James Nisbet Commentary - Acts

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Verse Commentaries:

Act_1:8 (r.v.)            Divine Enduement

Act_1:11                  Ascended into Heaven

Act_1:26         The Election of Matthias

Act_2:1  Pentecost

Act_2:4  Filled with the Spirit

Act_2:17         ‘A Message of Hope’

Act_2:38         Repentance

Act_2:42         The Apostles’ Doctrine

Act_3:14 (r.v.)  The Victory of Goodness

Act_3:19-20      St. Peter’s Appeal to the Jews

Act_4:13         Companions of Christ

Act_4:19         The Decisive Test

Act_4:36         St. Barnabas

Act_5:12; Act_5:14       A Prophecy Fulfilled

Act_5:29         A Wonderful Change

Act_5:42         A Model Ministry

Act_6:4  The Diaconate

Act_7:55         The First Christian Martyr

Act_7:56         St. Stephen’s Vision

Act_7:59         A Last Prayer

Act_8:8  The Christian City

Act_8:17         The First Confirmation

Act_8:35         Preaching Jesus

Act_8:39         The Joys of Life

Act_9:3  The Heavenly Vision

Act_9:4; Act_9:6         The Conversion of St. Paul

Act_9:6  The Young Convert’s Inquiry

Act_9:16         The Discipline of Life

Act_9:34         The Message to Æneas

Act_10:4         Almsgiving

Act_10:38        The Victory of Beneficence

Act_10:43        Christ and the Holy Scriptures

Act_11:9         The Catholicity of the Gospel

Act_11:13-14     The Spiritual History of Cornelius

Act_11:18        The Nature of Repentance

Act_11:20        The Subject of all Preaching

Act_11:22        The Deputation to Antioch

Act_11:23        Cleaving unto the Lord

Act_11:24        Characteristics of St. Barnabas

Act_11:24        The Meaning of Goodness

Act_11:24        ‘Good, but Weak’

Act_11:26        The name ‘Christian’

Act_11:26        What is it to be a Christian?

Act_11:26        The True-hearted Christian

Act_12:2         A Great Apostle

Act_12:2         Slain by the Sword

Act_12:2         Evil over-ruled

Act_12:2         Death and its Results

Act_12:5         ‘Answered Prayers’

Act_12:5         A Christian Prisoner

Act_12:5         The Church at Prayer

Act_12:7         Man’s Extremity, God’s Opportunity

Act_12:7         St. Peter’s Deliverance

Act_13:2-3       Separation and Ordination

Act_13:2-3       An Early Missionary Incident

Act_13:2-3       The Missionary Work of the Church

Act_13:2-3       Reflex Benefit of Missions

Act_13:30        The Great Truth of Easter

Act_13:32        Glad Tidings

Act_13:32-33     St. Paul’s Witness

Act_13:36        David’s Service and Ours

Act_13:38        The Forgiveness of Sins

Act_13:39        Justification

Act_13:45        The Envy of the Jews

Act_14:14-15     Expediency or Principle

Act_14:17        God’s Gifts to Men

Act_14:22        Trial, a Help Heavenward

Act_15:36        Consider your Ways

Act_15:39        Righteous Anger

Act_16:1-3       The Call of Timothy

Act_16:9         The Vision at Troas

Act_16:9         A Cry for Help

Act_16:14        Lydia

Act_16:14        Lydia’s Conversion

Act_16:14        The Religion of the Heart

Act_16:30        The Philippian Jailer

Act_16:31        St. Paul’s Advice to the Jailer

Act_16:31        The Way of Salvation

Act_16:31        Faith: Its Nature, Object, and Effect

Act_16:31        Saving Faith

Act_16:31        Illustrations of Faith

Act_16:31        A Full Salvation

Act_16:34        The Jailer’s Conversion

Act_17:2-3       The Preparation for Christ

Act_17:2-3       St. Paul at Thessalonica

Act_17:11-12     The Story of the Bereans

Act_17:16        The Great University City of the World

Act_17:18        Historical Certainty of the Resurrection

Act_17:20        ‘Strange Things’

Act_17:23        ‘The Unknown God’

Act_17:27        The Nearness of God

Act_17:28        ‘In Him’

Act_17:30        An Universal Command

Act_17:31        The Resurrection and the Judgment

Act_17:32; Act_17:34     Three Classes of Hearers

Act_18:9-10      Witnesses Wanted

Act_18:9-10      The Vision

Act_18:9-10      The Presence of Christ

Act_18:24        The Character of Apollos

Act_18:28        Convinced from the Scriptures

Act_19:2         The Gospel of the Holy Ghost

Act_19:2         Spiritual Defect

Act_19:2         The Personality of the Holy Ghost

Act_19:2         Tokens of the Holy Spirit

Act_19:2         The Receiving of the Comforter

Act_19:2         Ignorance Indeed

Act_19:2         The Spirit of Life

Act_19:8         In the Synagogue

Act_19:11        Miracles at Ephesus

Act_19:16        The Seven Sins of Sceva

Act_19:19        Home Reading

Act_19:19        Bad Books Given Up

Act_19:21        Disappointed Hopes

Act_19:24        False Zeal

Act_19:34        ‘Great is Diana!’

Act_20:7         Public Worship

Act_20:9         Eutychus

Act_20:21        Repentance and Faith

Act_20:22-24     The Christian Course

Act_20:22-24     The Future

Act_20:24        ‘None of these Things Move Me’

Act_20:24        The Ministry

Act_20:28        The Purchased Church

Act_20:28        Our Unhappy Divisions

Act_20:35        Receiving and Giving

Act_20:35        Two Great Principles

Act_21:6         We at Home and They Abroad

Act_21:13        The Dawn of the Missionary Call

Act_21:14        Divine Guidance

Act_21:14        The Will of the Lord

Act_21:30        In Jerusalem

Act_22:1         St. Paul’s Defence

Act_22:7         The Conversion of St. Paul

Act_23:8         The Ministry of Angels

Act_23:11        The Pastor’s Way of Peace

Act_24:14        The God of our Fathers

Act_24:15        Resurrection to Life and to Judgment.

Act_24:25        Trembling at the Judgment

Act_24:25        Resisting the Spirit

Act_25:11        St. Paul’s Appeal to Cæsar

Act_26:8         St. Paul and the Resurrection

Act_26:14        The Voice from Heaven

Act_26:19        The Heavenly Vision

Act_26:22        Steadfastness

Act_26:28        Almost Persuaded

Act_26:28        Why not a Christian?

Act_27:22        Good Cheer in the Storm

Act_27:23        A Good Companion

Act_28:3         The Viper

Act_28:15        The Past and the Future

Act_28:15        Courage

Act_28:24        St. Paul in Rome

Act_28:28        The Mission to the Gentiles