Peter Heals a Man

    “Peter Heals a Man,” Liahona, July 2003, 7

    Peter Heals a Man

    A beggar asked Peter and John for money

    A man who could not walk was carried by his friends to the temple every day. He sat by its doors, asking for money. One day Peter and John saw him. Acts 3:1–2

    Peter would give him something of more value

    When they were near him, he asked them for money. Peter said that he did not have any but that he would give him something more valuable. Acts 3:3–6

    Peter healed the man in the name of Jesus

    Peter blessed him in the name of Jesus Christ and healed him, then helped the man stand up. Acts 3:6–7

    The man could walkt

    The man began to walk for the first time in his life! Many people saw the man walking and leaping. They knew it was a miracle. They knew Peter had the power of God. Peter told them that Jesus Christ had given him the power to heal the man. A great missionary, Peter helped many people believe in and follow Jesus Christ. Acts 3:8–13, 16; Acts 4:4

    Illustrations by Robert T. Barrett