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Warding off the Inevitable
Acts 21.15-26

One of the oldest and best-known legends in English history is the story of King Canute. (He was probably called Knut or something like that, but we’ll leave him in his usual popular form for now.) According to the legend, he had his throne brought down to the sea shore and put on the sand facing the incoming tide. To demonstrate how magnificent his power was, he commanded the sea to stop, to come no further. Thesea, of course, took no notice, and he and his entourage had to beat a hasty retreat...

Taken from Acts for Everyone Part 2 by Tom Wright

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