Paul got everyone’s attention- in their own heart language

In Acts 21, we read about Paul being arrested in Jerusalem at the Temple.  Here is Bob Deffinbaugh’s commentary, from, on this passage: Paul’s Skillful Use of Language Acts 21:37—22:2 As Paul was about to be brought into the barracks, he said to the commanding officer, “May I say something to you?” The officer … More Paul got everyone’s attention- in their own heart language

February 13 Acts 21:27-40

February 13 Acts 21:27-40 (ESV) Paul Arrested in the Temple 27 When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, seeing him in the temple, stirred up the whole crowd and laid hands on him, 28 crying out, “Men of Israel, help! This is the man who is teaching everyone everywhere against the people and the … More February 13 Acts 21:27-40

February 11 Acts 20:13-38

February 11 Acts 20:13-38 (ESV) 13 But going ahead to the ship, we set sail for Assos, intending to take Paul aboard there, for so he had arranged, intending himself to go by land. 14 And when he met us at Assos, we took him on board and went to Mitylene. 15 And sailing from there we came the following … More February 11 Acts 20:13-38

February 10 Acts 20:1-12

February 10 Acts 20:1-12 (ESV) Paul in Macedonia and Greece 20:1 After the uproar ceased, Paul sent for the disciples, and after encouraging them, he said farewell and departed for Macedonia. 2 When he had gone through those regions and had given them much encouragement, he came to Greece. 3 There he spent three months, and when a plot was … More February 10 Acts 20:1-12

February 9 Acts 19:23-41

February 9 Acts 19:23-41 (ESV) 23 About that time there arose no little disturbance concerning the Way. 24 For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of Artemis, brought no little business to the craftsmen. 25 These he gathered together, with the workmen in similar trades, and said, “Men, you know that from this business we have … More February 9 Acts 19:23-41