Alphabetical: act all and another are Caesar Caesar's called contrary decrees defying has his house into is Jason Jesus king of one saying that the them there They to welcomed NT Apostles: Acts 17:7 Whom Jason has received (Acts of the Apostles Ac) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools During the last two weeks I wrote about Silas and Timothy, and before that I devoted three posts to Paul.That covers all the major figures who appear in Acts 17.Today we’ll spend our time looking at two individuals who play lesser roles in the chapter – Jason and Caesar. This can happen in many forms. It was prophesied that he would preach “before the Gentiles and kings” (Acts 9:15), and so his appearance before Caesar was a fulfilment of this prophecy. Here we hear an apology by Festus to Agrippa for holding Paul over. Later, when writing to the Philippians from Rome, Paul wrote “All the saints greet you, especially those of Caesar’s household” (Phil 4:22). In an obvious and extreme form, we saw this happening last century in […] Most folks prefer to worship Caesar rather than God: The dangers of idolatry ever confront us – even the believer in God. Acts 17 - IVP New Testament ... the Thessalonians, Theophilus and his fellow seekers, the call to bow to King Jesus in repentance directly challenged Caesar's absolute rule. 2 Then the  high priest and the chief men of the Jews informed him against Paul; and they petitioned him, 3 asking a favor against him, that he would summon him to Jerusalem— while they lay in ambush along the road to kill him. Calpurnia. 25 Now when Festus had come to the province, after three days he went up from () Caesarea to Jerusalem. A public figure opposed to Caesar’s rise to power. Acts 25:21 "But when Paul had appealed to be reserved unto the hearing of Augustus, I commanded him to be kept till I might send him to Caesar." Font Size. Paul Appeals to Caesar. Bible Book List. “Caesar”: The “Caesar” ruling now, was the infamous Nero. And one key area of idolatry is to put the state ahead of God. Casca relates to Cassius and Brutus how Antony offered the crown to Caesar three times and how each time Caesar declined it. He is … This is evidently the “Augustus” and “Caesar” to whom Paul wanted to appeal once he arrived in Rome near the close of Acts (Acts 25:8,10-12,21,25; Acts 26:32; Acts 27:1,24; Acts 28:19). He was the “Caesar” whose household had Christian converts when Paul wrote his epistle to the Philippians (4:22). Several Roman emperors are mentioned in the New Testament, although not all of them are named in the text.. Augustus (Octavian) Caesar. Caesar’s wife. He believes, however, that Caesar is the consummate actor, lulling the populace into believing that he has no personal ambition.