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ACTS CHAPTER 4

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Act 4:1 And as they spake unto the people, the priests, and the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees, came upon them, Act 4:2 Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead. Act 4:3 And they laid hands on them, and put them in hold unto the next day: for it was now eventide. Act 4:4 Howbeit many of them which heard the word believed; and the number of the men was about five thousand.

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I. The reaction of the Jewish leaders after Peters’ preaching at the temple A. The priests, captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came upon them (Q. 1) 1. They were grieved that the believers in Christ taught the people 2. They were grieved that the believers preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead (Q. 2) a. They then grabbed the believers up b. They then put the believers in hold unto the next day (1) It was evening when they did all of this B. Many believed though which heard the Word 1. The number being about 5000

1. What were the two problems that the Jewish leaders had with Peter’s preaching?:

1. What were the two problems that the Jewish leaders had with Peter’s preaching? a. They were grieved that the believers in Christ taught the people b. They were grieved that the believers preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead

2. What were the two ways the Jewish leaders reacted to Peter’s preaching?:

2. What were the two ways the Jewish leaders reacted to Peter’s preaching? a. They then grabbed the believers up b. They then put the believers in hold unto the next day

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Act 4:5 And it came to pass on the morrow, that their rulers, and elders, and scribes, Act 4:6 And Annas the high priest, and Caiaphas, and John, and Alexander, and as many as were of the kindred of the high priest, were gathered together at Jerusalem. Act 4:7 And when they had set them in the midst, they asked, By what power, or by what name, have ye done this? Act 4:8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, Act 4:9 If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole; Act 4:10 Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. Act 4:11 This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. Act 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

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II. The next day when their elders, rulers, and scribes were gathered together at Jerusalem to interrogate Peter and John: A. These included: 1. Annas the high priest 2. Caiaphas 3. John 4. Alexander 5. And as many as were kin to the high priest B. The interrogators began by asking Peter and John: 1. ‘By what power or by what name have you all done this?’ (Q. 3) a. Note – the healing of the lame man C. Peter answered their question and was filled with the Holy Spirit: 1. ‘You rulers of the people and elders of Israel;’ a. ‘If this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man (1) ‘By what means he is made whole’ b. ‘Be it known unto you all and to all the people of Israel’ (1) ‘That the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, by Him does this man stand here before you all whole’ (Q. 4) (a) ‘Jesus Christ whom you all crucified’ (b) ‘Jesus Christ whom God raised from the dead’ (c) ‘This is the stone which is set at naught by you builders’ <1> ‘Which is become the head of the corner’ (d) ‘Neither is there salvation by any other’ (Q. 5) <1> ‘For there is no other name under heaven given among men whereby we must be saved’

3. When the Jews asked Peter by what authority he healed the man who as lame, what was Peter’s answer to them?:

3. When the Jews asked Peter by what authority he healed the man who as lame, what was Peter’s answer to them? a. By the Law of Moses b. By the traditions of the Jews c. By the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth d. The might of the Roman empire

4. In what four ways does Peter describe Jesus to the Jews?:

4. In what four ways does Peter describe Jesus to the Jews? a. Jesus Christ whom you all crucified b. Jesus Christ whom God raised from the dead c. This is the stone which is set at naught by you builders d. Neither is there salvation by any other

5. Concerning the issue of salvation, how did Peter describe the authority of the name of Jesus?:

5. Concerning the issue of salvation, how did Peter describe the authority of the name of Jesus? a. Associated with the many ways that God saves b. There is no other name under heaven given among men whereby we must be saved c. Considered to be a part of Gods will on the earth d. A very popular name to be used when performing miracles in that day

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Act 4:13 Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus. Act 4:14 And beholding the man which was healed standing with them, they could say nothing against it. Act 4:15 But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves, Act 4:16 Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them is manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny it . Act 4:17 But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name. Act 4:18 And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. Act 4:19 But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. Act 4:20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard. Act 4:21 So when they had further threatened them, they let them go, finding nothing how they might punish them, because of the people: for all men glorified God for that which was done. Act 4:22 For the man was above forty years old, on whom this miracle of healing was shewed.

