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Self-forgetfulness 527
Self-sacrifice 356, 357, 507, 525, 560

rewards of 601
Self-support should never be forced

upon ministers 340, 341
Self-supporting work 395, 396

principles underlying 346-358
Self-surrender 209, 278, 299, 483
Selfishness 339

heart hardened by 75
Sensuality, see Heathenism; Purity.
Sergius Paulus of Cyprus, conversion

of 167-169
Sermon, of Paul, in Antioch of

Pisidia 171-173
of Paul and Barnabas to Lystrian

heathen 180, 181
of Paul to Jews, of Thessalonica

221-228; of Corinth 246-248
of Paul to elders of Ephesus 392-

396
of Paul before Felix and Drusilla

422-426
of Paul before Agrippa II and

Bernice 435-438
of Paul before Jews in Rome 451-

453
of Paul on Mars' Hill 236-240
of Peter at Pentecost 41-44
of Peter in Solomon's porch 59, 60
of Peter before Sanhedrin 82, 83
preached by daily conduct 464

See also Defense.
Servants, relationship of, to masters

522, 523
Service, spirit of, to actuate entire

church 111
strength in 105, 106
See also Apostles; Believers;

Workers.
Shepherd, spiritual, Peter's faith-

fulness as a 514-528
Shepherds, spiritual 394, 395

unselfishness of 169
See also Ministers; Watchmen.
Shipwreck of Paul on voyage to

Rome 439-446
Sidon, Paul's visit to church in 440

See also Tyre.
Signs of the times, as proclaimed by

Paul 259-261
betokening last days 535, 536
Silas, visit of, to Antioch 195

as companion of Paul 202, 221-230,

233, 248, 350
Silversmiths, Ephesian 292-295
Sin, deliverance from 306-308

end of 591, 602
joy in forgiveness of 476
no compromise with 555, 565
overcoming, by grace 560, 561
sinfulness of 503, 504, 555
See also Growth; Purity; Sancti-

fication; Victory.
Singing of Paul and Silas in prison

214
See also Song.
Sinners, impenitent 62

Christ the hope of 301-308
Skepticism 235, 241, 244, 245, 535,

553
See also Unbelief.
Slavery, attitude of Christians

toward 456-460
degrading influence of 459
principles underlying 456-460, 522,

523
Smithfield 85
Socrates 236, 241
Soldier of the cross 362

See also Warfare.
Song of redeemed on Mount Zion 590
Sopater of Berea 390
Sorcery 212, 213, 290
See also Elymas; Magic; Spiritu-

alism.
Sorrow, over decease of loved ones

257-259
of Paul, over impenitence of

Jews 374
end of 602

See also Rejoicing.
Sosthenes of Corinth 253
Soulsaving 370, 371
Spirit of God, see Holy Spirit.
Spiritualism, modern 289, 290, 474,

475
See also Elymas; Magic; Sorcery.
Standard, see Law of God; Purity.
State of the dead 257-259

See also Resurrection.
Steadfastness 267, 499, 500, 517, 524,

529-538, 575
See also Faithfulness; Victory.
Stephen, education of 97

as deacon 87-97

Stephen—continued
appeal of, to Old Testament

prophecy 221
bribery in case of 101
martyrdom of 98-101, 103, 597
Saul impressed by martyrdom of

115, 116, 118
Stoics 235
Stone, the rejected 64

See also Christ; Foundation.
Stones in the temple of God's

church 595-599
Strife among believers 302

See also Lawsuits.
Stumbling blocks 316, 317
Success, in race for eternal life

309-315
Suffering, of believers 576, 577

steadfastness during 524, 529-538

See also Persecution; Trial.
Suits, see Lawsuits.
Superstition 286-290

See also Magic.
Support of gospel, see Liberality;

Offerings; Tithes.
Supremacy, in the Christian race

309-315
sought by James and John 541-543
Sychar, Christ in 19
Symbols in Revelation 583, 584
Sympathy, of Christ 472

of Dorcas 131
of Paul for others 250
Paul's longing for, in Athens 234,

235; in Rome 492, 493
for the erring 516

false 504
Syria, spread of gospel in 155

Paul and Silas in 202
See also Antioch.

