Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then Peter stood up with the eleven around him, and raising his voice addressed them. "Men of Judea," he said, "and all you residents of Jerusalem, let me explain this to you, and pay attention to what I say.
you and the people of Israel must all know that it is through the power of Jesus Christ of Nazareth whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that he stands here before you well.
"Understand then that this message of God's salvation has been sent to the heathen. They will listen to it!"
"Receive the holy Spirit! If you forgive any men's sins, they are forgiven them, and if you fix any men's sins upon them, they will remain fixed."
For we hold that a man is made upright by faith; the observance of the Law has nothing to do with it.
For I will be merciful to their misdeeds, And I will no longer remember their sins.' "