New Testament

Gospels and Acts of the Apostles

Did Cornelius and his family believe Peter?

Yes. While Peter spoke, the Holy Spirit came upon everyone in attendance. John wrote, “The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles.” (NIV, Acts 10:45). Cornelius and his family were baptized, and they became the first Gentile converts.


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