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Look upon Their Threats
Acts 4. 23-31

In the early summer of 1989, I went to Jerusalem to teach, and to work on a couple of books, one of which was about Jesus himself. One day, sitting in my borrowed room at St George’s Cathedral, I was struggling with a few pages I was trying to write, concerning the battles Jesus had over his exorcisms – the battles, that is, both with the demons themselves and with the people who were accusing him of being, himself, in league with the devil. I was conscious, as I was struggling with this material, that it was not only difficult to say what had to be said historically, but that it was difficult to get it straight theologically, and that in attempting both tasks I was myself straying into a field of forces which I would have preferred to avoid...

Taken from Acts for Everyone Part 1 by Tom Wright

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