No Other Name - Acts 4:1-22

NO OTHER NAME

Acts 4:1-22

 

I.  Under Arrest… (vs. 1-4)

a. How long do you think it took for the religious authorities to respond

to the disturbance that ensued after the man was healed? ___________

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b. What seemed to hold their greatest attention… that a man was healed

or that they taught in Jesus the resurrection of the dead? ____________

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c. What group listed in verse 1 would have had a problem with teaching

about the resurrection (see Acts 23:8)? __________________________

d. Who did the authorities take into custody? _____________________

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II.  Filled With The Holy Spirit (vs. 5-12)

a.       Are any of the names in verse 6 familiar and if so in what context?

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b.      What does the council want to know? ______________________________

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c.      What makes Peter bold in his response to the council? ____________

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d.       Now for the third time in a few short days Peter preaches the gospel…

What differences do you see in the sermons: 1. Acts 2:14-39, 2. Acts

3:12-26, 3:8-12? ____________________________________________

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e.       How does verse 12 clearly undo every cult or religion that bases

salvation on works or anything else other than Jesus Christ? _________

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III. They Had Been With Jesus (vs. 13-22)

a.  What caused the religious leaders to marvel and what did they surmise?  

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b. Was there any doubt that the miraculous healing was real? _________

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c. Even though Peter gives glory to God and reports that Jesus Christ was

responsible for this miracle what does the council command? _________

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d. Respectfully, how does Peter answer the council? ________________

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e.      Why does the council not punish them more? ___________________

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IV. Application:  Who was the source of Peter’s boldness? _______________

Who needs to be the source of our boldness? ___________________________

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