Paul Imprisoned in Rome
When Paul got to
Rome he was allowed to be put under "house arrest". He was permitted to
live by himself with a soldier to guard him.
After three days he called together the Jewish leaders of the city and
told them his story. They were glad for an opportunity to talk with
him. They had heard people talking about this new religion, and they
wanted to learn more about it.
They made arrangements to meet again, and even more people came to the
house. Paul talked to them all day long, from morning to evening. He
told them about Jesus. He tried to show them that Jesus was the One
about whom the prophets had written. Some of the people were convinced,
but others would not believe his words.
Paul was able to preach for two whole years from his rented house.
Secular history (not the Bible) tells us that Paul was beheaded around
If you visit Rome today you can see the remains of the Colosseum which
was completed in 80 A.D. (which would probably be after the death of