Read Acts 8:1-25
1) Who approved Stephen’s execution
a. Saul of Tarsus
d. Herod Antipas
2) What does the story about Simon the magician say about genuine saving faith?
3) What was the true desire of Simon’s heart?
a. He desired Christ
b. He desired the Kingdom of God
c. He desired to show off the power of the Holy Spirit
“May your silver perish with you because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money! You have neither part nor lot in this matter, for your heart is not right before God.”
Acts 8:20-21 (ESV)