Tuesday, December 31, 2013


1. Fill in the blank: Paul told the Ephesian elders that after his departure, savage  -------- would come in among them.

2. Multiple choice: When choosing a successor for Judas as the twelfth apostle, Peter stated that it was so he could be a witness of a specific event in the life of Jesus .  What was that event? (a) His crucifixion; (b) His resurrection; or (c) His ascension.

3. Fill in the blank: When the Christians in Caesarea could not persuade Paul to change his mind about going to Jerusalem where he faced captivity, they said, "The --------- of the Lord be done."

1. Wolves (Acts 20:29).
2. (b) His resurrection (Acts1:22).
3. "Will" (Acts 21:14). Even though it was not their will, they bowed to the will of the Lord.

Monday, December 30, 2013


1. Question: On what day of the week did the disciples gather together to break bread in the church of Troas?

2. Fill in the blank: Paul was hurrying  back to Jerusalem at the end of his third missionary journey so he could be there for the Day of -------.

3. Paul told the Ephesian elders "to --------- the church of God which He purchased with His own blood."

1. The first day of the week (Acts 20:7).
2. Pentecost (Acts 20:16).
3. "Shepherd" (Acts 20:28).

Sunday, December 29, 2013


1. True or false? As a result of the uproar in Ephesus over Paul's teaching, Demetrius was able to have him imprisoned.

2. Fill in the blank: The city clerk told the angry mob in Ephesus that it was common knowledge that Ephesus was the temple guardian of the great goddess --------- .

3. Multiple choice: On Paul's third missionary journey, he revisited the churches he had established in Greece. How long did he stay in Greece on that visit? (a) Six months; (b) nine months; or (c) three months.

1. False. No charges were accepted by the city clerk. (Acts 19:35-41).
2. Diana (Acts 19:35).
3. (c) Three months (Acts 20:2,3). Little is known about the churches in Greece. Response to the gospel was very small in that area.

Saturday, December 28, 2013


1. Question: Two items were carried from Paul's body to the sick, and as a result, diseases left them and evil spirits went out of them. Name one of the two items used.

2. Multiple choice: Those converts in Ephesus who had practiced magic  brought all their cultic books together and burned them. How many pieces of silver were all those books worth? (a)
5,000 ; (b) 25,000; or (c) 50,000.

3. Fill in the blank: When the crowd became stirred up in Ephesus, they defended the idol they worshiped and shouted , "Great is --------- of the Ephesians."

1. Handkerchief and aprons (Acts 19: 11, 12). Luke calls this an unusual miracle (v. 11). It
was not Paul's ordinary ministry.
2. (c) 50,000 (Acts 19:19).
3. "Diana"  (Acts 19:28). Diana (also known as Artemis) was the goddess of the moon and hunting. She was usually portrayed as a huntress with dogs around her.

Friday, December 27, 2013


1. Question: Did the twelve disciples of John who believed in Christ in Acts 19:1-7 Receive the Holy Spirit before or after they were baptized?

2. Multiple choice: How many times in the book of Acts is speaking in tongues specifically mentioned in connection with someone receiving the Holy Spirit? (a) Twelve; (b) seven; or (c) three.

3. How long did Paul continue to teach in the school of Tyrannus? (a) Three years (b) two years; or (c) one year.

1. After (Acts 19:5,6). In Acts 10:44-48, the people in Cornelius's household received the Spirit before they were baptized. Acts cannot be used to prescribe any one pattern.
2. (c) Three (Acts 2:4; 10:44-46; 19:6).
3. Two years (Acts 19:9, 10). 

Thursday, December 26, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Why was Paul in such a hurry to get back to Jerusalem, after leaving Corinth?
(a) He  had a gift for the Jerusalem church; (b) he wanted to see the other apostles; or (c) he wanted to attend a Jewish feast.

2. True or false? After Paul had attended the Jewish feast in Jerusalem at the end of his second missionary journey, he returned to his hometown of Tarsus.

3. Fill in the blank: When Apollos first began to speak out in Ephesus in the name of the Lord, "he knew only the baptism of  --------- ."

1. (c) He wanted to attend a Jewish feast (Acts 18:20,21).
2. False. He returned to the church in Antioch that had sent him out on both missionary journeys (Acts18:22).
3. "John" (Acts 18:25).

Wednesday, December 25, 2013


1. Multiple choice: For how long did Paul have a ministry in Corinth? (a) Two years; (b) six months; or (c) eighteen months.

2. True or false? When the Jews accused Paul, saying, "This fellow persuades men to worship God contrary to the law," the proconsul, Gallio, had Paul beaten and then thrown into prison.

3. Paul refused to have a long ministry in Ephesus when he first went there, even though the people wanted him to stay.

1. Eighteen months (Acts 18:11).
2. False. Gallio drove the Jews from the judgment seat and would not listen to them (Acts 18:12-17).
3. True  (Acts 18:19-21).

Tuesday, December 24, 2013


1. Question: Paul worked at his trade in Corinth to support himself. What was his trade?

2. Fill in the blanks: When the Jews rejected Paul's message in Corinth, he said to them, "Your
--------- be upon your own ---------; I am clean. From now on I will go to the ---------."

3. Multiple choice: Why were Aquila and Priscilla forced out of Rome? (a) They were troublemakers; (b) they were Christians; or (c) they were Jews

1. Paul was a tentmaker (Acts 18:3). It was common for the Jewish rabbis, of which Paul was one, to support themselves through a learned skill or trade. Paul's trade was tent making, which he often practiced on his missionary journeys so he would not have to take money from those to whom he preached.
2. "Blood...heads... Gentiles" (Acts 18:6).
3. (c) They were Jews (Acts 18:2).

Monday, December 23, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Why was Paul upset when he arrived in Athens? (a) He was tired of persecution; (b) he saw all the idols in the city; or (c) he had had a rough voyage to Athens.

2. What did Paul say about Jesus that brought a response of mockery in his message to the Areopagus?  (a) Jesus is Lord; (b) Jesus is God; or (c) Jesus was raised from the dead.

3. Fill in blanks: In Paul's famous sermon on Mar's Hill, he says about God and us, "In Him we
----------- and ----------- and --------- -------- --------."

1. (b) He saw all idols in the city (Acts 17:16).
2. (c) Jesus was raised form the dead (Acts 17:32). The resurrection of Jesus  was the crucial thing that the apostles preached throughout the book of Acts. Without the Resurrection there is no  Christianity.
3.  "Live...move...have our being" (Acts 17:28).

Sunday, December 22, 2013


1. Multiple choice: For how many Sabbaths did Paul go to the synagogue and reason with the Jews  in Thessalonica? (a) Three; (b) four; or (c) five.

2. Fill in the blanks:  In Thessalonica, Paul and Silas were accused of being men who had turned the world --------- -------.

3. True or false? Since the Jews rejected the gospel at Thessalonica, Paul went first to the Gentiles in Berea when preaching the gospel.

1. (a) Three (Acts 17:2).  After three Sabbaths, the Jews of the city incited the people against Paul and Silas so that they had to leave Thessalonica.
2. Upside down (Acts 17:6).
3. False. He preached first to the Jews in Berea also (Acts 17:10,11).

Saturday, December 21, 2013


1.Multiple choice: When Paul and Silas prayed and sang hymns at midnight  in a Philippian jail, what did the other prisoners do? (a) They sang with them; (b) they ridiculed them; or (c) they listened to them.

2. Fill in the blanks: Paul told the Philippian jailer, "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be -----, you and your --------."

Multiple choice: What was the response of the Philippian magistrates when they learned that Paul and Silas, whom they had beaten and imprisoned, were Roman citizens? (a) Fear; (b) anger; or (c) joy.

1. (c) They listened to them (Acts 16:25).
2. "Saved...household" (Acts 16:31).
3. (a) Fear (Acts 16:38). They realized that they were in violation of Roman law and were subject to punishment and loss of position themselves.

Friday, December 20, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What event caused Paul and Silas to be arrested and thrown into a Philippian jail?
(a) Healing of a lame man; (b) casting a spirit out of a slave girl; or (c) preaching the gospel.

2. At what time of the day were Paul and Silas praying and singing hymns in a Philippian jail? (a) At noon; (b) at the ninth hour of night (3 A.M.); or (c) at midnight.

3. Fill in the blanks: When the Philippian jailer was about to take his life because the prison doors had been opened Paul said, Do yourself no  -----------, for we are all ----------,"

1. (b) Casting a spirit out of a slave girl (Acts 16:16-23). However, the charge levied against Paul and Silas was that they were Jewish troublemakers who were teaching things contrary to Roman law.
2. (c) At midnight (Acts 16:25).
3. "Harm...here" Acts 16:28).

Thursday, December 19, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Where were Paul and his companions going when they met the girl with the spirit of divination in Philippi? (a) To Prayer; (b) to preach; or (c) to rest.

2. When Paul cast the spirit of divination out of the slave girl in Philippi, how did her masters respond? (a) They praised God; (b) they seized Paul and Silas; or (c) they asked Paul how they could have that power.

