|Author:||Smith, Samuel, 1588-1665.|
|Title:||The Ethiopian eunuchs conuersion. Or, The summe of thirtie sermons vpon part of the eight chapter of the Acts. By Samuel Smith, minister of the word.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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The Ethiopian eunuchs conuersion. Or, The summe of thirtie sermons vpon part of the eight chapter of the Acts. By Samuel Smith, minister of the word.
Smith, Samuel, 1588-1665.
London: Printed by Thomas Harper, for Thomas Alchorne, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Church-yard, at the signe of the Greene Dragon, 1632.
|Alternate titles:||Ethiopian eunuchs conversion Summe of thirtie sermons vpon part of the eight chapter of the Acts. Summe of thirtie sermons upon part of the eight chapter of the Acts. Ethiopian eunuchs conversion. Or, The summe of thirtie sermons upon part of the eight chapter of the Acts.|
Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Bible. -- N.T. -- Acts VIII -- Sermons -- Early works to 1800.
Sermons, English -- 17th century.
TO THE RIGHT WORSHIPFVLL, Sir RICHARD NEWPORT, Knight, one of his Maiesties Iustices of the Peace, for the County of Salop, Grace, mercy and peace be multiplyed.
A Short view of such Do∣ctrines as are enlarged, with their Reasons and vses in this Booke.
The Ethiopian EVNVCHS Conuersion.
VERSE 26. And the Angell of the Lord spake vnto Philip, saying, Arise, and goe toward the South, &c,
VERSE 26. Arise, and goe towards the South, &c.
VERSE 27. And he arose, and went, &c.
VERSE 28. Was returning and sitting in his Chariot hee read Esayas the Prophet.
VERSE 29. Then the Spirit said to Philip, goe neare and ioyne thy selfe to this Chariot.
VERSE 30. And Philip ranne thither, and heard him reade Isaiah the Pro∣phet, and said, vnderstandest thou what thou readest?
VERSE 31. And he desired Philip that he would come vp and sit with him.
VERSE 32.33. The place of Scripture that hee read, was this, He was led as a sheep to the slaughter, and like a lambe dumbe before the shearer, so opened he not his mouth. In his humiliation, his iudge∣ment was taken away, and who shall declare his generation, for his life is taken from the earth.
The prophecies con∣cerning Christ are,
And thus fulfilled.
VERSE 33. In his humiliation his iudge∣ment was taken away, and who may declare his generations? for his life is taken from the earth.
VERSE 34. And the Eunuch answered Philip and said, I pray thee of whom speaketh the Prophet this, of himselfe, or of some other man?
VERSE 35. Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same Scripture, and preached vnto him Iesus.
VERSE 36. And as they went on their way, they came to a certaine water, and the Eunuch said; See here is water, what doth hinder me to bee Bap∣tized?
VERSE 37. And Philip sayd if thou belee∣vest with all they heart, thou maist. And he answered & sayd, I beleeue that Iesus Christ is the Sonne of God.
(With all thy heart.)
VERSE 38. And he commanded the Cha∣riot to to stand still, And they went downe both into the water, both Philip and the Eunuch, and he bap∣tised him.
VERSE 39. And as soone as they were come out of the water, the spirit of the Lord caught away Philip: And, the Eunuch saw him no more, and he went on his way reioycing.
VERSE 40. And Philip was found at Azo∣tus, and passing through he preach∣ed in all the Cities till he came to Caesaria.