'Festus' Tagged Posts

AC81 – Paul’s Success

Was Paul’s evangelism successful? In around two years, he had spoken to the Roman Tribune Lysias in Jerusalem, the Sanhedrin Council in Jerusalem, and Felix, Festus, and Agrippa in Caesarea, along with others. As far as we know, none of them became believers in Jesus Christ. Was he successful.

AC77 – Agrippa Will Hear Paul

What should I write? Paul had appealed to Caesar, exercising his right as a Roman citizen. While that helped Festus out of a jam in trying to upset neither the Romans nor the Jews, he still had to send a report to Nero that would explain the case and the appeal. Agrippa came to visit the new governor and agreed to hear…

AC76 – Appeal to Caesar

New Governor and New Trial Paul had been imprisoned for two years. Felix was succeeded by Festus as governor in Caesarea. The Jews from Jerusalem were still trying to kill Paul and seeking extradition to execute their plan. Festus did not grant that request, but does have another trial for Paul.