26 “Fellow children of Abrahama and you God-fearing Gentiles, it is to us that this message of salvationb has been sent. 27 The people of Jerusalem and their rulers did not recognize Jesus,c yet in condemning him they fulfilled the words of the prophetsd that are read every Sabbath. 28 Though they found no proper ground for a death sentence, they asked Pilate to have him executed.e 29 When they had carried out all that was written about him,f they took him down from the crossg and laid him in a tomb.h 30 But God raised him from the dead,i 31 and for many days he was seen by those who had traveled with him from Galilee to Jerusalem.j They are now his witnessesk to our people.
“ ‘You are my son;
36 “Now when David had served God’s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep;r he was buried with his ancestorss and his body decayed. 37 But the one whom God raised from the deadt did not see decay.
38 “Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you.u 39 Through him everyone who believesv is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses.w 40 Take care that what the prophets have said does not happen to you:
wonder and perish,
for I am going to do something in your days
that you would never believe,
Psalm 16:10 (see Septuagint)
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