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12 Then 'returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey.

13 And when they were come in, they went up into an "upper room, where abode both 'Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphæus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James. 14 These all "continued with one accord in

?son, Co. Ma. Wh. he cometh in the glory of his Father, with the holy angels. do. xii. 36: Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping. do. xiv. 62: Ye shall see the Son of man sitting on the right hand of power, and coming in the clouds of heaven. LUKE, xxi. 27: Then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. John, i. 51: And he saith unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Hereafter ye shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man. do. xiv. 3: If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. Rom. xiv. 10: We shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ. 1. Thes, i. 10: To wait for his Son from heaven. do. iv. 16: The Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout. 2 Thes. i. 7, 10: The Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels. When he shall come to be glorified in his saints, and to be admired in all them that believe-in that day. JUDE, 14: Behold, the Lord cometh with ten thousand of his saints. Rev. i. 7: Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him. do. xiv. 14:I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon

the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown.

+ LUKE, xxiv. 52: They worshipped him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.

LUKE, xxii. 12: He shall show you a large upper room furnished : there make ready. Acts, ix. 37, 39: They laid her [Dorcas] in an upper chamber. When he [Peter] was come, they brought him into the upper chamber. do. xx. 8: There were many lights in the upper chamber, where they were gathered together.

The names of the apostles are recited Mat. x, 2, &c. LUKE, vi. 14, &c.

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Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his 'brethren.

15 ( And in those days Peter stood up in the
midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of
the "names together were about an hundred and
twenty,)

16 Men and brethren, this Scripture must needs have beeno fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was "guide to them that took Jesus.

17 Forlo he was 'numbered with us, and had obtained part of this dministry."

18 Now this man purchased a field with the 8 the multitude of the persons. Rh. ' needs be. Wi. Co.

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11 fellowship in this ministration. Cr. Bi.
* MAT. xxvii. 55, 56: Many women were there beholding
afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto
him : among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the
mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee's chil-
dren. LUKE, xxiii. 49, 55: And all his acquaintance, and the
women that followed him from Galilee, stood afar off, behold-
ing these things. And the women also, which came with him
from Galilee, followed after, and beheld the sepulchre, and
how his body was laid. do. xxiv. 10: It was Mary Magdalene,
and Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and other women
that were with them, which told these things unto the apostles.

y See on Mat. xii. 46.
z Rev. iii. 4: Thou hast a few names even in Sardis.

a Ps. xli.9: Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.

b See on MAT. xxvi. 47.

c Mat. x.4: Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. LUKE, vi. 13, 16: He called unto him his disciples ; and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles. And Judas the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor..

d See on Col.i. 23.

e MAT. xxvii. 5,7,8: He cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself. And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in. Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.

freward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out.

19 And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem ; insomuch as that field is called in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to say, The field of blood.

20 For it is written in the book of Psalms, Let his bhabitation be desolate, and let no man dwell therein: and his bishoprick 13 let another take.

21 Wherefore of these men which have companied with us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out 14 among us,

22 Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that khe was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a 'witness 15 with us of his resurrection.

23 And they appointed two, Joseph called "Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.

24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which "knowest the hearts of all men, show whether of these two thou hast chosen,

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fMAT. xxvi. 15: And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver. 2 Pet, ij. 15: Who loved the wages of unrighteousness.

& Ps. Ixix. 25 : Let their habitation be desolate; and let none dwell in their tents.

h Ps. cix. 8: Let his days be few; and let another take his office.

MARK, i. 1: The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. k Ver. 9.

See on LUKE, xxiv. 48. mActs, xv. 22: Judas surnamed Barsabas. n Deut. xxxi. 21: I know their imagination which they go

25 °That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.

26 And they gave forth their Plots; and the
lot fell upon Matthias; and he was numbered
with the eleven apostles.

CHAP. II.
1 The apostles, filled with the Holy Ghost, and speaking divers lan-
guages, are admired by some, and derided by others : 14 whom Pe-
ter disproving, and showing that the apostles spake by the power of
the Holy Ghost, that Jesus was risen from the dead, ascended into
heaven, had poured down the same Holy Ghost, and was the Messias,
a man known to them to be approved of God, by his miracles, wonders,
and signs, and not crucified without his determinate counsel, and

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about. 1 Sam. xvi. 7: The LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart. 1 CHRON. xxviii. 9: The LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts. do. xxix. 17: I know also, my God, that thou triest the heart, and hast pleasure in uprightness. Ps. vii. 9: The righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. do. xliv. 21: Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart. do. xciv. 11: The Lord knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity. Pro. xv. 11: Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men? JER. xi. 20: O LORD of hosts, that judgest righteously, that triest the reins and the heart. do. xvii. 10: I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins. do. xx. 12: 0 LORD of hosts, that trieth the righteous, and seest the reins and the heart. John, vi. 64: Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. Acts, xv. 8: God, which knoweth the hearts, bare them witness. Rom. viii. 27 : He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God. Rev. ii. 23: I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts.

• Ver. 17.

P LEV. xvi. 8: Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scape-goat. Joshua, xiii. 6: Divide thou it by lot unto the Israelites for an inheritance, as I have commanded thee. JUDGES, xx. 9: We will go up by lot against [Gibeah]. 1 CHRON. xxiv. 5: Thus were they (the sons of Aaron) divided [into courses] by lot, onesort with another. Pro. xvi. 33: The lot is cast into the lap; jut the whole disposing thereof is of the LORD.

foreknowledge: 37 he baptizeth a great number that were converted: 41 who afterwards devoutly and charitably converse together; the apostles working many miracles, and God duily increasing his Church.

AND when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they' were ball with one accord in 'one place.

2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it dfilled all the house where they were sitting.

3 And there appeared unto them cloven ? tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.

4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to fspeak with other tongues, kas the Spirit gave them utterance.

5 And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven.

6 Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, 4 be

the disciples. Wi. *diverse. Wi. 3 when this voice was made. A.V. * troubled in mind. A. V.

CHAP. II. a Lev. xxiii. 15, 16: Ye shall count unto you from the morrow after the sabbath, from the day that ye brought the sheaf of the wave offering; seven sabbaths shall be complete: Even unto the morrow after the seventh sabbath shall ye number fifty days; and ye shall offer a new meat offering unto the Lord. Deut. xvi. 9: Seven weeks shalt thou number unto thee: begin to number the seven weeks from such time as thou beginnest to put the sickle to the corn. Acts,xx. 16: For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia : for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.

• Acts, i. 14.
c Acts, i. 13.
d See on Acts, v. 32.
e Acts, i. 5.
See on MARK, xvi. 17.

6 Ps. viii. 2: Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength. 2 Pet. i. 21 : Prophecy came not in old time by the will of man; but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.

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