Tag: defense

  • December 12 – Paul before Felix, Festus and Agrippa

    Reading Acts 24:1-26:32 Devotional Now in custody of the Roman governor Felix, Paul defended himself against accusations by the chief priests, elders and teachers of the Law. Felix was very familiar with Christianity, referred to in the text as “the Way,” and he ordered Paul kept in prison for two years. Thankfully, Paul was allowed…

  • May 23 – Wealth, Giving and Work

    Reading Wealth and Poverty – Prov. 3:9-10; 10:15; 11:4, 28; 13:8; 14:20; 15:16; 17:16; 18:11, 23; 19:4, 6-7; 22:2, 7; 23:4-5; 27:7; 28:6, 8, 11, 20-22 Benevolence and Generosity – Prov. 3:27-28; 11:24-26; 13:22; 14:21; 18:16; 19:17; 21:13; 22:9; 25:14; 28:27 Oppression of the Poor – Prov. 13:23; 14:31; 15:15; 16:8; 22:16, 22-23; 29:7, 13…