Friday, July 10

Psalms: 80, 100

Meditation

Acts: Luke now shifts his attention to Peter. We all know that God is “no respecter of persons”. Peter knew that, yet in the vision he had just seen he was told to “kill and eat” (v. 13) the clean and the unclean animals. This he protested but the Lord encouraged him. Now, as if to demonstrate in reality what he saw in a vision, Peter went to the house of a Gentile, Cornelius by name. As Peter is preaching in the house, the Holy Spirit came upon the Gentiles (oh dear! That can’t be right) – i.e., the clean and the unclean both. The Jewish believers were astonished (at God, I think). Time to re-think was is or what is not unclean.

Gospel: Mark 1:1-13

New Testament: Acts 10:34-48

Old Testament: 1 Samuel 17:17-30

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s