Easy acts 10 question for you guys.

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44While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on all who heard the message. 45The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astonished that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles. 46For they heard them speaking in tongues[a] and praising God.

Do you think the all was all who were there, or only some of those who were there that had their ears opened? I tend to think it was all in attendance in that Cornelius was a bright fellow as exampled by whom he sent to fetch Simon.


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Yes, all. And, like all the other household baptisms, all who believed were baptized. :)


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Acts 10

43To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins.

44While Peter yet spake these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.

45And they of the circumcision which believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, because that on the Gentiles also was poured out the gift of the Holy Ghost.

46For they heard them speak with tongues, and magnify God. Then answered Peter,

47Can any man forbid water, that these should not be baptized, which have received the Holy Ghost as well as we?

48And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of the Lord. Then prayed they him to tarry certain days.

Looking at the immediate context also, there is no basis to understand "all" is not every single one.
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