And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard…
I. FOR THE APOSTLE; the aim of his life is fulfilled, and the end of his life is determined.
II. FOR THE GENTILE WORLD; it becomes serious with its gracious invitation, but serious also with the setting of its glory.
III. FOR JUDAISM; in Rome the apostle turns himself for the last time to his people; the kingdom now comes to the Gentiles, and Rome supplants Jerusalem.
IV. FOR CHRISTIANITY; in Rome bloody contests await it, but also most glorious victories.
Parallel VersesKJV: And when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard: but Paul was suffered to dwell by himself with a soldier that kept him.