[DailyReading] Good counsel not followed
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Lesson: Self-Righteousness Revealed
Reading: Good counsel not followed 2013-02-10
Reference: Acts 27:9-26
Acts 27:9: Now when much time was spent, and when sailing was now dangerous, because the fast was now already past, Paul admonished them ,
Acts 27:10: And said unto them, Sirs, I perceive that this voyage will be with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of our lives.
Acts 27:11: Nevertheless the centurion believed the master and the owner of the ship, more than those things which were spoken by Paul.
Acts 27:12: And because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence also, if by any means they might attain to Phenice, and there to winter; which is an haven of Crete, and lieth toward the south west and north west.
Acts 27:13: And when the south wind blew softly, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, loosing thence , they sailed close by Crete.
Acts 27:14: But not long after there arose against it a tempestuous wind, called Euroclydon.
Acts 27:15: And when the ship was caught, and could not bear up into the wind, we let her drive.
Acts 27:16: And running under a certain island which is called Clauda, we had much work to come by the boat:
Acts 27:17: Which when they had taken up, they used helps, undergirding the ship; and, fearing lest they should fall into the quicksands, strake sail, and so were driven.
Acts 27:18: And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day they lightened the ship;
Acts 27:19: And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship.
Acts 27:20: And when neither sun nor stars in many days appeared, and no small tempest lay on us , all hope that we should be saved was then taken away.
Acts 27:21: But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of them, and said, Sirs, ye should have hearkened unto me, and not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss.
Acts 27:22: And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship.
Acts 27:23: For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,
Acts 27:24: Saying, Fear not, Paul; thou must be brought before CÃ¦sar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee.
Acts 27:25: Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
Acts 27:26: Howbeit we must be cast upon a certain island.
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