Acts Study Guide Answers For Part I Chapters 1-12

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Acts Chapter 1

1.             The gospel according to Luke

2.             That the Book of Acts records what Jesus would continue to do through His Spirit in the apostles

3.             Taken up

4.             Commandments, commanded

5.             Infallible

6.             Forty days

7.             That Jesus would at that time restore the kingdom to Israel

8.             Ye shall be witnesses unto me both at Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth

9.             This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven

10.         The women and Mary, the mother of Jesus and his brethren

11.         About 120

12.         Matthias 

Acts Chapter 2

1.             A Jewish feast

2.             With one accord

3.             a. Sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, b. Cloven tongues like as of fire, c. Speaking with tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance

4.             What reactions did the observers have? (6,7,12,13) a. Confounded, b Amazed, c. In doubt, d. Mocking

5.             Out of every nation under heaven and a number of them are mentioned in verses 9-11

6.       Are not all these which speak Galileans? b. How hear we every man in our own tongues c. What meaneth this? d.   What shall we do?

7.       Third hour of the day (9 AM)

8.       In the last days I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh

9.             a. Approved of God by miracles and wonders and signs, b. He was crucified and slain, c. God raised Him up, d. He did not “see corruption”, e. Being by the right hand of God exalted, f. He has shed forth the promise of the Holy Ghost, g. Both Lord and Christ

10.          Thou wilt not leave my soul in hell neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption

11.         They were pricked in their hearts

12.         Repent and be baptized everyone of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

13.         To you, your children, and to all them that are afar off.

14.         About 3000

15.         a. Apostles doctrine, Fellowship, Breaking of bread, Prayers

16.         Glad , Fear, Were together (unity), All things common (unselfish), Sharing, With one accord, Singleness of heart, Praise 


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Acts Chapter 3

1.             To the temple at the hour of prayer

2.             Lame from birth, over 40 years

3.             Daily

4.             Alms

5.             a. Look on us, b. Silver and gold have I none, but such as I have give I thee, In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk

6.             Immediately

7.             Leaping, walking, and praising God

8.             Filled with wonder and amazement, greatly wondering

9.             That it was by their own power or holiness that they made the lame man walk

10.         The name of Jesus

11.         Ignorance

12.         Repent and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord.

13.         Every soul, which will not hear that prophet, shall be destroyed from among the people. 

Acts Chapter 4

1.             a. Resurrection b. Angels c.Spirit

2.             The resurrection of Jesus

3.             In hold (prison)

4.             About 5000

5.             By what power or by what name have ye done this

6.             By the name of Jesus, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by him does this man stand

7.             Jesus

8.             They marveled and took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus   

9.             Commanded them that they should not speak nor teach in the name of Jesus

10.         We can not but speak what we have seen and heard

11.         They went to their own company and reported all that was said to them

12.         They lifted up their voice to God with one accord

13.         In their prayer they said, Lord, thou art God, which made heaven, earth, sea and all that is in them

14.         Boldness to speak the word

15.         The place was shaken

16.         They had all things common and shared

17.         Joses who was surnamed by the apostles, Barnabas

Acts Chapter 5

1.             But

2.             a. Ananias b. Sapphira

3.             a. His wife also being privy to it

b       Agreed together

4.             The Holy Ghost, God

5.             Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? And after it was sold, was it not in thine own power?

6.             He gave up the ghost and the young men buried him

7.             She gave up the ghost and the young men buried her

8.             Great fear

9.             Miracles

10.         The believers were the more added, multitudes

11.         Peter’s shadow passing over

12.         Put apostles in prison

13.         Angel of the Lord

14.         Went to temple and taught

15.         Didn’t we command you not to teach?

16.         Filled it

17.         We ought to obey God rather than man

18.         Them that obey Him

19.         Slay them

20.         Leaving them alone

21.         Beat them and let them go

22.         Rejoicing

23.         Daily in the temple and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ


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Acts Chapter 6

1.             The Grecian Jews felt that their widows were being neglected

2.             a. Prayer b. Ministry of the word

3.             a. Honest report, b. Full of the Holy Ghost

c.      Full of wisdom

4.             The twelve

5.             The whole group

6.             a. Stephen b. Philip

7.             Prayed and laid hands on them

8.             a. Word of God increased, b. The number of the disciples multiplied, c. A great company of the priests were obedient to the faith

9.             a. Did great miracles and wonders

b.      Spoke with such wisdom and spirit that people couldn’t resist

10.         a. Disputed, b. Suborned men to falsely witness, c. Stirred up the people, d. Caught him and brought him to the council, e. Set up false witnesses

11.         As it had been the face of an angel

Acts Chapter 7

1.             Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses, Aaron, Joshua, David, Solomon

2.             400 years

3.             a. In Egypt, b. In land of Madian, c. In wilderness

4.             a. God spoke to Abraham in Mesopotamia, b. God was with Joseph in Egypt, c. God spoke to Moses in burning bush in wilderness of Mt. Sinai, d. God gave signs and wonders through Moses in Egypt and at Red Sea, e. God gave oracles to Moses at Mt. Sinai, f. God spoke to Moses in the tabernacle, g. God does not dwell in temples made by hands, h. Heaven is God’s throne and the earth His footstool

