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Lesson1: Paul's Missionary Journey, Needy Assisted, James' Death

Book of Acts Bible Study Lessons - Course B
The Book of Acts - Course B, Lesson 1: Free online Bible study lessons; Caring for needy disciples; Paul's first missionary journey; Herod caused persecution, killed the apostle James and imprisoned Peter.

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Antioch Spreads the Word - Acts 11:27-13: 52

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*1* What problem did Agabus predict would occur? He predicted (a) a famine (dearth), (b) Jesus' second coming, (c) a flood, (d) a plague of grasshoppers, (e) a fire, (f) all of the preceding. Answer: .

*2* What did the Antioch church do about it? Answer: Antioch sent relief to the in Judea.

*3* To whom were funds sent? (a) central headquarters, (b) a benevolent society, (c) elders of the churches in Judea, (d) all of these. Answer: .

*4&5* Who caused the next persecution, and whom did he kill? Answer: A king named killed , the brother of John.

*6* What did he do to Peter? (a) killed him, (b) imprisoned him, (c) beheaded him, (d) beat him, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*7* How was Peter held captive? (a) two chains, (b) two soldiers, (c) guards outside the door, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*8* Who released Peter and led him out of the prison? Answer: An awoke Peter and led him out.

*9&10* Where did Peter find the disciples, and what were they doing? Answer: He went to the home of where people were .

*11&12* Who answered the door, and what did people say of her story? Answer: answered. When they heard her story, people thought she was .

*13&14* What caused God to be angry with Herod? Answer: He allowed people to call him a , not a .

*15* What happened to Herod? (a) God killed him, (b) he lived to a ripe old age, (c) his son assassinated him, (d) nothing happened to him. Answer: .

*16* Who called Barnabas and Saul to their work of preaching? (a) a missionary society, (b) the Holy Spirit, (c) the earthly headquarters. Answer: .

*17&18* What two men did they meet on the island of Cyprus? Answer: The proconsul wanted the truth but a sorcerer named opposed it.

*19* What was Elymas guilty of? (a) deceit, (b) opposing righteousness, (c) perverting God's ways, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*20* What happened to him? Answer: Paul struck Elymas with temporary .

*21* In what city did Paul preach the sermon found in vv 14ff? Answer: Paul preached in .

*22* What had God done when Israel was enslaved in Egypt? Answer: God brought them from Egypt to the land of .

*23* What rulers did God give Israel at first? (a) kings, (b) Caesars, (c) judges, (d) presidents, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*24* Why were they eventually given kings? Answer: They received a king because the people for a king.

*25* Jesus was sent in fulfillment of a promise to whom (vv 22,23)? Answer: Jesus was promised to be a descendant of .

*26* Who came before Jesus to prepare the people for Him? Answer: came before Jesus and prophesied of Him.

*27* Why did Jews condemn Jesus to death? (a) they did not know Him, (b) they misunderstood the prophets, (c) both of the preceding. Answer: .

*28* Who fulfilled the prophecy that he would see no corruption? (a) David, (b) Paul, (c) Peter, (d) Jesus, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*29* What blessing did Jesus bring for the people (vv 38,39)? Answer: Through Jesus was proclaimed to the people.

*30* With what warning did Paul conclude his sermon (vv 40,41)? Answer: Paul warned that they might not , even though the message was told to them.

*31* Who wanted to hear the gospel the following sabbath? Answer: Nearly the whole came to hear the message.

*32* How did the Jews react to this response by the city? Answer: Jews were filled with envy and the teaching.

*33* What did Paul and Barnabas say they would do next? (a) nothing, (b) preach to Gentiles, (c) go home, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*34* Why did they eventually have to leave town? Answer: They left because the Jews instigated against them.

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*35* Do you attend a church that is affiliated with a centralized organization?

*36* What would God think of people today who allow others to bow to them or speak of them as God?

*37* Should faithful preachers today firmly rebuke people who sin?

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