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The book of Acts had no title until
AD 150.
The book of Acts was written around
AD 63.
The book of Acts serves as a bridge between the
Gospels and Paul's letters.
The church grew from
Jerusalem to Rome.
The church grew in its mission by
Philip preaching to the Samaritans, the Ethiopian eunuch, and to Cornelius and his household.
Luke's greatest purpose of the book of Acts was perhaps to
emphasize the ministry of the Holy Spirit through believers.
Luke emphasized the Holy Spirit
55 times.
The book of Acts can be divided into three parts based on
Acts 1:8.
Acts can be considered in two divisions based upon the ministry of
Peter and Paul.
Acts can be organized according to its great messages, including those from
Paul, Stephen, and Peter.
How long were the believers to wait for the gift of the Father?
Until they received.
The believer's part in being baptized in the Holy Spirit is to
submit and receive.
Concerning the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believer, Luke emphasizes the Spirit's help in
service.
The purpose of Pentecost was to
empower the church.
According to Acts 1:8, believers will receive
power to witness.
The word "kairos" means
"the right time of season."
At the Ascension, Jesus symbolically turned a place of death (Mount of Olives) into a place of
triumph and life.
The purpose of witnessing is to
prepare prepare people to meet the Lord.
Concerning replacing the position of Judas, the apostles sought direction from
God's word.
Four attitudes and actions that preceded the outpouring of the Holy Spirit were
obedience, unity, prayer, and the study and application of God's word.
The word "pentecost" means
"the fiftieth."
Pentecost for the believer is a combination of
blessing and duty.
The Azusa Street Mission revival, like the Day of Pentecost, is an example of
unity.
A symbol of the purifying presence of the Holy Spirit on the Day of Pentecost was
the tongues of fire.
The normative sign that a believer has received the baptism in Holy Spirit based upon the pattern of Acts is
speaking in tongues.
According to Acts 19, the believers in Ephesus were baptized in the Holy Spirit and began to
speak in tongues and prophecy.
In what chapters does Acts record the initial Holy Spirit baptism of believers?
In Acts chapters 2, 8, 9, 10, and 19.
In what chapters in the book of Acts does speaking in tongues accompany the baptism in the Holy Spirit?
In Acts chapters 2, 10, and 19.
Speaking in tongues
is based upon a cooperative and submissive relationship with God.
The baptism in the Holy Spirit is available to
all believers.
How many different nations does the book of Acts mention were present on the Day of Pentecost?
15.
On the Day of Pentecost, Peter responded to the growing curiosity of the crowd by
standing up, raising his voice, and addressing them.
On the Day of Pentecost, the eleven disciples showed unified support by
standing up with Peter.
How many people responded to Peter's message on the Day of Pentecost?
3,000.
On the Day of Pentecost, Peter treated his listeners with respect by
addressing them as brothers and fellow Jews.
Although the events of Pentecost happened suddenly, Peter had prepared himself for this big day by
spending time with Jesus and God's Word.
On the Day of Pentecost, Peter said people could receive the gift of the Holy Spirit if they would
repent and be baptized.
According to the New Testament, water baptism is
an outward picture of an inner experience.
The early church devoted themselves to
fellowship, doctrine, and prayer.
The hallmarks of a biblical church are
repentance and baptism, fellowship and prayer, and generosity and growth.
The lame man healed in Acts 3 responded to his healing by
walking, leaping, and praising God.
The account of the crippled beggar at the Gate Beautiful teaches the importance of
physical touch.
In Acts 3, the healing of the crippled man resulted in
Peter preaching the gospel to the Sanhedrin, Peter and John being imprisoned, and the man being healed.
The biblical principles from the account of the crippled man at the Gate Beautiful are
recognize the needs of others, reach out in faith, give what you have, and expect the unexpected.
The two major themes of Peter's message to the Sanhedrin in Acts 3 were
exalting Jesus and extending God's forgiveness.
In ministry, our goal should be to
point people to Christ.
Peter's message to the Jews and their leaders, following the healing of the lame man in Acts 3, indicated that God had chosen to view their active role in Jesus' crucifixion as a sin of
ignorance.
Which group of people responded hostilely to Peter's message in Acts 4?
Religious leaders.
Christians go through times of suffering because
of sin, of God's sovereignty, and they are doing God's will.
According to the IST, the title Sovereign Lord means
"God is in control."
According to Acts 4, the early church demonstrated unity and selflessness by
financially taking care of one another.
The focus of the Christian message is
Christ's death and resurrection.
Barnabas
sold a field and gave the money to the apostles, was a Levite and his name means "Son of Encouragement," and was a Jew from the island of Cyprus.
The main principle to be learned from the account of Ananias and Sapphira is that
God hates lying and desires integrity among His people.
One of the marks of a powerful church is
signs and wonders.
According to Acts 5, when faced by threats and warnings, the believers
continued to meet publicly.
In the book of Acts, persecution of the church came from
unbelieving Jews, Sadducees, and the Sanhedrin.
After the apostles were flogged for preaching Christ they
rejoiced that they were worthy to suffer for Christ.
Gamaliel recommended that the apostles be
released.
According to the Bible, suffering and persecution
should be expected.