: taken by St. Ambrose, St. Cyril of Jerusalem (so by Bede) to refer to the Incarnation, by St. Athanasius to the Baptism only. 27, where it is used with special reference to the quotation from the second Psalm, which immediately precedes it; and Acts 10. We cannot see in the expression a “low” Christology; St. Peter had first to declare that Jesus was the Christ, and it is not likely that he would have entered upon a further exposition of His Person in his introductory discourse with a Gentile convert; but Acts 10:42-43 below, to say nothing of St. Peter’s public addresses, certainly do not point to a humanitarian Christ. 38 how () God anointed Jesus of Nazareth () with the Holy Spirit and with () power. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient. --Acts, 10:38. 2012. The truth that the miracles demonstrated was that the Father was with Jesus and approved of His teaching (John 3:2). [⇑ See verse text ⇑] A large group of people who are in Jerusalem for Pentecost have just heard Peter give the first Christian sermon. How God Christed, Messiahed Jesus, the Nazarene. [Note: See my comment on3:2.] Acts 10:38. BibliographyNicol, W. Robertson, M.A., L.L.D. Not hurting people, but helping people. So Nicodemus had spoken, John 3:2; and probably Peter here used the words as well known and indicative of the presence of divine power and co-operation (see Judges 6:16): beginning as he does with the outer and lower circle of the things regarding Christ, as they would be matter of observation and inference to his hearers, and gradually ascending to those higher truths regarding His Person and Office, which were matter of apostolic testimony and demonstration from Scripture,—His resurrection (Acts 10:40), His being appointed Judge of living and dead (Acts 10:42), and the predestined Author of salvation to all who believe on Him (Acts 10:43). O that we might all be henceforth known by this character, They go about doing good! "Commentary on Acts 10:38". His justification is abundantly confirmed in Acts 10:34-35 : “ . THERE are many principles in the human heart, that are capable of calling forth all the energy of our minds, and all the exertion of our bodies: but it is to be lamented that these principles, being evil in their nature, are, for the most part, destructive in their tendency. The institution before us is worthy of most liberal support [Note: Whatever the occasion be, whether for a Benevolent Society, or a Spital Sermon, or any other, it should be here stated, and, in a way of comparison or contrast, be recommended.].”. Go to. This means it wasn't with oil, and so not associated with either a Kingly or Priestly anointing specifically. 1909-1922. There are many to whom work is not given in quite this hard, drudging form, III. Here then for us, who belong to Jesus, is another rule to try ourselves by, II. But the expression may also be connected with the entrance of our Lord upon His ministry at Nazareth, cf. With the Holy Ghost and with power; Christ was endued with the Almighty Spirit of God, and with the power of it. The entire verse of which the text forms a part, reads as;--"How God annointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed with the devil for God was with Him." p. 226, B), in which he alludes to the expectation of the Jews that the Messiah would not be manifested till He had been anointed by Elias( μικρός ἂν ἰλθὼν ήλίας χρίσῃ αυτὸν πᾶσι ποιήσῃ). Acts 10:38 "{even} Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with Him". Acts 10:38. ἰησοῦν τὸν ἀπὸ ν.: in apposition to ῥῆμα, the person in Whom all else was centred, and in Whom Peter had found and now preached “the Christ”; or may be treated as accusative after ἔχρισεν.— ὡς ἔχρ. The tradition from the earliest days of the church has been that Luke, a companion of the apostle Paul, wrote the books of Luke and Acts (Colossians 4:14; 2 Timothy 4:11). 1685. But Jesus perfectly revealed to us what God is like. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/acts-10.html. BibliographySimeon, Charles. This was the way in which his benevolence was constantly requited. Thus Jesus of Nazareth became χριστός. From Luke 1:1–4 and Acts 1:1–3, we know that the same author wrote both Luke and Acts. Schaff's Popular Commentary on the New Testament, μικρός ἂν ἰλθὼν ήλίας χρίσῃ αυτὸν πᾶσι ποιήσῃ, "{even} Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with Him", "Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed (See, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, "whom Satan had bound with a spirit of infirmity eighteen years", Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". Of Nazareth: the apostle is not ashamed of this name, though given to our Saviour by way of contempt; he gloried in the cross of Christ. But rarely has such zeal been found on the side of virtue. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. of Anointed Jesus; set him apart, and furnished him to be the Saviour of men. ἅγιος γὰρ ἦν καὶ ἐν ἐμβρύῳ καὶ μήτρᾳ … ἀλλὰ δέδοται μὲν εἰς σημεῖον τῷ βαπτιστῇ τὸ θέαμα:—which unction abode upon Him, John 1:32-33, and is alleged here as the continuing anointing which was upon Him from God. