By Cornelius R. Stam
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Why, could not the program go on? Why should obstinate religious leaders be permitted to hinder the blessing of the world? PETER'S HUNGER SATISFIED But as he falls into a trance-what is this? " "But Peter said, Not so, Lord.. " "And the voice spake . . ' And the next thing Peter is instructed to go to a company of Gentiles, "nothing doubting" (Acts 11:12). This is not to imply that he understood the reason for the command, but merely that it was indeed God's will that he should go, whether or not he understood.
This exactly agrees with the stated purpose of Christ's coming in I John 3:8 and Heb. 2:14. 49 "... " Satan had wrested the authority from Adam and had ruined the world, but Christ had now been manifested to cast him out and destroy him. How was our Lord to accomplish this? " And when? In the shadow of the cross we find Him saying: "Now shall the prince of this world be cast out" (John 12:31). True, the cross would not yet spell Satan's complete destruction-neither did the casting out of the demon in our passage, for he returned to his house and brought others with him.
29. They were not buried. " This is one of the baptisms referred to in Heb. 9:10. And so with water baptism in the Gospels and the Acts. When John the Baptist cried: "Repent and be baptized for the remission of sins," he did not mean: "Repent and be buried"; he meant: "Repent and be cleansed,"---of which baptism with water was symbolic. (Compare here Matt. 3:6 and I John 1:9). When Ananias said to Saul of Tarsus: "Arise and be baptized," he did not mean, "Arise and be buried," for his whole statement reads: "Arise and be baptized, and wash away thy sins, calling on the name of the Lord" (Acts 22:16).