Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within
him when he saw that the city was given over to idols.
Has there ever been a time when you walked through the marketplaces of your city and observed the display of different gods that greatly disturbed you? Actually, average Christians in America haven’t been disturbed for a long time. In fact, most simply assimilate themselves into culture to the point where they assume that this is just how it is supposed to be. But the true responsibility of the church is defining an absolute that has real, lasting value.