Lesson 12a

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LESSON 12: EXERCISE LESSON

Lesson Text 5:22-42 (Acts).

12.1a Repeat each sentence.

The High Priest and his companions (The High Priest and his companions) / called together all the Jewish elders (called together all the Jewish elders) / for a full meeting of the Council; (for a full meeting of the Council;) / The High Priest and his companions called together all the Jewish elders for a full meeting of the Council; (The High Priest and his companions called together all the Jewish elders for a full meeting of the Council;) / then they sent orders to the prison (then they sent orders to the prison) / to have the apostles brought before them. (to have the apostles brought before them.) / then they sent orders to the prison to have the apostles brought before them. (then they sent orders to the prison to have the apostles brought before them.)

But when the officials arrived, (But when the officials arrived,) / they did not find the apostles in prison, (they did not find the apostles in prison,) / so they returned to the Council and reported, (so they returned to the Council and reported,) / But when the officials arrived, they did not find the apostles in prison, so they returned to the Council and reported, (But when the officials arrived, they did not find the apostles in prison, so they returned to the Council and reported,) / When we arrived at the jail, (When we arrived at the jail,) / we found it locked up tight (we found it locked up tight) / and all the guards on watch at the gates; (and all the guards on watch at the gates;) / When we arrived at the jail, we found it locked up tight and all the guards on watch at the gates; (When we arrived at the jail, we found it locked up tight and all the guards on watch at the gates;) / but when we opened the gates, (but when we opened the gates,) / we found no one inside. (we found no one inside.) / but when we opened the gates, we found no one inside. (but when we opened the gates, we found no one inside.)

When the chief priests and the officer (When the chief priests and the officer) / in charge of the Temple guards heard this, (in charge of the Temple guards heard this,) / they wondered what had happened to the apostles. (they wondered what had happened to the apostles.) / When the chief priests and the officer in charge of the Temple guards heard this, they wondered what had happened to the apostles. (When the chief priests and the officer in charge of the Temple guards heard this, they wondered what had happened to the apostles.)

Then a man came in and said to them, (Then a man came in and said to them,) / Listen. The men you put in prison (Listen. The men you put in prison) / are in the Temple teaching the people. (are in the Temple teaching the people.) / Then a man came in and said to them, Listen. The men you put in prison are in the Temple teaching the people. (Then a man came in and said to them, Listen. The men you put in prison are in the Temple teaching the people.)

So the officer went off with his men (So the officer went off with his men) / and brought the apostles back. (and brought the apostles back.) / So the officer went off with his men and brought the apostles back. (So the officer went off with his men and brought the apostles back.) / They did not use force, however, (They did not use force, however,) / because they were afraid (because they were afraid) / that the people might stone them. (that the people might stone them.) / They did not use force, however, because they were afraid that the people might stone them. (They did not use force, however, because they were afraid that the people might stone them.)