Acts of the Apostles - Lesson 5
- Relate some facts of Paul’s life prior to his conversion.
- Who was Gamaliel?
- How was Paul affected by contact with Gamaliel?
- What evidence suggests that Paul may have been a member of the Sanhedrin?
- What was Paul’s purpose for his trip to Damascus?
- Tell the story of Saul’s conversion, beginning with the point at which “there shone round about him a light out of heaven.”
- What human elements of conversion-- faith, repentance, confession, and immersion-- can you identify in this case of conversion as related in chapter 9?
- What did Paul do following his conversion?
- When did Paul leave Damascus to go to Jerusalem? (Galatians 1: 17, 18; Acts 9:23-26)
- What was the reaction of the church toward Saul?
- Why did the Jews living in Damascus want to kill Saul?
- Who sent Saul to Tarsus? Why send him there?
- What did he do in his home province? (Acts 22: 18-21; Galatians 1: 21-24)
- How did the healing of Aeneas in Lydda produce faith and obedience?
- The reasons for Peter’s going to Joppa? Was a miracle expected?
- Describe the vision that Peter experienced on the housetop. Explain the meaning of this vision.
- How did Peter’s vision prepare him for his visit with Cornelius?