23:12, 16; 24:2, 5, 6, 10-21
The Jews in Jerusalem “bound themselves with a curse” in order to kill Paul. (Ac 23:12) However, it was Jehovah’s will that Paul go to Rome to give a witness. (Ac 23:11) Paul’s nephew heard of the plot and reported it, preventing Paul’s premature death. (Ac 23:16) What does this account teach you about . . .
any attempt made to thwart God’s purpose?
the means by which God might help us?