Week of October 25

October 25: Acts 21

1) What was the message to Paul about his intention to go on to Jerusalem (v. 1-14)?

  1. The disciples at Tyre through the Spirit urged Paul not to go to Jerusalem
  2. The prophet Agabus predicted through the Spirit that Paul would be bound if he went to Jerusalem
  3. The companions of Paul begged him not to go to Jerusalem but submitted the decision to the will of God
  4. All of the above

2) What was the result of Paul's well-meaning trip to the Temple in Jerusalem (v. 26-36)?

October 26: Acts 22

1) What were the components of Paul's compelling testimony (v. 3-21)?

  1. His life before Christ as a strict Jew and persecutor of the Church
  2. His life-changing encounter with Christ on the road to Damascus
  3. His life after coming to know Christ and his mission to tell others
  4. All of the above

2) Was this the first time Paul appealed to his Roman citizenship in the book of Acts (see v. 22-29; 16:35-40)?

October 27: Acts 23

1) After a narrow escape from the rabid Jewish leaders, what did the Lord say to Paul (see v. 1-11)?

  1. "I told you so! I sent several people to tell you not to come back to Jerusalem!"
  2. "Sorry Paul, you got yourself into this mess and are on your own."
  3. "Take courage, for as you have testified to the facts about me in Jerusalem, so you must testify also in Rome."
  4. None of the above

2) How did Paul's nephew providentially intervene to help save him from the plot against his life (see v. 12-22)?

October 28: Acts 24

1) Why did Paul refer to the Christian faith as "the Way" (see v. 14-15, 22; John 14:6)?

2) When Governor Felix came under conviction from Paul's teaching, what did he ultimately do (see v. 24-25)?

  1. Profess
  2. Protest
  3. Procrastinate
  4. None of the above

October 29: Acts 25

1) When Festus the new governor arrived, what option did he give Paul (v. 6-12)?

  1. Go to Jerusalem to make his case before the Jews
  2. Go to Rome to make his case before Casesar
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above

2) In reporting Paul's case to King Agrippa, what were the big points of dispute according to Festus (v. 18-20)?

October 30: Acts 26

1)What new details did Paul reveal about his persecution of Christians in his testimony before King Agrippa (v. 9-11)?

2)How did the governing officials respond to Paul's presentation of how Jesus changed his life and the call to follow Him (v. 24-29)?

  1. Felix claimed Paul had lost his mind
  2. Agrippa dismissed Paul's personal appeal to follow Christ
  3. Both of the above
  4. Neither of the above

October 31: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?