The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
ACT 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.
ACT 27:18 And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next day
they lightened the ship;
ACT 27:19 And the third day we cast out with our own hands the tackling
of the ship.
ACT 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
ACT 27:21 But after long abstinence Paul stood forth in the midst of
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