The islanders showed us extraordinary kindness. They kindled a fire and welcomed all of us because it was raining and cold.
Cross ReferencesActs 28:3
Paul gathered a bundle of sticks, and as he laid them on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself to his hand.
When the islanders saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, "Surely this man is a murderer. Although he was saved from the sea, Justice has not allowed him to live."
I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.
Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on his opinions.
The one who eats everything must not belittle the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted him.
1 Corinthians 14:11
If, then, I do not know the meaning of someone's language, I am a foreigner to the speaker, and he is a foreigner to me.
Here there is no Greek or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, or free, but Christ is all and is in all.
Chapter Outline1. Paul, after his shipwreck, is kindly entertained on Malta.
5. The snake on his hand hurts him not.
8. He heals many diseases in the island.
11. They depart toward Rome.
17. He declares to the Jews the cause of his coming.
24. After his preaching some were persuaded, and some believed not.
30. Yet he preaches there two years.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Corinthians 14:11
Leviticus 19:18, 34
Proverbs 24:11, 12
Romans 2:14, 15, 27
2 Corinthians 11:27
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