Acts 24:3
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New International Version
Everywhere and in every way, most excellent Felix, we acknowledge this with profound gratitude.

King James Bible
We accept it always, and in all places, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness.

Darby Bible Translation
we receive [it] always and everywhere, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.

World English Bible
we accept it in all ways and in all places, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.

Young's Literal Translation
always, also, and everywhere we receive it, most noble Felix, with all thankfulness;

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

We accept it always, and in all places - We have at all times a grateful sense of thy beneficent administration, and we talk of it in all places, not only before thy face, but behind thy back.

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Acts 23:26 Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor Felix sends greeting.

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Acts 26:25 But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.

Luke 1:3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write to you in order...

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Paul and Felix
ACTS xxiv. 25. And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee. This is a well-known text, on which many a sermon has been preached, and with good reason, for it is an important text. It tells us of a man who, like too many men in all times, trembled when he heard the truth about his wicked life, but did not therefore repent and mend; and a very serious lesson we may
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons

A Loyal Tribute
[Footnote: Preached on the occasion of the Jubilee of Queen Victoria.] '...Seeing that by thee we enjoy great quietness, and that very worthy deeds are done unto this nation by thy providence, 3. We accept it always ... with all thankfulness.'--ACTS xxiv. 2-3. These words were addressed by a professional flatterer to one of the worst of the many bad Roman governors of Syria. The speaker knew that he was lying, the listeners knew that the eulogium was undeserved; and among all the crowd of bystanders
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: The Acts

The Witness of Our Own Spirit
"This is our rejoicing, the testimony of out conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world." 2 Cor. 1:12 1. Such is the voice of every true believer in Christ, so long as he abides in faith and love. "He that followeth me," saith our Lord, "walketh not in darkness:" And while he hath the light, he rejoiceth therein. As he hath "received the Lord Jesus Christ," so he walketh in him; and while he walketh
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

The Parables Exemplified in the Early History of the Church.
"To Him shall prayer unceasing And daily vows ascend; His Kingdom still increasing, A Kingdom without end." We have seen that our Lord described in His Parables the general character and nature of "The Kingdom of Heaven." Consequently, if the Church established by the Apostles under the guidance of the Holy Ghost is "The Kingdom of Heaven," it will necessarily be found to agree with the description thus given. Let us therefore now consider how far the history of the Church, in the Acts of the Apostles
Edward Burbidge—The Kingdom of Heaven; What is it?

Cross References
Luke 1:3
With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Acts 23:24
Provide horses for Paul so that he may be taken safely to Governor Felix."

Acts 23:26
Claudius Lysias, To His Excellency, Governor Felix: Greetings.

Acts 23:33
When the cavalry arrived in Caesarea, they delivered the letter to the governor and handed Paul over to him.

Acts 24:2
When Paul was called in, Tertullus presented his case before Felix: "We have enjoyed a long period of peace under you, and your foresight has brought about reforms in this nation.

Acts 24:4
But in order not to weary you further, I would request that you be kind enough to hear us briefly.

Acts 26:25
"I am not insane, most excellent Festus," Paul replied. "What I am saying is true and reasonable.

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