Questions for Sun, Sep 27th  (Acts 5)

Acts 5

1.) What was Ananias and Sapphira's sin?

Lying to the Holy Spirit.

2.) Did Ananias have to give money to the church?

No, it was his property and he could do what he wanted with the money.

3.) What happened to Ananias?

He was struck dead.

4.) When Peter asked Sapphira if what she gave to the church was how much they sold the land for did she tell the truth?

She lied as well.

5.) What happened to Sapphira?

She was struck dead as well.

6.) Where was the earliest church meeting?

Solomon's Colonnade.

7.) What were people doing with their sick?

They put them in the street hoping Peter's shadow would pass over them.

8.) What was happening to all the sick and demon-possessed?

All of them were being healed.

9.) What did the high priest and Sadducees do?

They arrested the apostles because they were jealous of them.

10.) How did the apostles get out of jail?

An angel let them out of jail and told them to go preach the good news.

11.) When the Sanhedrin finally found the apostles what did they complain about?

They complained that the apostles were still preaching in the name of Jesus.

12.) How did Peter boldly respond?

We must obey God rather than man.

13.) What did the Council want to do to the apostles?

They wanted to put them to death.

14.) Who stood up before the Council and what advice did he give?

Gamaliel and he said leave them alone. If they are of man they will fail but if they are of God you can't fight against God.

15.) What did the Council do to the apostles?

The had them flogged and told them not to speak in the name of Jesus.

16.) How did the flogging affect the apostles?

They rejoiced that they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the name of Jesus.