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Acts 2 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Idolatry

, also the inroad of idolatry must be foreguarded against, either from the defect of custom or of timidity. The law prohibits the gods of the nations from being named,[162]

Acts 2:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Prayer

The first infusion of the Holy Spirit into the congregated disciples took place at "the third hour."[166]

Acts 2:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Fasting

hour is demonstrated as an hour of prayer, about which hour it was that they who had received the initiatory gift of the Holy Spirit were held for drunkards;[78]

Acts 2:1 - NIV, NAB - in Polycrates of Ephesus

They were keeping it "unleavened" ceremonially, and he urges a spiritual unleavening as more important. The Christian hallowing of Pentecost connects with the Paschal argument.[5]

Acts 2:2 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Treatise XII Three Books of Testimonies Against the Jews

And there appeared to them cloven tongues as if of fire, which also settled upon each of them; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost."[785]

Acts 2:3 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Dogmatical and Historical Fragments

This is the Spirit that was given to the apostles in the form of fiery tongues.[414]

Acts 2:4 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book V

But after ten days from the ascension, which from the first Lord's day is the fiftieth day, do ye keep a great festival: for on that day, at the third hour, the Lord Jesus sent on us the gift of the Holy Ghost, and we were filled with His energy, and we "spake with new tongues, as that Spirit did suggest to us; "[162]

Acts 2:6 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

For what says the Scripture? "That every man heard the apostles speak in his own language through the Spirit, the Paraclete."[375]

Acts 2:9 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian An Answer to the Jews

For upon whom else have the universal nations believed, but upon the Christ who is already come? For whom have the nations believed,-Parthians, Medes, Elamites, and they who inhabit Mesopotamia, Armenia, Phrygia, Cappadocia, and they who dwell in Pontus, and Asia, and Pamphylia, tarriers in Egypt, and inhabiters of the region of Africa which is beyond Cyrene, Romans and sojourners, yes, and in Jerusalem Jews,[95]

Acts 2:16 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book III

Since, then, Christ was announced by the Creator, "who formeth the lightning, and createth the wind, and declareth unto man His Christ," as the prophet Joel says,[75]

Acts 2:17 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh"[141]

Acts 2:17 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

For "in the last days," saith He," I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh."[149]

Acts 2:17 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

Now was absolutely fulfilled that promise of the Spirit which was given by the word of Joel: "In the last days will I pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh, and their sons and their daughters shall prophesy; and upon my servants and upon my handmaids will I pour out of my Spirit."[362]

Acts 2:17 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

But yet Almighty God, in His most gracious providence, by "pouring out of His Spirit in these last days, upon all flesh, upon His servants and on His handmaidens,"[478]

Acts 2:17 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise of Novatian Concerning the Trinity

"In the last days," says the prophet, "I will pour out of my Spirit upon my servants and my handmaids."[243]

Acts 2:17 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise on Re-Baptism by an Anonymous Writer

For Peter says: "But this is that which was spoken by the prophet; It shall come to pass in the last days, saith the Lord, I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh: and their sons and their daughters shall prophesy, and their young men shall see visions, and their old men shall dream dreams: and upon my servants, and upon my handmaidens, will I pour out of my Spirit; "[49]

Acts 2:20 - NIV, NAB - in Dubious Hippolytus Fragments

the sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood.[108]

Acts 2:22 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

I foresaw the Lord always before my face; for He is on my right hand, lest I should be moved: therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also, my flesh shall rest in hope: because Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt Thou give Thy Holy One to see corruption."[164]

Acts 2:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian An Answer to the Jews

Therefore, since the Jews still contend that the Christ is not yet come, whom we have in so many ways approved[306]

Acts 2:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Flesh of Christ

Also Peter, in the Acts of the Apostles, speaks of Him as verily human (when he says), "Jesus Christ was a man approved of God among you."[217]

Acts 2:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Praxeas

Then why not His names also? When, therefore, you read of Almighty God, and the Most High, and the God of hosts, and the King of Israel the "One that is," consider whether the Son also be not indicated by these designations, who in His own right is God Almighty, in that He is the Word of Almighty God, and has received power over all; is the Most High, in that He is "exalted at the right hand of God," as Peter declares in the Acts;[217]

Acts 2:22 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

(key): "Men of Israel, let what I say sink into your ears: Jesus the Nazarene, a man destined by God for you," and so forth.[281]

Acts 2:24 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians

long gone by, endureth even until now, and bringeth forth fruit to our Lord Jesus Christ, who for our sins suffered even unto death, [but] "whom God raised froth the dead, having loosed the bands of the grave."[5]

Acts 2:24 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book V

But he says it is not sufficient that the Perfect Man, the Word, has entered into the womb of a virgin, and loosed the pangs[214]

Acts 2:26 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book VI

For Thou shalt not leave my soul in hell, nor wilt Thou give Thine holy one to see corruption. Thou hast made known to me the paths of life, Thou wilt make me full of joy in Thy presence."[88]

Acts 2:30 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made [that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ."[166]

Acts 2:30 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Flesh of Christ

"This fruit," therefore, "of David's loins," that is to say, of his posterity in the flesh, God swears to him that "He will raise up to sit upon his throne."[304]

Acts 2:31 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Gregory Thaumaturgus Twelve Topics on the Faith

again, His soul shall not be left in Hades, neither shall His flesh see corruption? "[26]

Acts 2:33 - NIV, NAB - in A Treatise Against the Heretic Novatian by an Anonymous Bishop

Whence also the Lord Christ charges upon Peter, and moreover also upon the rest of His disciples, "Go ye and preach the Gospel to the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost."[14]

Acts 2:33 - NIV, NAB - in Victorinus Commentary on the Apocalypse of the Blessed John

As Peter exclaimed to the Jews: "Being at the right hand of God exalted, He hath shed forth this Spirit received from the Father, which ye both see and hear."[16]

Acts 2:34 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Dogmatical and Historical Fragments

And at Pentecost so as to presignify the kingdom of heaven as He Himself first ascended to heaven and brought man as a gift to God.[439]

Acts 2:36 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Praxeas

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Acts 2:37 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

And when the multitudes exclaimed, "What shall we do then? "Peter says to them, "Repent, and be baptized everyone of you in the name of Jesus for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost."[167]

Acts 2:38 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle LXXII

For this promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call."[25]

Acts 2:41 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

For this reason, too, did the apostles, collecting the sheep which had perished of the house of Israel, and discoursing to them from the Scriptures, prove that this crucified Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the living God; and they persuaded a great multitude, who, however, [already] possessed the fear of God. And there were, in one day, baptized three, and four, and five thousand men.[339]

Acts 2:41 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Stromata Book I

And in the Acts of the Apostles you will find this, word for word, "Those then who received his word were baptized; "[205]

Acts 2:42 - NIV, NAB - in Didache

The Lord's Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations.[1]

Acts 2:44 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

And for this reason they (the Jews) had indeed the tithes of their goods consecrated to Him, but those who have received liberty set aside all their possessions for the Lord's purposes, bestowing joyfully and freely not the less valuable portions of their property, since they have the hope of better things [hereafter]; as that poor widow acted who cast all her living into the treasury of God.[240]