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Who wrote the book of acts how do you know

Luke is writing to Theophilus

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How long was Jesus on the earth after the resurrection

40 days

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What had Jesus commanded his disciples do and why

Stay in Jerusalem, and wait for the gift God promised. it was the Holy Spirit

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What promise did the two angels make as Jesus ascended into the clouds

Jesus will return in the same way

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From where did Jesus ascended to heaven

The Mount of olives

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Who suggested a replacement be chosen for Judas why

Peter fulfilled the prophecy of pSalm 109:8

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What as to be the main qualification of a replacement

Someone who had been with them from the baptism to the ascent

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What were the names of the two candidates for the position

Barsabbas and Matthias

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How was the winner chosen and who was it

They prayed and cast lots and chose Matthias

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On what special day did the disciples receive the Holy spirit

Pentecost 50 days after the Passover

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What miraculous signs took place at that time

Speaking in tongues, tongues of fire on each one of them, and the violent wind

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How did the crowd in Jerusalem react to what was happening

They were perplexed, amazed, confused, and mocked

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Who explained what was the result of his explanation

Peter and 3000 were saved

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What happened among the believers after that

Apostles taught, fellowship, communion, miraculous signs, numbers grew daily, gave to those in need

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Who Did Peter and John meet on the way to temple prayers

A crippled man

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Happened to that person

He was healed

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How did the people around their respond

They were amazed

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Did Peter tell the people

He told them to repent and he gave them the hope of Jesus

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Then what happened to Peter and John and why

They were arrested and brought before religious rulers because of their teaching of Jesus

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Question Peter and John about their actions

Chiapas and annas

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What did Peter do

He reminded them that he healed a cripple

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What where Peter and John commanded not to do

Not to preach or speak in the name of Jesus

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Why were Peter and John not punished for disobeying the command

They were popular with the people

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Where did Peter and John go after they were released

To Their own people

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How did the believers live so as to help each other

They shared their possessions and sold what they had

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Who was Barnabas

Also named Joseph a Levite from Cypress sold a field and donated the money

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What happened to Ananias and Sapphira and why

They were struck down because they lied about giving

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Why were people laid in the streets on mats

Peters shadow could heal them

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How did the apostles who had been arrested get out of jail

Angel let them out

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Who was Gamalel and what advice did he give to the Sanhedrin

A Pharisee said to leave the apostles alone

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Problem arose among the disciples

The process of distributing food to the widows

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How is that problem solved

Seven men were assigned to do it

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Who is Stephen and why was he seized

Man full of God's grace and power. he preached what Jesus said but seemed radical. people spread lies about him

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What was decided to be done about Stephen

They had people lie about him

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In chapter 7 how did Stephen answer to the charges against him

Laid out the entire history of Christianity explain the Holy Spirit told him that they are rejecting new Moses

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What was Stephen's punishment

Stoned to death

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Who was Saul

He was a young man who approved Steven's death

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How did the great persecution taking place in Jerusalem affect the believers

Were scattered

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What did Saul begin to do

Took believers, arrested them, persecution

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Where did Philip go

Samaria

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What did Peter and John bring to the believers in Samaria

The Holy Spirit

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Who was Simon and what did he want from Peter and John and why

A sorcerer
he wanted the Holy Spirit = power
he wanted to be powerful

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What led Philip to meet & Ethiopian eunuch

Holy Spirit/angel

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In what ways did Philip help him

He explained the Scriptures and baptized him

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What happened to Philip after helping the Ethiopian

He disappeared and appeared in Azotus

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Why was saw on his way to Damascus

To take believers

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What happened to Saul on the way to Damascus

He saw a bright light heard Jesus is loud voice and was blinded

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For how long was Saul blind

Three days

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Who was Ananias and what did God tell him to do

He was a disciple God told him to go heal Saul

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At first why did he hesitate to obey

The new Saul's reputation

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What did God tell Ananias was to be saul's mission

Go because he is my chosen instrument

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What healings did Saul receive from and Ananias

Physical and spiritual healing

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Why did the Jews plan to kill Saul

He was preaching about Jesus

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How did Saul escape the plot to kill him

He was lowered in a basket through a window

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What happened in Jerusalem and why

Saul was rejected by the disciples because of his reputation

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Who helped Saul in Jerusalem with the disciples

Barnabas

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Why did Saul go to Tarsus

Threats from the Grecian Jews

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Who did God heal through Peter in the town of Lydda

Aeneas a paralytic

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Who did Peter raise from the dead in the town of Joppa

Dorcas or Tabatha

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Who was Simon the Tanner

He provided housing for Peter in Joppa

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Who was Cornelius and where did he live

A centurion on he lived in Caesarea

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Why do you think cornelius was chosen to give a vision from God

He gave to the poor was devout and God-fearing

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What was Cornelius told to do

Get Peter from Simon's house

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How did Cornelius respond

He immediately obeyed

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What happened to Peter the next day and Joppa

He had a vision of a sheet with lots of unclean animals with four legs and God told him to eat and kill them

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What was the message of Peter's vision

Nothing God has made is unclean

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What did the spirit tell Peter to expect next

Three men arriving downstairs

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Who did Peter meet and say Caesarea

Cornelius and his friends

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What happened to those who gathered at Cornelius house

The Holy Spirit was poured out on them

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Why did Peter return to Jerusalem

He was going to explain what happened and what he heard

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How was Peter received by the leaders in Jerusalem

He was criticized for his actions

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Why was Barnabas sent to Antioch

To check out a bunch of Greeks being saved

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Why did Barnabas then go to Tarsus

To find Saul and bring him to Antioch to teach

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What name was given to the disciples at Antioch for the first time

Christians

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Who was Agabus

A prophet predicted famine in Judeh and believers got together to help

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What happened to James the brother of John

Herod had him put to death

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Why was Peter arrested

He saw that James' death pleased the Jews

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What happened to Peter after he was arrested

He was released by an angel

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Where did Peter go after his release

To John Marks house

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Who was Rhoda

A servant girl at John Marks house

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What happened to the guards at the jail

They were all executed

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What happened to Herod

He was struck down and eaten by worms

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Who did Barnabas and Saul take with them when they left Jerusalem

They took John Mark