Acts 26:19-24

19 “So then, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the vision from heaven. 20 First to those in Damascus, then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and then to the Gentiles, I preached that they should repent and turn to God and demonstrate their repentance by their deeds. 21 That is why some Jews seized me in the temple courts and tried to kill me. 22 But God has helped me to this very day; so I stand here and testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen— 23 that the Messiah would suffer and, as the first to rise from the dead, would bring the message of light to his own people and to the Gentiles.”

24 At this point Festus interrupted Paul’s defense. “You are out of your mind, Paul!” he shouted. “Your great learning is driving you insane.”

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One response to “Acts 26:19-24

  1. Paul not only received revelation from God, he obeyed and sacrificed his own plans and occupation to obey that which he was told.

    He speaks of Christ fulfilling prophecy and being raised from the dead to bring light and truth to the world. This is too much for the governor and he can’t hold his tongue any longer.

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