Are you willing to get rid of any object that might stand in the way of you serving Christ?
The crowd stood in awe at the bonfire the men had going. Items valued at fifty thousand pieces of silver shot up in flames.
The scorched items were once sorcerers books. The information, practices and beliefs went directly against what Paul had just taught. The material was the opposite of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
So the men, after accepting Jesus as their personal savior, took their books and burnt them.
They wanted to take away the temptation to turn back to their old way of life.
Is there something standing between you and the Lord? If so I encourage you to give up whatever it is. It isn’t worth the value you have placed on it.