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Acts 23:6 When Paul noticed that some were Sadducees and others were Pharisees, he called out in the council, “Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. I am on trial concerning the hope of the resurrection of the dead.”
In this, Luke poses a question that all of us must consider today. What is the relationship between our faith as Christians and our roles as citizens? Are the two as compatible today as Luke appears to claim? In what ways do these come into conflict with one another?
MOVING FORWARD: Write a note to the public servant of your choice. Let this person know you are holding him or her in prayer daily.
Good Book Club Reading: Acts 22:30—23:11