Paul in Athens
Topic: Hope that stands in the storm Verse: Acts 17:16–17:34
Dictionary definition of religion:
The beliefs, attidues, emotions, and behaviors constituting a person's relationship with the powers and principles of the universe, especially with a deity or deities. And the practical results of such a belief are expressed in worship, ritual, a particular view of the world and the nature of destiny of humanity.
Know your audience
Paul knew his audience when presenting the gospel.
Use their language
Paul used Greek poets to explain the gospel.
You can't earn salvation.
You are not going to convience and force people to believe. Present Jesus and get out of the way.
The object of your faith is what matters.