- What evidence is there that Festus can be commended for his fair dealings with Paul?
Nevertheless, what major fault did he reveal (cf. Mark 15:15; Acts 24:27; 25:9)?
Do you believe that God sometimes uses non-Christians, with their faults, for his own purposes? Cf. Is 45:1. Should this our attitude towards people in authority?
- What promises of God are now being fulfilled in Paul’s experience?
Cf. Acts 9:15, 16; 22:15.
What condition did Paul have to satisfy?
How would God’s word prevent him from feeling that the last two years awaiting trial had been a waste of time?