Study Guide: Acts of the Apostles
Reading: The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 70-86; Acts 4:32-5:42
1. Ellen White predicted: “Before the final visitation of God’s judgments upon the earth there will be among the people of the Lord such a revival of primitive godliness as has not been witnessed since apostolic times” (The Great Controversy, p. 464). How does The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 70, 71, define “primitive godliness,” and who is its source?
3. Why did God move so quickly against Ananias and Sapphira (73:4)?
6. Summarize Gamaliel’s speech (Acts 5:33-39).
Thought Question: Why does God tolerate the spirit of Ananias and Sapphira in the church today?