Resources » The IVP New Testament Commentary Series » Acts » THE JERUSALEM CHURCH: ITS GROWTH (3:1—9:31) » A Healing Miracle and Its Consequences (3:1—4:31) » The Healing of a Crippled Beggar (3:1-10)
The Healing of a Crippled Beggar (3:1-10)
- The Beggar's Need (3:1-3)
- The Apostles' Offer (3:4-7)
- The Gift of Wholeness (3:7-8)
- Impact on the People (3:9-10)
Modern medical care uses sophisticated equipment to monitor people with serious illnesses. Their "vital signs" give us hope. In spiritual matters, too, we live by signs. Luke's account of the healing of a crippled beggar serves as such a sign.
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