NLT 12 But it is in the New Testament applied particularly to the work which the Messiah came to do, “to seek and to save that which was lost,” Luke 19:10. There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” Read verse in New Living Translation Acts 4:12 - NLT - There is salvation in no one else! 1. It then denotes, as a consequence of freedom from sin, freedom from all the ills to which sin exposes man, and the attainment of that perfect peace and joy which will be bestowed on the children of God in the heavens. The same expression occurs in the second chapter, where we read, "When the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all" (the Apostles, with the women, and the mother of Jesus, and his brethren) "with one accord in one place. The words are parts of the Church's prayer on the occasion of its first collision with the civil, "Whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head." By a labored argument Paul there shows, Neither is there salvation in any other -, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”, NIV 12 The mention of this suggested that greater and more important salvation from sin and death which it was the object of the Lord Jesus to effect. On this principle we receive many of the mercies of life; and from anything that appears, in this way many blessings of salvation may be conferred on the world, and possibly many of the pagan be saved. God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.”, Jesus is the only One who can save people. Acts of the Apostles 4:12 NLT. Compare Acts 23:6; Acts 26:6. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 23. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. 4:12 There is no other name whereby we must he saved - The apostle uses a beautiful gradation, from the temporal deliverance which had been wrought for the poor cripple, by the power of Christ, to that of a much nobler and more important kind, which is wrought by Christ for impotent and sinful souls. For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”, And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”.
All rights reserved. Read Full Chapter. I do not often take fragments of Scripture for texts; but though these are fragments, their juxtaposition results in by no means fragmentary thoughts.
1 While Peter and John were speaking to the people, they were confronted by the priests, the captain of the Temple guard, and some of the Sadducees. Share. And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among people by which we must be saved [for God has provided the world no alternative for salvation].”, And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.”. The best value in digital Bible study. As God may help us then, first of all, we will speak of WHAT A BELIEVER SHOULD BE. As we would say, there is no one who can save but Jesus Christ. Ezek. If Christ thus prepares the way; if he extensively fits the minds of the pagan for the reception of the gospel; if he shows them the evil and folly of their own system, and leads them to desire a better, then this should operate not to produce indolence, but activity, and zeal, and encouragement to enter into the field white for the harvest, and to toil that all who seek the truth, and are prepared to embrace the gospel, may be brought to the light of the Sun of righteousness. Scripture Formatting. Thus, Paul Acts 26:22-23 says that he taught nothing else than what was delivered by Moses and the prophets, etc. You have read lives of Christ, beautifully and eloquently written, and you have admired the talent of the persons who could write so well; but the best life of Christ is his …Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 1: 1855, 'But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. They accordingly deputed four of the chiefs to proceed to Louis to see their great father, General Clark, to inquire of him the truth of this matter.
1. I. For there is none other name - This is an explanation of what he had said in the previous part of the verse. New Living Translation copyright© 1996, 2004, 2007, 2013 by, There is salvation in no one else! 22. Acts 4:12. There is obvious intention in the recurrence of the expression so frequently in so few verses, and to the elucidation of that intention my remarks will be directed.
Acts 4:12. of Neither is there salvation in any other - No kind of healing, whether for body or soul, can come through any but him who is called Jesus. No one else in the world is able to save us.” Share. God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” Read full chapter. God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” NIV 12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” See the notes on Acts 3:6, Acts 3:16. It I signifies, also, deliverance from any evil of body or mind; from pain, sickness, danger, etc., Acts 7:25. That there is no other Saviour, or mediator between God and man, is abundantly taught in the New Testament; and it is, indeed, the main design of revelation to prove this. Meaning not corporeal healing, but spiritual and eternal salvation; the Syriac version renders it, neither is there פורקנא, "redemption in any other": Christ is the only Saviour and Redeemer, who was promised and prophesied of as such; who has saved and redeemed his people from the law, sin, and Satan; nor is salvation to be sought and hoped for from any other; not in a man's self, nor in any other creature, angels or men; not in and by his own works, and legal righteousness; not by obedience to the law of Moses, moral or ceremonial; nor by the light of nature, much less by an observance of the traditions of the elders: for there is none other name; thing or person, be it ever so great, or whatever show of power and strength, of holiness and religion, it makes; as the name of kings, princes, and the great men in the world; or of ministers and preachers in the church; or even of Christians and believers, which may be only a name to live; none but the name of Jesus, his person, blood, and righteousness: under heaven: throughout the whole earth, in all the nations and kingdoms of it; nor even in heaven itself, among all the mighty angels there, thrones, dominions, principalities, and powers; none but the Father and the Spirit, who are one with Christ: there is none but he. "And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost." Read Full Chapter. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. More information... Pinterest. Acts 5. Jesus is ‘the stone you masons threw out, which is now the cornerstone.’ Salvation comes no other way; no other name has been or will be given to us by which we can be saved, only this one.”, There is no one else who has the power to save us, for there is only one name to whom God has given authority by which we must experience salvation: the name of Jesus.”, There is salvation in no one else! The reasons why Peter introduces this subject here seem to be these: (1) He was discoursing on the deliverance of the man that was healed - his salvation from a long and painful calamity. All rights reserved. Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved. Another remark may here be made.