The command was repeated two more times, along with the voice saying, "What God hath made clean, that call not thou common" verse 15 and then the vessel was taken back to heaven verse At this point in the narrative, messengers sent from Cornelius the Centurion arrive and urge Peter to go with them. He does so, and mentions the vision as he speaks to Cornelius, saying "God hath shewed me that I should not call any man common or unclean" Acts Peter related the vision again in Acts Simon J. Kistemaker suggests that the lesson God taught Peter in this vision is that "God has removed the barriers he once erected to separate his people from the surrounding nations. As the Book of Acts makes clear, Christians are not obligated to follow this holiness code.
By Frank L. Hoffman
Peter’s dream and the call of Cornelius, Acts 10:1-48
Our subjects cover: animals, religion Christian, Jewish and others ; diet and lifestyle vegan and vegetarian ; and other miscellaneous subjects. For hundreds of years Christians have interpreted Peter's vision as God's permission to kill and eat any animal, which it is not. It is a vision to let Peter know that he and other Jewish-Christians were permitted to enter the homes of the Gentiles to bring them the Good News of Jesus Christ.
Building our theology and doctrines based on any New Testament idea that can not be supported in the words given to us by Yehovah the LORD through Moses is going to get us destroyed in the coming last days; Acts 10 is just one example of this. Continued from Clean Foods vs Unclean foods. Words that we are not allowed to add to or subtract from. Now send men to Joppa, and send for Simon whose surname is Peter.
In it were all kinds of four-footed creatures and reptiles and birds of the air. Cornelius, a centurion, was an officer in the Roman Army. Go to Biblemap. The further north orange city on the coast is Caesarea. At Mark 7. But some messages take a while to break through. At Acts