Apostolical Christianity; Its History And Development

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byCharles Adolphus Row

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1843 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. St. Paul's Third Missionary Journey. HE account of this journey occupies the remainder of the Acts of the Apostles. It was not carried out according to the Apostle's original plan, but was interrupted by the attempt made on his life at Jerusalem, when he visited it for the purpose of conveying to the Jewish Christians the alms of the Gentile Churches. From this danger he was only saved by being forcibly taken out of the hands of his enemies by a detachment of Roman soldiers. After this, on one pretext or another, the Roman governors detained him a prisoner at Caesarea for a period of two years. A visit to Rome, and, after that, one to Spain, formed a portion of his original design. Rome he visited, but as a prisoner, where he continued in a kind of free military custody for another interval of two years. At this point the history of the Acts abruptly terminates; and our only authority for the remaining events of his life is the Second Epistle to Timothy, and a body of traditions which, with one or two exceptions, are of a very uncertain character. St. Luke's narrative is frequently very brief; but the epistles of the Apostle, the four most important of which were composed either during his visit to Ephesus or very shortly after, will furnish us with some valuable materials for forming a judgment respecting the condition of the Apostolic Churches, and the nature of the doctrinal developments of the Christianity of the Apostolic age. Again is Antioch the place of departure. The words of the historian lead us to conclude that his stay there was but a short one. Throughout the greater part of this mission he was accompanied by a party of assistant missionaries. Of these the Acts give us the names of several, and the epistles furnish us with those of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1843 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. St. Paul's Third Missionary Journey. HE account of this journey occupies the remainder of the Acts of the Apostles. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217333419

ISBN - 13:9780217333412

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