5.             Stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart

6.             a. The patriarchs sold Joseph, b. They pushed Moses aside saying, “Who made thee a ruler?” c. Their fathers would not obey Moses d. Their fathers persecuted the prophets and slew those who showed the coming of the Just One

7.             a. They always resist the Holy Ghost   b.  They have not kept the law

8.             They gnashed on Stephen with their teeth

9.             Jesus standing on the right hand of God

10.         Cast him out of the city and stoned him

11.         Saul

12.         Lord Jesus, receive my spirit

13.         Lord, lay not this sin to their charge


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Acts Chapter 8

1.             Resurrection

2.             Saul

3.             City of Samaria

4.             a. Preached Christ, b. Did miracles, c. Cast out unclean spirits, d, Healed paralytics and cripples

5.             Great joy

6.             A sorcerer who proclaimed himself as a great one

7.             They were baptized

8.             They received the Holy Ghost

9.             The ability to lay hands on people to receive the Holy Ghost

10.         a. Told him his money would perish, b. Told him his heart was not right with God, c. Told him to repent of this wickedness and pray for forgiveness

11.         Go unto way to Gaza

12.         An Ethiopian treasurer

13.         Join himself to the Ethiopian’s chariot

14.         Isaiah “lamb before slaughter”

15.         Do you understand what you are reading?

16.         a. How can I unless someone explains it to me? b. Is the prophet talking about himself or someone else? c. Here is water, why shouldn’t I be baptized?

17.         Believe with all your heart

18.         a. Went down both into the water, b. They were come up out of the water

19.         The Spirit of the Lord caught him away

20.         Caesarea 

Acts Chapter 9

1.             Damascus

2.             Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?

3.             a. Who are you Lord? b. Lord, what would you have me to do?

4.             a. I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting b. Get up and go into the city and you will be told what you must do

5.             A vision

6.             Street called Straight, house of Judas

7.             He had heard reports about Saul and the harm he had done and had come there to arrest those who called upon the name of the Lord

8.             a. He is a chosen vessel, b. He would bear the name of the Lord to Gentiles, kings and all Israel, c. He would suffer much

9.             a. Called him brother and put hands on him to be healed and filled with the Holy Ghost, b. Baptized him

10.         Preach Christ

11.         Lowered down over the wall in a basket

12.         Barnabas

13.         Tarsus

14.         Aeneas a man with palsy

15.         Tabitha (Dorcas)

16.         Simon, a tanner


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Acts Chapter 10

1.             A centurion in the Roman army

2.             a. Devout, b. Feared God, c. Gave much alms, d. Prayed to God always, e. Just man, f. Of good report, g. Influenced kinsmen and near friends, h. Fasted

3.             Angel of God

4.             a. On the roof praying, b. Meditating on the meaning of the vision

5.             A vessel like a great sheet containing beasts, creeping things and fowls descended and a voice said, “Kill and eat.”

6.             Go with the three men from Cornelius’ house doubting nothing

7.             Six Jewish brethren from Joppa

8.             His kinsmen and near friends

9.             Cornelius said we are all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded of thee of God. While they were listening, the Holy Ghost fell on them.

10.         Stand up, I myself also am a man

11.         He should not call any man common or unclean because God is no respecter of persons

12.         Jesus went about doing good such as healing, that He was crucified and rose again, that through his name people would receive remission of sins

13.         They heard them speak with tongues

14.         Be baptized in the name of the Lord 

Acts Chapter 11

1.             Criticism for going to the uncircumcised

2.             How he saw the vision and then went to Cornelius’ house and how they got the Holy Ghost

3.             Peter was to tell Cornelius words whereby he and his household would be saved

4.             The Holy Ghost fell on them as on us at the beginning. God gave them the like gift as he did unto us

5.             God granted the Gentiles repentance unto life also

6.             As far as Phenice, Cyprus and Antioch

7.             Jews

8.             Greeks

9.             A great number believed and turned unto the Lord

10.         Barnabas

11.          He was glad and encouraged them to remain true to the Lord

12.         Unselfish, good man, full of the Holy Ghost and faith, helped people get started in the ministry and gave them a second chance after failing

13.         Saul

14.         Teaching

15.         Christians

16.         Severe famine throughout the world

17.         Send help to the brothers living in Judea 

Acts Chapter 12

1.             Herod

2.             a. Four quarternions of soldiers, b.. Bound to two soldiers

3.             Praying

4.             a. Angel came and light shone, b. Chains fell off his hands (apparently noiseless at least it didn’t wake soldiers), c. Iron gate opened by itself

5.             After he got out and came to himself

6.             To the house of Mary, mother of Mark, where the prayer meeting was happening

7.             Rhoda

8.             That Rhoda was mad, or that it was Peter’s angel

9.             Put them to death

10.         It is the voice of a god, not man

11.         Eaten of worms and gave up the ghost

12.         The word of God grew and multiplied

13.         John Mark


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