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III. The elders, rulers, and scribes together assessed Peter and Johns reply under interrogation A. The following things were observed in Peter and John and those believers with them: (Q. 6) 1. They saw the boldness of Peter and John 2. They perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men (Q. 7) a. They marveled at this 3. They also took knowledge that they had been with Jesus 4. They beheld the man which was healed standing with them 5. They could say nothing against what Peter and John had said B. The elders then told Peter and John to go outside and conferred among themselves 1. ‘What shall we do with these men?’ 2. ‘A notable miracle done by them is manifest to all who dwell in Jerusalem’ a. ‘We cannot deny it’ b. ‘But, that the news of this miracle spread no further among the people:’ (Q. 8) (1) ‘Let us “threaten them” that they no longer speak in Jesus’ name’ C. The elders then called Peter and John and the other believers back in unto them 1. They commanded them no longer to speak in Jesus’ name 2. Peter and John then answered them: (Q. 9) a. ‘Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God?’ (1) ‘You judge’ b. ‘We cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard’ D. The elders then further threatened Peter, John, and the other believers and then let them go 1. The elders could find nothing to punish them for (Q. 10) 2. Because of the people a. The people glorified God for what was done (1) The man who was healed by this miracle was over 40 years old

6. What five things were observed by the Jews of Peter and John?:

6. What five things were observed by the Jews of Peter and John? a. They saw the boldness of Peter and John b. They perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men c. They also took knowledge that they had been with Jesus d. They beheld the man which was healed standing with them e. They could say nothing against what Peter and John had said

7. How did the Jews react to the social status observed in Peter and John?:

7. How did the Jews react to the social status observed in Peter and John? a. They marveled b. They understood c. They rejoiced d. They associated themselves with Peter and John

8. Seeing the Jews could not deny the miracle done in the name of Jesus by Peter and John, what course of action did they decide upon to inhibit the preaching of Jesus by Peter and John?:

8. Seeing the Jews could not deny the miracle done in the name of Jesus by Peter and John, what course of action did they decide upon to inhibit the preaching of Jesus by Peter and John? a. They gave them money b. They threatened them not to speak in the name of Jesus c. They permitted them d. They built them a church

9. What did Peter and John reply back to the Jews for the Jews commanding the apostles to not speak in the name of Jesus?:

9. What did Peter and John reply back to the Jews for the Jews commanding the apostles to not speak in the name of Jesus? b. Oh wow, we forgot what Romans 13 says about those who are our leaders, therefore what you say is above what God says c. You all are truly Gods anointed since that what everyone says, and we will not touch God’s anointed with contrary speach a. We did not go to bible-college, how can we truly know what we say concerning scripture d. You judge whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard

10. What were the two ultimate reasons that the Jews let Peter and John go?:

10. What were the two ultimate reasons that the Jews let Peter and John go? a. The elders could find nothing to punish them for b. Because of the people glorifying God for the miracle done

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Act 4:23 And being let go, they went to their own company, and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them. Act 4:24 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou art God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is: Act 4:25 Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things? Act 4:26 The kings of the earth stood up, and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord, and against his Christ. Act 4:27 For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together, Act 4:28 For to do whatsoever thy hand and thy counsel determined before to be done. Act 4:29 And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word, Act 4:30 By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus. Act 4:31 And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.

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IV. Peter and John return unto their own company A. They reported all that the chief priests and elders had said unto them (Q. 11) 1. The company of believers lifted up their voices unto God with one report when they heard a. They all then said: (1) ‘Lord, you are God that has made both heaven and earth and the sea and all that is in them’ (2) ‘Who by the mouth of your servant David said:’ (a) ‘Why did the heathen rage and the people of the earth imagine vain things?’ (b) ‘The kings of the earth stood up and the rulers were gathered together against the Lord and against His Christ’ (3) ‘For of a truth they have gathered together against your Holy Child Jesus’ (Q. 12) (a) ‘Both Herod and Pontius Pilate with the gentiles and the people of Israel were gathered together <1> ‘For to do whatsoever your hand and your counsel determined before to be done’ (4) ‘And now, Lord, behold their threatenings’ (Q. 13) (a) ‘And grant unto your servants that with all boldness they may speak your word’ (Q. 14) <1> ‘By stretching forth their hand to heal’ (b) ‘And that signs and wonders may be done by the name of your Holy Child Jesus’ B. And when they had prayed: (Q. 15) 1. The place was shaken where they were assembled together 2. They were all filled with the Holy Ghost 3. And they spake the Word of God with boldness

