8-Inclusive, Yet Exclusive


meditations

A good illustration from the book of Acts is the account regarding Cornelius, a devout and God-fearing Gentile who did not know Jesus Christ.  God sent an angel to him in a vision saying that his “prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before God.”  Nonetheless, God instructed Cornelius to send for the apostle Peter whom God at that time (also through a vision) was commanding to go to Cornelius and preach to him the message of salvation regarding Jesus Christ.

Peter spoke to Cornelius and his household saying: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right… He commanded us to preach to the people and to testify that Jesus is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead.”

Cornelius…

View original post 23 more words

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