Discussion Questions: Beginning of the Church

Friday:Discussion Questions: Beginning of the Church
Story Passages: Acts 1:1-11, Acts 2:22-24,29-41
Other Passages: Matthew 28:16-20, Mark 16:14-20, Luke 24:36-49, John 10:16, John 21:15-19, Hebrews 10:11-14
Memory Verse: Acts 2:32
  1. Where is Jesus right now?
  2. Why did Jesus ask the disciples to wait in Jerusalem?
  3. How old is the church? Who started it?
  4. Why is the church important? What does it accomplish?
  5. Why is it important for each of us to be involved in a local church?
    Can't we each just worship God on our own?
  6. Whose job is it to tell people in [your town] how they can go to heaven?
  7. Why did God wait until Pentecost to send the Spirit? Why didn't he just come as soon as Jesus ascended?
  8. What might have happened if the disciples hadn't waited in Jerusalem?
If you need hints to answer some of the questions, look up the listed scripture passages.

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