Study Guide: Acts of the Apostles

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Lesson 23

Reading: The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 469-84; Colossians; Philippians

1. Give Paul’s credentials as an inspired writer (469:1).
 
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2. What special help can be found in Paul’s epistles (471:0)?
 
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3. What was Paul’s desire for the believers in Colosse (471:1)
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4. What spiritual possibility is held out to the children of God (471:2)?
 
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5. What still proves to be a greater danger to the church than persecution (473:3-474:0)?
 
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6. What is the standard of truth (474:0, 2-475:0)?
 
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7. What is the fruit of higher criticism (474:1)?
 
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8. What is the fruit of spiritualism (474:1)?
 
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9. By what means is the image of Christ recreated within the human being (475:1, 2)?
 
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10. When we become members of the spiritual kingdom, what opposition and difficulties may we expect (477:0)?
 
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11. List the spiritual insights that can be gained from Paul’s epistle to the Colossians (477:2-478:3).
 
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12. Name another epistle that was written by Paul from Rome (479:1).
 
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13. How did God reveal His way of working with His children through Paul’s experience (481:1)?
 
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14. Why is it necessary for human beings and God to work together in the plan of salvation (482:1-483:2)?
 
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15. What was Paul’s aim and all-absorbing motive in his ministry (483:3-484:0)?
 
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Thought Question: What changes in your life would finally give to you the same aim and motive that filled Paul’s life?

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