3. True or false? Before Paul and Silas  were thrown into a Philippian jail they were stripped and beaten.

1. (a) To Prayer (Acts 16:16).
2. (b) They seized Paul and Silas (Acts 16:19).  They were upset because they could no longer make any profit from the fortune-telling of the girl.
3. True. (Acts 16:22,23). It was permissible if the accused were not Romans, as were Paul and Silas, a proper trail must first be conducted.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013


1.Multiple choice: What practical response did Lydia show as a result of her salvation? (a) She gave money to Paul; (b) she opened her home to Paul ;or (c) she gave some money to build a church in Philippi.

2. Lydia was one of the first converts to Christianity in Philippi. What was her occupation? (a) She made pottery; (b) she sold purple cloth or (c) she made  clothing.

3. In Philippi a certain slave girl followed Paul and his companions . What else distinguished her?
(a) She sold purple cloth; (b) she was possessed by a spirit of divination; or (c) she made clothing for the poor.

1. (b) She opened her home to Paul (Acts 16:14, 15).  This Philippian hospitality and generosity toward Paul continued throughout his ministry (cf. Phil. 4:15).
2. (b) She sold purple cloth (Acts 16:14).
3. (b) She was possessed by a spirit of divination (Acts 16:16).

Tuesday, December 17, 2013


1. True or false? Paul and Silas preached the Word in Asia  on their missionary journey.

2. Fill in the blanks: The man who appeared in Paul's vision said, "Come over to Macedonia and
--------- ---------.'

3. Multiple choice: Where did Paul go on the Sabbath when he was in Philippi? (a) The synagogue; (b) the marketplace; or (c) the riverside.

  1. False (Acts 16:6). They were prevented by the Holy Spirit from preaching in Asia although they attempted to go there.
2. Help us" (Acts 16:9).
3. (c) The riverside (Acts 16:13).  There was no synagogue in Philippi.

Monday, December 16, 2013


1.True or False? Timothy's mother was not a Christian.

2. Question: On which of his three missionary journey's did Paul pick up Timothy?

3. True or False? On the first part of their missionary trip, Paul and Silas told listeners of the decision of the Jerusalem council regarding Gentiles keeping the Mosaic Law.

1. False (Acts 16:1). She was a Jewish Christian who, for her great faith, Paul mentioned in his second letter to Timothy (2 Tim. 1:5).
2. Second (Acts 15:36--16:3).
3. True  (Acts 16:4).

Sunday, December 15, 2013


1. True or false? Paul wanted to take John Mark with Barnabas to visit the church they had established on their first journey.

2. The initial motivation for Paul to make a second missionary journey was to see the progress of the people who had become Christians during the first journey.

3. Fill in the blank: When Paul and Silas left Antioch on their  missionary journey, they were "commended by the brethren to the --------- of God."

1. False. (Acts 15:38). Paul was adamant that they leave  John Mark  behind because earlier, instead of going with them to work in Galatia, he had gone home to Jerusalem.
2. True. (Acts 15:36).
3. "Grace" (Acts 15:40).

Saturday, December 14, 2013


1. Question: As a result of the Jerusalem council, gentile believers  were asked to abstain from four things that would be offensive to Jews. Name one of them.

2. Multiple choice: How many men are given by name who were to take the letter from the Jerusalem council to the church in Antioch? (a) Seven; (b) three, or (c) four.

3. What was the response of the church in Antioch upon receiving the letter from the Jerusalem council? (a) Rejoicing; (b) confusion; or (c) anger.

1. Abstain from (1) things polluted by idols; (2) sexual immorality; (3) things strangled; and (4) blood  (Acts 15:29). The prohibition against  sexual immorality was directed toward observing  certain prohibitions in Mosaic Law pertaining to marriage regulations. All Christians are to abstain from sexual perversion.
2. (c) Four (Acts 15:22).
3. (a) Rejoicing (Acts 15:31).

Friday, December 13, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What was the response of believers in Phoenicia and Samaria who heard of many Gentiles coming to faith in Christ? (a) Skepticism; (b) joy; or (c) anger.

2. True or false? God chose Paul to  be the first person to preach the gospel to the Gentiles.

3. Peter, speaking in the Jerusalem council, declared that the Jews from all generations have not been able to bear the yoke of the Law of Moses.

1. (b) Joy (Acts 15:3). It was only in Jerusalem and Judea that there was skepticism regarding the genuineness of the Gentiles' salvation without observing Jewish custom and law.
2. False. God  chose Peter (Acts 15:7).
3. True. (Acts 15:10. Paul argues in both Romans and Galatians that the Law was given to show us our sinfulness and inability, not to save us.

Thursday, December 12, 2013


1. Multiple choice: How were the leaders chosen for the churches that were established during the first missionary journey  of  Paul and Barnabas? (a) Church election; (b) apostolic appointment; or (c) casting  of lots.

2. True or false? After  Paul and Barnabas had completed  their missionary journey and reported to the church in Antioch, they immediately set off on another missionary trip.

3. Fill in the blank: According to Acts 15:1, certain men came to Antioch from Judea teaching that "unless you are ---------- according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be  saved."

1. (b) Apostolic appointment (Acts 14:23).
2. False. They stayed a long time in Antioch (Acts 14:28).
3. "Circumcised"  (Acts 15:1). These people were known as "Judaizers." That wanted to add certain Jewish observances along with faith in Jesus as necessary for salvation.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


1.True or false? When the Jews stoned Paul outside of the city of Lystra, they  thought they had killed him.

2. Fill in the blank: As Paul and Barnabas returned to the cities  where they had established churches, they encouraged the believers by saying, "We must through many --------- enter the kingdom of God".

3. Multiple choice: What did Paul and Barnabas urge the believers  to do as they traveled back to the churches that were established on their first missionary journey? (a) Read the Scriptures daily; (b) continue in the faith; or (c) pray constantly.

1. True (Acts 14:19).
2. "Tribulations"  (Acts 14:22). From the beginning, Paul made it clear that the Christian life would be one of suffering for these new believers in Galatia.
3. (b) Continue in the faith (Acts14:22).

Tuesday, December 10, 2013


1. Fill in the blank: When the people saw that Paul had healed the man who was crippled from birth they said, "The ----------- have come down to us in the likeness of men!"

2. Multiple choice: When the priest of Zeus came to offer sacrifice to Paul and Barnabas, what animals did he bring for the sacrifice? (a) Sheep; (b) oxen; or (c) pigeons.

3. What did Paul and Barnabas do when the people  of  Lystra proclaimed  them to be Greek gods?
(a) They got angry; (b) they tore their clothes; or (c) they ran out of town.

1. "Gods" (Acts 14:11).
2. (b) Oxen (Acts 14:13) That they wanted to sacrifice such valuable animals show what important gods they considered Paul and Barnabas.
3. (b) They tore their clothes (Acts 14:14). This act demonstrated  how appalled were these missionaries.

Monday, December 9, 2013


1. Multiple choice: When the Jews in Antioch of Pisidia rejected the gospel that Paul had preached, what did he do?
(a) Went back home to Tarsus; (b) let Barnabas try to convince the Jews; or (c) turned to preaching to the Gentiles.

2. What motivated  the Jews to oppose Paul and Barnabas when many people responded to the gospel in Antioch of Pisidia? (a) Rejection of Jesus as the Messiah; (b) envy of Paul and Barnabas; or (c) misunderstanding of Old Testament Scripture.

3. What event caused  the people of Lystra to call Paul and Barnabas gods? (a) Paul's calling fire out of heaven; (b) Paul's healing of a lame man; or (c) Paul's healing of a blind man.

1. (c) Turned to preaching to the Gentiles (Acts 13:46).
2. (b) Envy of Paul and Barnabas  (Acts 13:45).
3. (b) Paul's healing of a lame man (Acts 14: 8-13). The lame man had never walked in his life.

Sunday, December 8, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What happened immediately before Paul's sermon in the synagogue service at Pisidian Antioch? (a) Prayer; (b) taking an offering; (c) reading of Scripture.

2. Fill in the blank: According to Paul, John preached the baptism of ----------- to all the people of Israel.

3. As Paul is showing the Jews in Pisidian Antioch that Jesus is the Christ, he quotes Psalm 2:7 which reads: "You are My -----------, Today  I have ---------- You."

1. (c) Reading of Scripture (Acts13:15,16).
2. Repentance (Acts 13:24). As John baptized, he commanded that the people repent of their sins and be ready to receive the Messiah, who was coming.
3. "Son...begotten" (Acts 13:33). Many of the Jews accepted this passage as referring to Messiah.

Saturday, December 7, 2013


1. Fill in the blanks: The people of Tyre and Sidon, who were supplied with food by King Herod's country, responded to a speech by Herod with blasphemy, saying, "The voice of a -------- and not a

2. Multiple choice: What was the great promise that Jesus gave to the apostles in Acts 1:4,5 ? (a) That He would come again; (b) that they would receive a great kingdom; or (c) that they would be baptized with the Holy Spirit.

3. What did the two men dressed in white (angels) promise the disciples after Jesus' ascension into heaven? (a) That the Holy Spirit would come; (b) that Jesus would return just like He had gone; or (c) that the disciples would go to heaven to be with Jesus.

