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LONDON: J. HATCHARD AND SON, 187, PICCADILLY.
LONDON: I'RINTED BY IBOTSON AND PALMER,
LECTURE 1.-i. l-ll.
Introduction. Ascension of Jesus.
LECTURE II.-i. 12--26.
Assembly of the Apostles. Matthias chosen in the room of
Judas. Death of Judas.
LECTURE III.-ii. 1-21.
Descent of the Holy Ghost on the Apostles. Peter's explana-
tion of the gift of tongues.
LECTURE IV.-ii. 22-36.
Peter proclaims to the assembly the resurrection of Jesus, as
proving him both Lord and Christ.
LECTURE V.-ii. 37-40.
Peter exhorts the assembly to repent, and be baptized in the
name of Jesus for the remission of sins.
LECTURE VI.-ii. 41-47.
Three thousand are baptized, and become a community of be-
lievers in Christ Jesus.
LECTURE VII.-iii. 1-16.
Peter heals a cripple, and explains to the people the source of
his miraculous power.
LECTURE VIII.-iji. 17–26.
Peter exhorts the people to repentance and faith in Jesus.
LECTURE IX.-iv. 1-12.
Peter and John are apprehended and examined, and preach
salvation through Christ Jesus to the chief priests and
LECTURE X.-iv. 13-22.
The Apostles are forbidden to preach in the name of Jesus, but
refuse to obey.
LECTURE XI.-iv. 23-37. ·
The Apostles, threatened by the rulers, appeal to God in
prayer. Union of interest among the believers.
LECTURE XII.--v. l-ll.
Deceit and death of Ananias and Sapphira
LECTURE XIII.-v. 12–32.
The Apostles are imprisoned, and miraculously set at liberty.
Their resolute answer to the council.
LECTURE XIV.--v. 33—42.
Gamaliel's advice to the council. Its reasonableness
LECTURE XV.-vi. 1-6.
Difficulty arising out of the common fund from which the bre-
thren were supported. Seven appointed to administer it 72
LECTURE XVI.-vi. 7-15.
Increase of the Church. Stephen is accused of speaking against
the law of Moses.
LECTURE XVII.-vii. 1-16.
Stephen's defence. Early history of the Jewish people: especially
Abraham and Joseph
LECTURE XVIII.-vii. 17-36.
Continuation of Stephen's discourse. Moses, like Jesus, re-
jected by his countrymen.
LECTURE XIX.-vii. 37-53.
Stephen's discourse continued. Opposition of the people to
Moses, as afterwards to Jesus.
LECTURE XX.-vii. 54-60.
Death of Stephèn. His spirit and that of his enemies com-
LECTURE XXI.-viii. 1-4.
The disciples, driven from Jerusalem, publish the Gospel else-
LECTURE XXII. -- viïi. 5-25.
The Gospel has success in Samaria. Simon the magician re-
buked by Peter.
LECTURE XXIII. -viii. 26–40.
Philip explains the Gospel to a proselyte from Ethiopia, who is
LECTURE XXIV.-ix. 149.
Saul, journeying to Damascus, is arrested by a vision from
LECTURE XXV.-ix. 10–22.
Ananias is directed to seek out Saul, who is baptized, and be-
comes a preacher of the gospel.
LECTURE XXVI.-ix. 23–31.
Saul, in danger from the Jews, is sent to Tarsus. The churches
enjoy a period of rest.