Acts 25 - Witnesses for King Jesus

Acts 25:1-12

Paul’s Mission: According to Plan Acts 25-1-12 ESV Now three days after Festus had arrived in the province, he went up to Jerusalem from Caesarea. 2 And the chief priests and the principal men of the Jews laid out their case against Paul, and they urged him, 3 asking as a favor against Paul that…

Paul Before Festus

Acts 24:24-25:12

What would you do? Acts 24:24-25:12 ESV After some days Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, and he sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus. 25 And as he reasoned about righteousness and self- control and the coming judgment, Felix was alarmed and said, “Go away for…

Leviticus 26

Luke 4:16-22

The Blessings of Obedience Luke 4:16-22 ESV And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read. 17 And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found…

Paul Before Festus

Acts 24:1-23

Brought before Felix Acts 24:1-23 ESV And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul. 2 And when he had been summoned, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying: “Since through you we enjoy much peace, and since by…

Paul's nephew

Acts 23:12-35

Delivered by a Young Boy Acts 23:12-25 ESV 12 When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. 13 There were more than forty who made this conspiracy. 14 They went to the chief priests and elders and said, “We…

Paul before the Sanhedrin

Acts 22:30-23:11

From the Temple to the Romans (II) Acts 22:30-23:11 ESV But on the next day, desiring to know the real reason why he was being accused by the Jews, he unbound him and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them. 1 And looking…

Paul bound as prophesied

Acts 21:37-22:22

Paul Taken (Delivered) by the Romans Acts 21:37-22:22 ESV 21:37 As Paul was about to be brought into the barracks, he said to the tribune, “May I say something to you?” And he said, “Do you know Greek? 38 Are you not the Egyptian, then, who recently stirred up a revolt and led the four thousand…

Paul beaten in Jerusalem

Acts 21:27-36

From the Temple to the Romans Acts 21:27-36 ESV Then Paul took the men, and the next day he purified himself along with them and went into the temple, giving notice when the days of purification would be fulfilled and the offering presented for each one of them. 27 When the seven days were almost completed,…

Paul beaten in Jerusalem

Acts 21:17-26

James’ advice to Paul  Acts 21:17-26 ESV When we had come to Jerusalem, the brothers received us gladly. 18 On the following day Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders were present. 19 After greeting them, he related one by one the things that God had done among the Gentiles through his…

Paul is greeted by James in Jerusalem

Acts 21:17-23a

James’ advice to Paul  Acts 21:17-26 ESV When we had come to Jerusalem, the brothers received us gladly. 18 On the following day Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders were present. 19 After greeting them, he related one by one the things that God had done among the Gentiles through his…

Paul is greeted by James in Jerusalem

Acts 21:15-16

Paul arrives in Jerusalem  Acts 21:7-16 ESV 7 When we had finished the voyage from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais, and we greeted the brothers and stayed with them for one day. 8 On the next day we departed and came to Caesarea, and we entered the house of Philip the evangelist, who was one of…