Acts 3:11-13

11 While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade. 12 When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Fellow Israelites, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk? 13 The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. You handed him over to be killed, and you disowned him before Pilate, though he had decided to let him go.

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One response to “Acts 3:11-13

  1. He uses the inescapable power of the miracle to remind them of Christ’s deity and their rejections of Him. Their shame and guilt plowed up their hearts for his message. Shame is not to condemn us, it highlights His mercy and reminds us of our need for it.

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