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Acts 10:1-22

NIV 1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. NIV 1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. NIV 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. NIV 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. NIV 3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, "Cornelius!" NIV 3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, "Cornelius!" NIV 4 Cornelius stared at him in fear. "What is it, Lord?" he asked. The angel answered, "Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God. NIV 4 Cornelius stared at him in fear. "What is it, Lord?" he asked. The angel answered, "Your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God. NIV 5 Now send men to Joppa to bring back a man named Simon who is called Peter. NIV 5 Now send men to Joppa to bring back a man named Simon who is called Peter. NIV 6 He is staying with Simon the tanner, whose house is by the sea." NIV 6 He is staying with Simon the tanner, whose house is by the sea." NIV 7 When the angel who spoke to him had gone, Cornelius called two of his servants and a devout soldier who was one of his attendants. NIV 7 When the angel who spoke to him had gone, Cornelius called two of his servants and a devout soldier who was one of his attendants. NIV 8 He told them everything that had happened and sent them to Joppa. NIV 8 He told them everything that had happened and sent them to Joppa. NIV 9 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. NIV 9 About noon the following day as they were on their journey and approaching the city, Peter went up on the roof to pray. NIV 10 He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. NIV 10 He became hungry and wanted something to eat, and while the meal was being prepared, he fell into a trance. NIV 11 He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. NIV 11 He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. NIV 12 It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles of the earth and birds of the air. NIV 12 It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles of the earth and birds of the air. NIV 13 Then a voice told him, "Get up, Peter. Kill and eat." NIV 13 Then a voice told him, "Get up, Peter. Kill and eat." NIV 14 "Surely not, Lord!" Peter replied. "I have never eaten anything impure or unclean." NIV 14 "Surely not, Lord!" Peter replied. "I have never eaten anything impure or unclean." NIV 15 The voice spoke to him a second time, "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean." NIV 15 The voice spoke to him a second time, "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean." NIV 16 This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven. NIV 16 This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven. NIV 17 While Peter was wondering about the meaning of the vision, the men sent by Cornelius found out where Simon's house was and stopped at the gate. NIV 17 While Peter was wondering about the meaning of the vision, the men sent by Cornelius found out where Simon's house was and stopped at the gate. NIV 18 They called out, asking if Simon who was known as Peter was staying there. NIV 18 They called out, asking if Simon who was known as Peter was staying there. NIV 19 While Peter was still thinking about the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Simon, three men are looking for you. NIV 19 While Peter was still thinking about the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Simon, three men are looking for you. NIV 20 So get up and go downstairs. Do not hesitate to go with them, for I have sent them." NIV 20 So get up and go downstairs. Do not hesitate to go with them, for I have sent them." NIV 21 Peter went down and said to the men, "I'm the one you're looking for. Why have you come?" NIV 21 Peter went down and said to the men, "I'm the one you're looking for. Why have you come?" NIV 22 The men replied, "We have come from Cornelius the centurion. He is a righteous and God-fearing man, who is respected by all the Jewish people. A holy angel told him to have you come to his house so that he could hear what you have to say." NIV 22 The men replied, "We have come from Cornelius the centurion. He is a righteous and God-fearing man, who is respected by all the Jewish people. A holy angel told him to have you come to his house so that he could hear what you have to say."