disciples rejoice in 35
Peter's sermon in, at Pentecost 41-

44; after healing of cripple

63, 64
healing of cripple at Gate

Beautiful 57-69
Temple, spiritual, building up of

church into a 595-599
Temptation, avoidance of 518, 519
of those who receive Holy Spirit

49, 50, 56
of ministers to leave their work

for more remunerative occu-

pation 356, 357
to speculate 365
Temptations, through environment

298-308, 466, 467
in heathen communities 14, 298-

308, 473
See also Temptation; Trial.
Tenderness of Paul toward Corin-

thians 385
for the sinner 503
Tentmaking 346-352

See also Aquila; Paul.
Tertullus 419, 420
Testimony, Paul's dying 513

See also Witnesses; Witnessing.
Thanksgiving of Peter 517

See also Joy; Rejoicing.
Theocracy, church organization

under 92-94
Theories, startling 580

See also False teachers.
Theosophy 474
Thessalonica, example set by Paul in,

as a bread winner 347-349
gospel in 221-230

epistles to church at 255-268
Thoughts 507, 518, 519
Timothy, conversion and early im-

pressions of 184, 185
call of, to gospel ministry 202, 203
circumcision of 204
as companion of Paul 211, 233,

248, 323, 350, 390, 455
Paul's desire for presence of 498,

499
Paul's last letter to 498-508
Tithes for support of gospel 74, 75,

335-345
See also Liberality; Offerings.

Tact, in dealing with erring 526

of Paul 241, 456-460

See also Courtesy.
Teachers, power of, when united

with Christ 303
See also False teachers; Training.
Temperance 529-533
Temple of Diana 286, 291-295
Temple in Jerusalem, arrest of Paul

in 405-407
desolation of 145, 379

of workmen on God's temple

597, 598
value of 574, 575, 590
workers enduring hardships 169,

170, 467
See also Apostles; Believers; Chris-

tians; Church; Opposition;

Persecution; Trial.
Triumph, final, of church 593-602

of Paul 484, 513
of truth 465

See also Victory.
Troas, labors of Paul in 323

vision of Paul at 211
Trophimus of Asia 390, 407
Trust, see Faith.
Truth, as revealed by Christ 520, 521

love for 388
seekers for 109, 131-142
to be brought before great men 241

See also Bible; Light.
Tychicus of Asia 390, 455, 490, 508
Tyre, visit of Paul with disciples in

396
See also Sidon.

Titus, labors of, in Corinth 301; in

Macedonia 323, 324; in Dal-

matia 490
Toil, rewards of 601

See also Hardship; Paul; Trial.
Tradition 267, 474
Training, of disciples 17-26, 32, 45, 64

of John 540-545
of workers 367, 368
spiritual, of contestants in Chris-

tian race 309-315
See also Workers.
Transfiguration 64
Transformation, in character of John

540-545
of heart, among Corinthian

believers 324-334
of members of Caesar's household

466, 467
spiritual 476-478
through grace 273, 379, 517, 557-

567
through obedience 532, 533
through power of Holy Spirit

48-56
See also Character; Conversion.
Traveling, perils in 439
See also Apostles; Believers; Paul;

Workers.
Tree of life 478, 589, 592

See also Eternal life.
Trial, Christians not freed from

363, 467, 468, 524, 542, 560,

561, 590
object of 524, 574, 575
of John before Sanhedrin 77-86;

before Domitian 569, 570
of Paul at Caesarea 419-427; be-

fore Festus 428-432; before

Nero 486, 487, 492-497
of those who receive Holy Spirit

49, 50, 56
steadfastness under 524, 529-538

See also Discipline; Trials.
Trials, effect of, on Paul's physical

strength 488
experience through 574, 575
of early disciples 595
of God's witnesses 575, 576, 597
of gospel ministers 330-332
of Paul 296, 297, 439-446, 449, 510
of workers 418

Unbelief, disciples repented of 36

dissipated at Pentecost 38

See also Skepticism.
Unity, among disciples 20, 31, 32, 65,

87, 185, 186
and harmony in church relation-

ships 317, 318
essential to success 91
with Christ 45, 65, 90, 91, 95, 96

See also Church; Gospel order.
Unselfishness 105, 169, 395, 396

Vice as masked by heathenism 234,

239, 240, 243, 244, 252, 286-290
See also Purity.
Victory, assurance of, to obedient 533

final, of church 593-602
in the Christian race 309-315
keynote of 530
of the Christian, 466-468, 589-592
of Christianity over paganism 240
of converts from heathenism, in

