Today's Meditation: Acts 28:16-20, 30-31

It is on account of the hope of Israel that I wear these chains. (Acts 28:20)
Imagine spending years in a prison or under house arrest on trumped-up charges, as Paul did. Or imagine languishing in harsh conditions—including nine years in solitary… More »

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