Our Bible study for the week of February 17th is on the book of Acts. Below is a link to the video (note there are four short videos for this book!), along with the Bible passages we read with the discussion questions. If you want to add your comments and perhaps start on online conversation about these texts, visit our Facebook page and find the post for this Bible study.

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READINGS & DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

WATCH VIDEO #1

 READ 1:1-8                            Whose “acts” are going to be described in this book? What do the disciples assume will happen when the Holy Spirit is given to them? What does Jesus say will happen? What is the scope of Jesus’ mission?

READ 7:54-8:1                       How does Stephen’s death resemble the death of Jesus? How does Stephen’s death ultimately further Jesus’ mission as described in 1:8?

 WATCH VIDEO #2

 READ 9:1-19a                        Why does Jesus ask Saul “Why do you persecute me?”

Why do you think Jesus chose Saul as his “chosen instrument?”

READ 9:19b-31                      How is Saul’s preaching related to Jesus’ mission as described in 1:8? Why do so many people want to kill Saul?

 WATCH VIDEO #3

                                    READ 15:1-21                        What issue does the Council in Jerusalem address? How do they come to resolve the conflict?

 WATCH VIDEO #4

 READ 28:17-31                      How have Paul’s travails helped fulfill Jesus’ mission as described in 1:8?