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By Cornelius R. Stam

Berean Bible Society;
Acts is the main attention-grabbing tale publication of the bible and while crucial key to realizing of God's dealings with guy today.
It is among the nice dispensational books of the bible, with transparent line of training all through. it really is most unlikely to rightly divide the notice of fact with out an realizing of the booklet of Acts.

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12). This at the same time exposed another flaw in Tertullus' accusation. Tertullus might accuse him of stirring up insurrection "throughout the world," but Felix was governor of Judaea and the question was what he had done at Jerusalem during the past days. As to the rest, the apostle answered simply: "Neither can they prove the things whereof they now accuse me" (Ver. 13). But the apostle answers the charge of heresy with still greater effectiveness and embarrassment to his opponents. "This I confess,"52 he says, "that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law and in the prophets" (Ver.

But now the apostle was to face another test. His address, delivered in Hebrew, had borne the air of a confidential communication to the Jews alone, with the result that Lysias and his soldiers could only listen with vain curiosity and perhaps impatient suspicion. And now, at this renewed and persistent uproar, Lysias evidently suspected that Paul was guilty of some grievous crime. He therefore commanded that the apostle be brought into the castle to be "examined by scourging" (Ver. 24). " It was a series of whippings inflicted to extort an admission of crime.

22:28. But having done so he merely explained how this had come about and retracted neither his rebuke nor his prediction. The more shame that the high priest should be guilty of so brazenly violating the basic rules of justice. Paul's words, then, were representative of God's attitude toward Israel and her rulers at that time, and indeed if history is correct Paul's prediction was soon fulfilled, for not long after Ananias was slain by an assassin. It is possible that an outrage so undeserved rankled the Pharisees too, coming as it did from the high priest.

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