Aeneas was healed (Acts 9:34)

“Peter said to him.


Jesus Christ heals you!

Get up!

Make your bed!’


He got up.”

καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ ὁ Πέτρος Αἰνέα, ἰᾶταί σε Ἰησοῦς Χριστός· ἀνάστηθι καὶ στρῶσον σεαυτῷ. καὶ εὐθέως ἀνέστη.

The author of Acts indicated that Peter (ὁ Πέτρος) said to Aeneas (καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῷ) that Jesus Christ (Ἰησοῦς Χριστός) would heal him (ἰᾶταί σε).  He was to get up (ἀνάστηθι) and make his bed (καὶ στρῶσον σεαυτῷ).  Immediately, he got up (καὶ εὐθέως ἀνέστη).  Peter indicated that Jesus Christ, not just Jesus, would heal Aeneas, whether he believed in him or not.  The power of Peter to heal came from Jesus Christ, not from Peter by himself.  Did this Aeneas become a follower of Jesus Christ?  This text does not explicitly say so, but it may be assumed.  Have you ever heard of anyone being healed by Jesus Christ?

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