Previously, Paul was arrested, almost flogged, allowed to make a defense before the Council, bound over for trial before the governor and then transported to Caesarea after a plot to kill Paul was discovered. Now Felix, the Roman governor, as allowed the Jewish leaders to bring their case to be heard before him. They’ve hired a lawyer, Tertullus, to present their case and Paul then gives his testimony. Felix delays his decision regarding Paul’s case and continues to call Paul to discuss faith in Jesus Christ with him, all the while hoping for a bribe to secure Paul’s release.
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