8.1 scattered What man meant for evil, God...
8.9-24 This whole story about Simon is a facinating thing to contemplate. One of the interesting things is the tension between ...Simon himself believed and after being baptized he continued with Philip... in verse 13 and the denunciation by Peter in verse 21 You have neither part nor lot in this matter, for your heart is not right before God. Part of what? salvation or the power of the Spirit?
8.22 ...the intent of your heart... O, now, that is the trap and pit that Christians must watch for.
8.30 Do you understand what you are reading? I am afraid that I would be in unfamilar territory with much of the OT prophetic writings.
8.35 Then beginning with this Scripture... infers that his comments were based on the Scriptures.