Wednesday, June 17, 2009

What Confounded Them?

Acts 2:6 Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and were confounded, because that every man heard them speak in his own language.

Just a quick thought on this some-what controversial portion of Scripture. What was it that confounded the group of people here for the feast of Pentecost? It wasn't some new, unknown language that was being spoken, but it was the fact that they could understand what was being said in their own language. No matter where they came from (2:7-11) each person heard them in their own language. The miracle was not in the speaking, but in the hearing!

1 comment:

  1. We overlook how awesome it would be to sit in on the UN and not have a single interpreter. Everyone hearing the speaker in the language of the hearer. It is an awesome miracle, that we will get to hear again when Jesus speaks to us in heaven.