1. (c) "God...man" Acts 12:22).
2. (c) That they would be baptized with the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:4,5). According to 1 Corinthians 12:13, it is the baptizing work of the Holy Spirit that puts a believer into the church, the body of Christ.
3. (b) That Jesus would return just like He had gone (Acts 1:11).

Friday, December 6, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Why was Herod the king struck dead  by God? (a) He was a idol worshiper; (b) he was an adulterer; or (c) he refused to give glory to God.

2. What was Herod's motivation in arresting Peter with the intent to kill him? (a) To build his own ego; (b) to stamp out Christianity; or (c) to please the Jews.

3. When Peter, who had escaped from prison, knocked at the door of the house of Mary, the girl who answered the door did not open it, Why? (a) She was too shocked ; (b) she was too glad; or (c) she was too afraid,

1. (c) He refused to give glory to God (Acts 12:23).
2. (c) To please the Jews (Acts 12:3).
3. (b) She was too glad (Acts 12:14). 

Thursday, December 5, 2013


1. Question: What did the church in Jerusalem do about Peter's being imprisoned by Herod?

2. True or false? When the angel of the Lord was leading Peter out of prison in Acts 12, Peter did not believe it was really happening.

3. Question: What punishment was prescribed for the Roman guards who let Peter escape from prison?

1. The church made prayer to God without ceasing (Acts 12:5).
2. True (Acts 12:9).
3. Death (Acts 12:19). This was not uncommon punishment for a Roman soldier who did not fulfill his duty.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013


1. Multiple choice: How long did Paul and Barnabas stay in Antioch teaching the people in the church there? (a) One year; (b) two years; or (c) three years.

2. About the time that the church grew strong in Antioch, what did Herod the king begin to do?
(a) Kill all Jewish believers; (b) harass the church; or (c) levy heavy taxes on people in Judea.

3. At what event is Paul first mentioned in the book of Acts? (a) At the meeting of the Sanhedrin; (b) at the stoning of Stephen; or (c) at his conversion on the road to Damascus.

1. (a) One year (Acts 11:26).
2. (b) Harass the church (Acts 12:1).
3. (b) At the stoning of Stephen (Acts 7:60). Paul was known as Saul at this time. He  held the coats of those Jews who stoned Stephen.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What was the result of Christian preaching to the Hellenists in Antioch? (a) Many
believed; (b) They rejected  the message; or (c) they persecuted  the preachers.

2.  What does Acts 11 say Barnabas did when he came from Jerusalem to Antioch? (a) He encouraged them; (b) he reproved them; or (c) he  lorded it over them.

3. What event did the prophet Agabus predict? (a)  A great revival in Samaria; (b) imprisonment of Peter; or (c) a great famine in the world.

1. (a) Many believed (Acts 11:20,21). This marked the beginning of a great response among the Gentiles to the gospel.
2. (a) He encouraged them (Acts 11:23). The name Barnabas means "Son of Encouragement".
3.  (c) A great famine in the world (Acts 11: 28).

Monday, December 2, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Where was Peter when he saw the vision of the unclean animals coming down out of heaven? (a) In the wilderness; (b) in his room; or (c) on a housetop.

2. What was the response of the Jewish Christians when they realized that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles? (a) Joy; (b) astonishment; or (c) dismay.

3. After Peter had explained to the Jewish Christians why he had gone to the Gentiles with the gospel, what was their response? (a) They glorified God; (b) they were doubtful; or (c) they were angry.

1. (c) On a housetop (Acts 10:9-12). People customarily went up on the flat roofs of the homes of that day.
2. (b) Astonishment (Acts 10:45).
3. (a) They glorified God (Acts 11:18).

Sunday, December 1, 2013


1. Multiple choice: In what manner did Saul leave Damascus after he had  "confounded the Jews...
proving that this Jesus is the Christ"? (a) He was given a police escort; (b) he was let down through the city wall in a large basket; or (c) he was escorted through the gate of the city by the Christians.

2. While in a trance, Peter saw many unclean animals let down from heaven. What was holding these animals? (a) A food basket; (b) a cooking pot; or (c) a great sheet.

3. Sentence completion: When Peter saw the vision of the unclean animals coming down out of heaven, a voice came to him saying , "Rise, Peter; kill and ---------."

1. (b) He was let down through the city wall in a large basket (Acts 9:22-25).
2. (c) A great sheet (Acts 10:11).
3. "Eat" (Acts 11:7). Eating anything that was unclean according to Mosaic Law was  something
that Peter had never done.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013


1. Multiple choice: For what reason was Saul (Paul) on his way to Damascus? (a) To meet with Jewish leaders; (b) to meet with church leaders ; or (c) to persecute Christians.

2. How did Ananias first respond when the Lord ask him to go to Saul of Tarsus and lay hands on him to receive his sight? (a) He was excited ; (b) he was reluctant ; or (c) he refused to go.

3. How did the Jews respond to Saul (Paul) when he first preached the gospel in Damascus and proved  that Jesus was the Messiah? (a) They received the message with joy; (b) they plotted to kill Saul; or (c) they searched the Old Testament to see if the gospel was true.

1. (c) To persecute Christians (Acts 9:1-3).
2. (b) He was reluctant (Acts 9: 13,14). He knew of Saul's reputation as a persecutor of the church.
3. (b) They plotted to kill Saul (Acts 9:22-25). 

Monday, November 25, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What did Stephen see as he was being stoned to death for his faith? (a) A band of angels coming for him ; (b) Jesus standing at the right hand of God; or (c) a flaming chariot.

2. True or false? As soon as the people of Samaria believed  the gospel spoken by Philip, they were
baptized and received the Holy Spirit.

3. Multiple choice: The Ethiopian eunuch was reading an Old Testament prophet when Philip met him. What prophet was he reading? (a) Isaiah ; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) Daniel.

1. (b) Jesus standing at the right hand of God (Acts 7:55).
2. False. They did not receive the Holy Spirit  until Peter  and John came down  from Jerusalem (Acts 8:12:-16).
3. (a) Isaiah (Acts 8:28). He was reading in Isaiah 53, which describes God's Suffering Servant and looked ahead to the crucifixion of Jesus.

Sunday, November 24, 2013


Renovate your thinking by learning the Word of God
1. Multiple choice: How did the Jewish leaders react to Peter's and John's healing of the lame man?
(a) They asked them to do more miracles; (b) they didn't believe the healing was a real miracle; or (c) they told them they could not speak or teach in the name of Jesus any more.
2. Barnabas  is first  mentioned in Acts for a specific act he did.  What was that act? (a) Preached  a gospel message; (b) brought money and laid it at the apostles' feet; or (c) helped build the first church building.
3. True or false? When it became known that certain widows were being neglected in the church's daily distribution of food, the apostles began to distribute food as well as to teach.
1. (c) They told them they could not speak or teach in the name of Jesus any more (Acts 4:18).
2. (b) Brought money and laid it at the apostles' feet (Acts 4:36,37). The money came as a result of the sale of some land that Barnabas had owned.
3. False. They had the congregation choose seven spiritual men that they could appoint to distribute food (Acts 6:1-3).

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Nation in Crisis

There is no cause to fear for the future of the United States. God is perfect  and His perfect plan continues in time of disaster as well as prosperity. He will continue to sustain, protect, and bless
the advancing believer through all of life's circumstances, God always wills the highest and best for the believer. The pivot of mature believers in the client nation will be delivered  from or through any national crisis as His plan advances in the church age.
Lessons taught by R.B. Thieme III
Renovate your thinking by learning the Word of God.

Friday, November 22, 2013


1. Multiple choice: The day that the Holy Spirit came in a special way on the apostles in Jerusalem was a feast day for the Jews. What was the name of the feast? (a) Passover; (b) Pentecost; or (c) Tabernacles.

2. What effect did Peter's sermon in Acts 2 have on the listening Jews? (a) They were angry at Peter; (b) they didn't believe his message; or (c) they were greatly convicted in their hearts.

3. What miraculous event made it possible for Peter  to preach his second sermon recorded in Acts 3?
(a) All the apostles speaking in tongues; (b) the healing of the man born blind; or (c) the healing of the man born lame.

1. (b) Pentecost (Acts 2:1). If possible, all Jewish men were to attend all three feasts in Jerusalem.
2. (c)They were greatly convicted in their hearts (Acts 2:37).
3. (c) The healing of the man born lame (Acts 3:12-26).

Thursday, November 21, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What major accomplishment was achieved by the disciples while they waited in Jerusalem for the promise of the Holy Spirit? (a) They selected  a chairman of the apostles; (b) they drew up the first church constitution; or (c) they selected a man to take Judas's place among the twelve apostles.

2. What two elements were involved in the method of choosing a replacement for Judas as one of the twelve apostles? (a) Prayer and secret ballot; (b) prayer and casting lots; or (c) prayer  and a sense of peace about the right choice.

3. When a successor was chosen for Judas, one of the criteria  was that he had accompanied Jesus during a certain time in His ministry. What were the two events chosen to mark this time period?
(a) The temptation of Jesus and His crucifixion; (b) the baptism of Jesus by John and the Ascension; or (c) the baptism of Jesus by John and the Resurrection.

