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Acts 11:1-18

Acts 11:1-18 Peter Reports to the Church 11 Now the apostles and (A)the brothers[a] who were throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, (B)the circumcision party[b] criticized him, saying, 3 (C)“You went to uncircumcised men and (D)ate with them.” 4 But Peter began and explained it to them in order: 5 (E)“I was in the […]

Acts 10:44-48

Acts 10:44-48 The Holy Spirit Falls on the Gentiles 44 While Peter was still saying these things, (A)the Holy Spirit fell on all who heard the word. 45 And the believers from among (B)the circumcised who had come with Peter were amazed, because (C)the gift of the Holy Spirit (D)was poured out even on the Gentiles. 46 For they were hearing them (E)speaking in tongues […]

Acts 10:34-43

Acts 10:34-43 Gentiles Hear the Good News 34 So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, 35 but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him. 36 As for the word that he sent to Israel, preaching good news of peace through Jesus Christ (he is Lord of all), 37 you yourselves know what […]

Acts 10:17-33

Acts 10:17-33 17 Now while Peter was inwardly perplexed as to what the vision that he had seen might mean, behold, the men who were sent by Cornelius, having made inquiry for Simon’s house, stood at the gate 18 and called out to ask whether Simon who was called Peter was lodging there. 19 And while Peter was pondering the vision, the Spirit said […]

Acts 10:9-16

Acts 10:9-16 9 The next day, as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray. 10 And he became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance 11 and saw the heavens opened and something like a great sheet descending, being let down by […]

Acts 10:1-8

Acts 10:1-8 Peter and Cornelius 10 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of (A)what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2 a devout man (B)who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. 3 (C)About the ninth hour of the day[a] (D)he saw clearly in a vision (E)an angel of God […]

Acts 9:32-43

Acts 9:32-43 The Healing of Aeneas 32 Now (A)as Peter went here and there among them all, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda. 33 There he found a man named Aeneas, bedridden for eight years, who was paralyzed. 34 And Peter said to him, “Aeneas, (B)Jesus Christ heals you; rise and make your bed.” And immediately he […]

Acts 9:26-31

Acts 9:26-31 Saul in Jerusalem 26 And (A)when he had come to Jerusalem, he attempted to join the disciples. And they were all afraid of him, for they did not believe that he was a disciple. 27 But (B)Barnabas took him and (C)brought him to the apostles and declared to them (D)how on the road he had seen the Lord, who spoke […]

Acts 9:1-25

Acts 9:1-25 The Conversion of Saul 9 But Saul, (A)still (B)breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to (C)the high priest 2 and asked him for letters (D)to the synagogues at Damascus, so that if he found any belonging to (E)the Way, men or women, he might bring them bound to Jerusalem. 3 (F)Now as he went on his way, he […]

Acts 8:26-40

Acts 8:26-40 Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch 26 Now (A)an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south[a] to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert place. 27 And he rose and went. And there was an (B)Ethiopian, a (C)eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, (D)who was in […]