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12 May, 2015

Search The Scriptures — Study 17 — Acts 9:32-42

Study 17 From The book of Acts Is: Acts 9:32-42

  1. What evidences do you find in these verses that a widespread revival was going on at this time, and that Christ, dwelling in His people, still moved among men as Saviour, Teacher, Healer, and Friend? What prayer ought such a record to stir us to pray?
  2. How do you picture Dorcas? What ideals of Christian character and service are exemplified in her? Can you find ways to go and do likewise?
  3. Peter continues to heal in the name of the Lord Jesus, (a) Cf. Also 3:6, 7,16; 4:30; 5:12-16; 6:8 and 8:6,7 for other examples. (b) Compare what Peter did with the work of his Master. With verse 34, cf. Mk. 2:11 and Jn. 5:8; and with verses 40, 41 cf. Mk. 5:35-43. (c) Peter was experiencing what Christ had promised in Jn. 14:12. Peter believed the promises of Christ and experienced the co-operating power of God the Spirit. The question is---Do we? And if not, why not?