It’s a popular contemporary notion that if you are devoted to God and obedient to His commands, then your life will be easy and pleasant. Paul’s experience illustrates that the opposite is true: the life of a faithful servant of God is often fraught with pain and struggle. Nevertheless, Alistair Begg draws our attention to the evidence of God’s providence that prepared Paul for difficulty, assuring us that God continues to change, protect, and guide the lives of believers.
27When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, seeing him in the temple, stirred up the whole crowd and laid hands on him,
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