Acts of the Apostles - Lesson 12
Vol. 2, pp. 248-292
- In addition to Festus, who joined Agrippa in hearing Paul state his case publicly?
- Agrippa was a member (a “scion”) of what family?
- What was the purpose of Festus in bringing Paul before Agrippa?
- Mention at least one reason why Agrippa was prepared to be an intelligent listener to Paul’s presentation.
- Consider chapter 26:9-18. Does Paul include anything in this account of his conversion that is not recorded in chapters 9 and 22? Explain.
- Why did Festus interrupt Paul’s speech and what did he say?
- Paul asked Agrippa, “Believest thou the prophets?” What was Agrippa’s response?
- Agrippa found no fault in Paul. Why did he not set him free?
- Name two people who set out on the voyage to Rome with Paul.
- How was Paul treated by Julius? An example of his treatment?
- Part way into the journey Paul has some advice for those in charge. Explain. Who overruled Paul’s advice?
- The ship Paul is sailing on gets into serious trouble, but Paul tells the crew to be of good cheer. What is the basis for this encouragement?
- How did those aboard the ship escape safely to land?
- Tell briefly the story of Paul’s encounter with a viper. How did the barbarians interpret this episode?
- Paul was not confined to a prison in Rome. Describe his living conditions and his activities during his stay in Rome.