Healing all that were oppressed with the devil ... John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, And healing all that were oppressed of the devil, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, healing all that were oppressed of the devil, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, I. Here is a phrase which sums up in five words the remembrance of Christ’s life. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". 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,. Author: The book of Acts, also called Acts of the Apostles, does not specifically identify its author. BibliographyGodbey, William. "William Godbey's Commentary on the New Testament". God anointed Jesus: it was usual to anoint their kings, priests, and prophets, unto all which offices Christ was anointed by his Father; hence called Christ, as in the Old Testament the Messiah. 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. . 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. Let us then behold the life of Jesus, and doubt his Messiahship if we can. But rarely has such zeal been found on the side of virtue. 1905. [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. He staid not at home that persons might come to him; but he himself went about, he “went about” through all cities, towns, and villages, in order to administer instruction and comfort to “those who lay in darkness and the shadow of death.” Sometimes when he had spent the whole night in prayer he would return to his labours, without regarding the calls of nature for rest and refreshment; insomuch that his friends were ready to blame him as transported with zeal bevond all the bounds of reason and propriety [Note: Mark 3:21. ὁτι ἐξέστη, see Doddridge in loc.]. 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. Acts 10:38 ESV how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. That he might in some particular instances permit something pr ζternatural to be wrought for the hardening of an obstinate and incorrigible opposer, is possible enough [Note: This was the fact with regard to Pharaoh’s magicians. There are many to whom work is not given in quite this hard, drudging form, III. Acts 10:38. 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. A delight in doing good must above all things evidence itself in all his people. So in ch. "Who went about doing good." Anointed Jesus; set him apart, and furnished him to be the Saviour of men. Therefore the words in construction have the same force as if it were said, Ἰησοῦς ὡς ἔχρισται; which is … Mr. Humphry quotes a curious passage from Justin Martyr (Dial. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ges/acts-10.html. : taken by St. Ambrose, St. Cyril of Jerusalem (so by Bede) to refer to the Incarnation, by St. Athanasius to the Baptism only. How, &c. The Greek reads, "Jesus of Nazareth, how God anointed (See Acts 4:27) Him". of Not a … 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 Compare Luke 13:16. iaomai. This was the way in which his benevolence was constantly requited. 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. Acts 13:52, “The disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Ghost.” Comp. If only we can by faith touch, as it were, the hem of his garment, our most inveterate corruptions shall be healed. As Peter had preached the inauguratory sermon of the gospel dispensation to the Jews, it was equally pertinent that he should do the same to the Gentiles. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". For God was with him; God was with our Saviour. 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. 2. BibliographyAlford, Henry. But the expression may also be connected with the entrance of our Lord upon His ministry at Nazareth, cf. Deduce from it some important observations—. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". 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. Here then for us, who belong to Jesus, is another rule to try ourselves by, II. (Anointing in general doesn't have to refer to these.) Acts 2:37(WNT) Picture courtesy of Sweet Publishing/FreeBibleimages.org. But Jesus perfectly revealed to us what God is like. 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. Healing all that were oppressed , [ katadunasteuomenous (Greek #2616)] - or 'tyrannized over.'. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/shh/acts-10.html. In his extraordinary love to him, Matthew 3:17, and always hearing of him, John 11:42. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. So Satan had bound the woman with a spirit of infirmity (Luke 13:11). BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. Acts 10:38. how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. Title, unity of Luke – Acts, authorship and date. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". Thus Jesus of Nazareth became χριστός. καταδυναστ.] Go to. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/acts-10.html. The woman ‘which had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years’ is said (Acts 13:11; Acts 13:16) to have been ‘bound by Satan.’ The word Devil ( διάβολος) occurs in the Acts of the Apostles only here and in Acts 13:10. JOHN 16:13 (A-4-9) Oil Unlimited What does the Holy Spirit encourage us to do? He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him. 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. 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. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. And please note here I am talking "AGAPE" not an 'affection ' type love. In Him was the whole accomplishment of the ῥῆμα and the λόγος. the Holy Ghost = holy spirit. Jesus" anointing by God with the Holy Spirit took place at His baptism by John (cf. Healing all that were oppressed of the devil.—The words seem to us to refer specially to the works of healing performed on demoniacs, but were probably uttered with a wider range of meaning, all disease being thought of as the work directly or indirectly of the great enemy. 38. ὅτι ὁ θεὸς ἦν μετ' αὐτοῦ, for God was with Him. — Acts 10:38. Acts 6:3, the Seven, “full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom;” ch. Acts 10:38. Some see in this an allusion, wholly or in part, to the action of the Holy Spirit in the incarnation of Jesus. For God was with him. