Acts 28:11-16

11 After three months we put out to sea in a ship that had wintered in the island—it was an Alexandrian ship with the figurehead of the twin gods Castor and Pollux. 12 We put in at Syracuse and stayed there three days. 13 From there we set sail and arrived at Rhegium. The next day the south wind came up, and on the following day we reached Puteoli. 14 There we found some brothers and sisters who invited us to spend a week with them. And so we came to Rome. 15 The brothers and sisters there had heard that we were coming, and they traveled as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns to meet us. At the sight of these people Paul thanked God and was encouraged. 16 When we got to Rome, Paul was allowed to live by himself, with a soldier to guard him.

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One response to “Acts 28:11-16

  1. Everywhere Paul goes God has uses for him, and comfort for him. Yet these are one and the same. To know he is in God’s plan, and to be used by God, is Paul’s great comfort. In His kindness, God also send believers and those who provide physical comforts. His life in not enviable in one sense, yet in the simplistic knowledge of his purpose in Christ I can see where Paul drew his contentment.

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