“After an absence of several years, I came to Jerusalem to bring my people gifts for the poor and to present offerings.
References for Acts 24:17
I was ceremonially clean when they found me in the temple courts doing this. There was no crowd with me, nor was I involved in any disturbance.
References for Acts 24:18
But there are some Jews from the province of Asia, who ought to be here before you and bring charges if they have anything against me.
References for Acts 24:19
Or these who are here should state what crime they found in me when I stood before the Sanhedrin—
unless it was this one thing I shouted as I stood in their presence: ‘It is concerning the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial before you today.’ ”
References for Acts 24:21