Study Guide: Acts of the Apostles

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Lesson 11

Reading: The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 201-20; Acts 15:36-16:40

1. Why did Paul and Barnabas want to revisit the churches they had established in Asia Minor (201:1, 2)?
 
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2. Give the reasons why Paul objected to taking Mark on the second missionary journey (202:1).
 
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3. Do you agree with Paul, or do you think he was too hard on Mark?

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4. Give the qualifications of Timothy for the gospel ministry (202:3-205:2).
 
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5. Why did Paul advise Timothy to be circumcised (204:1)?
 
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6. Upon what basis can Paul be considered a true shepherd of God’s flock (206:1-207:1)?
 
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7. Identify the characteristics of the ministry of the early workers in the church of Christ (209:1).
 
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8. Give the prescription for success in the ministry today (209:2).
 
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9. What position does the cross take in the experience of a Christian (209:3-210:1)?
 
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10. How was the call to take the gospel to Europe given to Paul (211:1, 2)?
 
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11. Why did Paul not take kindly to the free advertising he and his evangelistic team received from the woman who followed them around Philippi (212:2-213:0)?
 
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12. List the motives behind the arrest of Paul and Silas (213:1-3).
 
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13. After the city fathers of Philippi arrested and beat Paul and Silas, what did they learn, and why did they decide to release them privately the next morning (214:2)?
 
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14. Following the earthquake and the opening of the prison doors, what kept the prisoners from escaping (216:0)?
 
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15. Explain the “new, strange dread” that replaced the fear in the heart of the Philippian jailer (216:3-217:1).
 
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16. List the various ways Satan works against those who are doing God’s work (219:1-220:1).
 
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Thought Question: What is your reaction to the split between Paul and Barnabas?

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