ACTS NINE SUMMARY

I.        THE CONVERSION OF SAUL OF TARSUS( vs. 1-19 ).

A.        PEOPLE INVOLVED - Saul, Jesus, Ananias, Paul's company.

B.         THINGS TO REMEMBER:

            1.         Saul was on his way to Damascus to persecute Christians.

            2.         He was authorized by the High Priest.

            3.         Remember his vision and conversation on the road to Damascus.

            4.         He is told to go to the city and there he would be told what to do.

            5.         Ananias is sent to Saul and baptizes him.

            6.         Saul's appointed mission( Gal. 1:11-17;  Eph. 3:7-11;  1 Cor. 15:1-11 ).

II.       THE EARLY ACTIVITIES OF PAUL( vs. 19-31 ).

A.        HIS PREACHING IN DAMASCUS.

            1.         The reaction of Christians and Jews who heard( vs. 21-22 ).

            2.         The plot and his escape( vs. 23-25 ).

B.         PAUL IN JERUSALEM.

            1.         His attempt to join himself to the disciples there.

            2.         The endorsement of Barnabas.

            3.         The plot and his escape to Tarsus through Ceasarea.  ( see Galatians 1:16 - 2:1 ).

III.      THE HEALING OF AENEAS AT LYDDA( vs. 32-35 ).

A.        PEOPLE INVOLVED - Peter, Aeneas.

B.         REMEMBER THE CIRCUMSTANCE OF AENEAS.

IV.     THE RAISING OF TABITHA AT JOPPA( vs. 36-43 ).

A.        PEOPLE INVOLVED - Peter, Tabitha, the disciples, Dorcas.

B.         THINGS TO REMEMBER:

            1.         Dorcas means Gazelle.

            2.         Tabitha was well known for her almsdeeds.

            3.         She died and was laid in an upper chamber.

            4.         Peter commands her to arise.  Many believe as a result.

            5.         Peter goes to the house of Simon the tanner.

MEMORY VERSE:  Acts 9:15-16

QUESTIONS FOR ACTS NINE

 

1.         Why was Saul going to Damascus?

2.         What stopped him?

3.         What did Jesus ask and what was his answer?

4.         Where did Jesus tell him to go and for what purpose?

5.         What was his condition after he saw Jesus?

6.         Who did Jesus send to Saul?

7.         Why did Saul leave Damascus and where did he go?

8.         What convinced the brethren at Jerusalem to accept Saul?

9.         Where did he go from there?

10.       What was wrong with Aeneas, for how long, and who cured him?

11.       Who were Tabitha and Dorcas, and what does Dorcas mean in English?

12.       Where did Peter go to dwell after he raised Dorcas?