Understanding the Scriptures
|Being privy to (v. 2)||Knowing about|
|Conceived (v. 4)||Thought|
|Wound him up (v. 6)||Wrapped his dead body in cloth|
|Indignation (v. 17)||Self-righteous anger, jealousy|
|Keepers standing without (v. 23)||Guards standing outside|
|Doubted of them whereunto this would grow (v. 24)||Wondered how this would turn out|
|Take heed to yourselves (v. 35)||Think carefully|
|Brought to nought, come to nought (vv. 36, 38)||Not amount to anything|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Acts 5.
Apostles in Prison Again!
Below you will find possible newspaper headlines for the story in Acts 5:12–32 about the Apostles going to prison again. Compare each headline to the story and write a sentence or two explaining what the headline means.
What Was He Thinking?
Review Acts 5:34–42. Write an entry in your notebook as if you had been there with Peter. Report the actions of the council, especially of Gamaliel, and explain what you think Gamaliel meant.