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Acts 3: The Lame Man - A Picture of the Nation Israel

Lame Man Unregenerate Israel

Lame from the womb In rebellion since birthed out of Egypt (Deut
9:7)

Never walked Refused to walk with God (Ps 78:10, Is


42:24)

Impotent (Acts 4:9) A people laden with iniquity; no soundness in


them (Is 1:4-6)

Had to be carried Carried from the womb (Is 46:3-4); by the Law
(Gal 3:24-25)

Enslaved by affliction Slaves of sin and death (Is 42:6-7, Lam 1:14)

Laid at the gate of the temple Could not enter in because of unbelief (Heb 3:19)

Not permitted to enter temple Held back by religion of Judaism (Is 29:13-24)

Begging alms Spiritual beggars (Is 42:22-24)

At the bronze gate Under judgment (Jer 1:16)

Needed to be made whole Need to believe as a nation (Ps 72:12-14)

Restored Man Regenerate Israel

Looked on Peter and John Look upon the One whom they have pierced (Zech
12:10-14)

Taken by the right hand Helped by their Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel (Is
41:13-14)

Lifted up Israel established as head of nations (Ps 47, Is 2:2-3)

Received strength; made whole Restoration and Regeneration of Israel (Is 35:1-7)

Stood

Stand in
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their lot at
the end of
the days
(Dan
12:13)

Leaped Lame leap as a hart (Is 35:6)

Praised God Garment of Praise (Is 61:3)

Walked The Way of Holiness; the redeemed walk


there (Is 35:8-10)

Entered the temple Worship the LORD in the holy mount of Zion (Is
27:13)