38 “Repent,”(A) Peter said to them, “and be baptized,(B) each of you, in the name(C) of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 For the promise is for you and for your children, and for all who are far off,[a](D) as many as the Lord our God will call.” 40 And with many other words he testified and strongly urged them, saying, “Be saved from this corrupt[b] generation!”(E)

A Generous and Growing Church

41 So those who accepted his message were baptized, and that day about 3,000 people were added to them.

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  1. Acts 2:39 For distant generations or perhaps Gentiles
  2. Acts 2:40 Or crooked, or twisted

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