Gentiles Hear Good News

34 1Opening his mouth, Peter said: "I most certainly * understand now that 2God is not one to show partiality,
35 but 3in every nation the man who 4fears Him and does what is right is welcome to Him.
36 "The word which He sent to the sons of Israel, 5preaching 6peace through Jesus Christ (He is 7Lord of all )-
38 "You know of 8Jesus of Nazareth, how God 9anointed Him with the Holy Spirit and with power, 10and how He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for 11God was with Him.
39 "We are 12witnesses of all the things He did both in the land of the Jews and in Jerusalem. They also 13put Him to death by hanging Him on a cross.
40 "14God raised Him up on the third day and granted that He become visible,
41 15not to all the people, but to 16witnesses who were chosen beforehand by God, that is, to us 17who ate and drank with Him after He arose from the dead.
42 "And He 18ordered us to preach to the people, and solemnly to 19testify that this is the One who has been 20appointed by God as 21Judge of the living and the dead.
43 "Of Him 22all the prophets bear witness that through 23His name everyone who believes in Him receives forgiveness of sins."