1. (c) They selected a man to take Judas's place among the twelve apostles. (Acts 1:15--26).
2. (b) Prayer and casting lots (Acts 1: 24--26).
3. (b) The baptism of Jesus by John and the Ascension (Acts 1:21,22).

Wednesday, November 20, 2013


Before I start my Bible study I name my sins to God the Father to be in fellowship and filled with the  Holy Spirit our Teacher in Jesus Christ Name.
1 John 1:9
1. Multiple choice: For how long did Jesus demonstrate that He was truly alive after His resurrection and before His ascension? (a) Thirty days; (b) forty days; or (c) one year.
2.True or false? After Jesus ascended into heaven, most of the disciples returned home to Galilee.
3. Question: What was the main activity of those who gathered together to wait  for the promised gift of the Holy Spirit?
1. (b) Forty days (Acts 1:3). Forty days is a significant number in the Bible, marking , among other things, the days of rain during the time of Nosh, the years of wandering in the wilderness, and the days of Christ's stay in the wilderness prior to His temptation.
2. False. They went to Jerusalem as Jesus had commanded them to do (Acts 1:12).
3. Prayer (Acts 1:14). Prayer was the crucial activity for the leaders of the early church. According to Acts 6: 1-4, the apostles refused to personally care for a practical need in the church so that they could give themselves continually to prayer and the ministry of the Word.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who  started out with Saul on his first missionary journey? (a) Silas; (b) Timothy; or (c) Barnabas.

2. Joseph was the name of the disciple not chosen to replace Judas Iscariot as one of the apostles. What was his surname? (a) James; (b) Justus; or (c) Barnabas.

3. Who went out with  Paul as he left Antioch on his second missionary journey? (a) Barnabas; (b) John; or (c) Silas.

1. (c) Barnabas (Acts 13:1-5).
2. (b) Justus (Act 1:23).
3. (c) Silas (Acts 15:40).

Monday, November 18, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Several women waited with  the apostles in the Upper Room for the promise of the Holy Spirit. However, only one of them is named. Who is she? (a) Mary the mother of Jesus; (b) Mary Magdalene; or (c) Mary the sister of Martha.

3. True or false? The brothers of Jesus were present with the apostles when they waited for the promise of the Spirit in Jerusalem.

3. Question: Paul was tried before three different Roman officials before being sent to Rome to appear before Caesar. Name one of these three Roman rulers.

4. Multiple choice: Of the three Roman rulers who tried Paul before sending him to Rome which one was an expert in Jewish customs? (a) Felix ; (b) Festus; or (c) Agrippa.

1. (a) Mary the mother of Jesus (Acts 1:13, 14).
2. True (Acts 1:14).
3. Felix, Festus, and Agrippa (Acts 22-26).
4. (c) Agrippa (Acts 26:2,3).

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Whose father was healed  of dysentery through the hands of Paul on the island of Malta? (a) Simeon's; (b) Julius's or (c) Publius's.

2. Who suffered death in Acts 7 as a result of his testimony for Jesus Christ? (a) James;  (b) Stephen; or (c) Peter.

3. True or false? The book of Acts ends with the death of the apostle Paul.

1. Publius's (Acts 28:8).
2. (b) Stephen (Acts 7:57-60). one of the seven chosen to care for the Hellenistic widow's (ch. 6).
3. False. Paul's death is not recorded in the Bible.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Not many people are mentioned  by name as traveling with  Paul on his voyage to Rome. However, a Macedonian of Thessalonica is mentioned. Who was he? (a) Aristarchus; (b) Mysias; or (c) Barnabas.

2. Question: Sailing on the ship to Rome with Paul were a number of soldiers as well as the sailors. At the height of the great storm one of these groups tried to escape the ship in a small boat. Was it the soldiers or the sailors?

3. Multiple choice: Who was bitten by a poisonous snake while on the island of Malta but suffered no harm? (a) Peter; (b) John; or (c) Paul.

1. (a) Aristarchus (Acts 27:2)
2. The Sailors (Acts 27: 30).
3. (c) Paul Acts 28:3-5).

Friday, November 15, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who said to Paul, "You almost persuade me to become a Christian"? (a) Felix; (b) Festus; or (c) Agrippa.

2. What was the name of the Roman centurion who treated Paul kindly as he began his journey to Rome? (a) Justus ; (b) Julius; or (c) Publius.

3. Luke gives great attention to the centurion who accompanied Paul to Rome. He even mentions the man's regiment. What was it called? (a) The Julian Regiment; (b) the Augustan Regiment; or (c) the Corinthian Regiment.

1. (c) Agrippa (Acts 26:28).
2. (b) Julius (Acts 27: 1-3).
3. (b) The Augustan Regiment (Acts 27:1).

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Who succeeded Felix as governor of the province of Judea? (a) Festus; (b) Agrippa; or (c) Lysias

2. Who said to Paul,  "You have appealed  to Caesar? To Caesar you shall go"! (a) Felix; (b) Festus; or (c) Agrippa.

3. Question: Who accompanied  King Agrippa when he came to Caesarea to greet Festus?

1. (a) Festus (Acts 24:27). Festus served for only two years as governor. He was more just then Felix. However, he did not show much of his better side in dealing with Paul's case.
2. (b) Festus (Acts 25:12).
3. Bernice (Acts 25:13). Bernice was the sister of Agrippa, and had previously lived in an incestuous relationship with him. She was the oldest daughter of Herod Agrippa I and sister of Drusilla.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who was the Roman commander in Jerusalem who sent Paul to Felix? (a) Claudius Archelaus; (b) Claudius Lysias; or (c) Claudius Antipas.

2. When Ananias the high priest pursued Paul to where he was being held by Felix, he took along an orator. What was his name? (a) Justus; (b) Titus; or (c) Tertullus.

3. Who was the wife of  Felix? (a) Priscilla; (b) Martha; or (c) Drusilla.

1. (b) Claudius Lysias (Acts 23:26). This ruler had acquired his Roman citizenship by purchase (22:28). His name Lysias indicates that he was of Greek birth.
2. (c) Tertullus (Acts 24:1).
3. (c) Drusilla (Acts 24:24). Drusilla was the youngest daughter of Herod Agrippa 1. She  was only eighteen or nineteen years old when she met Paul.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

Thank You God, we can study Your Word openly and pray we always will be free to  study Your Word .
1. Multiple choice: When Paul was given his defense before the Jewish council , who was the Jewish high priest? (a) Annas; (b) Caiaphas; or (c) Ananias.
2. Question: Which Jewish party was Paul a member of; the Pharisees or Sadducees?
3. Which Jewish party believed in the resurrection and angels and spirits, the Pharisees or Sadducees?
1. (c) Ananias (Acts 23:1,2).  was high priest from A. D. 47 to 58. He was killed by Zealots in 66 for his sympathies with Rome.
2. Pharisees (Acts 23:6).  The name Pharisee means "Separated One".
3. The Pharisees (Acts 23:8).

Monday, November 11, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Paul encountered hostile Jews in Jerusalem at the close of his third missionary journey. They were especially angry at Paul because they thought he had brought a Gentile into the temple with him. Who was this man? (a) Tychicus; (b) Trophimus; or (c) Ttoas.

2. Who was mistakenly identified by a Roman commander as an Egyptian insurrectionist who led four thousand assassins out into the wilderness? (a) Peter; (b) Judas Iscariot; or (c) Paul

3. Who was Paul's teacher in his instruction in Judaism? (a) Caiaphas; (b) Gamaliel; or (c) Shammai.

1. (b) Trophimus (Acts 21:28, 29). Trophimus was a Gentile and had been with Paul , but Paul had not taken him into the temple.
2. (c) Paul (Acts 21:37-39). Paul set the commander straight by speaking to him in Greek.
3. (b) Gamaliel (Acts 22:3).Gamaliel was held in such high honor as a teacher that he was called "Rabban"  ("Our Teacher"), a higher title than "Rabbi" ("My Teacher").

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: What did Luke call the people of Tyre who " told Paul through the Spirit not to go up to Jerusalem"? (a) Christians; (b) backsliders; or (c) disciples.

2. What prophet came to Philip's house while Paul was there, and prophesied that Paul would be taken captive if he went to Jerusalem? (a) James; (b) Manaen; or (c) Agabus.

3. What one of the seven deacons , first mentioned in Acts 6, had four virgin daughters who were prophetesses? (a) Stephen; (b) Nicolas; or (c) Philip.

1. (c) Disciples  ( Acts 21:4).
2. (c) Agabus (Acts 21:10,11).
3. (c) Philip (Acts 21:8,9). This is the same Philip who gave the gospel to the Ethiopian eunuch.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. True or false? Paul refused to meet with the Ephesian elders in Ephesus on his return trip to Jerusalem at the end of his third missionary journey.

2. Question: Who said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive"?

3. Multiple choice: What group of church leaders wept when Paul said he would not see them again?
(a) Philippian elders; (b) Ephesian elders; or (c) Jerusalem bishops.

