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Unit 6 Religion Test
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The Apostles appointed deacons to help them because
They were unable to keep up with the daily distribution and wanted to focus on teaching/teaching
A martyr is
a person who is killed for their faith
Which of the following was NOT true of Paul
he was a sadducee
On what group of people were Paul's missionary efforts especially focused
What was "The Way"?
The original name for Christianity
Paul was converted when he encountered _______ on the road to Damascus
Saul is also called Paul because
Saul is his Aramaic name and Paul is his Latin name
Paul saves himself when he is on trial before the Sanhedrin by
Turning the Pharisees and the Sadducces against one another
_______ presided over the death of_______, the first Christian martyr
What is an ecumenical council?
a gathering of all the leaders of the church to define or clarify Church doctrine
What question did the Council of Jerusalem address?
Do baptized Gentiles have to follow the Law of Moses
To support himself on his journeys, Paul worked as a
Before Peter met Cornelius, he had a vision in which he was told to
Eat many different types of animals
What city did Paul use as the base from which he launched his missionary journeys?
An elder who led a local church congregation was known as an
The decision to select a replacement for Judas established a precedent for handling on authority within the Church. This process, which still continues today, is know as
What part of the Athenians' religion does Paul use as a way of preaching about Jesus?
The Christian feast of Pentecost celebrates
The descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles
Who was James?
The apostle who led the church in Jerusalem and who wanted to preserve Jewish traditions
How does Paul convert his jailer in Philippi?
Paul remains in jail even when an earthquake gives him the chance to escape
What causes Paul and Barnabas to separate?
They are unable to agree on weather to bring Barnabas' cousin on they journey
Acts of the Apostles was written by
In Ephesus, the silversmiths began to riot because
Paul was hurting their business by teaching people not t worship idols
Which of the following describes what the early Christians did with their possessions
Shared everything they owned with one another
The Pharisee who advised the Sanhedrin not to execute John and Peter was
The first Gentile to be baptized was
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