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 what I say. Jesus of Nazareth, as you know, was a man whom God commended to you by the wonders, portents, and signs that God did right among you through him.
Brothers! Descendants of the house of Abraham, and those others among you who reverence God! It is to us that this message of salvation has been sent.
For they are Israelites, and to them belong the rights of sonship, God's glorious presence, the divine agreements and legislation, the Temple service, the promises,
I ask then, has God repudiated his people? By no means. Why, I am an Israelite myself, I am descended from Abraham, and I belong to the tribe of Benjamin.
When Peter actually came in, Cornelius met him and fell at his feet and made obeisance to him.
The crowds, seeing what Paul had done, shouted in the Lycaonian language, "The gods have come down to us in human form!"
John answered, "A man cannot get anything unless it is given to him from heaven.
Whoever speaks simply for himself is looking for honor for himself, but whoever looks for honor for the person who has sent him shows his sincerity; there is no dishonesty about him.
2 Corinthians 3:5
Not that I am of myself qualified to claim anything as originating with me. My qualification is from God,