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Acts 3:1–10

Healing the Lame Beggar

1 Now aPeter and John were going up to the temple at the 1ninth hour, bthe hour of prayer.

2 And aa man who had been lame from his mother’s womb was being carried along, whom they bused to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, cin order to beg 1alms of those who were entering the temple.

3 When he saw aPeter and John about to go into the temple, he began asking to receive alms.

4 But Peter, along with John, afixed his gaze on him and said, “Look at us!”

5 And he began to give them his attention, expecting to receive something from them.

6 But Peter said, “I do not possess silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you: aIn the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene—walk!”

7 And seizing him by the right hand, he raised him up; and immediately his feet and his ankles were strengthened.

8 1aWith a leap he stood upright and began to walk; and he entered the temple with them, walking and leaping and praising God.

9 And aall the people saw him walking and praising God;

10 and they were taking note of him as being the one who used to asit at the Beautiful Gate of the temple to beg alms, and they were filled with wonder and amazement at what had happened to him.

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