What were some interruptions that occurred this week? How do you view interruptions?

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What were some interruptions that occurred this week?

How do you view interruptions?

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1 2 3 4 5ReviewPaul was attacked by the crowdImprisoned by the RomansDivided the Sanhedrin AssemblyThreated to be Killed by Jews

Up coming trialsFelixFestus King Agrippa

Paul Sent to Felix (23:23-35)Claudius Lysias, tohis Excellency the governor Felix, greetings.27This man was seized by the Jews andwas about to be killed by them when I came upon them with the soldiers and rescued him,having learned that he was a Roman citizen.28Anddesiring to know the charge for which they were accusing him, I brought him down to their council. 29I found that he was being accusedabout questions of their law, but charged with nothing deserving death or imprisonment.30And when it was disclosed to methat there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to you at once,ordering his accusers also to state before you what they have against him.Marcus Antonius FelixApparently a freed slaveOlder Brother Pallas was secretary of the treasury during the reign of Claudius. But was a slave of Claudius mother prior. There were increasing insurgencies during his reignWas ruthless in putting down the uprisingsTacitus: he exercised the power of a king with the mind of slaveMarried three times all to princessesFirst wife was a granddaughter of Marc Anthony2nd Wife Drusilla (daughter of Herod Antipas I) Sister of King AgrippaUsed a magician to persuade Drusilla to divorce her husband and marry him. Drusilla and son died in Pompeii in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

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Paul before Felix (24:1-21)What were the accusations?

What were the issues behind the accusations?

Private Conversations (24:22-27)Spoke about faith in Christ Jesus

Reasoned about:RighteousnessSelf ControlComing Judgment

Paul before Festus (24:27-25:12)2 Years laterNero is now Emperor

Essential InterruptionsBeing questioned gave Paul opportunity to share the gospel repeatedly.

How do you view the interactions you encounter? As interruptions? Or Opportunities.

For Next Weeks The Essential DefenseRead Acts Chapter 25:23 26:32

Meditate on:How are some Christians like Agrippa & Bernice?How did Paul tailor his message to the audience?What story of Gods working in your life can you rehearse for sharing with others?