Acts 8:9-13

Now for some time a man named Simon had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria. He boasted that he was someone great, 10 and all the people, both high and low, gave him their attention and exclaimed, “This man is rightly called the Great Power of God.” 11 They followed him because he had amazed them for a long time with his sorcery. 12 But when they believed Philip as he proclaimed the good news of the kingdom of God and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. 13 Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere, astonished by the great signs and miracles he saw.

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One response to “Acts 8:9-13

  1. He had power, and was able to do signs. It is hard to determine just yet where that power came from, but he was called to believe, be baptized, and follow. His signs and wonders drew people, but they drew them to him and not to the Creator or to the Father. Any ability or gift that we are given should be to serve the body or point men toward Christ.

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