YOUTH BIBLE STUDY

WEEK ONE

PART ONE

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 1-2

  1. What were the disciples instructed to do after receiving all that He taught them?

  2. How do you witness with your life? Do those around you know you believe?

  3. Are there any areas in your life that are not in full obedience to God and His Word?

PART TWO

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 3-4

  1. What happened when Peter and John reached out and touched the beggar?

  2. What is the purpose of a miraculous sign like the healing of the lame man? 

  3. How difficult would it have been for you to respond as Peter and John did in Acts 4?

WEEK TWO

PART ONE

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 5-6

  1. What lesson from the lives of Barnabas, Ananias, and Sapphira is most relevant for your life today?

  2. What gifts has He given you to use in ministry? 

  3. What is your usual response to suffering and persecution?

PART TWO

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 7-8

  1. Why was Stephen arrested and put on trial?

  2. What good can come out of difficult circumstances in your life and church?

  3. What are some good strategies for reaching out to people whose needs we cannot easily see?

WEEK THREE

PART ONE 

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 9-11

  1. Has someone been a Barnabas to you? Explain. How can you be a Barnabas to someone else?

  2. Have you ever had the Lord direct you in such a way that you were in the right place at the right time? Explain.

PART TWO

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 12-13

  1. What improvements can you make to be available for God to lead and use you?

  2. Have you ever quit when you should have pressed on? What did you learn from the experience?

WEEK FOUR

PART ONE

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 14-15:35

  1. Describe the important role other believers play in the encouragement of struggling Christians.

  2. When in a dispute with someone how does Acts tell us to respond?

PART TWO

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 15:36-17

  1. How will you relate to God when faced with disaster?

  2. What will others learn about God from what they see in you?

  3. Having read Acts 15:36-17 how will you share the Gospel?

WEEK FIVE

PART ONE

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 18-19

  1. What did The Lord tell Paul in a dream? 

  2. What answers can you provide from God's word to the questions around you?

  3. Who has been a mentor to you? Does that person encourage you to seek the Lord?

PART TWO

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 20-21:16

  1. How did Paul know difficult days were ahead?

  2. Paul said to speak the truth at all cost. Why is that important?

WEEK SIX

PART ONE

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read 21:17-26:11

  1. Why was Paul being assaulted?

  2. Which charges, if any, was Paul guilty of and during which trial was he found guilty?

  3. Describe a time when God's grace or strength was sufficient during a difficult time?

PART TWO

Start with prayer, asking God to help you understand what your reading in His word today.

Read Acts 26:12-28:31

  1. Which would seem to make more sense when considering whether it was safe to sail, to listen to the pilot/owner or to the prisoner?

  2. How well do you listen to God's direction when it doesn’t make sense?

  3. How has your life faith in God helped you survive hard moments?