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Acts 17:21-31

NIV 21 (All the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there spent their time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest ideas.) NIV 21 (All the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there spent their time doing nothing but talking about and listening to the latest ideas.) NIV 22 Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: "Men of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious. NIV 22 Paul then stood up in the meeting of the Areopagus and said: "Men of Athens! I see that in every way you are very religious. NIV 23 For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: to an unknown god. Now what you worship as something unknown I am going to proclaim to you. NIV 23 For as I walked around and looked carefully at your objects of worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: to an unknown god. Now what you worship as something unknown I am going to proclaim to you. NIV 24 "The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by hands. NIV 24 "The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by hands. NIV 25 And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives all men life and breath and everything else. NIV 25 And he is not served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives all men life and breath and everything else. NIV 26 From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. NIV 26 From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live. NIV 27 God did this so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us. NIV 27 God did this so that men would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from each one of us. NIV 28 'For in him we live and move and have our being.' As some of your own poets have said, 'We are his offspring.' NIV 28 'For in him we live and move and have our being.' As some of your own poets have said, 'We are his offspring.' NIV 29 "Therefore since we are God's offspring, we should not think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone--an image made by man's design and skill. NIV 29 "Therefore since we are God's offspring, we should not think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone--an image made by man's design and skill. NIV 30 In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. NIV 30 In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent. NIV 31 For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead." NIV 31 For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to all men by raising him from the dead."