracy of St. Luke, as an historian, are confirmed by Josephus in every particular of this narration of the death of Herod, as to the place...
Page 133 - ... thou sendest down the dew, stillest the winds, and makest the rain to come down upon the earth, and sustainest with thy beneficence all that ' Dr. A. Clarke, on Luke vi. 17. • Dr. Harwood's Introd. vol. ii. p. 182.

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