Acts 3:17-23

17 “Now, fellow Israelites, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did your leaders. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, saying that his Messiah would suffer. 19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord, 20 and that he may send the Messiah, who has been appointed for you—even Jesus. 21 Heaven must receive him until the time comes for God to restore everything, as he promised long ago through his holy prophets.22 For Moses said, ‘The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you must listen to everything he tells you.23 Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from their people.

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One response to “Acts 3:17-23

  1. When I sin, in ignorance or not, I am guilty and need forgiveness. God, in His mercy, forgives me, gives me new understanding and revelation, and restores me. He uses us for His purposes, even in our ignorance and our sin. His will can not be frustrated and His design will be brought forward. He has told us His plans and His purposes in His word and our ignorance is correlated to our desire to study and to know His word.

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