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These 12 inductive Bible studies lead you through the second half of Acts. You will discover how the Spirit that empowered the first believers is still working in your life and ministry.
Getting the Most Out of Acts 13-28
This section introduces the topic, explains the structure followed in each study and offers tips for those approaching the study on their own as well as those participating in a group.
The Character of Evangelism
Paul showed sensitivity to his audience and their context when he communicated the gospel. What characteristics and qualities do you have that make sharing the gospel natural for you?
Conflict in the Church
Paul and Barnabas decided to agree to disagree and went their separate ways. What are you like when you are in strong disagreement with others?
What Must I Do?
Paul and Silas respond to persecution with prayer and singing. As a result their jailer is saved. How does your response to opposition compare to that of Paul and Silas?
An Unknown God
When he visited Athens¬–the center of pagan philosophy at the time–Paul left you and your community a helpful model for approaching a world that cares little about the truth.
Companions in Ministry
Paul had significant ministry companions in Priscilla, Aquila and Apollos. What keeps you from allowing others to enter into your life and ministry in such ways?
In the Name of Jesus
What is Paul’s strategy for communicating the gospel in Ephesus? What kind of plan would be helpful in your world?
Paul tells the Ephesians to follow his example after he has gone. How might you be preparing to have the same confidence with those you nuture spiritually?
Even in the face of death, Paul is single-minded in his obedience to God. What steps do you need to take to become a more obedient disciple of Jesus?
God at Work
God protects Paul from ambush. How have you seen God work to protect and direct you toward his will?
How do you usually respond when you are falsely accused? How did Paul respond?
Testimony Before Agrippa
How does Paul’s heart for King Agrippa compare or contrast with your heart for those around you who do not know Christ?
Paul in Rome!
In Rome Paul continues to preach under guard. What are the situations in your life with non-Christians in which you are tempted to give up on your proclamation of the gospel?
Total number of pages - 68 pages
Phyllis J. Le Peau is an area director for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship serving in the Chicago metro area. She is the author of several Bible study guides published by InterVarsity Press and Zondervan, including the LifeGuide® Bible Studies Love, Women of the Old Testament and (with her husband, Andrew T. Le Peau) Ephesians and James.
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