At the same time, he was not a part of the mainstream of Jewish life. Lesson 25: Breaking Down Our Prejudice (Acts 10:1-33) Related Media. To this day, It’s a vision that is commonly misunderstood and generally misinterpreted. Everything which creates hopelessness and despair in human life must yield to the power of this mighty Son of God. But the fact is, many godly men of past generations smoked. “Kill, and eat”: With the coming of the New Covenant and the calling of the church, God ended the dietary restrictions (Mark 7:19). ACTS 10:3-5 3 About the ninth hour of the day he saw clearly in a vision an angel of God coming in and saying to him, “Cornelius!” 4 And when he observed him, he was afraid, and said, “What is it, Lord?” So he said to him, “Your prayers and your alms have come up for a memorial before God. CHAPTER 10. God gives Peter a vision in Acts chapter 10. xixx Features of the Life Application Study Bible 3 ACTS from the Life Application Study Bible 855 How to Use This Bible Study 877 Lesson 1:Spreading like Wildfi re Acts Introduction 91 Lesson 2: Turning On the Power Acts 1:1–2:47 955 Lesson 3:Speak Up! 5 Now send men to Joppa, and send for Simon whose surname is Peter. We here enter on an entirely new phase of the Christian Church, the "opening of the door of faith to the Gentiles"; in other words, the recognition of Gentile, on terms of perfect equality with Jewish, discipleship without the necessity of circumcision. Acts 10:1-48.ACCESSION AND BAPTISM OF CORNELIUS AND HIS PARTY; OR, THE FIRST-FRUITS OF THE GENTILES. (Acts 10:42 RSV) Peter then makes the sixth point: "And he commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that he is the one ordained by God to be judge of the living and the dead." There were clean and unclean life. This vision would begin to break down the separation that existed between believing Jews and god-fearing Gentiles. Acts 10, Understanding Peter’s Vision. Acts 10 – Cornelius, Peter, and the Conversion of Gentiles ... And prayed to God always: Because of the way the life and heart of Cornelius is described, we see a man who obviously had a real relationship with God. These represented all life, except human life on the earth. ... and that some might actually pass from this life into glory at the sight! Acts 10:13 "And there came a voice to him, Rise, Peter; kill, and eat."