Tag - Agrippa

I’ll Do Whatever It Takes

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?” O-bservation: Religious Jews in Jerusalem caused a riot against the teaching of Paul and would have had him killed had he not appealed to Rome, as a Roman citizen. Consequently, he was moved from Jerusalem to Caesarea to await being moved to Rome. While there, he met with King Agrippa. Agrippa was over the territory that Paul was leaving to go to Rome. While defending his actions, Paul said to...

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Having To Put Up With BIG DEALS

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?” O-bservation: King Agrippa was the Roman king who oversaw the region St. Paul lived in. Paul had appealed his case as a Roman citizen to Rome, but first he had to present his case to Agrippa. When he finished, Paul asked Agrippa if he believed what he had said. Agrippa, in arrogant fashion said, "Do you really think you can get me to believe in Jesus, just like that?" A-pplication: There will...

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He Was Still Free!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Acts 26:32 Agrippa said to Festus, “This man could have been set free if he had not appealed to Caesar.” O-bservation: Paul was in prison outside of Jerusalem in Caesarea and King Agrippa had given him a chance to defend himself. In the middle of his defense, Festus, the Treasurer of Judea, screamed and said, "Paul you are out of your mind!" The King, however, heard him out. King Agrippa concluded by saying to Festus, "If Paul hadn't appealed to Caesar, he could have been set free." A-pplication: This story warrants a discussion on what FREEDOM...

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