Acts 3:1
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GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
Peter and John were going to the temple courtyard for the three o'clock prayer.

King James Bible
Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.

Darby Bible Translation
And Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, which is the ninth hour;

World English Bible
Peter and John were going up into the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour.

Young's Literal Translation
And Peter and John were going up at the same time to the temple, at the hour of the prayer, the ninth hour,

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The Servant of the Lord
'Unto you first God, having raised up His Son Jesus, sent Him to bless you, In turning away every one of you from his iniquities.' --ACTS iii. 26. So ended Peter's bold address to the wondering crowd gathered in the Temple courts around him, with his companion John and the lame man whom they had healed. A glance at his words will show how extraordinarily outspoken and courageous they are. He charges home on his hearers the guilt of Christ's death, unfalteringly proclaims His Messiahship, bears witness
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

Watching the Horizon
"Thy Kingdom Come." "Thou art coming! We are waiting With a hope that cannot fail; Asking not the day or hour, Resting on Thy word of power, Anchored safe within the veil. Time appointed may be long, But the vision must be sure: Certainty shall make us strong, Joyful patience must endure. "O the joy to see Thee reigning, Thee, my own beloved Lord! Every tongue Thy name confessing, Worship, honour, glory, blessing, Brought to Thee with glad accord! Thee, my Master and my Friend, Vindicated and enthroned!
by S. D. Gordon—Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation

Christ Rightly and Properly Said to have Merited Grace and Salvation for Us.
1. Christ not only the minister, but also the author and prince of salvation. Divine grace not obscured by this mode of expression. The merit of Christ not opposed to the mercy of God, but depends upon it. 2. The compatibility of the two proved by various passages of Scripture. 3. Christ by his obedience truly merited divine grace for us. 4. This grace obtained by the shedding of Christ's blood, and his obedience even unto death. 5. In this way he paid our ransom. 6. The presumptuous manner in which
John Calvin—The Institutes of the Christian Religion

An Ox in the Congregation
Friday, July 10.--I rode to London and preached at Short's Gardens on "the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth" [Acts 3:6]. Sunday, 12. While I was showing, at Charles' Square, what it is "to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with our God" [see Micah 6:8], a great shout began. Many of the rabble had brought an ox, which they were vehemently laboring to drive among the people. But their labor was in vain; for in spite of them all, he ran round and round, one way and the other, and at length
John Wesley—The Journal of John Wesley

Cross References
Psalm 55:17
Morning, noon, and night I complain and groan, and he listens to my voice.

Matthew 27:45
At noon darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.

Luke 18:10
He said, "Two men went into the temple courtyard to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector.

Luke 22:8
Jesus sent Peter and John and told them, "Go, prepare the Passover lamb for us to eat."

Acts 3:3
When the man saw that Peter and John were about to go into the courtyard, he asked them for a handout.

Acts 3:4
Peter and John stared at him. "Look at us!" Peter said.

Acts 10:3
One day, about three in the afternoon, he had a vision. He clearly saw an angel from God come to him and say, "Cornelius!"

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