A C T S.
In this chapter we have, I. The famous story of
St. Paul's conversion from being an outrageous persecutor of the
gospel of Christ to be an illustrious professor and preacher of it.
1. How he was first awakened and wrought upon by an appearance of
Christ himself to him as he was going upon an errand of persecution
to Damascus: and what a condition he was in while he lay under the
power of those convictions and terrors, ver. 1-9. 2. How he was baptized by Ananias,
by immediate directions from heaven, ver. 10-19. 3. How he immediately commenced
doctor, and preached the faith of Christ, and proved what he
preached, ver. 20-22. 4.
How he was persecuted, and narrowly escaped with his life,
ver. 23-25. 5. How he was
admitted among the brethren at Jerusalem: how he preached, and was
persecuted there, ver.
26-30. 6. The rest and quietness which the churches
enjoyed for some time after this, ver.
31. II. The cure wrought by Peter on Eneas, who had long
been laid up with a palsy, ver.
32-35. III. The raising of Tabitha from death to life,
at the prayer of Peter, ver.