The reading assignment and questions are below.
Preview: Glance through the questions for today’s reading so they will be fresh on your mind.
Read: Acts 25:1-22
Three days after arriving in the province, Festus went up from _______________ to _______________, where the _______________ and the _______________ appeared before him and presented the charges against Paul.
Why did they want Paul transferred to Jerusalem?
Then Paul made his defense: “I have done nothing wrong against the _______________ or against the _______________ or against _______________.”
Why did Festus end up asking Paul if he was willing to go to Jerusalem?
Reflect and Apply:
Accepting responsibility and consequences can be scary and very difficult. What would you stand up for in your life today even if the consequences would be difficult to take? This may or may not be a legal issue. It could be moral or ethical instead.
Going Beyond: Write out today’s scripture in a journal or notebook.