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Acts 2:28–41

28 You have made known to me the paths of life;

you will fill me with joy in your presence.’e y

29 “Fellow Israelites,z I can tell you confidently that the patriarcha David died and was buried,b and his tomb is herec to this day. 30 But he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him on oath that he would place one of his descendants on his throne.d 31 Seeing what was to come, he spoke of the resurrection of the Messiah, that he was not abandoned to the realm of the dead, nor did his body see decay.e 32 God has raised this Jesus to life,f and we are all witnessesg of it. 33 Exaltedh to the right hand of God,i he has received from the Fatherj the promised Holy Spiritk and has poured outl what you now see and hear. 34 For David did not ascend to heaven, and yet he said,

“ ‘The Lord said to my Lord:

“Sit at my right hand

35 until I make your enemies

a footstool for your feet.” ’f m

36 “Therefore let all Israel be assured of this: God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lordn and Messiah.”o

37 When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?”p

38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized,q every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins.r And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.s 39 The promise is for you and your childrent and for all who are far offu—for all whom the Lord our God will call.”

40 With many other words he warned them; and he pleaded with them, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.”v 41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their numberw that day.

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