Acts 10:1-8

At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the people, and prayed continually to God. About the ninth hour of the day[a] he saw clearly in a vision an angel of God come in and say to him, “Cornelius.” And he stared at him in terror and said, “What is it, Lord?” And he said to him, “Your prayers and your alms have ascended as a memorial before God. And now send men to Joppa and bring one Simon who is called Peter. He is lodging with one Simon, a tanner, whose house is by the sea.” When the angel who spoke to him had departed, he called two of his servants and a devout soldier from among those who attended him, and having related everything to them, he sent them to Joppa.

One response to “Acts 10:1-8

  1. His prayers and his generous giving ascended to God as a memorial, and found him favor with God. We don’t give or pray to find God’s favor, but to obey and submit to His calling and plan. It is our obedience and submission that finds favor with God.

    I need to improve in my giving and in my generosity to kill of more of my flesh and my selfishness.

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