1. True (Acts 20:16,17).  He did not want to travel inland to Ephesus and delay his trip to Jerusalem, so he sent for them to meet him at the seacoast city of Miletus.
2. Jesus (Acts 20:35). Although this idea is expressed  by Jesus in the Gospels, these exact words are not found on the lips of Jesus.
3. Ephesian elders (Acts 20:17,37,38).

Friday, November 8, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Question: Two men from Asia  accompanied Paul as he was concluding his third missionary journey. Both of  their names began with the letter T. Name one of them.

2. Multiple choice: What was the name of the young man who died during one of Paul's messages?
(a) Ananias; (b) Secundus; or (c) Eutychus.

3. What apostle preached  a message that lasted until midnight? (a) Peter; (b) John; or (c) Paul.

1. Tychicus or Trophimus (Acts 20:4). Tychicus is mentioned in Ephesians 6:21 as being "a beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord."
2. (c) Eutychus (Acts 20:9).
3. (c) Paul (Acts 20:7). Paul preached this message at Troas on his way back to Jerusalem following  his third missionary journey.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: What two men who were helping Paul in Ephesus did he send on to Macedonia while Paul  himself stayed  behind? (a) Timothy and Titus; (b) Timothy and Erastus; or (c) Timothy and Josephus.

2. Who was the silversmith at Ephesus who tried to turn all the people against Paul? (a) Alexander; (b) Demetrius; or (c) Aristarchus.

3. In the mist of the uproar in Ephesus, which Demetrius the silversmith had started, a Jew was put forward to try to explain what was happening. What was his name? (a) Joseph; (b) Alexander; or
(c) Abraham.

1. (b) Timothy and Erastus (Acts 19:21,22).
2. (b) Demetrius  (Acts 19:23-27). Demetrius made his living by making silver shrines of  Diana (v.24). As people came to Christ they quit buying shrines  and ruined the silversmith's business.
3. (b) Alexander (Acts 19: 32,33). This  may be the same Alexander that  did Paul much harm when he was in Ephesus (2 Tim. 4:14).

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who taught daily in the school of Tyrannus for two years? (a) Peter; (b) Paul; or
  (c) Timothy.

2. Through what man did God work unusual miracles in Ephesus so that even handkerchiefs and aprons brought from him were instrumental in healing diseases? (a) John; (b) Luke; or (c) Paul.

3. What was the name of the Jewish chief priest in Ephesus who had seven sons who tried an unsuccessful exorcism? (a) Abraham; (b) Jacob; or (c) Sceva.

1. (b) Paul (Acts 19:6,9,10). It was through this ministry that many went out and spread the Word of God all over Asia.
2. (c) Paul  (Acts 19:11,12). Paul's ministry in Ephesus lasted longer then at any other city on his missionary tours, continuing for over two years.
3. (c) Sceva (Acts 19: 13-16). To say that Sceva was a chief priest probably indicates that he was of one of the senior priestly families.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: What two people sailed with  Paul from Corinth to Ephesus? (a) Luke and John; (b) Aquila and Priscilla; or (c) Matthew and Mark.

2. What converted Jew in Ephesus is described  by Luke as  "an eloquent man and mighty in the Scriptures"? (a) Alexander; (b) Apollos; or (c) Theophilus

3. When Paul first came to Ephesus on his third missionary journey, he found about twelve disciples of whom? (a) John the Baptist; (b) Jesus; or (c) Gamaliel. 

1. (b) Aquila and Priscilla (Acts 18:18,19).
2. (b) Apollos (Acts 18:24).
3. (a) John the Baptist (Acts 19:1-7). There were several people who had heard the teaching of John and responded. When  they heard the fuller revelation of Jesus Christ, they immediately believed and received the Holy Spirit.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who was the ruler of the Corinthian synagogue who believed on the Lord in response to Paul's preaching? (a) Crispus; (b) Justus; or (c) Festus.

2. Who lived next door to the synagogue and housed Paul during at least part of his stay in Corinth?
(a) Justus; (b) Jason; or (c) Gallio.

3. After Crispus became a Christian, who replaced him as ruler of the Jewish synagogue in Corinth?
(a) Sosthenes; (b) Hermes; or (c) Justus.

1. (a) Crispus (Acts 18:8). Crispus was one of the few converts that Paul baptized personally in Corinth . (1 Con.1:14--16).
2. (a) Justus (Acts 18:7). Some identify this man as the Gaius that Paul baptized in Corinth (1Con. 1:14) and also as Paul's host during the time he penned the letter to the church at Rome (Rom.
3. (a) Sosthenes (Acts 18:17). It is most probable that Sosthenes also became a Christian since Paul
calls him a brother in his salutation of the first epistle to the Corinthians.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Act of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: What two people are mentioned  in Acts 18 as having been expelled from Roman because they were  Jews? (a) Paul and Silas; (b) Priscilla and Aquila; or (c) Peter and John.

2. Question: Who worked with Aquila and Priscilla in Corinth making tents?

3. Multiple choice: What two people rejoined Paul in Corinth, coming from Macedonia? (a) Silas and Luke; (b) Peter and James; or (c) Silas and Timothy.

1. (b) Priscilla and Aquila (Acts18:2). In Romans 16:3, Paul sends greetings to this couple and calls them his "fellow workers." It is obvious they had a wide ministry in early church and were held in very high regard.
2. Paul (Acts 18:1-3).
3. (c) Silas and Timothy (Acts 18:5). They  had been left behind at Thessalonica while Paul  went on to Athens. They met up again in Corinth.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: One woman was named as coming to faith through Paul's ministry in Athens. What was her name? (a) Dorcas; (b) Ruth; or (c) Damaris.

2. Question: A husband and wife joined  Paul in Corinth. The man  was named Aquila. What was his wife's name?

3. Multiple choice: What Roman ruler expelled all the Jews from Rome during his reign? (a) Julius; (b) Augustus; or (c) Claudius

1. (c) Damaris (Acts 17:34). There are only two converts mentioned by name as a result of Paul's ministry in Athens.
2. Priscilla (Acts 18:2). She was also known as Prisca and is usually named first when mentioned with her husband.
3. (c) Claudius (Acts 18:2)  Claudius was the Roman Caesar from A. D. 41 to 54.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Question: Who was called a "babbler" by the philosophers in Athens?

2. Two schools of philosophers are named as being present at Athens. Name one of them.

3. Multiple choice: What member of the Areopagus became a believer in response to  Paul's massage? (a) Demetrius; (b) Gamaliel; or (c) Dionysius.

1. Paul (Acts 17:16-18). Paul was not afraid to confront people with the gospel regardless of their education or receptivity to his message.
2. The Epicurean and Stoic (Acts 17:18). The Epicureans regarded the world as the result of random motion. They sought to achieve happiness by detachment from life. The Stoic taught that happiness was gained by living in harmony with the natural order of the universe.
3.(c) Dionysius (Acts 17:34).

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who was required to give a pledge to the Thessalonica city officials  that Paul and Silas would leave town and not return? (a) Paul; (b) Silas; or (c) Jason.

2. What two people traveling with Paul stayed behind at Berea when the apostle left the city? (a) Timothy and Titus; (b) Barnabas and Saul; or (c) Timothy and Silas.

3. Who followed Paul  from Thessalonica to Berea to stir up the people against him? (a) Jews; (b) Greeks; or (c) Ethiopians.

1. (c) Jason (Acts 17:9).
2. (c) Timothy and Silas (Acts 17:14).
3. (a) Jews (Acts 17:13).

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Fill in the blank: When the magistrates in Philippi sent word to the jailer to release Paul  and Silas from prison, Paul replied, "They have beaten us openly, uncondemn ------------ , and have thrown us into prisons..... Let  them come themselves and get us out."

2. Multiple choice: Whose  house did Paul and  Silas visit just before leaving Philippi? (a) Jason's ; (b) Rhoda's; or (c) Lydia's.

3. Whose house was attacked by a riotous mob in Thessalonica because they thought Paul  and Silas were there? (a) Mary's;  (b) Timothy's; or (c) Jason's.

1.Romans (Acts 16:37).  For  the magistrates to throw Roman citizens into  prison without a proper trial was a tremendous breach of Roman  law and could cause difficulty for the officials if the citizen chose to press charges.
2. (c) Lydia's (Acts 16:40).
3. (c) Jason's (Acts 17:5). In Thessalonica

Monday, October 28, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Question: Who were the two missionaries who prayed and sang hymns in a Philippian jail?

2. To whom did Paul say, "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household"?

3. True or false? When the Philippian jailer came to faith in Christ, his family rejected the message of Paul.

1. Paul and Silas (Acts 16:25).
2. The Philippian jailer (Acts 16:27-31).
3. False. His family also believed (Acts 16:32-34).

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: What woman lived in Philippi but was originally from the city of Thyatira? (a) Dorcas; (b) Priscilla; (c) Lydia.

2. Who followed Paul in Philippi crying out, "These men are the servants of the Most High God, who proclaim to us the way of salvation"? (a) A man who  had believed the gospel; (b) a girl with  a spirit of divination; or (c) a pagan priest  who  had come to faith.

