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TRAVELS AND VOYAGES
THE APOSTLE OF THE GENTILES :
GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL ACCOUNT
Places mentioned, or referred to, in
THE BOOKS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT, WHICH
FOLLOW AFTER THE FOUR GOSPELS.
THE INTRODUCTION. As our blessed Saviour came to be a a light to lighten the St. Paul in a Gentiles, as well as to be the glory of his (once more pe-cial manner culiar) people, the children of Israel; so the principal in- the Apostle strument made use of by our Saviour to spread the light of tiles. his Gospel through the Gentile world, was St. Paul; who therefore expressly styles himselfb the Apostle of the Gentiles, and tells us, that God was cmighty in him towards the Gentiles, namely, d to make them obedient by word and deed, through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem and round about
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a Luke ii. 32.
c Gal. ii. 8.
d Rom. xv. 18, 19.