Study Guide: Acts of the Apostles

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Lesson 25

Reading: The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 514-28; 1 and 2 Peter

1. In what geographical area did Peter’s early ministry take place (514:1)?
 
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2. What double responsibility did God lay upon Peter (514:2-515:2)?
 
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3. How was Peter prepared for the work to which Jesus called him (515:1)?
 
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4. What is the one condition of heart essential for fruitful work (515:3-516:1)?
 
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5. Complete the following sentence: “Of the ___________________ that is ___________________, of the ___________________ that ___________________ to heal, of the ___________________ that ___________________ hope, they have ___________________ to ___________________” (516:3). SG-AA 54.5

6. What was the fruit of Peter’s ministry (516:4-517:0)?
 
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7. What elements of his personal experience do Peter’s epistles reflect (517:1)?
a.
b.
c.
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8. Although written originally for Christians living in the first century, why are Peter’s two epistles important to us today (518:1-519:0)?
 
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9. By what means is the soul “born again” (520:1-521:1)?
 
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10. List some of the subjects Peter deals with in his epistles:
a. 521:3-522:1
b. 522:2
c. 522:3-523:0
d. 523:1-524:0
e. 524:1, 2
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11. What purposes does God have in allowing trials to come into the life of a Christian (524:2-525:0)?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
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12. What responsibility does Peter, the undershepherd, pass on to the elders of the church (525:2-527:0)?
 
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Thought Question: What truths have you found in Peter’s epistles that have been especially meaningful to you?

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