Friday, February 01, 2019

Agrippa and the Apostles

NUMISMATICS SUPPLEMENT: Israeli Schoolkid Finds Ancient Coin from the King Who Jailed Peter and Killed James (Emily Jones, CBN News). I have already noted the report of the recent find of a coin of Herod Agrippa I here. But this article notes a New Testament connection that I don't recall seeing mentioned elsewhere:
Herod Agrippa is the King Herod named in Acts 12. According to Acts, King Agrippa persecuted the church in Jerusalem. He imprisoned Peter and had James killed.

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