经文：使徒行传 acts 28:17-31
[Acts 28:17] And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the Romans.
[Acts 28:18] Who, when they had examined me, would have let me go, because there was no cause of death in me.
[Acts 28:19] But when the Jews spake against it, I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar; not that I had ought to accuse my nation of.
[Acts 28:20] For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.
[Acts 28:21] And they said unto him, We neither received letters out of Judaea concerning thee, neither any of the brethren that came shewed or spake any harm of thee.
[Acts 28:22] But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest: for as concerning this sect, we know that every where it is spoken against.
[Acts 28:23] And when they had appointed him a day, there came many to him into his lodging; to whom he expounded and testified the kingdom of God, persuading them concerning Jesus, both out of the law of Moses, and out of the prophets, from morning till evening.
[Acts 28:24] And some believed the things which were spoken, and some believed not.
[Acts 28:25] And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers,
[Acts 28:26] Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and not perceive:
[Acts 28:27] For the heart of this people is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes have they closed; lest they should see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.
[Acts 28:28] Be it known therefore unto you, that the salvation of God is sent unto the Gentiles, and that they will hear it.
[Acts 28:29] And when he had said these words, the Jews departed, and had great reasoning among themselves.
[Acts 28:30] And Paul dwelt two whole years in his own hired house, and received all that came in unto him,
[Acts 28:31] Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, no man forbidding him.