The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
ACT 28:1 And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was
ACT 28:2 And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for
they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present
rain, and because of the cold.
ACT 28:3 And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them
on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his
ACT 28:4 And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his
hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom,
though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.
King James Bible