36 Ye [a]know the word which God hath sent to the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ, which is Lord of all:

37 [b]Even the word which came through all Judea, (A)beginning in Galilee, after the Baptism which John preached:

38 To wit, how God [c]anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the holy Ghost, and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil: for God was with him.

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  1. Acts 10:36 God gave the Israelites to understand, that whosover liveth godly, is acceptable to God, of what nation soever he be, for he preached peace to men through Jesus Christ, who is Lord not of one nation only, that is, of the Jews, but of all.
  2. Acts 10:37 The sum of the Gospel (which shall be made manifest at the latter day when Christ himself shall sit as judge both of the quick and the dead) is this, that Christ promised to the Fathers, and exhibited in his time with the mighty power of God, (which was by all means showed) and at length crucified to reconcile us to God, did rise again the third day, that whosoever believeth in him should be saved through the remission of sins.
  3. Acts 10:38 This style is taken from an old custom of the Jews, who used to anoint their Kings and Priests, whereupon it grew, to call them anointed, upon whom God bestowed gifts and virtues.

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