A C T S.
In this chapter we have, I. Peter's necessary
vindication of what he did in receiving Cornelius and his friends
into the church, from the censure he lay under for it among the
brethren, and their acquiescence in it, ver. 1-18. II. The good success of the
gospel at Antioch, and the parts adjacent, ver. 19-21. III. The carrying on of the
good work that was begun at Antioch, by the ministry of Barnabas
first, and afterwards of Paul in conjunction with him, and the
lasting name of Christian first given to the disciples there,
ver. 22-26. IV. A
prediction of an approaching famine, and the contribution that was
made among the Gentile converts for the relief of the poor saints
in Judea, upon that occasion, ver.