Study Guide: Acts of the Apostles

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Lesson 28

Reading: The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 557-77; 1 John

1. Contrast the responses of John and Judas to Jesus (557:1-558:1).
 
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2. Describe the experience of the person who has been sanctified (559:3-560:1).
 
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3. What is the first step in the experience of sanctification (560:2)?
 
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4. Read carefully paragraph three of page 560. On the basis of this paragraph, what can you tell someone about the experience of sanctification?

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5. As a person draws closer to God, what will be his attitude toward sin and toward his need of Christ (561:1, 2)?
 
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6. Complete the following sentence: “At every _____ step in our Christian _____ our _____ will _____” (561:2). SG-AA 60.6

7. How is love for God revealed in the life of the Christian (563:0)?

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8. What is prayer designed to do (564:1)?
 
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9. Sanctification means (565:1)
a. Perfect _____.
b. Perfect _____.
c. Perfect __________.
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10. Why do many not make greater advancement in their spiritual lives (565:2)?
 
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11. Why were the Jews upset with John (568:1-569:2)?
 
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12. Where and before whom was John tried (569:3, 4)?.
 
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13. How did the enemies of Christ intend to execute John (570:1, 2)?
 
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14. When the first attempt to silence John failed, what did his enemies do (570:3, 4)?
 
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15. What became the topic of John’s study while on Patmos (571:1-572:1)?
 
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16. How can God use “aged workers” (572:2-574:1)?
 
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17. What can workers for God learn from trials and opposition (574:2-575:2)?
 
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18. If you are imbued with the Spirit of Christ, what treatment can you expect from Satan and the world (576:1-3)?
 
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19. Why does God permit His children to suffer trials and persecution (576:4-577:0)?
 
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Thought Question: What does Ellen White mean when she says, “He asks us to be absolutely and completely for Him in this world. . .” (566:1)?
 
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