证道经文：使徒行传 acts 21:17-36
[Acts 21:17] And when we were come to Jerusalem, the brethren received us gladly.
[Acts 21:18] And the day following Paul went in with us unto James; and all the elders were present.
[Acts 21:19] And when he had saluted them, he declared particularly what things God had wrought among the Gentiles by his ministry.
[Acts 21:20] And when they heard it, they glorified the Lord, and said unto him, Thou seest, brother, how many thousands of Jews there are which believe; and they are all zealous of the law:
[Acts 21:21] And they are informed of thee, that thou teachest all the Jews which are among the Gentiles to forsake Moses, saying that they ought not to circumcise their children, neither to walk after the customs.
[Acts 21:22] What is it therefore? the multitude must needs come together: for they will hear that thou art come.
[Acts 21:23] Do therefore this that we say to thee: We have four men which have a vow on them;
[Acts 21:24] Them take, and purify thyself with them, and be at charges with them, that they may shave their heads: and all may know that those things, whereof they were informed concerning thee, are nothing; but that thou thyself also walkest orderly, and keepest the law.
[Acts 21:25] As touching the Gentiles which believe, we have written and concluded that they observe no such thing, save only that they keep themselves from things offered to idols, and from blood, and from strangled, and from fornication.
[Acts 21:26] Then Paul took the men, and the next day purifying himself with them entered into the temple, to signify the accomplishment of the days of purification, until that an offering should be offered for every one of them.
[Acts 21:27] And when the seven days were almost ended, the Jews which were of Asia, when they saw him in the temple, stirred up all the people, and laid hands on him,
[Acts 21:28] Crying out, Men of Israel, help: This is the man, that teacheth all men every where against the people, and the law, and this place: and further brought Greeks also into the temple, and hath polluted this holy place.
[Acts 21:29] (For they had seen before with him in the city Trophimus an Ephesian, whom they supposed that Paul had brought into the temple.)
[Acts 21:30] And all the city was moved, and the people ran together: and they took Paul, and drew him out of the temple: and forthwith the doors were shut.
[Acts 21:31] And as they went about to kill him, tidings came unto the chief captain of the band, that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
[Acts 21:32] Who immediately took soldiers and centurions, and ran down unto them: and when they saw the chief captain and the soldiers, they left beating of Paul.
[Acts 21:33] Then the chief captain came near, and took him, and commanded him to be bound with two chains; and demanded who he was, and what he had done.
[Acts 21:34] And some cried one thing, some another, among the multitude: and when he could not know the certainty for the tumult, he commanded him to be carried into the castle.
[Acts 21:35] And when he came upon the stairs, so it was, that he was borne of the soldiers for the violence of the people.
[Acts 21:36] For the multitude of the people followed after, crying, Away with him.