We come to the last chapter in our studies through the book of Acts and the ministry of Paul the Apostle. We join Pastor David Crespo as he aims to finish the book! We look at this last chapter with four different kinds of pictures of Paul that we can learn from! Let’s join Pastor David and listen in!
Acts 28:1-6 New King James Version
Paul’s Ministry on Malta
28 Now when they had escaped, they then found out that the island was called Malta. 2 And the natives[a] showed us unusual kindness; for they kindled a fire and made us all welcome, because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold. 3 But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand. 4 So when the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet justice does not allow to live.” 5 But he shook off the creature into the fire and suffered no harm. 6 However, they were expecting that he would swell up or suddenly fall down dead. But after they had looked for a long time and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds and said that he was a god.
a. Acts 28:2 Lit. barbarians
New King James Version (NKJV)
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