b.Verse 16 indicates that it was when they were going to the place of prayer that they were met by a slave girl who had a bad spirit.What does this tell you about the nature of the reality which we are living in?
c.What can we learn about the main characteristic of these bad spirits?
d.What can we learn about what angers worldly people the most?
2.Refer to verses 22-26.
a.What happened to Paul and Silas after they were brought before the authorities?
b.How much security were they under?
c.Yet how were they able to be released?
d.What does this indicate about the work of God despite the work of the devil?
3.Refer to verses 27-34.
a.Verse 27 indicates that upon thinking that the prisoners had escaped, the jailer was about to kill himself.Why would he do that?
b.How did Paul save him physically?
c.How did Paul save him spiritually?
d.Think about the word “believe” in verse 31.What does this teach about the way to be saved (1 Peter 2:6, John 3:16)?
e.Why was the jailer suddenly filled with so much joy?
4.Refer to verses 35-40.
a.Why did Paul not want to leave when they were given the opportunity (as the order was given “Release those men”)?
b.What was the result?
c.Once they were escorted out of prison, what did they do and why?