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/acts-10.html. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/acts-10.html. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Only here. 1999-2014. in this passage the mention of Nazareth and Galilee.— εὐεργετῶν: our Lord was really εὐεργέτης, cf. Greek. What does the word "for" mean in Acts 2:38? Peter’s mission was to preach the gospel of holiness, get him and all of his people sanctified, and admit them into the gospel church, conferring on them all rights and privileges of bona fide membership. Ἰησοῦν τὸν ἀπὸ Ναζαρέθ, Jesus of Nazareth. Proud member On the contrary, he sought out the poorest, the most miserable, and the most depraved; as though he had determined to honour those most, whom the rest of the world most disregarded and despised. 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." 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. Revelation 2:10. Here also we must be content to notice only two or three things out of multitudes that obtrude themselves upon our minds: 1. Acts 10:38 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] 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." BibliographyTorrey, R. A. 1897-1910. So St. Paul’s “thorn in the flesh” was a messenger of Satan to buffet him (2 Corinthians 12:7). "Commentary on Acts 10:38". “It was his very meat and drink to do the will of God” in this respect. Wisdom of Solomon 2:10; Wisdom of Solomon 15:14, Sirach 48:12, Jos., Ant., xii., 2, 3. (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. Not hurting people, but helping people. Acts 10:38 Context. 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. ACTS 10:38 How can we receive the Holy Spirit? https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/acts-10.html. 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. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient. Bishop Pearson (Exposition of the Creed, Art. How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth , [ Ieesoun (Greek #2424) ton (Greek #3588) apo (Greek #575) Nazareth (Greek #3478), hoos (Greek #5613) echrisen (Greek #5548) auton (Greek #846) ho (Greek #3588) Theos (Greek #2316).] τοὺς καταδυναστευομένους κ.τ.λ., those that were oppressed of the devil. Acts 10:38 itself holds the key: "with the Holy Ghost and with power." All rights reserved. God was with Christ ousiwdwv, in the fulness of the Godhead, Colossians 2:9. Cf. BibliographyConstable, Thomas. Was Eneas healed? Compare Luke 22:25, and See Acts 4:9. healing. ], 4. Not even their moral depravity caused him to stand aloof from them. American Tract Society. Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae. Luke 3:21-22) when He became God"s officially Anointed One (i.e, the Messiah). "Commentary on Acts 10:38". This is hyperbole since Jesus did not heal every needy person He met. 1909-1922. 15.). The scope of every thing that he either said or did, was to benefit mankind. II. ], 2. "Commentary on Acts 10:38". Jesus did these things because God was with him. He still continued to work miracles through the instrumentality of his Apostles. ), referring to the doubt as to whether St. Peter alludes here to the sanctification of our Lord at His conception, or to His unction at His baptism, says: ’We need not contend which of these two was the true time of our Saviour’s unction, since neither is destructive of the other, and consequently both may well co-exist together.’ It is to be observed that in using this language St. Peter gives to Jesus the title of Christ, a name which soon after, if indeed this had not already occurred, became the basis of the name Christian. ]: and indeed they were so in a variety of views. Put a farmer on a naked rock in mid ocean, and he will never work a farm. He suffered them to throng him on every side, and to touch him. ]: and, in respect of the general tenour of his conduct, it is our bounden duty to follow him [Note: 1 John 2:6.]. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". The sentiment is this, that Jesus, and that too as the Christ, was known to them.— ἔχρισεν αὐτὸν, anointed Him) especially in baptism. 35 But in every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him. "Family Bible New Testament". Greek. 2 A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.. 3 He saw in a vision evidently about the ninth hour of the day an angel of God coming in to him, and saying unto him, Cornelius. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/acts-10.html. By nothing will he be so much glorified, or our sincerity evinced, as by this. With the Holy Ghost and with power; Christ was endued with the Almighty Spirit of God, and with the power of it. "Whedon's Commentary on the Bible". By his might and power doing such miracles. be dismissed without having obtained the full object of their wishes. “Eneas,” says the Apostle, “Jesus Christ maketh thee whole [Note: Acts 9:34. 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 … How God Christed, Messiahed Jesus, the Nazarene. 2 Corinthians 12:7. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. DD. The concrete and abstract nouns are joined in the same way as in 1 Peter 4:14.— εὐεργετῶν, doing good) All the miracles of Christ brought health and salvation, not injury, to men. “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. Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary. ], [It was no small self-denial that he exercised in undergoing so many labours, and submitting to so many privations, even of food to eat, and of “a place where to lay his head.” But there was another species of self-denial, far more painful in its nature, and distressing in its operation, which yet he had to endure every day and hour. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/acts-10.html. Hence it was cast in his teeth, that he was “a friend of publicans and sinners.”]. euergeteo = acting as a benefactor. 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. Acts 10:38. 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