The next day at about the sixth hour, as the men were approaching the city on their journey, Peter went up on the roof to pray.
Cross References1 Samuel 9:25
And after they had come down from the high place into the city, Samuel spoke with Saul on the roof of his house.
2 Samuel 11:2
One evening David got up from his bed and strolled around on the roof of the palace. And from the roof he saw a woman bathing--a very beautiful woman.
Morning, noon, and night, I cry out in distress, and He will hear my voice.
The houses of Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled like that place, Topheth--all the houses on whose rooftops they burned incense to all the heavenly hosts and poured out drink offerings to other gods."
And the Chaldeans who are fighting against this city will come in, set it on fire, and burn it, along with the houses of those who provoked Me to anger by burning incense to Baal on their rooftops and by pouring out drink offerings to other gods.
those who bow on the rooftops to worship the heavenly host, those who bow down and swear by the LORD but also swear by Molech,
Let no one on the housetop come down to retrieve anything from his house.
One day at about the ninth hour, he had a clear vision of an angel of God who came to him and said, "Cornelius!"
Cornelius answered: "Four days ago, I was in my house praying at this, the ninth hour. Suddenly a man in radiant clothing stood before me
"I was in the city of Joppa praying, and in a trance I saw a vision of something like a large sheet being let down from heaven by its four corners, and it came right down to me.
Chapter Outline1. Cornelius, a devout man, being commanded by an angel, sends for Peter,
11. who by a vision is taught not to despise the Gentiles;
17. and is commanded by the Spirit to go with the messenger to Caesarea.
25. Cornelius shows the occasion of his sending for him.
34. As he preaches Christ to Cornelius and his company,
44. the Holy Spirit falls on them, and they are baptized.
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