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Acts 11:2-17

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?"