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Lesson7: Raising the Dead; Conversion of Gentiles (Cornelius)

Book of Acts Bible Study Lessons - Course AThe Book of Acts - Course A, Lesson 7: Free Bible study lessons; Peter raised Dorcas from the dead. Preaching the gospel to Gentiles and the conversion of Cornelius. Another instance of Holy Spirit baptism.

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Lesson 7

Quiz on: To Judea and Beyond - Acts 9:32-11:26

*1&2* What problem did Aeneas have, and how long had he had it? Answer: Aeneas was and had been bed-ridden for (give a number) years.

*3* When Peter told him to arise, what happened? Answer: Aeneas immediately .

*4* What kind of woman was Dorcas? (a) full of good works and charitable deeds, (b) lazy and indifferent, (c) a career business woman, (d) all of the preceding. Answer: .

*5* What did Dorcas receive through Peter? (a) a new house, (b) a college education, (c) resurrection from the dead, (d) a financial gift. Answer: .

*6* What kind of man was Cornelius? (a) a centurion, (b) devout, (c) generous, (d) diligent in prayer, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*7* What did an angel tell him to do? Answer: He should send for .

*8* When he saw the vision, what did Peter not want to eat? Answer: He did not want to eat animals.

*9* When Peter objected, what did God say? Answer: Peter was not to call unclean that which God had .

*10* While Peter thought about this, messengers arrived from whom? Answer: Messengers came from to find Peter.

*11*. What did the Holy Spirit then tell Peter to do? (a) go with the men, (b) pray some more, (c) stay where he was, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*12&13* What did Peter find at Cornelius' house? Answer: Cornelius had gathered his and .

*14* When Cornelius bowed to him, what did Peter do? (a) thanked him, (b) accepted it because he was Pope, (c) ignored it, (d) forbade it, (e) all of these? Answer: .

*15* What did Peter say he had learned (v28)? Answer: We should not call any man .

*16&17* What had Peter learned about those whom God accepts? Answer: He accepts those who God and .

*18&19* What did people do to Jesus, and what did God do (v38-41)? Answer: People Jesus, but God Him the third day.

*20* What evidence did Peter offer that Jesus was from God? (a) miracles, (b) the resurrection, (c) fulfilled prophecy, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*21* What happened to the Gentiles as Peter preached? Answer: The fell on them as Peter spoke.

*22* What did the Gentiles do as a result? Answer: They spoke in and magnified God.

*23* What did Peter command them? (a) to pray for forgiveness, (b) to be baptized in water, (c) to honor him as Pope, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*24* What issue was raised when Peter went to Jerusalem? Answer: Jewish Christians said he ate with .

*25* What events did Peter retell? (a) the vision about animals, (b) the Spirit's message, (c) the angel's message to Cornelius, (d) all of these. Answer: .

*26* What event did Peter tell next? Answer: The fell on Cornelius' household.

*27* What promise from God did this remind Peter of? Answer: The promise of in the Holy Spirit.

*28* What conclusion was reached? (a) baptism is not necessary, (b) we are saved by faith only, (c) Gentiles can repent and be saved. Answer: .

*29,30&31* In what areas was the gospel preached next (v19)? Answer (list in order): Disciples preached in , , and .

*32* Who went to encourage the disciples in Antioch (v22)? Answer: The church in Jerusalem sent to Antioch.

*33* Whom did he seek to help in the work of teaching (v25)? Answer: He went to Tarsus to seek for .

*34* What special name was first given to the disciples here? (a) Baptists, (b) Lutherans, (c) Catholics, (d) Christians, (e) all of these. Answer: .

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*35* Are you concerned like Cornelius for the salvation of your loved ones?

*36* What does the preaching of the gospel to Gentiles mean to you?

*37* Can you find any event in the Bible that is called "Holy Spirit baptism" other than Acts 2 (the apostles) and Acts 10&11 (Cornelius' household)?

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