Acts 3:17-26 NIV

17 "Now, brothers,1 I know that you acted in ignorance,2 as did your leaders.3

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18 But this is how God fulfilled4 what he had foretold5 through all the prophets,6 saying that his Christa would suffer.7

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    • a 3:18 - Or "Messiah"; also in verse 20
      19 Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out,8 that times of refreshing may come from the Lord,

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      20 and that he may send the Christ,9 who has been appointed for you--even Jesus.

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      21 He must remain in heaven10 until the time comes for God to restore everything,11 as he promised long ago through his holy prophets.12

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      22 For Moses said, 'The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own people; you must listen to everything he tells you.13

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      23 Anyone who does not listen to him will be completely cut off from among his people.'b14

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        • b 3:23 - Deut. 18:15,18,19
          24 "Indeed, all the prophets15 from Samuel on, as many as have spoken, have foretold these days.

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          25 And you are heirs16 of the prophets and of the covenant17 God made with your fathers. He said to Abraham, 'Through your offspring all peoples on earth will be blessed.'c18

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            • c 3:25 - Gen. 22:18; 26:4
              26 When God raised up19 his servant, he sent him first20 to you to bless you by turning each of you from your wicked ways."

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