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today's reading.
Acts 24:1-27    And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul...
Acts 24:1

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Paul is answering charges against him in Caesarea; what are those charges (24:2-8)? How does Paul respond (24:10-13)? What are the key points of his confession (24:14-21)? If you were challenged, what would be your statement of faith?

the blog.
Paul is being held at Caesarea and is brought before Felix, the governor, for trial. The Jewish leadership wants to get rid of Paul. They are powerful and they present a bold, but entirely false case against him. Not a great situation to be in, yet Paul handles it wonderfully. First of all, he stays calm. And then, Paul logically presents his defense in a way that challenges the validity and truthfulness of the charges being lodged against him.

So what did you learn from Paul and his situation today? How can you use Acts 24 to help you respond to and deal with unpleasant situations and conflicts when they arise? Tami W.

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