- Eunuch – a man who has been made physically incapable of sexual reproduction
- Prophet – person chosen by God to deliver God’s message
- Isaiah – a prophet in Israel about 700 years before Jesus lived
- Scripture – writings; the Bible
- Disfigured – bent out of shape
- Marvel – wonder at; be amazed at
- Sacrifice – an offering or gift to God
- Baptism – to dip in water; symbolizes belief and trust in Jesus
- Even though many people in Samaria were becoming Christians, Philip leaves them. Why?
- What is the man like that Philip was sent to? Why did he travel to Jerusalem? What is he doing while he travels?
- What does God’s spirit lead Philip to do? Why?
- What did the Ethiopian want someone to do? What did Philip do?
- What did the passage say? How does it describe Jesus?
- What will be the end result of the work of God’s servant?
- If we were told God became a man, what would we expect him to be like? What was surprising about Jesus?
- What were the reactions of the world to Jesus while he was on earth? How did his life end?
- In what ways are these verses a description of the arrest, trial, death, and burial of Jesus?
- What was the purpose of Jesus’ death and resurrection?
- What happened to the Ethiopian official who heard the good news about Jesus?
Look at the four mentions of Philip so far (Acts 6:3,5; 8:4-5,26-29,39-40). What was Philip’s life marked by? What do you learn from Philip about being a witness for Jesus Christ?