First we read of Cornelius’ vision. Then Peter’s. Then Peter mentions his to Cornelius, and Cornelius recounts his to Peter. Then Peter retells both visions to a new audience. But we’re reading it—so why all the repetition? What makes this event so special?
This week our discussion took us from analyzing Luke’s purposeful repetition to contemplating whether or not God hears the prayers of people outside the Christian faith. (Hint: ?)
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Acts 10:1-11:18 ~ Emphatic Repetition
Visions repeated. Holy Spirit arriving pre-baptism. Does God hear all prayers?
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