Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when Peter saw it, he answered unto the people, Ye men of Israel, why marvel ye at this? or why look ye so earnestly on us, as though by our own power or holiness we had made this man to walk?
"Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know
"Brethren, sons of the family of Abraham, and those among you that fear God, to us has been sent the message of this salvation.
They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the worship, and the promises.
I ask, then, has God rejected his people? Certainly not! I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin.
When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshipped him.
And when the crowds saw what Paul had done, they lifted up their voices, saying in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!"
John answered, "A man can receive only what is given to him from heaven.
He who speaks from himself seeks his own glory; but he who seeks the glory of the One who sent him is true, and in him there is no falsehood.
2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that we are competent of ourselves to claim anything as coming from ourselves; but our competence is from God,