Peter travels to Caesarea to meet with Cornelius. We see:

  • Cornelius’s eager reception of Peter
  • His eagerness to hear the Gospel

Cornelius had his whole household prepared for Peter’s arrival. His enthusiasm demonstrates his true desire to hear God’s Word and to serve Him, which we would do well to imitate. Peter’s humility in refusing the worship Cornelius erroneously offered him is also exemplary in a world where so many use religion to glorify themselves.


Shaun Bryant

Shaun has been Pastor at Grace Church in Modesto since late 1993. His journey to the fellowship took him through churches of various persuasions, during which time he became convinced of a call to the ministry and also of a Reformed view of the Scriptures. Shaun completed his studies for the ministry at Westminster Seminary in California. He is married with 3 children.

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