Peter Meets Cornelius

March 24, 2019 ()

Bible Text: Acts 10:1-33 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - March 24, 2019 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 10:1-33

Peter Meets Cornelius

Intro

A. THE VISION OF CORNELIUS (Acts 10:1-8).

1. The city of Caesarea (Acts 10:1).

2. Cornelius, the man (Acts 10:1-2).

3. Angelic vision (Acts 10:3-8).

B. THE VISION OF PETER (Acts 10:9-17a).

1. Peter in in Joppa.

2. Peter’s mindset.

3. Peter’s trance (10-17a).

a. Coming down from the sky -

b. “four corners” -

c. All kinds of animals, reptiles and birds both clean and unclean -

d. “Get up, Peter, kill and eat!” -

e. “By no means, Lord, for I have never eaten anything unholy and unclean” -

f. “What God has cleansed, no longer consider unholy” -

4. Three-fold repetition -

5. Peter’s perplexity (Acts 10:17).

C. THE VISIT OF THE GENTILES (Acts 10:17-23).

1. “Accompany them without misgivings for I have sent them Myself” (Acts 10:19-20).

2. Hospitality to Gentiles (Acts 10:23).

D. PETER MEETS CORNELIUS (Acts 10:23-33).

1. 6 witnesses go with Peter, (Acts 10:23, cf. Acts 11:12).

2. Cornelius’ welcome (Acts 10:24-27).

3. Peter’s initial words (Acts 10:28-29).

4. Cornelius recounts his vision to Peter (Acts 10:30-33).

Conclusion