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"Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ ....
Acts 2:37


. . . learning from the men, women and children of Bible times
            Simon Peter,  the first gospel preacher                                                  This is a true story!

more pages about Simon Peter:

       

Simon Peter in the Book of Acts

  Simon Peter in the Gospels   The Books that Peter Wrote

The First Gospel Sermon on the Day of Pentecost - Acts 2

This is what happened:
Right before Jesus went back to heaven, Jesus had told the apostles to wait in Jerusalem for the Holy Spirit.
So as they sat waiting with Mary, the mother of Jesus and Jesus' brothers and about 120 other disciples, the Holy Spirit swooped down upon them in the form of 'tongues of fire'

Now I don't know what that is exactly, but it is fun to imagine!

 

 

The apostles began to draw a crowd because everyone in the crowd could hear someone talking about the
  

Now that was great!    -----    that they could hear about the

 but what was really odd was that they could hear someone talking about Jesus in their very own language (which you wouldn't expect of Galileans) and there were a lot of different languages to be spoken on that day!
 


So the people were amazed at this!   
Some people ridiculed the apostles and said that they were drunk!

But the apostles weren't drunk; besides, it was only 9 o'clock in the morning.


 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So Peter stood up and told the people that the apostles were not drunk - they were filled with the Holy Spirit like had been promised back in the book of Joel.

God promised to pour out His Spirit upon everyone that would be his servant.

And like any good preacher, Peter pointed out the people's sin.  He told them that they had crucified the Christ; the Jesus that God resurrected from the dead and has made Lord of all things.

It was God's plan that Jesus die for the sins of the world; but it was by their wickedness that Jesus was delivered up to be crucified.

Peter begged them to repent of their sins and be baptized.  Three-thousand people did so that day.

 

What shall we do to be saved?
 
             a list of the apostles:            
Peter
James
John
Andrew
Philip
Thomas
Bartholomew
Matthew
James the less
Thaddeus
Simon the Cananite
Matthias


 

a list of nations present:
Parthia
Mede
Elam
Mesopotamia
Judea
Cappadocia
Pontus
Asia
Phrygia
Pamphylia
Egypt
Libya
Cyrene
Rome
Arabia
Crete

 

           R I D I C U L E     

Sometimes people ridicule others just because they don't understand what they are doing. 

Instead of reaching for understanding, people of ignorance reach for ridicule.

 

 

 

 

Where are we?
Each puzzle has it's own possible points.  Refresh the page to start over. 
Use the 'reset score' to zero out the score.

                              (Acts 1:13)     We are waiting with the 120 for the Holy Spirit in .............
           

         Your Score is       80 Possible Points                 


 

 

 

 

(Acts 3:2)     We are with the lame man outside the temple at  .............

       

  Your Score is       100 Possible Points               


 

 

 

 

(Acts 1:12)     We are with the apostles just heading out to Jerusalem, a sabbath's day journey from .............

           

Your Score is       130 Possible Points               


 

 

 

 

(Acts 1:19)     We are standing on the property that was bought with Judas' reward money .............

           

Your Score is       90 Possible Points               


 

 

 

 

(Acts 3:11)     We are gathered here greatly wandering at the lame man who was healed by Peter and John.

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Your Score is       90 Possible Points               


 

 

 

(Acts 4:37)     We are with the money that the believers laid down .............

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Your Score is       90 Possible Points               


 

 

 

 

(Acts 5:18)      After being arrested, we are with the apostles.............

           

Your Score is       110 Possible Points               


 

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