8:5 Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.
8:26 And the angel of the Lord spake unto Philip, saying, Arise, and go toward the south unto the way that goeth down from Jerusalem unto Gaza, which is desert.
The Jews having rejected Stephen's witness to, and of, them, the Gospel now begins to go out to "all nations." Cf. Luke 24:47 .
8:37 And Philip said, If thou believest with all thine heart, thou mayest. And he answered and said, I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God.
angel (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .
desert Contra, Acts 8:6-8 .
The best authorities omit v. 37.