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THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES - Chapter 5 - Verse 32

Verse 32. And we are his witnesses. For this purpose they had been appointed, Ac 1:8,21,22; 2:32; 3:15; Lu 24:48.

 

Of these things. Particularly of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and of the events which had followed it. Perhaps, however, he meant to include everything pertaining to the life, teachings, and death of the Lord Jesus.

And so is also, etc. The descent of the Holy Ghost to endow them with remarkable gifts, (Ac 2:1-4,) to awaken and convert such a multitude, (Ac 2:41; 4:4; 5:14, ) was an unanswerable attestation of the truth of these doctrines, and of the Christian religion. So manifest and decided was the presence of God attending them, that they could have no doubt that what they said was true; and so open and public was this attestation, that it was an evidence to all the people of the truth of their doctrine.

{a} "witnesses" Lu 24:48 {*} "Holy Ghost" "Holy Spirit" {b} "whom God hath given" Ac 2:4

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