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(Acts 7) Stephen recounts the history of? Who did he name as a prototype of Christ?

Israel, Moses

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(Acts 7)Stephen testifies of what in Israel? What else does he see?

Apostasy, Jesus on the right hand of God

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(Acts 7) How is Stephen killed?

his testimony is rejected and he is stoned to death

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(Acts 7) Where did God first appear before Abraham and what did he say to Abraham?

Mesopotamia , ‘Leave your country and your people,’ God said, ‘and go to the land I will show you.’ “So he left the land of the Chaldeans and settled in Harran. After the death of his father, God sent him to this land where you are now living. 5 He gave him no inheritance here, not even enough ground to set his foot on.

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(Acts 7) What did God promise Abraham?

But God promised him that he and his descendants after him would possess the land, even though at that time Abraham had no child. God spoke to him in this way: ‘For four hundred years your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own, and they will be enslaved and mistreated. But I will punish the nation they serve as slaves,’ God said, ‘and afterward they will come out of that country and worship me in this place.’

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(Acts 7) What covenant did God give Abraham? Who did he circumcise? When?

Covenant of Circumcision, circumcised Isaac 8 days after his birth

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(Acts 7) What is the lineage including Abraham?

Abraham became the father of Isaac, Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs.

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(Acts 7) What happened to Joseph?

Because the patriarchs were jealous of Joseph, they sold him as a slave into Egypt. But God was with him and rescued him from all his troubles. He gave Joseph wisdom and enabled him to gain the goodwill of Pharaoh king of Egypt. So Pharaoh made him ruler over Egypt and all his palace.

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(Acts 7) What struck all Egypt and Canaan causing great suffering?

Famine

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(Acts 7) What happened during the famine?

When Jacob heard that there was grain in Egypt, he sent our forefathers on their first visit. On their second visit, Joseph told his brothers who he was, and Pharaoh learned about Joseph’s family. After this, Joseph sent for his father Jacob and his whole family, seventy-five in all. Then Jacob went down to Egypt, where he and our ancestors died. Their bodies were brought back to Shechem and placed in the tomb that Abraham had bought from the sons of Hamor at Shechem for a certain sum of money.

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(Acts 7) What happened when the new Pharaoh came into power?

He dealt treacherously with our people and oppressed our ancestors by forcing them to throw out their newborn babies so that they would die. At that time Moses was born, for three months he was cared for by his family. When he was placed outside, Pharaoh’s daughter took him and brought him up as her own son. Moses was educated in all the wisdom of the Egyptians and was powerful in speech and action.

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(Acts 7) What happened when Moses was 40?

He decided to visit his own people, the Israelites. He saw one of them being mistreated by an Egyptian, so he went to his defense and avenged him by killing the Egyptian. Moses thought that his own people would realize that God was using him to rescue them, but they did not. The next day Moses came upon two Israelites who were fighting. He tried to reconcile them by saying, ‘Men, you are brothers; why do you want to hurt each other?' “But the man who was mistreating the other pushed Moses aside and said, ‘Who made you ruler and judge over us? Are you thinking of killing me as you killed the Egyptian yesterday?’

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(Acts 7) Where did Moses flee to?

He fled to Midian, where he settled as a foreigner and had two sons

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(Acts 7) How long before an angel appeared?

After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses in the flames of a burning bush in the desert near Mount Sinai. As he went over to get a closer look, he heard the Lord say: ‘I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.’ Moses trembled with fear and did not dare to look. “Then the Lord said to him, ‘Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground. I have indeed seen the oppression of my people in Egypt. I have heard their groaning and have come down to set them free. Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.’

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(Acts 7) What happened after Moses saw the angel?

He led them out of Egypt and performed wonders and signs in Egypt, at the Red Sea and for forty years in the wilderness. He told the Israelites, ‘God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your own people.’ He was in the assembly in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our ancestors; and he received living words to pass on to us.

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(Acts 7) What happened while Moses was gone?

But our ancestors refused to obey him. Instead, they rejected him and in their hearts turned back to Egypt. They made an idol in the form of a calf.

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(Acts 7) What happened to the Tabernacle of the Covenant Law?

Our ancestors had the tabernacle of the covenant law with them in the wilderness. It had been made as God directed Moses, according to the pattern he had seen.After receiving the tabernacle, our ancestors under Joshua brought it with them when they took the land from the nations God drove out before them. It remained in the land until the time of David, who enjoyed God’s favor and asked that he might provide a dwelling place for the God of Jacob. But it was Solomon who built a house for him.

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(Acts 7) What happened prior to Stephen's death?