3. True or false? Paul and Silas were  arrested in Philippi on charges of teaching unlawful Jewish customs to Romans.

1. (c) Lydia (Acts16: 12,14).
2. (b) a girl with a spirit of divination (Acts 16: 16,17). The spirit of divination was  a demonic spirit.
Even though it spoke the truth, Paul knew it was from Satan.
(Paul and Silas in Prison)
3. True (Acts 16: 21,23).  The charge was untrue, but  Paul and Silas were beaten  and thrown into  prison without a trial. 

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: What two men were with Paul when  he received  his "Macedonian call"?
(a) Silas and Peter; (b) Timothy and Titus; or (c) Timothy and Silas.

2. What woman was one of the first believers in Philippi? (a) Dorcas; (b) Martha; or (c) Lydia's.

3. In whose home did Paul and Silas stay while in Philippi? (a) Timothy's; (b) Jason's or (c) Lydia's.

1. (c) Timothy and Silas ( Acts 15:40--16:9). Timothy and Silas accompanied Paul on his second missionary journey.
2. (c) Lydia (Acts 16:14).( Lydia's Conversion in Philippi)
3. (c) Lydia's (Acts 16:14 ,15).

Friday, October 25, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: Who was circumcised so that he should not be offensive to the Jews while on a missionary trip? (a) Barnabas; (b) Timothy; or (c) Silas.

2. Who forbade Paul  and Silas to preach the gospel in Asia? (a) The Jews; (b) the Romans; or (c) the Holy Spirit.

3. What apostle received a vision of  "a man of Macedonia"? (a) Peter; (b) John; or (c) Paul.

1. (b) Timothy (Acts 16:1,3) (Timothy Joins Paul and Silas)
2. (c) The Holy Spirit (Acts 16:6). (v.6-9) (Paul's Vision of the man of Macedonia)
3. (c) Paul Acts 16: 9). 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Acts Of the Apostles

1.  True or false? Judas was one of the leading men in the church at Jerusalem.

2. Multiple choice: Who started out with Paul on his second missionary journey? (a) Timothy; (b) Barnabas; or (c) Silas.

3. Who had a Jewish  believer for a mother and a Greek for a father? (a) Philemon; (b) Titus; or (c)Timothy.

1. True (Acts 15:22). (The Council's  Letter to Gentile Believers).
This is not the same Judas that was among the apostles in the Upper Room at the last Passover
(John 14:22).
2. (c) Silas (Acts 15:40). Disagreement Between Paul and Barnabas). Silas was a leading man in the church in Jerusalem before going with Paul (v. 22).
3. (c) Timothy ( Acts 16:1). (Timothy Joins Paul and Silas). Later, Timothy was Paul's special representative at Ephesus to guard proper teaching in the church. Paul  addressed him as a son and obviously had a strong affection for him.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Acts of the Apostles

1. Multiple choice: In the debate at  the Jerusalem council, who said,  "I judge that  we should not trouble those from among the Gentiles who are turning to God"?  (a) Paul; (b) Peter; or (c) James.

2. Two people were chosen to accompany Paul and Barnabas back to Antioch at the conclusion of the Jerusalem council. One  was Judas. Who was the other?  (a) Peter; (b) James; or (c) Silas.

3. Judas, who was a leader in the church at Jerusalem, also had what other name? (a) Barabbas; (b)  Barnabas; or (c) Barsabas

1. (c) James (Acts 15:13, 19).
2. (c) Silas (Acts 15:22).
3. (a) Barabbas (Acts 15:22).

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Acts of the Apostles (The Council at Jerusalem)

1. Multiple choice: Believers out of what Jewish sect were pushing the circumcision issue in the Jerusalem church? (a) Pharisees; (b) Sadducees; or (c) Essenes.

2. Who said, "God... made no distinction between us [Jews] and them [Gentiles], purifying their hearts by faith" during the first church council? (a) Peter; (b) Paul; or (c) James.

3. What man at the Jerusalem council showed from Old Testament Scripture that Gentiles are to be included fully in the church apart from keeping the Law of Moses? (a) Paul; (b) Peter; or (c) James.

1. (a) Pharisees (Acts 15:5).
2. (a) Peter (Acts 15:7-9).
3. (c) James (Acts 15:13-17).

Monday, October 21, 2013

Acts of the Apostles--People

1. Multiple choice: What does Luke call the people who gathered around Paul  and showed concern for him after he was stoned at Lystra? (a) Christians; (b) disciples; or (c) believers.

2. Who argued with the Judaizers at Antioch against the need for circumcision for salvation? (a) James and John; (b) Paul and Barnabas; or (c) Peter and James.

3. True or false? When the church in Antioch sent Paul  and Barnabas to Jerusalem to discuss the circumcision question, they sent other people with them.

1. (b) Disciples (Acts 14:20). Disciples is the common term used for all believers in the book of Acts and occurs many times.
2. (b) Paul and Barnabas (Acts 15:1,2).
3. True. (Acts 15:2). The early church saw wisdom in including many people in the decision-making process when it came to setting crucial issues. No decisions concerning the church were made by one man.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Multiple choice: When Paul healed a lame man in Lystra, the people thought he was a Greek god. What  did they call him? (a) Zeus; (b) Hermes; or (c) Jupiter.

2. What apostle was stoned, dragged out of Lystra, and left for dead? (a) John; (b) Paul; or (c) Barnabas?

3. As Paul and Barnabas revisited churches on their first missionary journey, they appointed leaders.
What were these leaders called? (a) Deacons; (b) elders; or (c) bishops.

1. (b) Hermes (Acts 14:12). Hermes is the Greek name for Mercury as he is described in Roman mythology.
2. (b) Paul (Acts 14:19).
3. (b) Elders (Acts14:23). Elder was the common term used for the man who was a leader in the Jewish  synagogue. There  was always more than one elder in each synagogue. The title expressed the dignity of the office and indicated  that the leaders were not young men.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Fill in the blanks: In Paul's sermon in Acts 13, he quotes Psalm 16:10 in reference to Jesus. That psalm says, "You will not allow Your ---------- ---------- to see corruption."

2. Multiple choice: Who healed a man crippled from birth in the city of Lystra? (a) Peter; (b) Paul; or
(c) John.

3. Who was called "Zeus" by the people of Lystra after Paul's healing of a man crippled from birth?
(a) Paul; (b) Barnabas; or (c) Silas.

1. "Holy One" (Acts 13:35). Paul points out that David had died, was buried, and "saw corruption" (v. 36). Therefore David could not have been speaking of himself. It must refer to one who was resurrected- Jesus.
2. (b) Paul (Acts 14: 8-10). Peter performed a similar miracle in Acts 3.
3. (b) Barnabas (Acts 14:12).

Friday, October 18, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1.Question: What Roman leader did the Jews ask to put Jesus to death?

2. Multiple choice: Of what old Testament person did God say was a man after His on heart? (a) Moses; (b) Abraham; or (c) David.

3. What king of Israel did God say would do all God's will? (a) Josiah; (b) Solomon; or (c) David.

1. Pilate (Acts 13:28).
2. (c) David (Acts 13:22).
3. (c) David (Acts 13:22).

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Multiple choice: From which of the twelve tribes of Israel was King Saul? (a) Judah; (b) Simeon; or (c) Benjamin.

2. Question: Who was the second king in the nation of Israel?

3. Multiple choice: Who said,  "There comes One  after me, the sandals of whose feet I am not worthy to loose"? (a) John the brother of James; (b) John the Baptist; or (c) James the brother of John.

1. (c) Benjamin (Acts13:21). The apostle Paul was also from this tribe.
2. David (Acts 13:22).  The angel Gabriel promised Mary that her Son Jesus would be given the throne of HIS father David (Luke 1:32). It was David's kingdom that was promised by God to be eternal (2 Sam. 7:16).
3. (b) John the Baptist (Acts 13:25). John saw himself as the one chosen to introduce the Messiah
to Israel and prepare their hearts  to receive Him.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Question: How many people went out from Antioch on the first missionary  journey?

2. Multiple choice: According to Paul's sermon in Acts 13, God gave Israel judges for about 450 years
until the time of what prophet? (a) Isaiah; (b) Ezekiel; or (c) Samuel.

3. Who was the father of Saul, Israel's first king? (a) Reuben; (b) Jochebed; or (c) Kish.

1. Three. Saul (Paul), Barnabas, and John (Acts 13:2-5). Paul and Barnabas had John  as  their assistant.
2. (c) Samuel (Acts 13:20), the last judge in Israel. He was followed by Israel's first king.
3. (c) Kish (Acts13:21).

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-people

1. Multiple choice: Who was struck blind by God through Paul during Paul's ministry on Cyprus?
(a) Simon the sorcerer; (b) Alexander the coppersmith; or (c) Elymas the sorcerer.

2. Who left Paul and Barnabas at Perga and went back to Jerusalem? (a) Silas; (b) Luke; or (c) John.

3. A sorcerer was struck blind because he perverted  the way of the Lord. Who came to faith as a result of the miracle? (a) Crispus Gaius; (b) Sergius  Paulus; or (c) Julius Caesar.

