Wednesday, May 26
Acts 22:30-23:35 But on the next day, desiring to know the real reason why he was being accused by the Jews, he unbound him and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them...
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What does God do for Paul in the middle of this conflict? When have you needed courage to face difficulties?
Paul's in a bad spot. He's caused a riot or two, he's under arrest of the Roman government and the Jews are trying to kill him. Pretty intense. Even so, here's what I don't see in Paul--anxiousness, fear, doubting, panic, irrational thinking. Instead, he responds quite calmly and logically. His trust in God is evident, and he's at peace with his situation.
So what can we do to push reactions and responses like fear, doubt and anxiousness aside? And then, how do we begin working on having peace--regardless of what we're going through? Tami W.
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