Thought for the Week
Challenges All Around
February 27, 2020
Scriptures to Read:
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...