But I would you should understand, brothers…
I. HIS OWN MORAL BLAMELESSNESS.
II. HIS SELF DEVOTION TO CHRIST.
III. HIS REAL DIGNITY. The omen of civil degradation was the sign of his relationship with the Lord of the universe.
IV. HIS MORAL FREEDOM.
(G. G. Ballard.)
Parallel VersesKJV: But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;