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- n.pl. See Table at Bible.
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- proper n. A book in the New Testament of the Bible, also known as Acts.
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- n. a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
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A Summary of the Acts of the Apostles among the writings associated with Euthalius bears in its inscription the name of Pamphilus (P. G.,
There is an allusion to it in the Acts of the Apostles (xx,
Apocalypse took the place of the Lectio Prophetica, and a lesson from the Acts of the Apostles that of the Epistle.
The Acts of the Apostles — Luke the author — Canonical authority undisputed by the Fathers — Rejected only by heretics,
Between the first advent, which is the subject of the Gospels, and the second advent, which is the subject of the Apocalypse, we have the present interval, which is the subject of the Acts of the Apostles and the Epistles.
Tertullian cites several passages out of the Acts of the Apostles which he calls, “Commentarius Lucæ, The
Even in the Acts of the Apostles (i, 3) St. Luke speaks of those to whom Christ "shewed himself alive after his passion" (meta to mathein autou).
Acts of the Apostles was very soon added, as well as the Gospels and sometimes other books which were non-canonical, as, for example, the
I am surprised that more stress has not been laid on the confirmation which the Acts of the Apostles derive from these words of Tacitus,
KNOWLING, Acts of the Apostles (additional note to ch. xviii) in