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Acts 11

NIV 1 The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. NIV 1 The apostles and the brothers throughout Judea heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. NIV 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him NIV 2 So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him NIV 3 and said, "You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them." NIV 3 and said, "You went into the house of uncircumcised men and ate with them." NIV 4 Peter began and explained everything to them precisely as it had happened: NIV 4 Peter began and explained everything to them precisely as it had happened: NIV 5 "I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in a trance I saw a vision. I saw something like a large sheet being let down from heaven by its four corners, and it came down to where I was. NIV 5 "I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in a trance I saw a vision. I saw something like a large sheet being let down from heaven by its four corners, and it came down to where I was. NIV 6 I looked into it and saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, reptiles, and birds of the air. NIV 6 I looked into it and saw four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, reptiles, and birds of the air. NIV 7 Then I heard a voice telling me, 'Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.' NIV 7 Then I heard a voice telling me, 'Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.' NIV 8 "I replied, 'Surely not, Lord! Nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.' NIV 8 "I replied, 'Surely not, Lord! Nothing impure or unclean has ever entered my mouth.' NIV 9 "The voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.' NIV 9 "The voice spoke from heaven a second time, 'Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.' NIV 10 This happened three times, and then it was all pulled up to heaven again. NIV 10 This happened three times, and then it was all pulled up to heaven again. NIV 11 "Right then three men who had been sent to me from Caesarea stopped at the house where I was staying. NIV 11 "Right then three men who had been sent to me from Caesarea stopped at the house where I was staying. NIV 12 The Spirit told me to have no hesitation about going with them. These six brothers also went with me, and we entered the man's house. NIV 12 The Spirit told me to have no hesitation about going with them. These six brothers also went with me, and we entered the man's house. NIV 13 He told us how he had seen an angel appear in his house and say, 'Send to Joppa for Simon who is called Peter. NIV 13 He told us how he had seen an angel appear in his house and say, 'Send to Joppa for Simon who is called Peter. NIV 14 He will bring you a message through which you and all your household will be saved.' NIV 14 He will bring you a message through which you and all your household will be saved.' NIV 15 "As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came on them as he had come on us at the beginning. NIV 15 "As I began to speak, the Holy Spirit came on them as he had come on us at the beginning. NIV 16 Then I remembered what the Lord had said: 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.' NIV 16 Then I remembered what the Lord had said: 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.' NIV 17 So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?" NIV 17 So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?" NIV 18 When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life." NIV 18 When they heard this, they had no further objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted even the Gentiles repentance unto life." NIV 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. NIV 19 Now those who had been scattered by the persecution in connection with Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia, Cyprus and Antioch, telling the message only to Jews. NIV 20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. NIV 20 Some of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also, telling them the good news about the Lord Jesus. NIV 21 The Lord's hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord. NIV 21 The Lord's hand was with them, and a great number of people believed and turned to the Lord. NIV 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. NIV 22 News of this reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. NIV 23 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. NIV 23 When he arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. NIV 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord. NIV 24 He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord. NIV 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, NIV 25 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, NIV 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. NIV 26 and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch. NIV 27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. NIV 27 During this time some prophets came down from Jerusalem to Antioch. NIV 28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.) NIV 28 One of them, named Agabus, stood up and through the Spirit predicted that a severe famine would spread over the entire Roman world. (This happened during the reign of Claudius.) NIV 29 The disciples, each according to his ability, decided to provide help for the brothers living in Judea. NIV 29 The disciples, each according to his ability, decided to provide help for the brothers living in Judea. NIV 30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul. NIV 30 This they did, sending their gift to the elders by Barnabas and Saul.