Paul Reasons With Felix (Acts 24:22-27)

Paul Reasons With Felix Acts 24

Acts 24:22-27

I. Who were Felix and Drusilla? (Acts 24:24)

    A. Felix was born a slave but was freed and rose to power
    B. Drusilla was a member of the Herod family

II. Paul preached to them the gospel (Acts 24:25)

    A. Righteousness (Psalm 119:172; Matthew 3:15)
    B. Self-control (Galatians 5:23; 2 Peter 1:6; Titus 1:8; Galatians 5:24; 1 Corinthians 7:10; Matthew 14:4, 10)
    C. The judgment to come (2 Corinthians 5:10; Acts 17:31)

III. The response of Felix (Acts 24:26-27)

    A. Afraid (NKJV), trembled (KJV), terrified (ASV)
    B. He procrastinated for a “convenient time”
    C. He called on Paul again, but with the wrong motivation, hoping for a bribe (Exodus 23:8; Deuteronomy 16:19; 2 Chronicles 19:7; Psalm 15:5)

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