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College in full Council at jerusalem; and that Paul " A. D. 50, and Barnabas, with some others of their chief Clergy, 51. .
should go thither, and lay the Matter before them.
into all the Privileges of the Christian Religion, without Circumcision, as he did us that had been circum
cifed. io. Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear * *
1 1. But we believe 11. Wherefore it is clear to us,
that through the grace That by a sincere Belief and
son) both jew * and Gentile, are
to obtain Pardon and Salvation.
Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.
A. D. go, 15. And to this 2- 15, 16 & 17. Particularly that 51. gree the words of the of Amos ix. 11, &c. wherein God <-2 prophets, as it is writ- promised the great and happy Re~ ten, , , ...,n storation of the Jewish Affairs un16. After this I will ... o. Kingdom of David, , i. e. return, and will build The Religion of the Messiah, by again the tabernacle ... ing in the Genof David, which is calling, and gathering in the Gen fillen down. "And I tile World to them, and uniting will build again the them all into one People and one ruins thereof, and I Church. - will set it up. 17. That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doth all these things.
19. Wherefore my 19. Wherefore upon these Reasentence is, that we sons we ought to determine, That
trouble not them, the Gentil Believers are not to - which - - -. be