Acts 14: Paul at Iconium and His Stoning at Lystra

1. There are two different cities named “Antioch;”
    Antioch of Syria (not far from Tarsus) and Antioch of Pisidia (in the area of Galatia). 
    Refer to a Bible Atlas and a Bible Dictionary and note their locations.     

2. At Iconium, who believed? (v. 1)

3. Who did the unsaved Jews stir up against Paul and Barnabas?  (v. 2)

4. What mixed crowd attempted to stone them in v. 5?

5. In what way is the miracle in v. 8 similar to the one in 3:2?

6. Research the concept of the Jews “tearing their garments” (see also Matt. 26:65).
    What did the Jews signify by this symbolical action?

7. What did Paul perceive about the lame man at Lystra? (v. 9)

8. How did this man respond to his healing?  (v. 10)

9. What did the people say in v. 11 when this man was healed?

10. In Acts, what persecutions come from people other than Jews? (16:19 & 19:23-25)

11. What kind of prayer will restore the sick to health?  (James 5:15)

12. How did Jesus also experience the fickleness of the crowds? 
    (Mark 11:9-10 and Matthew 27:22-23)

13. At Lystra, what happened to Paul as the disciples gathered around him? (v. 20)

14. What proved their courage (v. 21) despite what happened in v. 19?

15. According to v. 22, what will we experience before we enter heaven?

16. Why did they refuse to allow people to bow to them? (v. 15)

17. What other group mistook Paul for a god in Acts 28:6?

18. When the Son of God really did come down in “the likeness of a man,”
      what did people do?  (John 1:10)

19. They called Barnabas whom? Research and write a short
        paragraph concerning this false god (v. 12)

20.  They called Paul whom? Research and write a short
        paragraph concerning this false god (v. 12)

21. According to 14:23, what was done in every church
        and why was it done?

22. What other disciple had also refused to be worshiped? (10:25-26)

23. When Paul and Barnabas got back to Antioch,
      what did they say about the Gentiles? (v. 27)

Maxim of the Moment

Where there is much love there are few regrets.