Acts 14:14-18

14 But when the apostles Barnabas and Paul heard of this, they tore their clothes and rushed out into the crowd, shouting: 15 “Friends, why are you doing this? We too are only human, like you. We are bringing you good news, telling you to turn from these worthless things to the living God, who made the heavens and the earth and the sea and everything in them. 16 In the past, he let all nations go their own way. 17 Yet he has not left himself without testimony: He has shown kindness by giving you rain from heaven and crops in their seasons; he provides you with plenty of food and fills your hearts with joy.” 18 Even with these words, they had difficulty keeping the crowd from sacrificing to them.

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One response to “Acts 14:14-18

  1. God is kind in His mercy and his patience to the elect and the unsaved. He feeds us and He gives us signs of His love and mercy.

    Paul and Barnabas would accept no honor and glory for themselves but kept their focus and tried to turn the focus of others to the good news of Christ.

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