Acts Study Guide Answers for Part II Chapters 13-28

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Acts Chapter 13

1.             a. Barnabas, b. Simeon, c. Lucius, d. Manaen, e. Saul

2.             Ministering to the Lord and fasting

3.             The Holy Ghost

4.             a. They (the church), b. Holy Ghost

5.             John Mark

6.             Cyprus

7.             In the synagogue at Salamis

8.             Sergius Paulus, deputy of country

9.             Barjesus (Elymas)

10.         Blindness

11.         Doctrine of the Lord

12.         John Mark

13.         Synagogue

14.         a. Deliverance from Egypt, b. 40 yrs in wilderness, c. Dividing up Canaan, d. Judges, e. Kings, f. John the Baptist

15.         Prophets

16.         a. No cause of death, b. Slew Him

c.      God raised Him from the dead

17.         Witness

18.         Jesus is God’s son, resurrection

19.         Almost the whole town

20.          Envy

21.         Gentiles

22.         Raised persecution and expelled Paul and Barnabas

23.         Shook off dust from feet 

Acts Chapter 14

1.             At the synagogue (as usual)

2.             a. A great multitude both of Jews and Gentiles believed, b. Unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds, c. God granted signs and wonders

3.             The Jews were going to stone them

4.             a. Crippled from mother’s womb, b. When healed the man leaped and walked

5.             They thought they were gods come down in the likeness of men

6.             a. They called Barnabas—Jupiter (Zeus)

b.      They called Paul—Mercurius (Hermes)

7.             We are men of like passion with you

8.             Stoned him and dragged him out of the city thinking he was dead

9.             Rose up and came into the city

10.         Derbe

11.         a. Exhorted the disciples to continue in the faith, b. Ordained elders, c. Prayed with fasting

12.         Reported all that God had done through them and how God had opened the door to the Gentiles

13.         Draw a map showing Antioch in Syria, Cyprus, Perga, Antioch in Pisidia, and Lystra. 

Acts Chapter 15

1.          Unless you are circumcised you cannot be saved

2.          Send Paul , Barnabas and other believers to Jerusalem and the apostles to discuss this problem

3.          It was needful to be circumcised and to keep the law of Moses

4.          Through his preaching Gentiles received the Holy Ghost having purified their hearts through faith

5.          The miracles and wonders God had wrought among the Gentiles by them

6.          James

7.          a. Judas,   b. Silas

8.          That they gave no such commandment that circumcision and law keeping were necessary for salvation

9.          a. Meat offered to idols, b. Blood,    c. Things strangled, d. Fornication

10.       Rejoicing

11.      A desire to visit again the brethren in the cities where they had previously preached

12.      Because he left them on the “first” missionary journey

13.      Cyprus

14.      Silas

15.      Through Syria and Cilicia 


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Acts Chapter 16

1.             Timothy

2.             The decrees that were ordained of the apostles and elders which were at Jerusalem

3.             Forbidden of the Holy Ghost

4.             A vision of a man from Macedonia saying, “Come over into Macedonia and help us.”

5.             Philippi

6.             Out of the city, by a riverside where a prayer meeting was held

7.             Lydia, a seller of purple from Thyratira

8.             The hope of their (monetary) gains was lost

9.             That Paul and Silas troubled their city by teaching customs unlawful for Romans to observe

10.         Rent off their clothes, beat them and cast them into prison.

11.         Sang praises unto God

12.         An earthquake shook the prison, opening the doors and loosening the prisoner’s bands.

13.         Kill himself

14.         Sirs, what must I do to be saved?

15.         Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved and thy house.

16.         The jailor and his household.

17.         Let Paul and Silas go.

18.         Because Paul and Silas were Romans and he had beaten them uncondemned. 

Acts Chapter 17

1.             Three

2.             A great multitude believed as well as many chief women.

3.             Envy caused them to hire lewd fellows to assault the house of Jason.

4.             They have turned the world upside down and did contrary to Caesar saying there is another king, Jesus.

5.             More noble than those in Thessalonica in that they searched the scriptures daily.

6.             They came and stirred up the people.

7.             Stirred (KJV) greatly distressed (NIV)

8.             In the market place

9.             Epicureans and Stoics

10.         May we know what this new doctrine is that you are presenting?

11.         To the Unknown God

12.         God does not dwell in temples made by hands. God is not far from anyone of us.

13.         He quoted a Greek poet who said, “We are the offspring of God.”

14.         All men everywhere to repent.

15.         They did not believe in the resurrection of the dead.

16.         Dionysius the Aeropagite and Damaris 

Acts Chapter 18

1.             Aquila and Priscilla

2.             They opposed themselves

3.             Crispus the chief ruler of the synagogue

4.             Don’t be afraid, keep on speaking, God had many people in Corinth.

5.             1 ˝ years

6.             Drove them from the judgment seat

7.             Beat him

8.             Priscilla and Aquila

9.             He wanted to go to the feast in Jerusalem.

10.         He would return if it was God’s will.

11.         Strengthened the disciples

12.         Eloquent, mighty in the scriptures, instructed in the way of the Lord, fervent in spirit, spake and taught diligently, bold.

