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?
"Listen, Israelites, to what I say. Jesus, the Nazarene, a man accredited to you from God by miracles and marvels and signs which God did among you through Him, as you yourselves know, Him--
"Brethren, descendants of the family of Abraham, and all among you who fear God, to us has this Message of salvation been sent.
To them belongs recognition as God's sons, and they have His glorious Presence and the Covenants, and the giving of the Law, and the Temple service, and the ancient Promises.
I ask then, Has God cast off His People? No, indeed. Why, I myself am an Israelite, of the posterity of Abraham and of the tribe of Benjamin.
When Peter entered the house, Cornelius met him, and threw himself at his feet to do him homage.
So he sprang up and began to walk about. Then the crowds, seeing what Paul had done, rent the air with their shouts in the Lycaonian language, saying, "The gods have assumed human form and have come down to us."
"A man cannot obtain anything," replied John, "unless it has been granted to him from Heaven.
The man whose teaching originates with himself aims at his own glory. He who aims at the glory of Him who sent him teaches the truth, and there is no deception in him.
2 Corinthians 3:5
not that of ourselves we are competent to decide anything by our own reasonings, but our competency comes from God.