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Lesson2: Holy Spirit Baptism, Jesus' Church/Kingdom, Forgiveness

Book of Acts Bible Study Lessons - Course AThe Book of Acts - Course A, Lesson 2: free Bible study lessons; Fulfillment of the promise of Holy Spirit baptism and the beginning of the church or kingdom. Preaching of Jesus' miracles and resurrection. Repentance and baptism for forgiveness of sins.

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Lesson 2

Quiz on The First Gospel Sermon - Acts 2:1-41

*1&2* What filled the apostles, and what were they able to do (v4)? Answer: The were filled with the , so they spoke in .

*3* Note v6. What did the hearers recognize when the apostles spoke? Answer: Each one heard them speak in his own .

*4* From where had all the speakers come (v7)? (a) Jerusalem, (b) America, (c) Judea, (d) Galilee, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*5* What subject did the apostles speak about (v11)? Answer: They spoke about the of God.

*6* What Old Testament passage was fulfilled here (use your cross-references)? (a) Joel 2, (b) Genesis 2, (c) Judges 2, (d) Jonah 2. Answer: .

*7* What did the prophecy say would come on the people? Answer: God's would be poured out on the people.

*8* What could people do as a result? (a) prophesy, (b) see visions, (c) dream dreams, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*9* When would this happen? Answer: It would happen in the .

*10* What could happen to those who turned to the Lord (v21)? Answer: Those who called on the Lord would be .

*11,12&13* What had God done through Jesus among the people? Answer: Jesus had been empowered to do , , and among them.

*14* Why does the Bible record Jesus' miracles (John 20:30,31)? Answer: By reading the record of Jesus' signs, we can that He is the Christ, the Son of God.

*15* What had the people done to Jesus? (a) crowned Him King, (b) honored Him, (c) crucified Him, (d) believed in Him. Answer: .

*16* Who had foreknown that this would happen? Answer: This was done by the foreknowledge of .

*17* What did God do after men crucified Jesus? Answer: God Jesus from the dead.

*18* Name the book and chapter quoted in v25-28 (see cross-references). Answer: The passage is (give book and chapter only) .

*19* Who spoke this prophecy? (a) Moses, (b) David, (c) Joseph Smith, (d) Mohammed, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*20&21* What did the prophecy say would happen to his soul and flesh? Answer: His soul would not stay in ; His flesh would not suffer or undergo .

*22* About whom was David speaking? (a) himself, (b) Buddha, (c) Christ, (d) Mary Baker Eddy, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*23* Where would Christ then sit? Answer: Christ would sit on .

*24* What event was David predicting? (a) the end of the earth, (b) the fall of Jerusalem, (c) his own death, (d) the resurrection of Christ. Answer: .

*25* How did Peter confirm that this had really occurred? Answer: The apostles were that Jesus had been raised.

*26* What promise was fulfilled by the things the people were seeing and hearing? (a) the Holy Spirit had come, (b) Peter was Pope, (c) Abraham had returned, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*27* What passage is quoted in vv 34,35 (see cross-references)? (a) Isaiah 53, (b) Jeremiah 31, (c) Genesis 2, (d) Psalm 110. Answer: .

*28&29* What conclusion did Peter want the people to reach (v36)? Answer: Jesus is both and .

*30* How did the people react to Peter's sermon? Answer: The people were cut to the heart and asked, "What shall we ?".

*31* Were these people: (a) forgiven people asking how to show they had been forgiven, or (b) guilty people asking how to be forgiven? Answer: .

*32&33* What did Peter tell them to do about their sins? Answer: Peter said to and be in Jesus' name.

*34* For what reason did he say they should be baptized? Answer: They should be baptized for the of sins.

*35* What further instruction did Peter give? Answer: He told them to be saved from that generation.

*36* How many obeyed and were baptized? Answer (give a number): .

*37* How soon were they baptized? (a) Six months later, (b), never, (c) the same day, (d) they waited till a baptismal service weeks later. Answer: .

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*38* Do you believe Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God?

*39* Have you repented of your sins?

*40* Have you been baptized?

*41* If you have been baptized, did you do it for the purpose of receiving remission of your sins by the blood of Jesus Christ?

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