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Oct 2018

Lesson Review – Acts 9:1-19 – Saul is Knocked to the Ground


Here are some review notes from this week’s lesson in our preschool and K-4 classes. This week we studied Acts 9:1-19 – Saul is Knocked to the Ground.

This is lesson 50 of 78 in our study of the New Testament. This lesson corresponds with Story 128 in The Gospel Story Bible and with Week 50 of the Old Story New family devotional.

Gospel Truth for Today

Persecution can not stop the advancement of the gospel.

The Lesson In A Sentence (or Two)

Stephen faithfully proclaimed the good news of Jesus and was stoned because of it. As persecution arose in Jerusalem, the church scatter to nearby towns and cities leading to the spread of the gospel to the ends of the earth.

Questions for Discussion

What was Saul like before meeting the Lord?

He was very committed to stopping the spread of Christianity. He wanted to protect Judaism from this influence.

Why did Saul go to the high priest?

Saul went to the high priest to get letters of permission to arrest Christians and bring them to Jerusalem.

What happened to Saul?

Jesus met him and knocked him down. And, for 3 days Saul couldn’t see.

What did Jesus tell Saul?

Jesus spoke to Saul and told him that he was going to use him to take the message
of the gospel to tell others about Jesus.

What happened when Ananias laid hands on Saul?

Saul was filled with the Holy Spirit and he regained his sight. Saul then believed in Jesus and was baptized into the church.

Praying together

Take time to pray today asking that God would open your eyes and other people’s eyes to see and know the beauty of the gospel in Jesus!

More Information

Parents, if you’d like more information or resources about the persecuted church and unreached people groups, you can visit:

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