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Luke 22:31-34

31 »Simon, Simon, behold, Satan asked to have you, that he might sift you as wheat. 32 »I prayed for you that your faith would not fail. Once you have turned again strengthen your brothers.« 33 He said: »Lord, I am ready to go with you both to prison and to death.« 34 Jesus said: »I tell you Peter, the cock shall not crow this day, until you deny that you know me three times.«

Acts 12:3-19

3 He saw that it pleased the Jews so he captured Peter also. This happened during the feast of unleavened bread. 4 When he apprehended him, he put him in prison. He turned him over to four squads of four soldiers each to guard him. After Passover he would be presented to the people. 5 Peter was kept in prison. Prayer was made without ceasing by the congregation to God for him. 6 It was the night before Herod was to bring him to trial. Peter was sleeping between two soldiers. He was bound with two chains. Sentries stood guard at the prison door. 7 Suddenly God’s angel came to him. A light shined in the prison. He struck Peter on the side, and woke him up saying: »Get up quickly.« And his chains fell off of his hands. 8 The angel said: »Dress yourself and put on sandals. Put on your coat and follow me.« So Peter did as he was told. 9 Peter followed him out of the prison. He did not know what the angel was doing was really happening. He thought he saw a vision. 10 They went past the first and second guard to the Iron Gate that leads to the city. The gate opened and went out on the street. The angel then departed from him. 11 Peter came to himself and he said: »Now I know for sure that God sent his angel and delivered me out of the hand of Herod and from all the expectation of the Jews.« 12 After he thought about what happened he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, surnamed Mark. Many were gathered there to pray. 13 Peter knocked on the door and a young woman named Rhoda answered. 14 When she recognized Peter’s voice she was so overjoyed she ran back into the house to tell others he was there. She forgot to open the door for him. 15 They said to her: »You are mad.« But she kept insisting that it was so. Then they said: »It must be his angel.« 16 But Peter continued knocking. When they opened the door, and saw him, they were astonished. 17 Peter motioned for them to be quiet. Then he told them how God brought him out of the prison. He said: »Tell James and the brothers.« Then he went away to another place. 18 When day came the soldiers were disturbed by what happened to Peter. 19 Herod had a thorough search made for him and could not find him. He cross examined the guards and ordered that they be executed. Herod went from Judea to Caesarea to stay for a while.

Acts 10:1-48

1 There was a man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Band. 2 He was a devout man who respected God with his entire household. He gave many gifts of mercy to the people and prayed to God always. 3 About the ninth hour of the day he clearly saw a vision. An angel of God came to him and said, »Cornelius.« 4 He looked at him and was afraid. »What is it, Lord?« He replied. The angel said: »God hears your prayers and sees your gifts of mercy. 5 »Send men to Joppa to bring back Simon, whose surname is Peter: 6 »He is staying with a tanner named Simon whose house is by the sea.« 7 When the angel who spoke to Cornelius left, he called two of his household servants and a devout soldier who was his attendant. 8 He told them what happened and sent them to Joppa. 9 The next day they journeyed to the city. As they drew near, Peter went to the housetop to pray. It was about the sixth hour. 10 He became very hungry. While the meal was being prepared he fell into a trance. 11 He saw heaven opened, something like a great sheet lowered by the four corners was descending to the earth. 12 In it were all kinds of animals, reptiles and birds. 13 Peter heard a voice say: »Kill and eat.« 14 But Peter said: »No Lord for I have never eaten any thing that is defiled or unclean.« 15 The voice spoke to him again the second time: »You stop calling defiled that which God has cleansed.« 16 This happened a third time and immediately the sheet was taken up to heaven. 17 While Peter doubted in himself what this vision ment, behold, the men who were sent from Cornelius inquired for Simon’s house, and stood at the gate. 18 They called out and asked if Simon surnamed Peter lived there. 19 While Peter thought about the vision, the Spirit said to him: »Behold, three men seek you. 20 »Stand up and go down to greet them. Do not doubt for I have sent them. 21 Then Peter went down to the men who were sent to him from Cornelius. He said: »I am the one you are looking for. Why did you come?« 22 They said: »We come from Cornelius the centurion, a righteous man who respects God. He has a good reputation among all the nation of the Jews. A holy angel told him to have you come to his house so he could hear what you have to say.« 23 He invited them in to be his guests. The next day Peter went away with them. Brothers accompanied them from Joppa. 24 The day after that they entered Caesarea. Cornelius expected them so he called his relatives and close friends to join him. 25 Cornelius met Peter and fell down at his feet with adoration for him. 26 »Stand up,« Peter said, as he lifted him up, »I am also a man.« 27 He talked with him and went in to find many people gathered. 28 He said to them: »You know that it is an unlawful thing for a man who is a Jew to keep company, or approach someone of another nation. But God revealed to me that I should not call any man defiled or unclean. 29 »Therefore I came to you without objection, as soon as I was sent for. I ask therefore for what intent you sent for me?« 30 Cornelius replied, »Four days ago I was praying at this hour. It was the ninth hour and I prayed in my house. A man dressed in bright clothing stood before me. 31 »He said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer is heard and your gifts of mercy are noticed in the sight of God. 32 ‘»Send to Joppa, and call Simon, whose surname is Peter. He lives in the house of the tanner named Simon by the sea. When he comes he will speak with you.’ 33 »Immediately I sent for you. You have done well for you have come. We are all present before God, to hear all things that are commanded to you from God.« 34 Peter opened his mouth, and said, »I truly perceive that God shows no partiality. 35 »In every nation he accepts every person who respects him and does what is right. 36 »You know the Word of God was sent to the children of Israel. He (Jehovah God) presented peace through the anointed Lord (or Master) of all, Jesus Christ. (Acts 2:36) (Jesus identified his father, Jehovah God, as Lord of all heaven and earth at Matthew 11:25) 37 »You know that message which began in Galilee and was published throughout all Judea, after the baptism that John preached. 38 God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. Jesus went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil. God was with him. 39 »We are witnesses of all things that he did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They put him to death by hanging him on a stake. 40 »God raised him up the third day and made him visible. 41 »However, all the people did not see him. Witnesses who were previously chosen by God saw him. We who ate and drank with him after he rose from the dead saw him. 42 »He commanded us to preach to the people. We testify that he was ordained by God to be the Judge of the living and the dead. 43 »All the prophets testify that through his name whoever believes in him will receive forgiveness of sins.« 44 Holy Spirit descended on all who heard the message Peter spoke. 45 Those circumcised believers who came with Peter were amazed that the gift of Holy Spirit was also poured out on the people of the nations. 46 They heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then Peter responded: 47 »Can any man keep these people from being baptized with water? They have received the Holy Spirit as we have.« 48 He ordered them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay for a few days.

1 Peter 1:1

1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen ones who are temporary residents scattered in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia.

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