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. (Anointing in general doesn't have to refer to these.) KJV Acts 10:8 And when he had declared all these things unto them, he sent them to Joppa. Confirm this record from the history of Jesus—. So St. Paul’s “thorn in the flesh” was a messenger of Satan to buffet him (2 Corinthians 12:7). His unwearied labours for the honour of God, and the benefit of mankind, procured him only the reputation of an impostor, a blasphemer, a demoniac. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". "You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him. The anointer of him is God, which must be understood of God the Father, who is the God of Christ, and the same that anoints his people, ( 2 Corinthians 1:21 ) and none but God can anoint with the Holy Ghost; and he it is, with whom Christ is here said to be anointed; who is compared to oil, in allusion to the anointing oil under the former dispensation, used for the anointing of persons, prophets, priests, and kings, and of the tabernacle, and the vessels of it; to the oil that was poured on Aaron's head, which ran down to the skirts of his garments, emblematical of the Spirit poured on Christ, the head, and which from him descends to all the members of his body; and to common oil, both for ornament and refreshment: "power" is added, which is but another name for the Holy Spirit, ( Luke 24:49 ) . Why would it say that God with WITH him if he is GOD? But Jesus gave liberty to all to come unto him: their poverty did not excite his contempt; nor the loathsomeness of their disorders his disgust. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/acts-10.html. Not even their moral depravity caused him to stand aloof from them. Acts 10:38 38 how o God anointed Jesus of Nazareth p with the Holy Spirit and with q power. What does Acts 2:37 mean? "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". They were precisely such as had been predicted by the prophets as characteristic of the Messiah’s reign; and therefore they must be considered as establishing his claim to that office. Cf. Jesus went everywhere and did good things, such as healing everyone who was under the devil's power. Be sure that if we try thus to go about doing good, our thought of what doing good means will grow higher or deeper, Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary, οὐ δήπου πάλιν ἐκεῖνό φαμεν ὅτι τότε γέγονεν ἅγιος ὁ κατὰ σάρκα χριστός, ὅτε τὸ πνεῦμα τεθέαται καταβαῖνον ὁ βαπτιστής, ἀλλὰ δέδοται μὲν εἰς σημεῖον τῷ βαπτιστῇ τὸ θέαμα, Johann Albrecht Bengel's Gnomon of the New Testament, Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. (38) How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth.—In the Greek structure the name stands in apposition with the “word” in the two previous verses—“Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed him.” The word “anointed” is used with distinct reference to the name of Christ in Acts 10:35, and assumes a knowledge of the facts connected with His baptism, as in Matthew 3:16, Mark 1:10, Luke 3:21-22, as the divine witness that that Name belonged of right to Him and to no other. How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth And so declared him to be the Messiah, that was promised to the Jews, and expected by them; the anointed prophet, priest, and King; who because his parents lived at Nazareth, and he was educated there, and there he chiefly preached and wrought his miracles, he was by way of contempt called Jesus of Nazareth: and him God anointed, with. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ges/acts-10.html. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". The "all" whom Jesus healed were the many He healed. euergeteo = acting as a benefactor. Title, unity of Luke – Acts, authorship and date. 1999-2014. iaomai. By nothing will he be so much glorified, or our sincerity evinced, as by this. [Though some things which our Lord both said and did are not proper for our imitation, because they were peculiar to his office, yet many things were done by him on purpose that they might be imitated [Note: John 13:14-15. the words, spirit and truth, spirit and life, John 4:23; John 6:63. Stier well remarks, how entirely all personal address to the hearers and all doctrinal announcements are thrown into the background in this speech, and the Person and Work and Office of Christ put forward as the sole subject of apostolic preaching. Who went about doing good: all the miracles our blessed Saviour wrought, were works of mercy, for the benefit and relief of those upon whom he wrought them: he could have wrought miracles to destroy and ruin such as would not believe in him, which he was often provoked unto; nay, his apostles would have had him but to permit them by fire from heaven to destroy the Samaritans, Luke 9:54, and he would not. Acts 2:37(WNT) Picture courtesy of Sweet Publishing/FreeBibleimages.org. Acts 10:38 Context. Here, James 2:6. ‘He went about doing good.’ ‘Doing good,’ I am afraid of narrowing that word—kindness, help, healing, service of others, help of body, help of soul; all these are in it. NIV: New International Version Healing all that were oppressed of the devil: Justin Edwards' Family Bible New Testament, Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges, William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament. Let us then behold the life of Jesus, and doubt his Messiahship if we can. Ἰησοῦν τὸν ἀπὸ Ναζαρέθ, Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus" anointing by God with the Holy Spirit took place at His baptism by John (cf. Peter was not sent to get him converted, for he was not only a devout servant of the Lord, but a Gentile disciple of Christ, vigorously pressing on to entire sanctification. Acts 2:38–What does it really mean? Genesis 39:2). He suffered them to throng him on every side, and to touch him. Subdued, so that he is their δυνάστς,—and this power used for their oppression. