Questions for Sat, Sep 26th  (Acts 4)

Acts 4

1.) Who came and what did they do to Peter and John?

Sadducees and priests put them in jail.

2.) Many people believed and the number of men increased up to around what number?

5000

3.) Who did Peter and John go before on the next day?

The high priest and his family.

4.) What did the Council ask them?

By what power of what name did you heal the man?

5.) How did Peter boldly answer?

It is by the name of Jesus Christ whom you killed that this man was made to walk.

6.) How many names are there by which you can be saved?

Acts 4:12 - Salvation is found in no one else except the name of Jesus Christ.

7.) For what two reasons were the Pharisees speechless?

That these men were uneducated, yet they spoke powerfully and clearly they possessed power to heal.

8.) What did the Council decide to tell Peter and John?

They commanded them not to teach or speak in the name of Jesus.

9.) Was it possible for Peter and John to obey the Council's wishes?

They said it wasn't possible for them to not speak. This was true because Jesus had said the Holy Spirit would speak for them.

10.) How come the Council did not punish them?

Because all of the people were praising God for what had happened.

11.) How old was the man that had been healed?

The man was 40 years old.

12.) What did the apostles pray for?

The prayed to be able to continue to speak the Word of God boldly.

13.) Was their prayer answered?

Yes, the meeting place shook and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit.

14.) How did the church sustain itself?

They shared their belongings and helped each other.

15.) What did the apostles call Joseph and what does it mean?

They called him Barnabus which means Son of Encouragement.

16.) What did Barnabus do?

He sold a field he owned and brought the money to the Apostles' feet.