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Ready to Give an Answer (Part 1)
Bible Text: Acts 21:37-22:29 | Preacher: Pastor Joe Ricchuiti | Series: Acts, Ready to Give an Answer
1. Luke makes the point that the Paul is no revolutionary in the ordinary sense of the word. He emphasizes the non-political nature of Christianity. The power of the gospel is the Word of God, not political power.
2. When Paul could have taken safety, instead he chose to address a hostile crowd. What could motivate him to do this:
-he was “Christ-possessed”
-the central issue of his life was sharing Christ
-he knew that God could save the “best” of men (those righteous in their own eyes)
-he knew that God could save the worst of men (those whose need was evident)
-he knew that without Christ only eternal torment awaited all people.