And [while] he was holding fast to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the portico called Solomon's, utterly astonished.
And [when he] saw [it], Peter replied to the people, "Men [and] Israelites, why are you astonished at this? Or why are you staring at us, as [if] by our own power or godliness we have made him walk?
The God of Abraham and of Isaac and of Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus, whom you handed over and denied in the presence of Pilate, [after] he had decided to release [him].
But you denied the Holy and Righteous One and demanded [that] a man--a murderer--be granted to you.
And you killed the originator of life, whom God raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses!
And on the basis of faith in his name, his name has made this man strong, whom you see and know, and the faith [that is] through him has given him this perfect health in the presence of you all.
And now, brothers, I know that you acted in ignorance, just as your rulers did also.
But [the things] which God foretold through the mouth of all the prophets, [that] his Christ would suffer, he has fulfilled in this way.
Therefore repent and turn back, so that your sins may be blotted out,
so that times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord, and he may send the Christ appointed for you--Jesus,
whom heaven must receive until the times of the restoration of all [things], about which God spoke through the mouth of his holy prophets from earliest times.
Moses said, 'The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You will listen to him in everything that he says to you.
And it will be [that] every soul who does not listen to that prophet will be destroyed utterly from the people.'
And indeed, all the prophets from Samuel and all those who followed [him] have spoken [about] and proclaimed these days.
You are the sons of the prophets and of the covenant that God ordained with your fathers, saying to Abraham, 'And in your offspring all the nations of the earth will be blessed.'
God, [after he] had raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning each [of you] back from your wickedness!"