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By Pastor Earl Herr

Thought for the Week

The Next Stop


Illustration by John McConahy

Persecution again came against Paul and his companions. It was organized and it was severe. Persecution does not prevent Paul from sharing the Gospel, it propels him. He simply moves on to the next stop. In this case it is a trip of some 60 miles to the city of Berea. A couple of things about persecution: It seems where persecution is strongest, the church is strongest.

When persecution comes against Paul, he leaves the area. He seems to do it when persecution is still mainly against him. Those who heard the Gospel are relatively unknown. The persecutors focus on Paul. He does what he does...

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