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Acts 20:5 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

And again does he say, "But we sailed from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and came to Troas, where we abode seven days."[234]

Acts 20:7 - NIV, NAB - in Polycrates of Ephesus

Those who in our own times have revived the observance of the Jewish Sabbath, show us how much may be said on their side,[3]

Acts 20:7 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book V

"I stretched out my words, and ye heeded not"? Do we not find Paul, too, extending his discourse from morning to midnight,[13]

Acts 20:9 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

And so, if it were agreed that even the blessed apostles had granted any such indulgence (to any crime) the pardon of which (comes) from God, not from man, it would be competent (for them) to have done so, not in the exercise of discipline, but of power. For they both raised the dead,[270]

Acts 20:16 - 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 20:24 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Tarsians

From Syria even unto Rome I fight with beasts not that I am devoured by brute beasts, for these, as ye know, by the will of God, spared Daniel, but by beasts in the shape of men, in whom the merciless wild beast himself lies hid, and pricks and wounds me day by day. But none of these hardships "move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself,"[1]

Acts 20:25 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book III

which He has acquired for Himself through His own blood."[241]

Acts 20:28 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian To His Wife Book II

and what kind of price? The blood of God.[29]

Acts 20:28 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Modesty

and the Lord's `flock' is the people of the Church,[82]

Acts 20:28 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Refutation of All Heresies Book IX

, to furnish an account and refutation of those heresies that have sprung up in our own day, by which certain ignorant and presumptuous men have attempted to scatter abroad the Church, and have introduced the greatest confusion[3]

Acts 20:28 - NIV, NAB - in Genuine Acts of Peter of Alexandria

But why do I delay you longer, my very clear brethren, with the outpouring of my prolix discourse. It remains, that with the last words of the Apostle[17]

Acts 20:28 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

Let the bishop pray for the people, and say: "Save Thy people, O Lord, and bless Thine inheritance, which Thou hast obtained with the precious blood of Thy Christ, and hast called a royal priesthood, and an holy nation."[255]

Acts 20:28 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book II

of God, esteem those laws more honourable than the necessities of this life, and pay a greater respect to them, and run together to the Church of the Lord, "which He has purchased with the blood of Christ, the beloved, the first-born of every creature."[271]

Acts 20:29 - NIV, NAB - in Cyprian Epistle V

the honourable glories of many and good confessors are tarnished;[10]

Acts 20:29 - NIV, NAB - in Hegesippus

From these have come false Christs, false prophets, false apostles-men who have split up the one Church into parts[16]

Acts 20:35 - NIV, NAB - in 1 Clement

and were more willing to give than to receive.[6]

Acts 20:35 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book IV

Since even the Lord said: "The giver was happier than the receiver."[2]

Acts 20:35 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VI

He that forbade stealing, now pronounces him most happy who supplies those that are in want out of his own labours.[140]

Acts 20:35 - NIV, NAB - in 1 Clement

and were more willing to give than to receive.[6]

Acts 20:38 - NIV, NAB - in Genuine Acts of Peter of Alexandria

Then this most gentle teacher going to the rest of the clergy, who, as I have said, had come in to him to speak in behalf of Arius, spake to them his last consoling words, and such as were necessary; then pouring forth his prayers to God, and bidding them adieu, he dismissed them all in peace.[18]