Tag: arrest

  • December 19 – 2 Timothy: Paul’s Final Letter

    Reading 2 Tim. 1:1-4:22 Devotional It seems that Paul was once again arrested and had to stand trial, and was apparently sentenced to death as a result of his defense of the gospel. Secular history affirms that Paul died a martyr’s death (a martyr is someone who is killed for a cause—in this case, for…

  • December 11 – Paul Arrested in Jerusalem

    Reading Acts 21:17-23:35 Devotional When Paul arrived in Jerusalem, in the spring of 58 A.D., he was greeted warmly. The following day he went to see James, the brother of Jesus, and the elders. Paul reported to them all of the things GOD had done among the Gentiles through their ministry. They praised GOD at…

  • August 22 – King Zedekiah Refuses Mercy

    Reading Jer. 21:1-14; 22:1-9; 34:1-7; 32:1-44; 33:1-9 Devotional Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, has surrounded the city of Jerusalem. Zedekiah, king of Judah, sends men to Jeremiah to inquire of GOD, hoping that GOD would all of a sudden deliver them from Nebuchadnezzar even though Jeremiah had been prophesying of these very events for years. Instead,…