ACTS CHAPTER 25:
1. How long had
Festus been in Caesarea as the new Roman "governor" when he went up to
Jerusalem to meet the Jewish leaders?
2. What request
did the high priest and Jewish leaders make of Festus (and why)?
3. Instead of
granting their request, what did Festus say to them?
4. How long did
Festus stay in Jerusalem before returning to Caesarea?
5. What words
are used telling about going to Jerusalem from Caesarea and then going
back to Caesarea from Jerusalem that tell us something about the geography
of the land?
6. When the Jews
came and again made unfounded charges against Paul at Caesarea, he answered:
"Neither against _____________________________ , neither against ____________________
, nor yet against _______________ , have I offended any thing at all."
7. "Willing to
do the Jews a pleasure," what did Festus say to Paul?
8. Seeing the
futility of his situation, what right as a Roman citizen did Paul exercise
at this time?
9. Paul said,
"For if I be an offender, or have committed any thing worthy of death,"
he didnít refuse to what?
10. But if none
of these things were true, and they werenít, what was he not going to allow?
11. What did Festus
say after having a conference with his council regarding Paul?
12. Who was the
Roman emperor at this time?
13. As the new
governor, Festus is visited by king Agrippa and Berniceóidentify Agrippa.
14. Tell something
15. Festus said
that it was not the custom of the Romans "to deliver any man to die" before
what was done?
16. From his viewpoint
as a Roman, how did Festus sum up the charges the Jews brought against
17. When the gathering
for the hearing is held the next day, how is the entrance of Agrippa and
18. Besides Paul,
Agrippa and Bernice, and Festus, who else is mentioned as being in attendance?
19. What had the
Lord told Paul when he was called to be an apostle that was being fulfilled
20. What did Festus
say as to why he was having Paul appear before Agrippa and Bernice?
ANSWERS: 1. Acts
25:1; 2. Acts 25:2,3; 3. Acts 25:4,5; 4. Acts 25:6;
5. Acts 25:1, ascended (went up) to Jerusalem; 25:6,7, went down
to Caesarea; 6. Acts 25:8; 7. Acts 25:9; 8. Acts 25:10,11;
9. Acts 25:11; 10. Acts 25:11; 11. Acts 25:12; 12.
Nero; 13. He was the great grandson of Herod the Great (the one
who had the babies killed when Jesus was born), grandson of the Herod who
had John the Baptist killed, and the son of the Herod who died in Acts
12; 14. She was king Agrippa's sister and sister of Drusilla; it
is reported that she consorted with her brother Agrippa; 15. Acts
25:16; 16. Acts 25:19; 17. Acts 25:23; 18. Acts 25:23;
19. Acts 9:15 (25:23); 20. Acts 25:24-27