Acts Devotional, December 5, 2020

Acts Devotional, December 5, 2020

Acts 24:17-22

Now after some years I came to bring alms to my nation and to offer sacrifices. While I was doing this, they found me in the temple, completing the rite of purification, without any crowd or disturbance. But there were some Jews from Asia—they ought to be here before you to make an accusation, if they have anything against me. Or let these men here tell what crime they had found when I stood before the council, unless it was this one sentence that I called out while standing before them, ‘It is about the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial before you today.’”

But Felix, who was rather well informed about the Way, adjourned the hearing with the comment, “When Lysias the tribune comes down, I will decide your case.”

Want to dig deeper? Additional Scripture Suggestions:

Romans 15:25-28

1 Corinthians 16:1-3

Acts 21:17

Acts 23:26

Deuteronomy 19:15-19

Time for Reflection

In addition to the 4 questions found on the attached bookmark consider the following:

Christian was not a standard term to describe followers of Christ. Paul uses The Way to describe the early church. How is “The Way” a fitting description for followers of Christ? How do you find your “Way” in the faith?

 

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