1. (c) Elymas the sorcerer (Acts 13:8-11).
2. (c) John (Acts 13:13).
3. (b) Sergius Paulus (Acts 13:6-12).

Monday, October 14, 2013

Acts ofthe Apostles-people

1. Multiple choice: What was the name of the proconsul in Paphos who wanted to hear the word of God from Saul and Barnabas? (a) Simon Bar-Jonah; (b) Sergius Paulus; or (c) Lucius.

2. What was the name of the false prophet in Paphos who opposed Saul and Barnabas? (a) Simon; (b) Bar-Jesus; or (c) Bar-Jonah.

3. Who was called a "son of the devil" by Saul while ministering in Paphos? (a) Elymas; (b) Lucius; or (c) Sergius.

1. (b) Sergius Paulus  (Acts 13:7) A proconsul was the governor of a province. Sergius Paulus was the highest government official on Cyprus.
2. (b) Bar-Jesus (Acts 13:13:6-8).
3. (a) Elymas (also called Bar-Jesus) (Acts 13:8-10. He was also called a false prophet (v. 6) and a sorcerer (v. 8).

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Multiple choice: Acts 12, records the name of King Herod's chamberlain. What was it? (a) Blastus; (b) Julius; or (c) Festus.

2. After Saul and Barnabas had delivered a gift from the church in Antioch to the church in Jerusalem they returned to Antioch. Whom  did they take back with them? (a) Timothy; (b) Silas; or (c) John Mark.

3. One of the prophets and teachers present in Antioch church had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch. What  was his name? (a) Simeon; (b) Barnabas; or (c) Manaen.

1. (a) Blastus (Acts 12:20).
2. John Mark (Acts 12 :25). This is the same man who penned the Gospel bearing his name, the Gospel of Mark.
3. (c) Manaen (Acts 13:1).

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-people

1. Multiple choice: When Peter was released from prison in Acts 12, he went to the home of a woman named Mary. How is she further identified? (a) as the mother of Jesus; (b) as the mother of John Mark ; or (c) as Mary Magdalene.

2. How many squads  of soldiers did Herod command to guard Peter after he had arrested the apostle? (a) Six; (b) twelve; or (c) four.

3. After being released from prison by an angel, Peter went to certain house. Who answered the door when Peter knocked? (a) Mary; (b) Martha; or (c) Rhoda.

!. (b) As the mother of John Mark (Acts 2:11,12). Mary had opened  her home to the church in Jerusalem as a place of meeting.
2. (c) Four (Acts 12:3,4).
3. (c) Rhoda  (Acts 12:13).  Rhoda means "Rose."

Friday, October 11, 2013

Acts of the Apostle-people

1.Fill in the blanks: The Christians in Antioch sent a gift to the needy brethren in  Judea by the hands of ----------- and -----------.

2. Multiple choice: Who was the Roman ruler who had the apostle James killed with the sword? (a)
Pilate; (b) Herod; or (c) Felix.

3. After Herod  had killed James, he put what other apostle in prison? (a) John; (b) Peter  ; or (c)

1. Barnabas...Saul (or Paul) (Acts 11:29,30).
2. (b) Herod (Acts 12:1,2). This is not the same Herod who had John executed and was present at the trial of Jesus. That  was Herod Antipas and this one was Herod Agrippa.
3. (b) Peter (Acts 12:1-4). He planned to kill Peter also to gain more favor with the Jews.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Multiple choice: Whom did Barnabas  bring to join him in the ministry  in Antioch? (a) Peter; (b) John; or (c) Saul

2. Who was the prophet who came to Antioch and predicted that a great famine was coming to all the world? (a) Philip; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) Agabus.

3. Who was the Roman emperor during the time of a worldwide famine? (a) Julius; (b) Claudius; or (c) Augustus.

1. (c) Saul (Acts 11:25,26). Approximately seven years had passed since the apostles had sent Paul  back to Tarsus from Jerusalem. Many may  have forgotten about Paul, but not Barnabas.
2. (c) Agabus (Acts 11:27,28).
3. (b) Claudius (Acts 11:28). Claudius was the Caesar from A.D. 41 to 54.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Acts of the Apostles-People

1. Multiple choice: Of these three, upon what group of people was the Holy Spirit poured out at the conclusion of Peter's message at Cornelius's house? (a) Jews; (b) Gentiles; or (c) Greeks.

2. Luke states that the persecution in Jerusalem arose especially as a result of one man's witness. Who  was that man? (a) Peter; (b) John; or  (c) Stephen.

3. When news of the great conversion in Antioch came to the church in Jerusalem, whom did they send to Antioch? (a) Peter (b) John; or (c) Barnabas.

1. (b). Gentiles (Acts10:44,45). This marked the beginning of the gospel's going to the Gentiles.
2. (c) Stephen (Acts 11:19).
3. (c) Barnabas (Acts 11:22).

Monday, October 7, 2013


1. Multiple choice: How many people did Cornelius send to bring Peter to his house? (a) Three; (b) four; or (c) five.

2. What apostle had a vision of a sheet full of animals coming down out of heaven? (a) Peter (b) James; or (c) John.

3. Question: When Peter came to tell the good news of salvation to Cornelius, he had invited two groups of people to join him in hearing the message. What  were they?

1. (a) Three (Acts 10:7,8). Two of the three were household servants and one was "a devout soldier".
2. (a) Peter (Acts 10:9-12; 11:4-6). Peter found it hard to believe that God would accept Gentiles just as He accepted the Jews who believed in Jesus. He saw them as unclean-like the animals in the sheet.
3. Relatives and close friends (Acts 10:24).

Sunday, October 6, 2013


1. Multiple choice: At Joppa, Peter, through the power of Christ, raised a woman from the dead. She was named Tabitha, but is better known by another name. What is her better-known name? (a) Dorcas; (b) Lydia; or (c) Phoebe.

2. In Acts 10, the gospel goes for the first time to the Gentiles. Peter carries the gospel to a Roman centurion's house. What was this Roman soldier's name? (a) Justus; (b) Cornelius; or (c) Julius.

3. With who was Peter staying when Cornelius sent for him to come to his house? (a) Alexander the coppersmith; (b) Simon the tanner; (c) Aquila the tentmaker.

1. (a) Dorcas (Acts 9:36). Dorcas is the translation of the name Tabitha.
2. (b) Cornelius (Acts 10:1).
3. (b) Simon the tanner (Acts 10:5,6). Simon lived in the seaport city of Joppa. This  is the same Joppa Jonah sailed from as he fled from obeying the Lord.

Saturday, October 5, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Who was the disciple at Damascus who took Saul in after his conversion? (a) Barnabas; (b) Ananias; or (c) Aquila.

2. When Saul (Paul) first came to Jerusalem , the disciples thought that he was not a real believer and were afraid of him. Who demonstrated boldness and brought Paul to the apostles? (a) Simon; (b) Apollos; or (c) Barnabas.

3. Peter, through the power of Christ, performed a healing in the city of Lydda. What paralyzed  man was healed? (a) Nathanael; (b) Aeneas; or (c) Urbanus

1. (b) Ananias (Acts 9:10-19).
2. (c) Barnabas (Acts 9:26,27).
3. (b) Aeneas (Acts 9:32-35).

Friday, October 4, 2013


1. True or false? The apostle Paul was present at the stoning of Stephen.

2. Multiple choice: Who tried to buy the power of the Holy Spirit from  Peter and John? (a) Ananias; (b) Apollos; or (c) Simon.

3. Philip met an Ethiopian eunuch on the road and presented the gospel to him. The eunuch was in the service of what person? (a) King Augustus; (b) Queen Candace; or (c) King Alexander.

1. True. Paul 's Jewish name Saul is used in Acts 7: 58.
2. (c) Simon (Acts 8: 14,18,19). Simon had previously practiced sorcery in Samaria and was well known for his magical powers.
3. (b) Queen Candace (Acts 8:27). Candace was her title rather then her name.

Thursday, October 3, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Who said, "The Lord your God will raise up for you a Prophet like me from your brethren"? (a) David ; (b) Moses; or (c) John the Baptist.

2. What were the names of the couple who lied to Peter and the Holy Spirit about how much money they had received for selling a piece of land?  (a) Aquila and Priscilla; (b) Ananias and Sapphira; or
(c) Zacharias and Elizabeth.

3. Who was the renowned Jewish teacher who gave this advice concerning Christianity? "Keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; but if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it-lest you even be found to fight against God." (a) Thaddaeus;
(b) Caiaphas; or (c) Gamaliel

1. Moses  (Acts 3:22). Moses is the foremost type of Christ in the Old Testament.
2. (b) Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5:1-11).  Both died because of this lie. It was an important judgment for the purity of the early church,
3. (c) Gamaliel (Acts 5:34:-39). Paul was taught by Gamaliel in Jerusalem as he was training to become a rabbi (Acts 22:3).

Wednesday, October 2, 2013


1. Multiple choice: Who was chosen by the disciples to replace Judas as one of the twelve apostles?
(a) Barnabas; (b) Matthias; or  (c) Apollos

2. What Old Testament prophet did Peter quote to begin his sermon on the Day of Pentecost? (a)
Isaiah; (b) Jeremiah; or (c) Joel.

