And the apostles and brothers that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.…
These are here represented —
I. FOR HUMILITY — in order to observe from them the power of the enemy, who never neglects to sow tares among the wheat.
II. FOR COMFORT — in order to recognise in them that nothing new befalls the Church in the divisions of the present day.
III. FOR DOCTRINE — in order to see from them how the rents are to be healed by the power of evangelical truth and love.
Parallel VersesKJV: And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.