The reading assignment and questions are below.
Preview: Glance through the questions for today’s reading so they will be fresh on your mind.
Read: Acts 6:1-7:16
In verse 1, what were the Hellenistic (Greek speaking) Jews complaining against the Hebraic (Hebrew speaking) Jews about?
Brother and sisters, choose _______________ men from among you who are known to be full of the _______________ and ________________.
What did the apostles do when the disciples presented the group to them?
All who were sitting in the Sanhedrin (the council) looked intently at Stephen, and they saw that his face was like ____________________
Reflect and Apply:
The chosen disciples were happy to be able to serve. How do you respond when asked to serve others? Do you do so with a glad heart? Give an example of a time you served with gratitude and another example of a time you served but didn’t really want to. Reflect on the emotional and spiritual outcomes from these times.
Read verse 11 again. Have you had someone say something untrue about you? How did you handle it? Did you ignore it or approach them?
Going Beyond: Write out today’s scripture in a journal or notebook.