Misjudged

They were jailed under false charges by men who cared more about money than anything else. Not just jailed, but beaten and locked in an inner prison with their feet fastened in stocks. There Paul and Silas sat, punished for something they did not do. When I am treated wrongly, falsely accused or harshly treated, […]

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#WednesdayWalk —Sober Truth

I felt fortunate to finally hear this man speak. So many talked about Paul and his devotion to a dead man named Jesus. I stood with the others in the auditorium as Paul was brought in. He looked nothing like the radical I envisioned. The room fell silent as Festus explained to King Agrippa that […]

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Sunday Praise

“But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns of praise to God, and the prisoners were listening to them;” Acts 16:25 (NASB)

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Friday Faith — Grace and Peace

I collect Bible commentaries that are around 100 years old. Each Friday this month I will share an excerpt from one of these books. Today’s excerpt is from Charles Erdman from his 1930 book, The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians (commentary on Galatians 1:1-5): The greeting which Paul sends to these churches is summarized […]

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Washed by Faith

What happens next is amazing. The jailer takes Paul and Silas to his house, washes their wounds and shares a meal with them. It is reminiscent of Jesus washing the feet of his disciples and sharing a meal with them.

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