But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame. 1 Peter 3: 14-16
What is the case for Paul “getting permission” from the Jerusalem church to go to Rome to represent them? It might be easier to work backward, from Acts 28 to Acts 19, and to recall Galatians 2, as well as 1 and 2 Corinthians. to answer that.
When Paul explained to the Jews in Rome that...
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