Acts 24:16
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New Living Translation
Because of this, I always try to maintain a clear conscience before God and all people.

King James Bible
And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offence toward God, and toward men.

Darby Bible Translation
For this cause I also exercise myself to have in everything a conscience without offence towards God and men.

World English Bible
Herein I also practice always having a conscience void of offense toward God and men.

Young's Literal Translation
and in this I do exercise myself, to have a conscience void of offence toward God and men always.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

24:16 For this cause - With a view to this, I also exercise myself - As well as they.

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Saurin -- Paul Before Felix and Drusilla
Jacques Saurin, the famous French Protestant preacher of the seventeenth century, was born at Nismes in 1677. He studied at Geneva and was appointed to the Walloon Church in London in 1701. The scene of his great life work was, however, the Hague, where he settled in 1705. He has been compared with Bossuet, tho he never attained the graceful style and subtilty which characterize the "Eagle of Meaux." The story is told of the famous scholar Le Clerc that he long refused to hear Saurin preach, on the
Grenville Kleiser—The world's great sermons, Volume 3

The Awakened Sinner Urged to Immediate Consideration and Cautioned against Delay.
1. Sinners, when awakened, inclined to dismiss convictions for the present.--2. An immediate regard to religion urged.--3. From the excellence and pleasure of the thing itself.--4. From the uncertainty of that future time on which sinners presume, compared with the sad consequences of being cut off in sin.--5. From the immutability of God's present demands.--6. From the tendency which delay has to make a compliance with these demands more difficult than it is at present.--7. From. the danger of God's
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

The Epistles of the Captivity.
During his confinement in Rome, from a.d. 61 to 63, while waiting the issue of his trial on the charge of being "a mover of insurrections among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes" (Acts 24:5), the aged apostle composed four Epistles, to the Colossians, Ephesians, Philemon, and Philippians. He thus turned the prison into a pulpit, sent inspiration and comfort to his distant congregations, and rendered a greater service to future ages than he could have
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Of Presbyters who are Corrected by their Own Bishops. ...
Of presbyters who are corrected by their own bishops. Alypius the bishop, a legate of the province of Numidia, said: Nor should this be passed over; if by chance any presbyter when corrected by his bishop, inflamed by self-conceit or pride, has thought fit to offer sacrifices to God separately [from the authority of the bishop] or has believed it right to erect another altar, contrary to ecclesiastical faith and discipline, such should not get off with impunity. Valentine, of the primatial see
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils

Cross References
Acts 23:1
Gazing intently at the high council, Paul began: "Brothers, I have always lived before God with a clear conscience!"

1 Corinthians 10:32
Don't give offense to Jews or Gentiles or the church of God.

2 Timothy 1:3
Timothy, I thank God for you--the God I serve with a clear conscience, just as my ancestors did. Night and day I constantly remember you in my prayers.

Hebrews 13:18
Pray for us, for our conscience is clear and we want to live honorably in everything we do.

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