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by … And also. "E.W. “Jesus who is from Nazareth, how God anointed him with the Holy Ghost and power, who went about doing good and healing all those who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.” You see from these Scriptures that Cornelius was by no means a novice in the gospel, but had enjoyed the ample Opportunities of that wonderful Pentecostal age, I trow having frequently heard Peter and the other apostles. He was a very enthusiastic leader of a holiness band, not in the experience of sanctification, but gloriously justified and earnestly seeking it. ROMANS 5:5 What two things will the Holy Spirit do for us? Compare Luke 13:16. Luke 3:21-22) when He became God"s officially Anointed One (i.e, the Messiah). Revelation 2:10. The Expositor's Greek Testament. In Him was the whole accomplishment of the ῥῆμα and the λόγος. So in ch. Jesus did these things because God was with him. And with power - the fruit of that glorious Anointing, who went about doing good , [ euergetoon (Greek #2109)] - diffusing beneficence; referring to the beneficent character of His mission in general, and all the features of it, but particularly (as appears by the next clause) to the beneficent character of all His miracles, which was their predicted character (Isaiah 35:5-6). τοὺς καταδυναστευομένους κ.τ.λ., those that were oppressed of the devil. Therefore the words in construction have the same force as if it were said, ἰησοῦς ὡς ἔχρισται; which is equivalent to, τὰ περὶ ἰησοῦ, ὃν ἔχρισεν ὁ θεός. 1 There was a certain man in Cæsarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,. for he had been with the Lord on those journeys of mercy, and had seen Him engaged in those works of healing. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/acts-10.html. Matthew 3:16-17; Luke 4:1; Luke 4:14; Luke 4:18.— πνεύματι ἁγίῳ καὶ δυνάμει, with the Holy Spirit and with power) The mention of the Holy Ghost is often so made, as that there is added mention of that gift of the Spirit specially which accords with the matter in hand for the time being: as in this place, where the works of Christ are the subject predicated of, there is added, with power. BibliographyEdwards, Justin. Every true Christian will resemble Christ in doing good—. Nor indeed can it be imagined, that a person whose character and conduct resembled that of Christ, should, without any other prospect than that of infamy in life, and misery in death, carry on an imposture for the sole purpose of deceiving and ruining mankind. especially Luke 13:11; Luke 13:16; but a special emphasis on the former exactly corresponds to the prominence of a similar class of disease in Mark 1:23.— ὁ θεὸς ἦν μετʼ αὐτοῦ, cf. All of us may have access to him, and pour our complaints into his bosom, and obtain from him the mercies we stand in need of. All rights reserved. Wesley's Acts 10:38 Bible Commentary 10:38 How God anointed Jesus - Particularly at his baptism, thereby inaugurating him to his office: with the Holy Ghost and with power - It is worthy our remark, that frequently when the Holy Ghost is mentioned there is added a … 1851. Acts 11:24, “full of the Holy Ghost and of faith;” ch. 1879-90. This was the entire scope of what had been preached even from the first: Jesus who had lived as a man in Nazareth, had yet been God’s Anointed Son, the promised Messiah, and shewn to be so by the mighty works which He did. See note on Luke 6:17. oppressed = overpowered. Put a farmer on a naked rock in mid ocean, and he will never work a farm. Author: The book of Acts, also called Acts of the Apostles, does not specifically identify its author. BibliographyPoole, Matthew, "Commentary on Acts 10:38". who went about; the land of Judea and all Galilee; which shows laboriousness, diligence, and delight: doing good; both to the bodies and souls of men; to the latter, by preaching the Gospel to them; and to the former, by curing all their diseases, of whatsoever sort: he did what none of Adam's sons could do, for there is none of them that does good, no not one, ( Romans 3:10 ) he was good himself, essentially and naturally good, and therefore he did good, and he did nothing but good: he knew no sin, he did none, nor could any be found in him; and he always did good, that which was according to the will of God, and well pleasing in his sight; and without him no good is done, even by his own people; they have all the grace and strength from him, by which they perform the good things they do: he is the reverse of Satan, who goes about doing all the mischief he can; and he is to be imitated by his followers, who, as they have opportunity, should do good to all men, especially to the household of faith. Acts chapter 10 KJV (King James Version) 1 There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,. Anointed—Christ, Messiah, both signify the anointed. No art. “It was his very meat and drink to do the will of God” in this respect. Of which presence the mighty works were the σημεῖα. Yet under all these circumstances, and well knowing that, instead of being improved by time, they would terminate in his death, he persevered in seeking the salvation of his very enemies, and at last “gave his own life a ransom for them.”]