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Paul’s Shipwreck

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v.1

The next "we" section begins, which had been broken off at 21:18. Luke does not tell us where he has been the past two years. Many have thought, of course, that he spent the time largely in Palestine gatheri…


Divine Providence

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v.12

Oops! That was a vow they could not have kept. But, in those days, even strict Jews had ways and means of escaping the consequences of an unfulfilled vow.
v.14

That is, they went to those certain to be favora…


Paul’s Imprisonment

A longer reading than customary this evening. You should consider yourselves fortunate. My first Sunday evening at Gilcomston South Church in Aberdeen the service lasted two and a half hours and Mr. Still made it through some 13 chapters of Jerem…


Paul’s Character

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v.1

“…torn ourselves…” Affection on both sides and, all the more, in light of Paul’s prediction that they would not see one another again.
v.3

An eyewitness touch. That journey across the open sea, instead of…


The Church

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v.13

An interesting historical detail, the kind of thing a participant in the history would remember and all the more interesting a demonstration of historicity because no reason is given for Paul taking a different route…