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Bible Quizes

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According to Acts 12 which disciple is put to death by Herod? (He is the first of the 12 to be martyred)
James
How many times does Acts recount Paul's encounter with Jesus on the road to Damascus?
Three
According to Acts, how many missionary journeys does Paul take?
Three
In what city were Paul and Silas imprisoned for exorcising a demon from a slave girl?
Philippi
The author of Acts was also the author of what other NT book?
Luke
the Jerusalem Council recorded in Acts 15 dealt with the issue of
Circumcision
Who was Paul's companion on his first missionary journey?
Barnabas
Who was Paul's companion on his second missionary journey?
Silas
Luke was a
Physician
What were full converts to Judaism, like the Ethiopian Eunuch called?
Proselytes
What were Gentiles called who attended the synagogues wand were sympathetic to Judaism, but did not fully convert to it?
Godfearers
What are Jewish-Christians who insist that Gentiles must be circumcised called?
Judaizers
Which early Christian was the first to proclaim a version of Christianity not tied to Jewish limitations, including the limitation of the Jewish temple?
Stephen
According to our class lecture, in which one of the following letters does Paul argue that works of the law, like circumcision, are not necessary for salvation?
Galatians
In which city does Paul reason with the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers?
Athens
Acts is oriented toward a _______audience and stresses the universal nature of christianity.
gentile
In Acts persecution actually assists the expansion of the gospel to judea and Samaria. (True or False)
True
The Jew Known as Saul has his name changed to paul to reflect his conversion to Christianity (true or false)
false
Paul's missionary strategy was to preach first in the Jewish synagogues (True or False)
True
The technical name for 'speaking in tongues' is
Glossolalia
The well known Pharisee who counseled a 'wait and see' attitude toward the early Christians. He was also Saul's teacher
Gamaliel
the Jewish high council that condemned Jesus, and later imprisons the apostles and tries to condemn Paul is known as
Sanhedren?
paul writes two letters while in Corinth, which are:
1st and 2nd Thesalonians
After delivering the collection to Jerusalem, Paul next plans to travel to ______ to preach the gospel.
Rome
Group that believed in strict observance of the law. in addition to the Torah, they believed the oral law was inspired.
Pharisees
The strictest Jewish group. Many of its members withdrew from society and lived in communes. They refused to participate in the Temple worship.
the Essenes
This group believed that there was no such thing as fate, or God's determining will. Rather they believed only in humans' free will
Sadducees
This group affirmed the resurrection of the dead
Pharisees
This group accepted only the Pentateuch as authoritative. They denied the reality of an afterlife or the resurrection.
Sadducees
This was viewed as a way to deal with the powerlessness that belief in fate inspired
Astrology/ Magic
This philosophy had a materialistic view of the universe, and thus denied that there was an afterlife.
Epicureanism
This philosophy was founded by Zeno and initially met on a large porch in Athens
Stoicism
This philosophy advocated a simple lifestyle with as few possessions as possible. They were named after wild dogs.
Cynicism
This philosophy advocated the ideal of 'passionlessness' one should have a peaceful detachment in the face of life's circumstances. It used the analogy of a dog tied to a moving cart
Stoicism
Which gospels are the synoptic gospels?
matthew, mark, luke
Which gospel begins when Jesus is already an adult?
Mark
Which gospel prefers the title Son of David, and presents Jesus as the royal messiah?
Matthew
which gospel highlights the inclusive nature of Jesus' ministry
Luke