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Lesson1: Jesus' Ascension; Holy Spirit and Kingdom Promised

Book of Acts Bible Study Lessons - Course AThe Book of Acts - Course A, Lesson 1: free Bible study lessons. The promise of the coming of Holy Spirit baptism and the kingdom, Jesus' ascension, choosing an apostle to replace Judas.

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Lesson 1

Quiz on Preparing for the Church to Begin - Acts 1

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*1* The books of Acts and Luke are both addressed to whom? Answer: Acts and Luke are both addressed to .

*2&3* To what men (v2) did Jesus show Himself alive, and for how long? Answer: Jesus showed Himself to the for days.

*4&5* What did He promise would happen to them and where? Answer: They would be baptized with the in the city of not many days later.

*6* Holy Spirit baptism was which of the following (read vv 4,5 carefully)? (a) a command, or (b) a promise from the Father? Answer: .

*7* What question did Jesus' disciples ask? Answer: They asked if He would restore the to Israel then.

*8* What would they receive when the Holy Spirit came? (a) riches, (b) fame, (c) good health, (d) power, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*9* What would they do as a result? Answer: They would be of Jesus.

*10* In what area does v8 say the apostles would preach? (a) Jerusalem, (b) Judea and Samaria, (c) the uttermost parts of the earth, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*11* What would come with power in their lifetime? (a) the kingdom, (b) the Pope, (c) Jesus' second coming, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*12* The gospel of the Great Commission was to be preached where? Answer: The gospel should be preached to all the .

*13* This baptism was which of the following? (a) a command or (b) just a promise? Answer: .

*14* Who needs to obey this instruction? (a) just a small group of people, (b) everyone. Answer: .

*15* What happened to Jesus in these verses? Answer: Jesus was taken up into a .

*16* What promise did two men (angels) make? Answer: Jesus would like He went.

*17* How many apostles are named in v13? Answer (give a number): V13 names apostles.

*18* Who was with them? (a) Jesus' mother Mary, (b) His brothers, (c) other women, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*19* Which apostle was not present here? Answer: The missing apostle was .

*20* What sin had he committed? Answer: He served as guide for those who Jesus.

*21* How had he died? Answer: He and his body burst open.

*22* What did Peter say should be done? (a) appoint him to serve as Pope, (b) take up a collection, (c) appoint a replacement for Judas, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*23* What qualification did one need to serve as an apostle? Answer: Apostles had to be witnesses of the .

*24,25, &26* What two men were suggested to take Judas' place? Answer: called and .

*27* Who actually chose the new apostle? (a) the Lord, (b) the apostles, (c) a council of Cardinals. Answer: .

*28* How many apostles were there then? Answer (give a number): There were now altogether apostles.

*29* "They were all ... in one place" refers to what group of people (read carefully 1:26 and 2:1-4,14)? (a) the apostles, (b) all of Jesus' disciples, (c) a large group of believers and unbelievers. Answer: .

*30* What day was it? (a) Passover, (b) Christmas, (c) Pentecost. Answer: .

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*31* Do you believe the apostles were guided by the Holy Spirit to preach the truths of the gospel?

*32* Do you believe that all apostles had to be eyewitnesses of Jesus' resurrection?

*33* Do you recognize that Holy Spirit baptism was a different baptism from that of the Great Commission?

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