Acts 13:13-17

13 From Paphos, Paul and his companions sailed to Perga in Pamphylia,where John left them to return to Jerusalem. 14 From Perga they went on to Pisidian Antioch. On the Sabbath they entered the synagogue and sat down. 15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the leaders of the synagogue sent word to them, saying, “Brothers, if you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak.”

16 Standing up, Paul motioned with his hand and said: “Fellow Israelites and you Gentiles who worship God, listen to me! 17 The God of the people of Israel chose our ancestors; he made the people prosper during their stay in Egypt; with mighty power he led them out of that country;

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One response to “Acts 13:13-17

  1. The transition from law to grace was hard on the Jews and tough for them to comprehend. God, in His sovereignty, chose a man who could relate to them on multiple levels, and understood their history and adherence to law, to lead them into integration with the Gentiles.

    He always has the right to bludgeon, yet He is kind and merciful in HIs ways.

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