Prayer to God, the creator (Acts 4:24)

“When they heard it,

They raised their voices together

To God.

They said.

‘Sovereign Lord!

You make

The heaven,

The earth,

And the sea,

And everything in them.’”

οἱ δὲ ἀκούσαντες ὁμοθυμαδὸν ἦραν φωνὴν πρὸς τὸν Θεὸν καὶ εἶπαν Δέσποτα, σὺ ὁ ποιήσας τὸν οὐρανὸν καὶ τὴν γῆν καὶ τὴν θάλασσαν καὶ πάντα τὰ ἐν αὐτοῖς,

The author of Acts indicated that when the others heard this (οἱ δὲ ἀκούσαντες), they raised their voices (ἦραν φωνὴν) all together (ὁμοθυμαδὸν) to God (πρὸς τὸν Θεὸν).  They said (καὶ εἶπαν) that the Sovereign Lord (Δέσποτα) had made (σὺ ὁ ποιήσας) heaven (τὸν οὐρανὸν), the earth (καὶ τὴν γῆν), the sea (καὶ τὴν θάλασσαν), and everything in them (καὶ πάντα τὰ ἐν αὐτοῖς).  These early Christians reacted to the news of Peter and John by raising their voices to praise God as the creator of all things in heaven, earth and sea, as well as everything that existed.  They recognized God the creator in their prayer.  Do you pray to God, the creator of all things?

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