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Acts 28:30-31 He lived there two whole years at his own expense and welcomed all who came to him, proclaiming the kingdom of God and teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ with all boldness and without hindrance.
Though these verses end on a high note, we can also well imagine numerous barriers to Paul’s work. He is under house arrest, and his guard is living with him. He is paying for his own expenses and maybe for the guard’s also. Many of his own people have refused to listen to him, so he is going to the Gentiles.
We all have ministry hurdles. Like Paul, we can regroup, seek God, and do our work with boldness. There are always challenges. With God’s help, they don’t have to be hindrances.
MOVING FORWARD: What’s standing in your way of witnessing to Christ?