If then God gave the same gift to them as he gave to us when we believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could stand in God's way?” When they heard these things they fell silent. And they glorified God, saying, “Then to the Gentiles also God has granted repentance that leads to life.”
Did those saints assembled in Jerusalem and hearing Peter's report, recognize the fulfillment of prophecy that day? Were their hearts filled with praise at the realization that the promise to Abram had been honored?
Do we, the grafted in ones, remember our Jewish brethren and thank them for their faithful service as the children of the Lord, the ones called to be the blessing to all families of the earth?
Today's readings in the Psalms:
Morning: Psalm 116
Evening: Psalm 42
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