Two years before LeBron James was eligible for free agency, basketball teams across the conference began preparations to woo him to their cities. From billboards, to calls from celebrities, even seven calls from the President of the United States urging him to go with the Bulls, and special engineering by team presidents to support his salary, all were placing themselves to be in vital contention. When the day finally arrived, only six cities -- Cleveland, New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, Brooklyn -- were in contention. James met with representatives from each team at his home in Akron.
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The bride-to-be was obviously nervous. It was only the rehearsal, but already the pastor could see that tomorrow’s wedding might be in for problems.
“You’re letting it all get to you,” he told her gently, as he pulled her aside. “Just take it one little step at a time. When you get to the door with your father tomorrow afternoon, look only at the aisle ahead of you. You’ve walked it hundreds of times, every Sunday when you come to church. Think only of that.
This story about Peter's mission to the Gentiles continues the account that began in 10:1, and it repeats in greater detail the content of Peter's vision that was already mentioned in 10:9-16. It is a remarkable story, because it treats rather lightly a dispute that was widespread in the New Testament church, the dispute over conditions to be laid upon Gentile converts to the faith.