Questions for Fri, Apr 17th  (Acts 24-25)

Acts 24-25

1.) Who went to Caesarea to accuse Paul?

The high priest, the elders and their lawyer named Tertullus.

2.) How did Tertullus flatter the governor?

That his reforms had made their nation great again.

3.) How did Paul answer?

He denied the charges.

4.) What hope did he say he shared with his accusers?

Hope of a resurrection of the righteous and the wicked.

5.) Who did Paul say should be at this trial?

The Jews from the Asia province should be there.

6.) What thing had Paul said that he felt he was being tried for?

That he believed in the resurrection of the dead.

7.) When did Felix say he would make a judgement?

When Lysias shows up he would decide the case.

8.) What did Felix order the centurion to do?

To keep Paul under guard but let his friends take care of him.

9.) What was the name of Felix's wife?

Drusilla

10.) Why did Felix call for Paul often to hear from him?

He was hoping for a bribe

11.) How many years was Paul in prison in Caesarea?

2 years

12.) Who was governor after Felix?

Porcius Festus

13.) What is the first thing Festus does in Jerusalem?

Heard the charges against Paul

14.) What did Festus ask Paul and why?

Are you willing to go to Jerusalem? He was doing the Jews a favor by letting them kill him.

15.) Who did Paul appeal his case to?

Caesar

16.) Who showed up at Festus's palace a few days later?

King Agrippa and his sister Bernice.

17.) What did King Agrippa ask?

If he could hear Paul speak

18.) Why did Festus announce he was having Paul speak before Agrippa?

So that he would have something to write in his letter when he sent Paul to Rome.