Read: Acts 17:1-15
1) What kept the Jews of Thessalonica from receiving the gospel? Do you think this keeps people from receiving the gospel today?
2) After reading this section of chapter 17, why do you think it is important to know scripture well? Do you make it a point to study scripture?
3) Why did Paul travel to Athens?
a. To take a vacation
c. He needed some olive oil to make sacrifices
d. To escape the Jewish persecution in Berea
And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus, whom I proclaim to you, is the Christ.” And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a great many of the devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women.
Acts 17:2-4 (ESV)