When the members of the Sanhedrin heard this, they were furious but Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God. At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him, dragged him out of the city and began to stone him. Meanwhile, the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of a young man named Saul. While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” Then he fell on his knees and cried out, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” When he had said this, he fell asleep.

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(Acts 8) Who persecutes the church?

Saul

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(Acts 8) Where does Philip minister? What does he do there?

Samaria, performs miracles and baptizes men and women

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(Acts 8) Why do Peter & John go to Samaria?

Peter and John come to Samaria and confer the gift of the Holy Ghost by the laying on of hands

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(Acts 8) Who is rebuked by Peter for seeking to buy the gift of the Holy Ghost? Why?

Simon, so that everyone that Simon lay his hands may receive the Holy Spirit

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(Acts 8) Who does Philip baptize?

Philip preaches about Christ and baptizes an Ethiopian eunuch.

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(Acts 8) What happened to the church?

On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. But Saul began to destroy the church. Going from house to house, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison.

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(Acts 8) What happens in Samaria where Philip goes?

He proclaimed the Messiah there. When the crowds heard Philip and saw the signs he performed, they all paid close attention to what he said. For with shrieks, impure spirits came out of many, and many who were paralyzed or lame were healed.

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(Acts 8) Who is Simon?

A man who had practiced sorcery in the city and amazed all the people of Samaria and who followed him. Simon himself believed and was baptized. And he followed Philip everywhere.

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(Acts 8) How did Philip meet the Ethiopian?

Now an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Go south to the road—the desert road—that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” So he started out, and on his way he met an Ethiopian eunuch, an important official in charge of all the treasury of the Kandake (which means “queen of the Ethiopians”). This man had gone to Jerusalem to worship, and on his way home was sitting in his chariot reading the Book of Isaiah the prophet. The Spirit told Philip, “Go to that chariot and stay near it.” Then Philip asked if the man understood what he was reading and replied no, and invited Philip to sit with him and told him about the good news of Jesus and was baptized

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(Acts 8) What happened to Philip after baptizing the Ethiopian?

When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away, and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing. Philip, however, appeared at Azotus and traveled about, preaching the gospel in all the towns until he reached Caesarea.

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(Acts 9) Who appears before Saul? What happens?

Saul went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the Way, he might take them as prisoners to Jerusalem. As he neared Damascus on his journey, suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.
Heard Jesus and opened his eyes, but was blind for 3 days. Saul is a chosen vessel, he is baptized and begins his ministry

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(Acts 9) Who restores Saul's sight?

Anaias, the Lord called on Anaias to heal Saul, but Anaias is quick to question the Lord but listens to the Lord anyway and heals Saul (like scales fell from his eyes)

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(Acts 9) What miracles does Peter perform?

heals Aeneas and raises Dorcas from death.

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(Acts 9) What happened to Saul in Damascus & Jerusalem?

He began to preach at once in the synagogues, and grew and proved to the Jews that Jesus is the Messiah. After a few days, there was a conspiracy to kill him, but his followers were with him at night (lowering him in a basket through an opening in the wall). Then he came to Jerusalem to join the apostles, but they were scared, but Barnabas took him and told the apostles of his change and meeting with Jesus and how he preached fearlessly

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(Acts 9) What happened to Aeneas?

Peterwent to visit the Lord’s people who lived in Lydda. He found a man named Aeneas, who was paralyzed and had been bedridden for eight years. “Aeneas,” Peter said to him, “Jesus Christ heals you. Get up and roll up your mat.” Immediately Aeneas got up. All those who lived in Lydda and Sharon saw him and turned to the Lord.

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(Acts 9) What happened to Dorcas?

In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas) about that time she became sick and died. They sent two men to tell Peter and Peter healed her

staying with Simon the tanner

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(Acts 10) Who administers to Cornelius?

Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; One day at about three in the afternoon (9th hour of the day) he had a vision. He distinctly saw an angel of God, who came to him and said, “Cornelius!”
Cornelius stared at him in fear. “What is it, Lord?” he asked.
The angel answered, "...send men to Joppa to bring back Peter."
Cornelius called two of his servants and a devout soldier and told them everything that had happened and sent them to Joppa.

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(Acts 10) Who is commanded to take the gospel to the Gentiles? How?

Peter, through a vision
the gospel is taught through witnesses, the holy ghost falls upon the gentiles
-that afternoon, Peter went to the roof to pray and became hungry and entered a trance. He saw heaven opened and something like a large sheet being let down to earth by its four corners. It contained all kinds of four-footed animals, as well as reptiles and birds. Then a voice told him, “Get up, Peter. Kill and eat.” This happened three times, and immediately the sheet was taken back to heaven.