New Defender's Study Bible Notes
27:24 before Caesar. Once before, Paul had received this direct assurance from God that he would bear witness at Rome (Acts 23:11). Furthermore, the angelic messenger assured him that all on board would also be saved from death. It is often that God will spare the ungodly because of godly men in their midst (note Genesis 18:23-32; II Thessalonians 2:6-8.
27:25 I believe God. It is important to “believe God,” not just to “believe in God” (notes James 2:19). To “believe God,” of course, means to believe God’s Word.