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in Acts

Acts 9:1–31 - 23rd January, 2021

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Acts 9:1–31
  2. Who is mentioned?
    1. What do we learn about each character mentioned?
  3. What places are mentioned?
    1. Where does the passage begin and where does it end?
  4. What are repeated words/phrases?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. What happened to Saul in the passage?
    1. Who confronts Saul and why?
    2. How does Saul respond?
    3. Who helps Saul and how?
    4. How does Saul change?
  2. What is Saul commissioned to do and why?
  3. Why are the disciples fearful of Saul?
  4. How do the Jews and Hellenists respond to Saul and why?
  5. How does God use Saul in v. 31?
  6. What is the main point of the passage?
  7. How is this passage grounded in the gospel?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. Are there people you think God would never save? How does Saul's story remind you of God's sovereignty in salvation?
    1. Pray for those people to be saved.
  2. How do you need to grow in your bold proclamation of the gospel despite opposition?
  3. How can sharing our testimonies encourage us to preach boldly (vv. 27–28)?
  4. What does it look like to walk "in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit?"
in Acts

Acts 6:8–8:3

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read Acts 6:8–8:3
  2. Who is primarily speaking in this passage?
  3. What are the repeated words/phrases?
  4. How does Luke describe Stephen?
  5. What accusations are made against Stephen?
  6. Who does Stephen reference in his speech?
  7. What different books of the Old Testament are quoted in his speech?
  8. What is the response to Stephen's speech?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Why does Stephen reference different Old Testament figures? What point is he making?
  2. What new character is mentioned at the end of chapter 7, and why is he significant to Acts?
  3.  How does God use Stephen's life and ministry?
  4. How is this passage grounded in the gospel?
  5. What is the main point of this passage?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What can we learn from Stephen's preaching of the gospel?
  2. What fears do you have in preaching the gospel and calling sinners to repent?
  3. How are you encouraging others to be faithful despite persecution?

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