Posts Tagged ‘Peter in Lydda’

Acts 9:32-35 Peter Meet Aeneas

Jesus heals you

We are leaving the focus on Saul for a bit and peeking in on Peter. He has been busy sharing the gospel in many different areas of Judea. Today’s story comes from a visit he made to Lydda. It is North West of Jerusalem, nearing the Mediterranean Sea.

The first thing I noticed about this story is that Peter got out of Jerusalem and ministered directly to the people, both near and far. He didn’t stay in Jerusalem and wait for the new converts to come to him. He also didn’t think himself above interacting with the regular people. “Now as Peter went here and there among them all, he came down also to the saints who lived at Lydda” (verse 32). Read more »