Appeal

Paul’s Appeal to Caesar’s Roman Courtroom - Acts 25:8 – 25:12 (commentary)

Paul speaks in his own defense, stating that he has not broken the Law of his people and that he has not done anything against either the temple or the Emperor (v. 8). Festus, wanting to please the Jews, proposed to Paul that he go up to Jerusalem to stand trial (v. 9). At …

The People Remember How they have Suffered - Lamentations 5:1 – 5:6 (commentary)

This entire chapter is a prayer composed of two sections. The first part is a call for God to remember their condition (vv. 1-18). This also includes a confession of sin. After this is a call for God to restore Judah (vv. 19-22). In context this is a call to restore both the land …

Love For God’s Word - Psalms 119:153 – 119:160 (commentary)

I. Three pleas for deliverance from suffering (vv. 153-156). 1. Appeal to the Lord’s compassion - Rescue Me (v. 153). “Consider mine affliction, and …