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Acts 1:1–11 - 11 September, 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Acts 1:1–11
  2. What are repeated words/phrases/ideas?
  3. Who is mentioned in the passage?
  4. Who wrote this book?
  5. What places/times are mentioned?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. What does the author mean when referring to Jesus' suffering in v. 3?
  2. Why did Jesus order the apostles not to depart from Jerusalem in v. 4?
  3. What is the difference between the 'kingdom of Israel' and the 'kingdom of God'?
  4. What is the ascension and what is the significance of it?
  5. How is this passage grounded in the gospel?
  6. Summarize the passage in one sentence.

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How do you see the power of the Holy Spirit at work in your evangelism?
  2. How often do you view your circumstances in light of the second coming of Jesus Christ?
  3. How are you tempted to worry in seasons of waiting on the Lord?