Acts 3:1-11 NIV

Peter Heals the Crippled Beggar

1 One day Peter and John1 were going up to the temple2 at the time of prayer--at three in the afternoon.3

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2 Now a man crippled from birth4 was being carried to the temple gate5 called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg6 from those going into the temple courts.

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3 When he saw Peter and John about to enter, he asked them for money.
4 Peter looked straight at him, as did John. Then Peter said, "Look at us!"
5 So the man gave them his attention, expecting to get something from them.
6 Then Peter said, "Silver or gold I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth,7 walk."

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7 Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly the man's feet and ankles became strong.
8 He jumped to his feet and began to walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping,8 and praising God.

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9 When all the people9 saw him walking and praising God,

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10 they recognized him as the same man who used to sit begging at the temple gate called Beautiful,10 and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

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      Peter Speaks to the Onlookers

      11 While the beggar held on to Peter and John,11 all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon's Colonnade.12

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