Acts 2:22-41 

(and Acts 2:1-21)


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Acts 2:22-41

(Verse 22) Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know: 
23 Him, being delivered (Jesus was betrayed for 30-shekels, or "half-a-mina"!) by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain: 
24 Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it. 
25 For David speaketh concerning him, I foresaw the Lord always before my face, for he is on my right hand, that I should not be moved: 
26 Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope: 
27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell (i.e., the grave/sheol), neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. 
28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance. 
29 Men and brethren, let me freely speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day. 
30 Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne; (In the code, Jesus is promoted as king of kings in contrast to Belshazzar demotion.)
31 He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption. 
32 This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. 
33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. 
34 For David is not ascended into the heavens: but he saith himself, The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand, 
35 Until I make thy foes thy footstool. 
36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ. 

37 Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do? 
38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. 
39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call. 
40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation. 
41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.


Here is the rest of the story (Acts 2:1-21) that went before the above text. Note the bewilderment at Pentecost similar to the astrologers at the writing on the wall---and note Peter's, (like Daniel's), need to interpret it for them. Also compare verses 19 and 20 with the bible-code sign of the World Trade Center disaster. 


Acts 2:1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 
2 And suddenly there came a sound  from heaven (i.e., compare this to the "sudden appearance of the hand" that wrote on the wall) as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. 
3 And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. 
4 And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. 
5 And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, devout men, out of every nation under heaven. 
6 Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language. 
7 And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans? 
8 And how hear we every man in our own tongue, wherein we were born? 
9 Parthians, and Medes, (i.e., exiled Jews in  Persians [territory] and Medes---this list of 13 places generally moves from the east to the west ending with "Rome", hence, oppositely to the bible code. Importantly, "Rome" cryptically is "Babylon" in the New Testament, 1Pet. 5:13, Revelation 16-18. "Cretans and Arabs" appear set in the text after "Jews and proselytes" so as to mean "everybody everywhere.") and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia, 
10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, 
11 Cretes and Arabians, we do hear them speak in our tongues the wonderful works of God. 
12 And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this? 
13 Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine. 
14 But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words: 
15 For these are not drunken,
as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour (i.e., 9 pm) of the day. 
16 But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel; 
17 And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: 
18 And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy: 
19 And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke: 
20 The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come: 

21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. 
22 Ye men of Israel... (continues at top of page.)


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