Acts 10:41-48

41 He was not seen by all the people, but by witnesses whom God had already chosen—by us who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead. 42 He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that he is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead. 43 All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”

44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message. 45 The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on Gentiles. 46 For they heard them speaking in tongues[b] and praising God.

Then Peter said, 47 “Surely no one can stand in the way of their being baptized with water. They have received the Holy Spirit just as we have.” 48 So he ordered that they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked Peter to stay with them for a few days.

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One response to “Acts 10:41-48

  1. They grudgingly admitted that the message of the Gospel was for the Gentiles, but they were amazed when God poured out His Spirit on them and gave them power as they had received. I need to understand that I am part of God’s plans, and He has purposes for me. But I am nothing special or unique because of my background or skills. God sees me as He sees others, regardless of their background, ethnicity, or position.

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