. Hence it was cast in his teeth, that he was “a friend of publicans and sinners.”]. Acts 10:38 Before Jesus of Nazareth came into the world, the human concept of God was a bit fuzzy. "Mark Dunagan Commentaries on the Bible". American Tract Society. One however has appeared on earth whose only object was to do good; and whose labours were never equalled by mortal man. The cure of those oppressed by the devil is perhaps mentioned as shewing that the power of Jesus was to be not only over physical but over moral evil likewise, and this alone is mentioned because in the healing of the greater, the power to cure the less evil is implied. See the close of the next chapter. Hence his revival at Caesarea was the Gentile Pentecost, lifting the flood-gate of entire sanctification and bona fide membership in the gospel church to the Gentile world. DD. BibliographyGodbey, William. Acts 10:38. Finding the new version too difficult to understand? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/shh/acts-10.html. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 38, … 1897-1910. Verse Thoughts. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bul/acts-10.html. In his extraordinary love to him, Matthew 3:17, and always hearing of him, John 11:42. 2 A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much a alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.. 3 He saw in a a vision b evidently about the ninth hour of the day an c angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. Acts 10:38 (New American Standard Bible) "You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him. Acts 10:38 NIV how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him. — Acts 10:38. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". He went about doing good and healing all () who were oppressed by the devil, () for God was with him.. Read full chapter He still continued to work miracles through the instrumentality of his Apostles. Ambition and the love of filthy lucre have operated in every age to the production of efforts that have excited the wonder and admiration of the world. Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae. Salem Media Group. - [`Concerning'] Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him, With the Holy Ghost - that is, at His baptism; thus visibly and audibly proclaiming Him Messiah, "The Lord's Christ." They could bring some plagues, but not all: nor could they remove any: so careful was God to shew that “whereinsoever his enemies dealt proudly he was above them.”]: but the nature and number of Christ’s miracles, together with the scope and tendency of all his discourses, shews that this idea is wholly inadmissible in the case before us. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Our Lord himself has warned us, that the issue of the final judgment will depend on this very point. . Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth And so declared him to be the Messiah, that was promised to the Jews, and expected by them; the anointed prophet, priest, and King; who because his parents lived at Nazareth, and he was educated there, and there he chiefly preached and wrought his miracles, he was by way of contempt called Jesus of Nazareth: and him God anointed, with ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. "Expository Notes of Dr. Thomas Constable". "Commentary on Acts 10:38". Jesus is at this instant both able and willing to “do good” to us—, [When Jesus left this world, he did not cease to possess almighty power: on the contrary, he began to exercise it in the most unlimited extent. Acts 10:38 ESV how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. It being needless to confirm this record by any further testimonies, we shall, II. ὁ θεὸς ἦν μετʼ αὐτ.] And one particular branch of the extraordinary and immeasurable gifts of the Spirit, bestowed on him as man, was a power of doing miracles: for it follows. Acts 6:3, the Seven, “full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom;” ch. Who went about doing good. 2 Corinthians 12:7. Acts 10:38 (The Message) 37-38"You know the story of what happened in Judea. 7; Acts 4. .Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons, but in every nation he that feareth him and worketh righteousness is accepted of him.” It is only Satan’s counterfeit religion that tells a man he can work righteousness, before he gets it from God in his heart. A man must have a farm in order to work it. [Our blessed Lord frequently appealed to his works as the clearest evidence of his Messiahship [Note: John 10:38. He was Heaven's perfect representative. Matthew Poole's English Annotations on the Holy Bible. ], 4. Of the devil - whether in the form of demoniacal possession, or more indirectly, as in her "whom Satan had bound with a spirit of infirmity eighteen years" (Luke 13:16); thus showing Himself the premised Redeemer from all evil. Now can we conceive it possible that God should conspire with an impostor to deceive mankind? