Archive for the ‘Peter’ Category

Peter Ties David’s Prophecy to Jesus (Acts 2:25-31)

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Turning once again to Old Testament, Peter continues his sermon to the Jews in Jerusalem on Pentecost. Peter cites a prophecy of David in Psalm 16, and shows that David was talking about the Messiah, not himself. David’s body did decay – his grave is nearby. Peter shows that David looked ahead to Jesus, his earthly descendant. Jesus fulfilled David’s prophecies!

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Peter Tells of Jesus’ Identity, Death, and Resurrection (Acts 2:22-24)

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Peter begins the main focus of his sermon – Jesus of Nazareth, a Man attested by God. He references Jesus’ miracles, Jesus’ crucifixion by these Jews, and Jesus’ resurrection. Jesus, the true Messiah, was crucified by these men.

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Peter Explains Why Galileans Spoke in Unlearned Languages (Acts 2:12-21)

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

The sound of wind on Pentecost draws a crowd. Once the crowd is there, they hear the praises of God in their own languages and even their own dialects from uneducated Galileans. Peter explains what God means by the display of these languages. These tongues (languages) are a sign much like that prophesied in the Old Testament Book of Joel.

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The Apostles Try to Obey Prophecy by Replacing Judas #2 – Good Idea? (Acts 1:12-26)

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Was Peter’s idea to replace Judas a good idea? In this lesson, we present 12 reasons why Peter was likely on the wrong side of Bible interpretation even though he would have done so with good intentions. Good intentions do not replace good Bible interpretation.

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The Apostles Try to Obey Prophecy by Replacing Judas #1 – Timeline (Acts 1:12-26)

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Jesus has ascended. The apostles return to Jerusalem to wait as directed. Peter attempts to fulfill prophecy by orchestrating the selection of a replacement for Judas, the apostle who betrayed Jesus, and who took his own life. In this study, we work through the chronology of this event. In the next week or two, we will examine some of the necessary questions more closely. Prophecy is certain; our trying to fulfill it is not.

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