Study Guide: Acts of the Apostles

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Lesson 19

Reading: The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 372-88; Romans; Galatians

1. What change had taken place in the experience of the Corinthian church as a result of the letters Paul wrote to them (372:1, 2)?
 
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2. To whom did Paul send a letter during his return trip to Corinth (373:1)?
 
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3. Why has the epistle to the Romans been so significant for the Christian church throughout New Testament times (373:2-374:0)?
 
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4. What is the major concern expressed by Paul in this epistle (374:1, 2)?
 
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5. Explain what Paul means when he says that God has not cast off Israel (374:3-379:1).
 
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6. What has the nation of Israel still failed to achieve (379:2)?
 
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7. To whom did Isaiah refer when he said, “A remnant shall be saved” (379:3-380:1)?
 
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8. What special work does God predict will take place during the closing proclamation of the gospel (381:1)?
 
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9. Where was Paul when he wrote Galatians (383:1)?
 
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10. What decisions were ignored by false teachers who were urging Jewish traditions upon the churches in Galatia (383:1)?
 
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11. Identify the differences between Paul’s approach to the problems in Galatia and those in Corinth (384:3-385:2).
 
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12. Why did Paul think it was important to remind the Galatians that he had received his instruction in the gospel from Jesus Himself (386:1)?
 
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13. Describe the men who were misleading the Galatian Christians (386:2-387:0).
 
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14. Complete the following sentence: “To substitute ___________________ of religion for ___________________ of heart and life is still as ___________________ to the ___________________ as it was in the days of these ___________________” (387:1). SG-AA 41.5

15. What deception did Satan attempt to bring into the church during apostolic times, and what is he attempting to do today (387:1)?
a. Apostolic times:
b. Today:
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16. What was the result of Paul’s letter to the Galatians (388:3)?
 
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Thought Question: What can your local congregation do to reach the Jews who live around you ?

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