Corinth 324-326, 332-334; in
Ephesus 288, 289; in Nero's

household 461-468
of Paul, final 512, 513

Victory—continued
of Paul over satanic influences 326,

327
of truth before Nero 498
out of apparent defeat 480, 481
over temptation 316, 317; aids to

482, 483
through trial and persecution 576
Viper, Paul's deliverance from 445,

446
Virtue 530, 531

See also Holiness; Purity.
Vision, of future glory 601
of Saul at gate of Damascus

114-118
of Paul, in Jerusalem 130; in

Troas 211; in prison at Jeru-
salem 413; on shipwrecked
vessel 442, 443; at time of

martyrdom 511, 512
See also Visions.
Visions, of Paul 469, 470
of John on Patmos 573, 581-583,

590-592
See also Vision.
,Vow, baptismal 475, 476

the Nazarite 404-406
of Jewish zealots to assassinate

Paul 413, 414
Vows, obligations of 74, 75

See also Tithes.
Voyages of Paul to Rome 439-446,

489

Widow, liberality of, in giving all 342

of Sarepta 416, 430
Wisdom, human 504
of Greeks, powerless to save 233-

242
Witness, John a faithful 546-556,

568, 569
Witnesses, Christians as 10-13, 27, 65
for Christ, in Jerusalem, persecu-

tion of 103-105
in Samaria 105-107
for God 555, 556; in every age

598-600
persecution of faithful 575, 576
See also Believers; Christians;

Disciples; Witnesses; Witness-

ing.
Witnessing, daily 55

in power of Holy Spirit 48, 49

See also Witnesses.
Women, among Thessalonian con-

verts 229
conversion, of Lydia 212; of sor

ceress at Philippi 212, 213
deportment and dress of 523, 524
faith of Timothy's mother and

grandmother 203
mother of Mark 166
work of Dorcas 131, 132

See also Priscilla; Widow.
Work, see Manual labor; Labor;

Self-supporting work.
Works, relying on, for salvation 15
Workers, cause in need of 507

consecrated 359-371
depression of, in times of per-

plexity 321, 322
desire of, for sympathy 491; see

also Sympathy.
entire energies of, called for 205
financial difficulties of 346-358
for higher classes 140
God's use of aged 572-574
of varied talents to blend in har-

mony 275-280
patience and cheerfulness in 464,

465
power of divine love in 551
presence of Holy Spirit with

consecrated 51-56
Satan's efforts to dishearten and

destroy 418

Wages for faithful workers 340, 341
Waldenses, presence of Holy Spirit

with 53
work of 598
Wall of partition between Jew and

Gentile 14, 19, 20
See also Ceremonial law; Gentile;

Jew.
Warfare, against sin, daily aid of

Holy Spirit in 56, 307
the Christian 502, 503; unceasing

298-308, 560, 561
Watchfulness 261, 307, 316, 317, 468,

478, 506, 526
Watchmen, spiritual 360-362, 394,

395, 586
See also Ministers.
Wesleys 598

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Youth, as self-sacrificing workers

353, 354
association of, with aged workers

573, 574
early piety of, and its results 203,

204
humility among 527, 528
trade to be learned by 346, 347
training of, for service 202-205

sent out by Paul 453-455
solicitude of, for new converts

262, 263
sufficiency of, in presence of Holy

Spirit 251, 252
support of 335-358
taking the initiative in emergencies

357, 358
to encounter untiring opposition

430-432
training of 186, 187
training of the apostles 17-24
untiring activity of 220
See also Apostles; Believers;

Christians; House-to-house
labor; John; Methods; Min-

isters; Paul; Peter; Women.
Wycliffe 598

Zeal, in ministry 186, 465, 466, 515

in witnessing 600
of early church 578-580; waning

of 580
of Paul during closing years of

ministry 488
See also Ministers; Workers.
Zidon, see Sidon.
Zwingli 598

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