Peter and John Before the Sanhedrin

The priests and the captain of the temple guard(A) and the Sadducees(B) came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead.(C) They seized Peter and John and, because it was evening, they put them in jail(D) until the next day. But many who heard the message believed; so the number of men who believed grew(E) to about five thousand.

The next day the rulers,(F) the elders and the teachers of the law met in Jerusalem. Annas the high priest was there, and so were Caiaphas,(G) John, Alexander and others of the high priest’s family. They had Peter and John brought before them and began to question them: “By what power or what name did you do this?”

Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit,(H) said to them: “Rulers and elders of the people!(I) If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a man who was lame(J) and are being asked how he was healed, 10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth,(K) whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead,(L) that this man stands before you healed. 11 Jesus is

“‘the stone you builders rejected,
    which has become the cornerstone.’[a](M)

12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”(N)

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  1. Acts 4:11 Psalm 118:22


使徒对百姓说话的时候,祭司们和守殿官并撒都该人忽然来了。 因他们教训百姓,本着耶稣传说死人复活,就很烦恼, 于是下手拿住他们。因为天已经晚了,就把他们押到第二天。 但听道之人有许多信的,男丁数目约到五千。


第二天,官府、长老和文士在耶路撒冷聚会, 又有大祭司亚那该亚法约翰亚历山大,并大祭司的亲族都在那里, 叫使徒站在当中,就问他们说:“你们用什么能力,奉谁的名做这事呢?” 那时彼得被圣灵充满,对他们说: “治民的官府和长老啊,倘若今日因为在残疾人身上所行的善事,查问我们他是怎么得了痊愈, 10 你们众人和以色列百姓都当知道:站在你们面前的这人得痊愈,是因你们所钉十字架、神叫他从死里复活的拿撒勒人耶稣基督的名。


11 “他是‘你们匠人所弃的石头,已成了房角的头块石头’。 12 除他以外,别无拯救,因为在天下人间,没有赐下别的名我们可以靠着得救。”

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