3. Question: Who was Peter's companion when he met the lame man on the way to the temple?
(a) Matthew; (b) John; or (c) James.

1. (b) Matthias (Acts 1:26).
2. (c) Joel (Acts 2:16). He quoted Joel 2:28-32, which speaks  of God's Spirit being poured out on all flesh. Peter says that is what is happening on the Day of Pentecost.
3. (b) John (Acts 3:1,2).

Tuesday, October 1, 2013


1. Multiple choice: There were two men named Judas among Jesus' twelve apostles. Judas Iscariot was His betrayer. How  is the other Judas identified in Acts (a) The son of John (b) the Zealot; or (c) the son of James.

2. True or false? There were several woman included in the select group of disciples who were waiting in Jerusalem for the coming of the Holy Spirit.

3. Multiple choice: What were the names of the two men put forth to be a possible replacement for Judas as an apostle? (a) Joseph and Barnabas; (b) James and John ; or (c) Joseph and Matthias.

1. (c) The son of James (Acts 1:13). This man is called "Lebbaeus" (Matt. 10:3), "Thaddaeus"
(Mark 3:18), "Judas (not Iscariot)" (John 14:22).
2. True (Acts 1:14).
3. (c) Joseph and Matthias (Acts 1:23).

Monday, September 30, 2013

Acts Of The Apostles

1. Multiple choice: To Whom did Luke  address the Acts of the Apostles? (a) Hermas; (b) Theophilus; or (c) Alexander.
2. Question: Jesus contrasted the baptism of the Holy Spirit with water baptism at  the hands of what great prophet  born just before Jesus?
3. Multiple choice: How many men dressed in white apparel (obviously angels) were present and visible at Jesus' ascension into heaven? (a) Three; (b) two; or (c) seven.
1. (b) Theophilus (Acts 1:1). Luke also addressed his Gospel to Theophilus. The name is combination of two Greek words meaning  "Lover of God"
2. John the Baptist (Acts 1:5).
3. (b) Two (Acts 1:10).

Sunday, September 29, 2013


1. Multiple choice: In John 21, which disciple did Jesus instruct twice to follow Him? (a) The disciple whom Jesus loved; (b) Thomas; or (c) Peter.

2. Fill in the blacks: The third time Jesus asked Peter if he loved Him, He told Peter to ------- ------

3. True of false? Because Jesus said of the disciple whom He loved, "If  I will that he remain till I come," it was rumored that this disciple would not die.

1. (c) Peter (John 21:17-22).
2. (b) Feed His sheep (John 21:17
3. True  (John 21:23). In the next verse, John identified  himself as the disciple whom Jesus  loved. He wrote, "This is the disciple who testifies of these things" (v.24).

Saturday, September 28, 2013


1. Fill in the blank: The second time Jesus asked Peter if he loved Him, He instructed Peter to
------------ His sheep.

2. Multiple choice: What did Jesus tell the disciples to do when they reached shore after fishing? (a)
"Follow Me"; (b) "Feed My sheep"; or (c) "Bring some of the fish which you have just caught."

3. Fill in blank: The first time Jesus asked Peter if he loved Him, He told Peter to feed His -------.

1. Tend (John 21:16).
2. (c) "Bring some of the fish which you have just caught" (John 21:10). The fish which they had caught had been caught at Jesus instruction. By themselves, the disciples had fished all night without success (vv. 3,6).
3. Lambs (John 21:15).

Friday, September 27, 2013


1. Question: Whom did Jesus tell to "reach your finger here, and look at My hands; and reach your hand here, and put it into My side"?

2. True or false? Both Jesus' unbroken bones and His pierced side were fulfillments of Jewish Scripture.

3. John recorded  all the signs Jesus performed while He was on earth.

1. Thomas (John 20:27).
2. True (John 19:36, 37). The unbroken bones fulfilled  Psalm 34:20 , and the pierced side fulfilled  Zechariah 12:10 and 13:6.
3.False (John 20:30).  In fact, John supposed that if all that Jesus had done was recorded ,"the world itself could not contain the books that would be written" (21:25).

Thursday, September 26, 2013


1. Multiple choice: In answering Pilate, who did Jesus say had the greater sin? (a) Pilate; (b) Caiaphas; (c) the one who delivered Jesus  to Pilate.

2. After Jesus had risen from the dead, what  did He say to Mary Magdalene when she realized  who He was? (a) "Peace be with you"; (b) "Receive  the Holy Spirit", or (c) "Do not cling to Me  for I have not yet ascended to My Father".

3. Fill in the blanks: When Jesus first appeared to His disciples after His resurrection, He breathed on them and said, "Receive the -------- ---------."

1. (c) The one who delivered Jesus to Pilate (John 19:11).
2. (c) "Do not cling to Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father". (John 20:17).
3. "Holy  Spirit (John 20:22).

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Gospels -Instruction

1. Multiple choice: What reason did Jesus tell Pilate that His servants would not fight? (a) Because there were too few  of them; (b) because His kingdom was not of this world; or (c) because it would prevent Scripture's being fulfilled.

2. When Jesus was washing the disciples' feet , He said,  "You are not all clean."  What did He mean?
(a) Only their feet were clean; (b) their bodies  were clean but not their feet; or (c) one of them was a traitor.

3. True or false? Jesus told Pilate that if Pilate had any power against Him at all, it had been given to him from above.

1. (b) Because  His kingdom was not of this world (John 18:36).
2. (c) One of them was a traitor (John 13:11).
3. True  (John 19:11).

Tuesday, September 24, 2013


1. Multiple choice: What did Pilate tell the Jews to do with Jesus  when they brought Him to him? (a) Let Him go; (b) take Him and kill Him; or (c) take Him and judge Him according to their Law.

2. True or false? When the high priest asked Jesus about His doctrine, Jesus told him that he would do better to ask those who had heard Him about His teachings.

3. Fill in the blank: When the high priest asked Jesus about His doctrine, He answered, "I spoke openly to the world. I always taught in synagogues and in the temple, where the Jews always meet, and in ---------- I have said nothing."

1. (c) Take Him and judge Him according to their Law (John18:31). Pilate realized that the issue was essentially religious rather then civil. He  did not want to be involved in spiritual disputes.
2. True (John 18:21).
3."Secret" (John 18:20). 

Monday, September 23, 2013


1. Multiple choice: When Jesus acknowledged to the soldiers in the garden  that He  was Jesus  of Nazareth, He said to them concerning the disciples, "If you seek Me, let these..." (a) "Stand with Me  also";(b) "Go their way"; or "be spared punishment."

2. Fill in the blank: After Jesus  told Peter to put his sword in the sheath, He asked, "Shall I not drink the ---------- which  My Father has given Me?

3. In His prayer for  Himself, Jesus defined eternal life as knowing "the only true ----------, and -------
---------- whom You have sent."

1. (b) "Go their way (John 18:8).
2. "Cup" (John 18:11). Jesus would not resist arrest and prosecution because this was the way in which the will of the Father  would be accomplished.
3. "God...Jesus Christ" (John 17:3).

Sunday, September 22, 2013


1. Fill in the blank: Jesus performed works in the world which no one else did; the world saw what He did and hated Him and the Father. This happened, Jesus said, to fulfill the Law's statement, "They  hated Me  without a -------."

2. Multiple choice: In His prayer for  His disciples, Jesus  asked the Father to sanctify them by His truth? (a) God's love; (b) God's word; or (c) God's character.

3. True or false? Christ prayed for the unity of all believers that they might be one with Him and the Father.

1. "Cause" (John 15:25).
2. (b) God's word (John 17:17).
3. True (John 17:20).

Saturday, September 21, 2013


1. True or false? Jesus told His disciples that He  no longer called them servants, because servants do not know what their master does, but friends because He told them all that the Father told Him.

2. Multiple choice: Jesus told His disciples, "In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer," because; (a) "I have overcome the world." (b) "I am with you always."; or (c) You will have the Helper."

3. Why will the Holy Spirit convict the world of sin? (a) Because the Law is vague; (b) because they do not believe in Jesus; or (c) because their deeds are evil.

1. True (John 15:15).
2. (a) "I have overcome the world" (John 16:33). No tribulation which the world generates can destroy the disciple of Jesus. It may kill the disciple, but Jesus will turn that death into victory.
3. (b) Because they do not believe in Jesus  (John 16:9). 

Friday, September 20, 2013


1. Fill in the blanks: Jesus told the disciples that if He went to prepare  a place for them, "I ---------
 ----------- and -------- you to Myself," so that they might be with  Him.

2. Question: Who did  Jesus  tell the disciples would teach them all things and help them remember all things that He  had taught them, since He  would not be in the world?

3. Multiple choice: What did Jesus say He  would leave with the disciples so that  their hearts should not be troubled  nor afraid? (a) Hope; (b) love; or (c) peace.

1. Come again...receive" (John 14:3).
2. The Holy Spirit (John 14:26). Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit when He left  the disciples in death.
3. (c) Peace (John 14: 27).