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Thought for the Week

Challenges All Around


February 27, 2020

Illustration by John McConahy

Scriptures to Read:

Acts 24:27

Acts 25:1-3

Acts 25:4-6

Acts 25:7-8

Acts 25:9-11

Acts 25:12

Acts 9:10-19

Felix is replaced as governor by Porcius Festus. Almost immediately, he is confronted by the Jewish leadership who desperately want Paul dead. Festus spends a period of time in Jerusalem. He seems to know that city as a "hot spot" for trouble. Their request to him is to have Paul brought to Jerusalem for a trial. Their assumption is they could ambush and kill Paul on the road. We also assume they wanted jurisdiction in the trial.

It would make little difference where the trial was h...

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