|Overview - Acts 10|
|1||Cornelius, a devout man, being commanded by an angel, sends for Peter,|
|11||who by a vision is taught not to despise the Gentiles;|
|17||and is commanded by the Spirit to go with the messenger to Caesarea.|
|25||Cornelius shows the occasion of his sending for him.|
|34||As he preaches Christ to Cornelius and his company,|
|44||the Holy Ghost falls on them, and they are baptized.|
Acts 10:13 (King James Version)
And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat.
- 10 ; Jeremiah 35:2-5 ; John 4:31-34
- Or, sacrifice and eat, [thusia
kai phago .] The spirit of the heavenly direction seems to be this, say Dr
- A. Clarke, "The middle wall of the partition is now pulled down; the Jews and Gentiles are called to become one flock, under one shepherd and bishop of souls. Thou, Peter, shalt open the door of faith to the Gentiles, and be also the minister of the circumcision. Rise up; already a blessed sacrifice is prepared: go and offer it to God; and let thy soul feed on the fruits of his mercy," etc.