Have you ever noticed how Paul interacted with the people of Athens? He encountered people who did not believe in the God of our salvation. He took advantage of the opportunity to teach them about Yeshua, Christ Jesus.
He didn’t do as many Christians do today, allow his passion to confront them in anger and spiritual arrogance. He didn’t tell them how stupid, silly and foolish they were to believe as they did. He didn’t try to bully them into believing.
Paul reached out to them in respect and love, acknowledging that they sincerely believed in something, and he wanted to present to them the only Living God…
Acts 17:22-30 (NKJV)
Addressing the Areopagus
22 Then Paul stood in the midst of the]Areopagus and said, “Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious;23 for as I was passing through and considering the…
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