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Peter and the lame man

Peter and John meet a lame man at the Temple.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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This story is written about on the Bible.  It happened after Jesus had returned to Heaven and sent the Holy Spirit to help His followers. – Slide 1
Peter and John, two of Jesus’ disciples, went together to the Temple in Jerusalem for afternoon prayers. Near the entrance called the Beautiful Gate, they saw a lame man. – Slide 2
He had never been able to walk since he was born and his legs were weak. His friends put him near the Temple so that kind people passing by would give him food or money. – Slide 3
When Peter saw the lame man he said to him, ‘Look at me.’ <br/>‘I don’t have any money, but I will give you what I do have.’ – Slide 4
Peter took the man by the hand and said to him, ‘In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, stand up and walk!’ – Slide 5
The lame man was not expecting a miracle, but that is what God gave to him! Straight away his feet and ankles became strong. – Slide 6
He stood up for the first time in his life and began jumping and shouting thanks and praises to God. People were amazed when they saw the miracle. – Slide 7
‘I don’t have the power to make this man walk,’ said Peter. ‘He has been healed by believing in Jesus Christ who has risen from the dead.’ Many people believed in Jesus that day. – Slide 8
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