The Church Confronts the World
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The Church Confronts the World

From Series: The Pastor's Study, Volume 1

Acts 24:22-27  (ID: 1795)

While under house arrest, Paul was repeatedly summoned by Governor Felix and his wife Drusilla. During these visits, he didn’t fearfully defend himself or attempt to endear himself to his captors. Instead, compelled by the fear of God and the love of Christ, Paul used these opportunities to preach about righteousness, self-control, and judgment. Alistair Begg uses Paul’s example to challenge today’s Church to confront the world with passionate, authoritative conviction regarding the Bible’s truth and the coming judgment.

Paul Kept in Custody

22But Felix, having a rather accurate knowledge of the Way, put them off, saying, “When Lysias the tribune comes down, I will decide your case.”

Copyright © 2019, Alistair Begg. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.