ESV - 23 For as I passed along and observed the objects of your worship, I found also an altar with this inscription, 'To the unknown god.' What therefore you worship as unknown, this I proclaim to you.
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The unknown god is an idol god or a just in case god. In Acts 17.22-27 we find Paul recognizing people as persons of faith and he then turns to a symbol that is contradictory to faith. His discourse on God's sovereignty and man's relationship to God emphasize that God is all man needs. He includes the uselessness of idol gods. He closed the teaching with the theme at the beginning of the discourse: idolatry.
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