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Lesson 3

The First Converts at Work - Acts 2:42-3:26


*1,2,3&4* In what four things did early converts "continue steadfastly"? Answer (list them in order): They continued in the apostles' , in , in , and in .

*5* What is the meaning of the unleavened bread in communion? Answer: The bread is a memorial to Jesus' .

*6* What is the meaning of the cup (fruit of the vine)? Answer: The cup is a memorial to His .

*7* How many mediators are there between men and God? Answer (give a number): There is mediator between God and men.

*8* Who is this mediator? (a) Mary, (b) the priesthood, (c) Buddha, (d) Jesus, (e) dead saints, (f) all the preceding. Answer: .

*9* What work is described here? (a) building a cathedral, (b) a pilgrimage to Mecca, (c) caring for needy members, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*10* Who gave to help people who were in need (v44)? Answer: Those who gave were all who .

*11* Who adds people to Jesus' church? (a) the Pope, (b) the Lord, (c) the priests, (d) the other members vote them in, (e) all the preceding. Answer: .

*12* Whom does the Lord add to the church? Answer: The Lord adds those who are .

*13* What problem did the man at the temple gate have? Answer: The man was .

*14* What proves he really had this problem? (a) he was lame from birth, (b) he was 40 years old (Acts 4:22), (c) people carried him to the temple, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*15* What did the man ask Peter and John to give him? (a) healing (b) a miracle, (c) alms (a charitable gift), (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*16&17* Why didn't Peter give the man money? Answer: Peter said he had no or .

*18* What did Peter do for the man? Answer: Instead of giving money, Peter told him to rise up and in the name of Jesus .

*19* How do we know the man was healed? (a) he stood up, (b) he leaped and walked, (c) he reacted immediately, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*20* Who observed the man walking? (a) all the people, (b) only the apostles, (c) no one, (d) only the man himself saw it. Answer: .

*21* How did this affect the people? Answer: The people were filled with .

*22* What happened as news of the healing spread? Answer: As news spread many people ran together and met on Solomon's .

*23* What did Peter accuse the people of doing to Jesus? Answer: Peter said they had Jesus.

*24* What did God do? (a) killed the people, (b) forgave everyone, (c) raised Jesus from the dead, (d) all the preceding. Answer: .

*25* How did Peter prove Jesus had been raised? Answer: The apostles were that Jesus had been raised.

*26* Who had sent the power that healed the lame man? Answer: The power to heal came through faith in .

*27* Did the people kill the Christ: (a) knowingly, or (b) ignorantly? Answer (a or b): .

*28* Who had foretold the suffering of Jesus? Answer: God foretold Jesus' suffering through all His .

*29* What did Peter say they should do about their sins? Answer: He told them to repent and .

*30* Heaven must receive Jesus until what happens? (a) the times of restoration, (b) He establishes an earthly kingdom, (c) the Rapture. Answer: .

*31* Who predicted the coming of a prophet like himself? (a) Isaiah, (b) Mohammed, (c) Joseph Smith, (d) Moses. Answer: .

*32* How much of that prophet's message must we listen to? Answer: We must hear He teaches.

*33* What happens to those who do not give heed to Him? Answer: Those who don't give heed will be from among the people.

*34* What prophets had foretold "these days" when Peter spoke (v24)? Answer: This was foretold by the prophets.

*35* What covenant had been made with Abraham? Answer: God promised all families of the earth would be .

*36* What blessing fulfilled the covenant? Answer: We are blessed through Jesus if we turn away from our .

Personal application questions:

*37* How should worship in the church today compare to that of the early church?

*38* Do you believe miracles like in Acts 3 really did occur?

*39* Do you believe membership in Jesus' church is essential to eternal life?

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