Anf-01 ix.iv.xiii Pg 25), and by the doctrine of the apostles, and by the exposition of the prophets, when the chief priests had sent away Peter and John. [These latter] returned to the rest of their fellow-apostles and disciples of the Lord, that is, to the Church, and related what had occurred, and how courageously they had acted in the name of Jesus. The whole Church, it is then said, “when they had heard that, lifted up the voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, Thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is; who, through the Holy Ghost,3486
Acts iv. 22.
3486 These words, though not in textus receptus, are found in some ancient mss. and versions; but not the words “our father,” which follow. by the mouth of our father David, Thy servant, hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things? The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against His Christ. For of a truth, in this city,3487
3487 “In hac civitate” are words not represented in the textus receptus, but have a place in all modern critical editions of the New Testament. against Thy holy Son Jesus, whom Thou hast anointed, both Herod and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, to do whatsoever Thy hand and Thy counsel determined before to be done.”3488
Anf-01 v.xiv.vi Pg 8 How could such a one be a mere man, receiving the beginning of His existence from Mary, and not rather God the Word, and the only-begotten Son? For “in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,1203
John i. 9, 10, 11.
Anf-02 ii.ii.iii Pg 37.3
Anf-02 vi.iv.ii.v Pg 9.1
Anf-03 v.ix.xii Pg 7 and through Him also came light upon the world.7899
John i. 9.
7899 Mundialis lux. From that moment God willed creation to be effected in the Word, Christ being present and ministering unto Him: and so God created. And God said, “Let there be a firmament,…and God made the firmament;”7900
Anf-03 vi.iii.x Pg 9 In fact, the doctors of the law and the Pharisees, who were unwilling to “believe,” did not “repent” either.8642
It is difficult to see how this statement is to be reconciled with Acts v. 31. [i.e. under the universal illumination, John i. 9.]
Edersheim Bible History
Lifetimes vii.x Pg 71.1, Lifetimes ix.ix Pg 6.1
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 3
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Ac 4:22; 14:8 Joh 1:9-30