Monthly Archives: October 1997


Cornelius

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v.2

“God-fearer” a Gentile who had embraced the Jewish faith but had not become a practicing Jew because he had not yet submitted to circumcision (as was the case here with Cornelius, cf. 11:3).
v.4

While we ten…


Peter's Miracles

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Luke returns now to Peter for three and a half more chapters before Paul takes center stage for the remainder of the book. Very different men used in different ways by the King of the Church.

v.32

Apparently, Peter had …


Paul's Conversion

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v.1

The chapter has sometimes been titled “How Paul lost his bad breath.” Paul later describes himself to have been in a kind of raging fury against the Christians. 26:11: “Many a time I went from one synagogue to another…