13.         He knew only the baptism of John.

14.         They expounded to him privately the way of God more perfectly.

15.         Wrote a letter exhorting the disciples to receive him.

16.         He mightily convinced the Jews and publicly showed that Jesus was the Christ.


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Acts Chapter 19

1.             Have you received the Holy Ghost since you believed?

2.             In the name of the Lord Jesus

3.             The Holy Ghost came on them and they spoke with tongues and prophesied.

4.             Three months

5.             Two years

6.             All they which dwelt in Asia heard the Word…both Jews and Greeks

7.             Upon the bringing of aprons from Paul, diseases departed and evil spirits went out.

8.             Seven sons of Sceva

9.             The man in whom the evil spirit was leaped on them and they fled out naked and wounded.

10.         Burned them

11.         Mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.

12.         Timotheus and Erastus

13.         Demetrius, a silversmith.

14.         Their source of wealth was being disturbed.

15.         The whole city was filled with confusion. They rushed in the theatre crying out one thing and another.

16.         Great is Diana of the Ephesians.

17.         The town clerk

18.         Being called in question for the uproar.

Acts Chapter 20

1.             Sopater, Aristarchus, Secundus, Gaius, Timothy, Tychicus, Trophimus

2.             Until midnight

3.             Eutychus

4.             On foot

5.             The elders of the church at Ephesus.

6.             Humility, tears, pure from the blood of all men

7.             Taught them publicly and from house to house.

8.             Repentance, faith, the whole counsel of God.

9.             Jews and Greeks

10.         Bonds and afflictions

11.         None of the things in the future as far as hardships moved him, neither did he worry for his life.

12.         Take heed to yourselves and to the flock over which the Holy Ghost made them overseers, to feed the church of God.

13.         Grievous wolves would enter in not sparing the flock and of themselves men would arise to draw disciples away.

14.         Build them up and give them an inheritance among the sanctified.

15.         With his own hands

16.         That they would never see his face again.

Acts Chapter 21

1.             That he should not go up to Jerusalem.

2.             Evangelist

3.             Prophesied

4.             That Paul would be bound and delivered to the Gentiles.

5.             I am ready not to be bound only but also to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.

6.             Mnason, an old disciple

7.             The things that God had wrought among the Gentiles by his ministry.

8.             Join in a vow with four other men to purify themselves and shave their heads.

9.             Teaching against the law and bringing Greeks into the temple.

10.         Chief captain with solders and centurions.

11.         To the castle stairs

12.         Away with him

13.         To speak to the people

14.         Hebrew


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Acts Chapter 22

1.             He spoke in a language they were familiar with and said he was zealous toward God as they were also.

2.             Gamaliel

3.             His conversion

4.             When he said that the Lord told him that he would go to the Gentiles

5.             By scourging

6.             By claiming his Roman citizenship

7.             The chief priests and all their council. 

Acts Chapter 23

1.             In all good conscience

2.             Commanded them near to smite him in the mouth.

3.             He didn’t realize that the one he rebuked was the high priest.

4.             By claiming that he was a Pharisee and believed in the resurrection.

5.             The dispute between the Pharisees and Sadducees became so violent

6.             Be of good cheer, as you have testified in Jerusalem so you will also in Rome.

7.             To kill Paul

8.             Paul’s nephew

9.             The chief captain

10.         Provided a detachment of 200 soldiers and 70 horsemen to deliver Paul to Caesarea.

11.         Governor Felix

12.         Caesarea

13.         When Paul’s accusers got there.

14.         In Herod’s judgment hall 

Acts Chapter 24

1.             A lawyer (orator) who spoke for the chief priest.

2.             A pestilent fellow, a mover of sedition, a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes, a profaner of the temple.

3.             He did not dispute in the temple nor stir up people

4.             1) After the way they call heresy I worship God  2) I believe the law and the prophets  3) I have hope toward God  4) belief in resurrection  5) conscience void of offense toward God and man

5.             More perfect knowledge

6.             He wanted to wait until Lysias, the chief captain, came down

7.             Allowing his friends to take care of his needs.

8.             He trembled and said when he had a convenient season he would call for him.

9.             Money (a bribe)

10.         Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus and Paul was left in prison. 


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Acts Chapter 25

1.             If Paul was sent to Jerusalem they were planning an ambush to kill him.

2.             I stand at Caesar’s judgment seat, where I ought to be judged.

3.             Caesar

4.             King Agrippa and Bernice

5.             Hear Paul

6.             So that he could write some charges against Paul. 

Acts Chapter 26

1.             Speak for himself

2.             For the hope of the promise that God made to Israel.

3.             Description of his conversion

4.             Heavenly vision

5.             Both to small and great

6.             That Christ should suffer, rise from the dead, and show light.

7.             You are beside yourself, much learning makes you mad (insane).

8.             I am not mad, but speak words of truth and soberness.

9.             Do you believe the prophets?

10.         Almost you persuade me to be a Christian.

11.         Paul did nothing deserving death or imprisonment and if he had not appealed to Caesar, he would have been set free. 

Acts Chapter 27

1.             To take charge of Paul.

2.             At Sidon he allowed Paul to go to his friends.

3.             It will be disastrous with much loss to the ship and cargo.

4.             The master and the owner of the ship.

5.             The harbor where they were was not suitable to winter in.

6.             The south wind blew softly.

7.             A wind of hurricane force.

8.             Fear and hopelessness

9.             Be of good cheer. There will be not loss of life.

10.         Don’t be afraid, you must stand trial before Caesar.

11.         Except you abide in the ship you cannot be saved.

12.         For their health.

13.         276

14.         It struck a sandbar and the bow stuck fast but the stern was broken to pieces.

15.         Kill the prisoners

16.         He wanted to spare Paul’s life.

17.         Some swam and others hung on to pieces of the ship. 

Acts Chapter 28

1.             Melita (Malta)

2.             A poisonous snake fastened on his hand.

3.             They changed from thinking that Paul was a murderer to saying he was a god.

4.             Publius’ father

5.             By himself with a soldier that kept him.

6.             The leaders of the Jews.

7.             For the hope of Israel.

8.             Nothing bad about Paul but that people everywhere were talking against this sect.

9.             Some believed and some didn’t.

10.         Isaiah’s prophecy that the Jews would hear but not understand.

11.         Two years

12.         Preaching and teaching without hindrance. 

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