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Lesson5: Paul's Baptism; Church Organization, Elders, Bishops

Book of Acts Bible Study Lessons - Course B
The Book of Acts - Course B, Lesson 5: Free Bible study lessons; Work of elders or bishops, church organization, headquarters, independence; Paul's baptism

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Conclusion of Trip #3 - Acts 20:13-23:10

Quiz on Lesson 5

*1* Why was Paul hurrying to reach Jerusalem? Answer: Paul wanted to be in Jerusalem for .

*2* Whom did he call to meet him at Miletus? Answer: He called to him the of the church at Ephesus.

*3&4* In what circumstances had Paul taught (v20)? Answer: He taught and from .

*5&6* What was predicted would happen to him in Jerusalem? Answer: and awaited him in Jerusalem.

*7* How much of God's word had he taught? (a) some, (b) most, (c) none, (d) the whole counsel of God. Answer: .

*8* In what position were these men placed in the church? Answer: The Holy Spirit had made them .

*9* What price did God pay to purchase the church? Answer: Jesus purchased the church with His .

*10* What should the elders watch for? (a) wolves, (b) teachers of perverse things, (c) those who draw away disciples, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*11* Read 1 Peter 5:1-3. What flock do a group of elders oversee? (a) all the local churches throughout a diocese, (b) the flock among them or entrusted to their care, (c) all congregations in the world, (d) it does not say. Answer: .

*12&13* What did Jesus teach about giving? Answer: It is more blessed to than to .

*14* Why was Paul's departure from the elders especially sad? Answer: They grieved because they would never see again.

*15* What warning did disciples at Tyre give to Paul? (a) none, (b) not to go to Jerusalem, (c) to repent of his sins, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*16* How did Paul's company separate from the disciples at Tyre? Answer: They knelt on the shore and .

*17* In whose home did they stay in Caesarea? (a) Philip's, (b) Paul's, (c) Peter's, (d) disciples could not own homes. Answer: .

*18* How did Agabus demonstrate Paul's coming imprisonment? Answer: He bound himself with Paul's .

*19&20* What did the church leaders say people thought Paul taught? Answer: Some thought Paul taught people not to their children or follow (Jewish) .

*21* What did they recommend Paul do as a solution? Answer: Paul should join some men who were completing their of purification.

*22* What accusations did Asian Jews make against Paul? (a) he opposed the people, (b) he opposed the law, (c) he opposed the temple, (d) he brought a Greek into the temple, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*23* Who rescued Paul? (a) the disciples, (b) the church elders, (c) the commander of the Roman soldiers, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*24* How had Paul treated Christians before his conversion? Answer: He had Christians, binding and imprisoning them.

*25* Who had appeared to him on the road to Damascus? Answer: had appeared to Paul on the road to Damascus.

*26* When were Paul's sins washed away? (a) before baptism, (b) the moment he believed, (c) when he had been baptized. Answer: .

*27* Why had Paul later left Jerusalem to preach to Gentiles? Answer: The Lord told Paul this in a while Paul was in the temple.

*28* How did the commander intend to examine Paul? Answer: He intended to Paul.

*29* How did Paul protect himself and avoid this mistreatment? Answer: Paul informed them that he was a .

*30* Paul had lived his life with what kind of conscience? (a) bad, (b) good, (c) guilty, (d) seared, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*31* What did Paul say that caused dissension in the council? Answer: He was on trial because of his hope in the of the dead.

*32* What did Sadducees believe that Pharisees denied? Answer: Sadducees disbelieved in the .

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*33* Do you believe in independent local churches led by qualified elders, or in centralized organizations?

*34* Were you baptized with the understanding that your sins would be washed away when you were baptized?

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