11. How did the company of believers react when Peter and John reported the threatenings of the Jews to them?:

11. How did the company of believers react when Peter and John reported the threatenings of the Jews to them? a. They began to store up food for the coming hardships b. They stockpiled weapons to overthrow the Romans c. They scattered and joined themselves to other sects d. They lifted up their voices unto God with one report when they heard

12. In light of vs. 27, when the leaders of the Jews attacked Peter and John for the preaching of the Gospel of Christ, who were the leaders of the Jews really attacking?:

12. In light of vs. 27, when the leaders of the Jews attacked Peter and John for the preaching of the Gospel of Christ, who were the leaders of the Jews really attacking? a. Peter and John b. God’s holy child Jesus c. Herod d. John the Baptist

13. When in prayer, the company of believers in Christ called upon God to look upon the threatenings of the Jews concerning the preaching of the Gospel of Christ in the name of Jesus. What are the two points of what these people prayed? :

13. When in prayer, the company of believers in Christ called upon God to look upon the threatenings of the Jews concerning the preaching of the Gospel of Christ in the name of Jesus. What are the two points of what these people prayed? a. Grant unto your servants that with all boldness they may speak your word by stretching forth their hand to heal b. That signs and wonders may be done by the name of your Holy Child Jesus

14. According to vs. 29 and 30, how are we to speak the word of God when preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Dare discussion: Give other scriptural references to this if you can:

14. According to vs. 29 and 30, how are we to speak the word of God when preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Dare discussion: Give other scriptural references to this if you can a. By having long discussions and ever learning the scriptures b. By stretching forth God’s hand to heal c. By standing in front of a congregation of believers with funny and cute sermons d. By placing ourselves under the authority of 501c3

15. What were the three results of the prayer of the company of believers in vs. 24 through 30? :

15. What were the three results of the prayer of the company of believers in vs. 24 through 30? a. The place was shaken where they were assembled together b. They were all filled with the Holy Ghost c. And they spake the Word of God with boldness

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Act 4:32 And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common. Act 4:33 And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all. Act 4:34 Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, Act 4:35 And laid them down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need. Act 4:36 And Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas, (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation,) a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus, Act 4:37 Having land, sold it , and brought the money, and laid it at the apostles' feet.

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V. The state of the believers after the return of Peter and John and the unified prayers of the saints of God A. The state of the multitude that believed (Q. 16) 1. They were of one heart 2. They were of one soul 3. No one said anything of that which he owned 4. All had all things in common B. The state of the apostles (Q. 17) 1. With great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus a. Great grace was upon them all (Q. 18, 19) 2. The apostles gave governance to the whole congregation a. No one lacked (Q. 20) (1) For as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them (2) Brought the price of their property and laid at the apostles feet (3) Distribution was made unto every man according as he had need b. Example of this: (1) A man by the name of Joses (a) Surnamed Barnabas by the apostles, interpreted the son of consolation (b) A Levite of the country of Cyprus (c) Had land and sold it (d) Brought the money and laid it at the apostles feet

16. What four things describe the state of the multitude of believers in Jerusalem?:

16. What four things describe the state of the multitude of believers in Jerusalem? a. They were of one heart b. They were of one soul c. No one said anything of that which he owned d. All had all things in common

17. What two things describe the state of the apostles in Jerusalem?:

17. What two things describe the state of the apostles in Jerusalem? a. With great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus b. The apostles gave governance to the whole congregation

18. What was the reason that the apostles were able to with great power witness the resurrection of the Lord Jesus?:

18. What was the reason that the apostles were able to with great power witness the resurrection of the Lord Jesus? a. Great grace was upon them b. Original apostleship c. By walking with Jesus d. By being Jewish

19. Describe the result of the governance of the apostles in light of every-ones basic physical needs being met.:

19. Describe the result of the governance of the apostles in light of every-ones basic physical needs being met. a. Everyone was on their own b. No one lacked c. Street-side begging d. The wealthy ruled the poor

20. Name the three things that were done by the congregation of believers in Jerusalem that made it possible for no one to have lack in that congregation.:

20. Name the three things that were done by the congregation of believers in Jerusalem that made it possible for no one to have lack in that congregation. a. For as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them b. Brought the price of their property and laid at the apostles feet c. Distribution was made unto every man according as he had need

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