8 Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them: “Rulers and elders of the people! 9 If we are being called to account today for an act of kindness shown to a man who was lame and are being asked how he was healed, 10 then know this, you and all the people of Israel: It is by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified but whom God raised from the dead, that this man stands before you healed. 11 Jesus is “‘the stone you builders rejected, which has become the cornerstone.’
12 Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”
- How would you describe Peter’s feelings about being in this situation?
- Is he intimidated?
- How can you tell?
- Why was he afraid when he denied Jesus but not now?
- How does “walking into” this situation advance the Kingdom of God?
- What would be the result if Peter did not walk into this situation?
- Can you walk into situations that may be difficult?
- How was Peter serving the “Rulers and elders of the people”?
- Did that service put those men in a position to experience healing?
- What forms of healing do you think may have been needed by the people in that confrontation?