SCHOLARS hold many theories about what happens to Paul. … Some think he is released from his confinement in Rome and undertakes another missionary journey that includes a trip to Spain. Most agree that he eventually is martyred in Rome.
The church and the gospel Paul proclaims lives on. The end of this story is yet to be written, and we are part of its writing. … [We] have a voice in determining how this story will end.
May we share the confidence and courage of Paul as we live, speak, and act as witnesses.
—Linda Tower Pevey
We are the Church … Let’s Act Like It: A Study on the Book of Acts
From page 74 of We are the Church … Let’s Act Like It: A Study on the Book of Acts by Linda Tower Pevey. Copyright © 2019 by Linda Tower Pevey. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Upper Room Books. Learn more about or purchase this book.
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For you will be his witness to all the world of what you have seen and heard. And now why do you delay? Get up, be baptized, and have your sins washed away, calling on his name.—Acts 22:15-16, NRSV
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