Acts 23: Paul Sent to Felix

1. Who had been accused on this same spot where Paul now stood? (6:12-7:1)

2. Who else had stood there when a death sentence was
      pronounced? (Matthew 26:57)

3. What did Paul call Ananias?
      What did Jesus call the hypocrites in Matthew 23:27?

4. List some of the doctrinal beliefs of the Sadducees and Pharisees.

5. In v. 5, what attitude does Paul demonstrate toward
      authority? (Rom. 13:1)

6. What did Paul call himself in v. 6?

7. What conclusions did the Pharisees reach in v. 9?

8. What did Paul accomplish by this tactic?  (vv. 7-9)

9. Who stopped this religious riot?  (v. 10)

10. Who were the key characters in Paul’s rescue?  (vv. 16-17)

11. What precautions were taken to protect Paul…and why?  (vv. 23-24)

12. To whom was Paul’s case referred?  (v. 24)

13. What did the commander realize about Paul in v. 29?

14. Describe the attitude of God’s enemies in 21:31,  22:22 and 23:14.

15. What was Paul’s attitude toward imprisonment?  (Philemon 9 & Ephesians 3:1)

16. How is Paul’s arrest described by Lysias, so that Lysias would appear greater
      in the eyes of his superiors? (vv. 26-30) 

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