Acts 10:9-16

The next day, as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour[b] to pray. 10 And he became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance 11 and saw the heavens opened and something like a great sheet descending, being let down by its four corners upon the earth. 12 In it were all kinds of animals and reptiles and birds of the air. 13 And there came a voice to him: “Rise, Peter; kill and eat.” 14 But Peter said, “By no means, Lord; for I have never eaten anything that is common or unclean.” 15 And the voice came to him again a second time, “What God has made clean, do not call common.” 16 This happened three times, and the thing was taken up at once to heaven.

One response to “Acts 10:9-16

  1. Peter was still relying on his religious views and opinions and counting them as righteousness. His views were causing division in the believers. God called him out and gave him direct instructions. Even then, Peter’s religion was more powerful than God’s plan. In my life, I can come up with all kinds of religion and my own interpretations of right living. But God does not judge or view me based on what I think is right, but rather what He tells me in His Word.

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