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/hac/acts-10.html. Let us but be thoroughly persuaded of this truth, and “virtue shall come forth from him to heal us all.”], 3. Besides, they were such as no man could work unless God were with him. The person anointed is elsewhere represented as a divine person; as God, and the Son of God, ( Psalms 2:6 Psalms 2:7 ) ( Psalms 45:6 Psalms 45:7 ) but here under his most contemptible character, by which he was known among men, because it was in his human nature, that he was anointed; and this anointing belongs to him, as considered in his office capacity; from whence he is called the Christ, or anointed of God. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/acts-10.html. 1897. John says: “He that worketh righteousness has been born of God.” Hence we see Cornelius was accepted of God and had been born of God. All that were oppressed by the devil. in this passage the mention of Nazareth and Galilee.— εὐεργετῶν: our Lord was really εὐεργέτης, cf. Acts 10:8 and after he had explained everything to them, he sent them to Joppa. So Satan had bound the woman with a spirit of infirmity (Luke 13:11). Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/acts-10.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/acts-10.html. To quote the language of the next verse, he had been ‘a witness of all things which He did, both in the land of the Jews an I in Jerusalem.’. Yea, he comes amongst us as truly by the preaching of his Gospel, as ever he did among the Jews by his bodily presence: he comes to seek out the most miserable and unworthy objects, that on them he may bestow all the blessings of grace and glory. Some see in this an allusion, wholly or in part, to the action of the Holy Spirit in the incarnation of Jesus. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. He went about doing good and healing all r who were oppressed by the devil, s for God was with him. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". BibliographyTorrey, R. A. * A devout soldier: by using this adjective, Luke probably intends to classify him as a “God-fearer” (see note on Acts 8:26–40). He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. 38. the Holy Ghost = holy spirit. katadunasteuo. No doubt other diseases besides those of demoniacal possession are included, cf. 1874-1909. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". We somehow assume that God’s message will benefit us even though we fail to carefully examine the specific terms and grammar of that message. ]: and, in respect of the general tenour of his conduct, it is our bounden duty to follow him [Note: 1 John 2:6.]. If only we can by faith touch, as it were, the hem of his garment, our most inveterate corruptions shall be healed. BibliographySchaff, Philip. Ἰησοῦν — ὡς ἔχρισεν αὐτὸν ὁ Θεὸς, Jesus—how God anointed Him) This being joined by apposition with the word, τὸ — ῥῆμα, depends on ye know. The verb, not much used in classical Greek, is very common, especially in the active voice, in the LXX. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". 15.). ὅτι ὁ θεὸς ἦν μετ' αὐτοῦ, for God was with Him. Deduce from it some important observations—. "How God anointed Him" Matthew 3:16-17; Luke 4:18. App-101. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. We might as well think ourselves his Disciples while committing the grossest crimes, as while living in an habitual want of benevolent affections. That we may contract our subject within proper limits, we will confine our attention to three things that are peculiarly worthy of notice: [The great and mighty of the earth, however disposed to benefit mankind, are almost inaccessible to the poor; who must come often, and wait long, and get richer persons for their advocates, and, after all. Compare Luke 22:25, and See Acts 4:9. healing. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/acts-10.html. [Note: See my comments on5:16.] https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dun/acts-10.html. 35 But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. In his ‘former treatise’ St. Luke attributes bodily suffering to the Devil. Bibliography"Commentary on Acts 10:38". But though Christ’s example puts common work in a new light, it means more than that, IV. This reference to the perpetual presence of God with Jesus is in close harmony with what is said above—that God anointed Him, and with what is said below—that God raised Him from the dead. JOHN 16:13 (A-4-9) Oil Unlimited What does the Holy Spirit encourage us to do? Acts 10:38 You know of Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who … Acts 7:9, John 3:2, so also Luke 1:28; Luke 1:66, and in LXX, Judges 6:16. Therefore the words in construction have the same force as if it were said, Ἰησοῦς ὡς ἔχρισται; which is … Acts 10:38 38 how c God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who d went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, e … By his might and power doing such miracles. καταδυναστ.] "Commentary on Acts 10:38". This is another verse advocates of the "prosperity gospel" cite to prove their case. For God was with him. What does the word "for" mean in Acts 2:38? Greek. The genus, good deeds, is followed by the species, healings.— πάντας, all) There had been, especially at that time, a great multitude of persons possessed and sick.— καταδυναστευομένους, oppressed by) with unjust force.—( μετʼ αὐτοῦ, with Him) He speaks somewhat sparingly of the Majesty of Christ, so as to adapt himself to the capacity of his hearers. 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