Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
Stung to the heart by these words, they said to Peter and the rest of the Apostles, "Brethren, what are we to do?"
Crowds of people, with one accord, gave attention to what they heard from him, listening, and witnessing the signs which he did.
The Gentiles listened with delight and extolled the Lord's Message; and all who were pre-destined to the Life of the Ages believed.
"Believe on the Lord Jesus," they replied, "and both you and your household will be saved."
"The Kingdom of the Heavens is like treasure buried in the open country, which a man finds, but buries again, and, in his joy about it, goes and sells all he has and buys that piece of ground.
and yet the bodily infirmity which was such a trial to you, you did not regard with contempt or loathing, but you received me as if I had been an angel of God or Christ Jesus Himself!
1 Thessalonians 1:6
And you followed the pattern set you by us and by the Master, after you had received the Message amid severe persecution, and yet with the joy which the Holy Spirit gives,
"Repent," replied Peter, "and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, with a view to the remission of your sins, and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
praising God and being regarded with favour by all the people. Also, day by day, the Lord added to their number those whom He was saving.
It was on one of these days that Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren--the entire number of persons present being about 120--and said,
But many of those who had listened to their preaching believed; and the number of the adult men had now grown to be about 5,000.
"Rabbi," replied Peter, "all night long we have worked hard and caught nothing; but at your command I will let down the nets."
In most solemn truth I tell you that he who trusts in me--the things which I do he shall do also; and greater things than these he shall do, because I am going to the Father.