Felix was the governor, and Paul was the prisoner. Yet it was Felix who was afraid. Perhaps it was the subject of their discourse that frightened him: “righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come.”
In the Gospel of John, Jesus spoke of the coming of the Holy Spirit: "When he comes, he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment" (Jn. 16:8).
You can draw three conclusions from this:
1) Paul was filled with the Holy Spirit.
2) Fear is evidence of guilt and conviction.
3) The Holy Spirit will convict the world through the words and lives of His people.
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