The Acts: An Exposition
Westminster Press, 1919 - 176 pages
A brief commentary by one of the foremost Evangelical Biblical scholars of his time.
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Erdman gives brief paragraph by paragraph summaries. Some of his insights are quotable.
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Page 93 - Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.
Page 100 - And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.
Page 54 - And now I say unto you ; Refrain from these men, and let them alone ; for if this counsel or this work, be of men, it will come to nought; but if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it, lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Page 110 - After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up: That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
Page 51 - And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people ; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
Page 103 - And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
Page 143 - And, when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles, by his ministry.
Page 40 - Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them is manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem ; and we cannot deny it.
Page 51 - Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation, 18.
Page 35 - Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee : In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.