One day Peter** and John** were goingActs up to the temple* at the time of prayer – at three in the afternoon*. Peter John
X Marks the SpotOne day Peter and John went up to the______ at three in the afternoon. temple
Now a man crippled from birth wasActs being carried to the temple*** gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple courts.
When he saw *Peter and John about toActs enter, he asked them for money*.
X Marks the SpotA ________ man was being carried tothe temple gate called Beautiful. Heasked Peter and John for money. crippled
Peter looked straight at him, as didActs John. Then Peter said, LOOK AT US!
X Marks the SpotPeter said, “____ at us!” So the man gavethem his attention. Look
*So the man gave them his attention,Acts expecting to get something from them*.
Acts Then Peter said, Silver* or gold* I do not have, but what I have I give you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.
X Marks the SpotThen Peter said, “Silver or gold I do nothave, but what I have I give you. In thename of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, ____.” walk
*Taking him by the right hand, heActs helped him up, and instantly the man’s feet and ankles became strong*.
*He jumped to his feet and began to Acts walk. Then he went with them into the temple courts, walking and jumping, and praising God*.He was not PRAISING PETER OR JOHN BUT GOD!
X Marks the SpotPeter helped the man up. The man beganwalking, jumping, and ________ God. praising
Acts When all the people saw him walking and praisingGod, they recognized him as the same man whoused to sit begging at the temple gate called Beautiful, and they were filled with wonder and amazement* at what had happened to him.
X Marks the SpotThe people recognized him as the man whobegged at the temple ____. They wereamazed when they saw this man walking. gate
*While the beggar held on to Peter andActs John, all the people were astonished and came running* to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade.
X Marks the SpotAll the people came _______ to seePeter, John, and the beggar. running
Acts When Peter saw this, he said to them: Men of Israel, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own power or godliness we had made this man walk?
X Marks the SpotPeter told the people that he and Johnhadn’t healed the beggar by their own_____ or godliness. power
Acts The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. You handed him over to be killed, and you disowned him before Pilate, though he had decided to let him go.
X Marks the SpotPeter said that God _________ Hisservant, Jesus, even though the peoplewanted Him killed. glorified
Acts You disowned the Holy and Righteous One* and asked that a murderer be released to you.
Acts You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead*. We are witnesses of this.
Acts By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you can all see.
X Marks the SpotPeter told the people that the man hadbeen healed by _____ in the name ofJesus. faith
The priests* and the captain of theActs temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter* and John* while they were speaking to the people.
*They were greatly disturbed becauseActs the apostles were teaching the people and proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead*.
X Marks the SpotThe priests, the captain of the templeguard, and the Sadducees came up toPeter and John while they were________ the people. teachingThey were upset because Peter and Johnwere teaching about the ____________of the dead. resurrection
They seized Peter* and John*, andActs because it was evening, they put them in jail* until the next day.
X Marks the SpotThey put Peter and John in ____ until thenext day. jail
*But many who heard the messageActs believed, and the number of men grew to about five thousand**.
X Marks the SpotMany who heard Peter and John’s message________, and their numbers grew toabout five thousand. believed
X Marks the SpotThe next day the rulers, elders andteachers of the law met in _________. Jerusalem
Annas the high priest was there, and soActs were Caiaphas*, John, Alexander and the other men of the high priest’s family.
They had Peter and John broughtActs before them and began to question them: By what power or what name did you do this?
X Marks the SpotThey asked Peter and John, “By what_____ or what name did you do this?” power
Then Peter filled with the Holy Spirit,Acts said to them: Rulers and elders of the people! If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a cripple and are asked how he has healed, then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Chris of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed. He is the stone you builders rejected which has become the capstone.* Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.*
X Marks the SpotPeter told them that, by the name ofJesus, who the people crucified and Godraised from the dead, the crippled manwas ______. healedPeter said, “He is the stone you buildersrejected, which has become the________.” capstone
X Marks the Spot“_________ is found in no one else, forthere is no other name under heaven givento men by which we must be _____.” Salvation saved
When they saw the courage of Peter* andActs John* and realized that they were unschooled****, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
X Marks the SpotThe rulers and elders saw Peter andJohn’s _______ and were astonished.“They took note that these men had beenwith Jesus.” courage
*But since they could see the man who hadActs been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could say*.
So they ordered them to withdraw* fromActs the Sanhedrin and then conferred together.
X Marks the SpotThe Sanhedrin _______ John and Peterto leave. ordered
Acts What are we going to do with these men? They asked. Everybody living in Jerusalem knows they have done an outstanding miracle, and we cannot deny it. But to stop this thing from spreading any further among the people, we must warn these men to speak no longer to anyone in this
*Then they called them in again andActs commanded them not to speak** or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
X Marks the SpotThe elders decided to tell Peter and Johnnot to _____ to anyone in the name ofJesus. speak
But Peter* and John* replied*,Acts Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God’s sight to obey you rather than God. For we cannot help speaking* about what we have seen and heard.
X Marks the SpotBut Peter said that he and John had to____ God. He said, “For we cannot helpspeaking about what we have seen andheard.” obey
Acts After further threats they let them go. They could not decide how to punish them, because all the people were praising God for what had happened. For the man who was miraculously healed was over forty years old.
X Marks the SpotThe Sanhedrin let Peter and John __. goThey could not decide how to punish thembecause the people were all ________God because of the miracle that had justhappened. praising