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Fearing the Consequences – Acts 24:25

As Paul talked about righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you.” – Acts 24:25 NIV In this passage Paul is talking to Felix, the Roman governor about faith in Christ. The discussion includes a person’s accountability before God, and Felix responds in fear and brings the discussion to an end. But why was he afraid? Felix was not a Christian and did not even believe in God, following instead the Roman gods. It would not seem like Paul’s …

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