Discussions on “Acts”

Acts: Chapter 28

Chapter 28 of the book of the Acts of the Apostles sees the shipwrecked prisoners and their guards safely brought to the Island of Malta.

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Acts: Chapter 27

In this chapter we are given a detailed account of Paul’s journey to Rome as a prisoner before making his appeal to Caesar.

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Acts: Chapter 26

The Roman authorities had a problem. The apostle Paul had upset the Jewish leaders to the point that they wanted him executed. But he was a Roman citizen and entitled to a fair hearing, if necessary, before Caesar himself.

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Acts: Chapter 25

The Jews in Jerusalem were often a cause of trouble to the Roman governors. In this chapter Festus had taken over from Felix and he wanted to ensure that any problems that he had inherited were dealt with as soon as possible.

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Acts: Chapter 24

The chapter opens with the arrival at Caesarea of the High Priest, Ananias and his Lawyer, Tertullus.

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Acts: Chapter 23

Paul was ordered to appear before the Sanhedrin (the Supreme Jewish Court) by the commander of the Roman garrison at Jerusalem.

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Acts: Chapter 22

We left Paul in chapter 21, in Jerusalem, standing on the Temple steps having been given permission to address the people. In Acts 22 v 1-2, Paul speaks to his fellow Jews in Hebrew. Then in Acts 22 v 3-16, Paul recounts his dramatic conversion to Christianity. It’s recorded, as you will remember, in Acts 9 v 1-20.

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Acts: Chapter 21

Paul was anxious to reach Jerusalem before the day of Pentecost and, having asked to speak to the elders in Ephesus, he caused concern among them by saying that they would not see him again. Luke describes the emotional scene as Paul left them at the end of Acts 20. Acts 21 v 1-3 Luke gives a port to port description of Paul’s journeys.

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