Ac 3:1
3:1 Now {1} Peter and John went up together into the temple at
    the hour of prayer, [being] the ninth [hour].

 (1) Christ, in healing a man that was born lame and well known
     to all men, both in a famous place and at a popular time,
     by the hands of his apostles partly strengthens and
     encourages those who believed, and partly also calls others
     to believe.

Ac 3:5
3:5 And he {a} gave heed unto them, expecting to receive
    something of them.

    (a) Both with heart and eyes.

Ac 3:11
3:11 And as the lame man which was healed {b} held Peter and
     John, all the people ran together unto them in the porch
     that is called Solomon's, greatly wondering.

     (b) Either because he loved them who had healed him, or
         because he feared that if he let them go out of his
         sight that he would become lame again.

Ac 3:12
3:12 {2} And when Peter saw [it], he answered unto the people,
     Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so
     earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we
     had made this man to walk?

 (2) Miracles are appointed to convince the unbelievers, and
     therefore they wickedly abuse the miracles who, standing
     amazed, either at the miracles themselves or at the
     instruments and means which is pleases God to use, take an
     occasion to establish idolatry and superstition by that
     which God has provided for the knowledge of his true
     worship, that is, Christianity.

Ac 3:15
3:15 And killed the Prince {c} of life, whom God hath raised
     from the dead; whereof we are witnesses.

     (c) Who has life in himself, and gives life to others.

Ac 3:16
3:16 And his name through faith in his name hath made this man
     strong, whom ye see and know: {d} yea, the faith which is
     by him hath given him this perfect soundness in the
     presence of you all.

     (d) Because he believed on him who was raised from the
         dead, whose name he heard about from us.

Ac 3:17
3:17 {3} And now, brethren, I wot that through ignorance ye did
     [it], as [did] also your rulers.

 (3) It is best of all to receive Christ as soon as he is
     offered to us: but those who have neglected so great a
     benefit through man's weakness, yet have repentance as a
     means.  As for the shame of the cross, we have to set
     against that the decree and purpose of God for Christ,
     foretold by the Prophets, how that first of all he would be
     crucified here upon the earth, and then he would appear
     from heaven the judge and restorer of all things, that all
     believers might be saved, and all unbelievers utterly

Ac 3:18
3:18 But those things, which God before had shewed {e} by the
     mouth of all his prophets, that Christ should suffer, he
     hath so fulfilled.

     (e) Though there were many Prophets, yet he speaks only of
         one mouth, to show us the consent and agreement of the

Ac 3:21
3:21 {f} Whom the heaven must receive until the times of
     restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by the
     mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

     (f) Or, be taken up into heaven.

Ac 3:22
3:22 For Moses truly said unto the fathers, {g} A prophet shall
     the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like
     unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he
     shall say unto you.

     (g) This promise referred to an excellent and singular

Ac 3:24
3:24 Yea, and all the prophets {h} from Samuel and those that
     follow after, as many as have spoken, have likewise
     foretold of these days.

     (h) At which time the kingdom of Israel was established.

Ac 3:25
3:25 {4} Ye are the {i} children of the prophets, and of the
     covenant which God made with our fathers, saying unto
     Abraham, And in thy seed shall all the kindreds of the
     earth be blessed.

 (4) The Jews that believed are the first begotten in the
     kingdom of God.
     (i) For whom the Prophets were especially appointed.

Ac 3:26
3:26 Unto you first God, having {k} raised up his Son Jesus,
     sent him to bless you, in turning away every one of you
     from his iniquities.

     (k) Given to the world, or raised from the dead, and
         advanced to his kingdom.