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Acts of the Apostles

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Luke
writer of the Acts of the Apostles
the early Christian community/Church
described by the Acts of the Apostles
50 days
time span between Easter and Pentecost
40 days
about how long Jesus stays after he rises from the dead
Jerusalem
the starting point of the early Church
Judea and Samaria
two places Christianity traveled
Roman Empire
The ends of the world actually meant the ends of the ___________ _____________.
evangelization
spread of Good News
diversity
the multi-cultural nature of the Church
universal
literal meaning of "Catholic"
partiality; favoritism
God shows no ____________ or ____________.
red
color for Pentecost
tongues of fire
symbol of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
Council of Jerusalem
settled the dispute allowing Gentiles to become Christians, not just Jews
Peter and Paul
two people who argued at the Council of Jerusalem
Peter
man who thinks only Jews can become Christians
Paul
man who thinks everyone can become Christians
James
Bishop of Jerusalem
James
man who was beheaded at the Council of Jerusalem
persecution
The early Christian community scattered to escape _____________.
misunderstood
Christians were _____________.
trials, beatings, imprisonment, and death
four penalties given to some Christians
martyr
someone who dies for their faith
witness
synonym of martyr
Stephen
first martyr of the Church
deacons
Saint Stephen is the patron saint of ___________.
Rome
Christians were persecuted by _________.
Christian essentials
Gospel, Eucharist/other sacraments, service, love, joy, hope, faith, sharing goods/community, and prayer
thanksgiving
meaning of "Eucharist"
hope
trust in God's promises
faith
belief in God
prayer
talking and listening to God
Holy Spirit
has care of the Church, is creative and unpredictable, gives power and wisdom, and guides the Church
conscience
the supreme authority
Confirmation
when we are sealed with the Spirit
chrism
holy oil of the Church used in Confirmation
Paul
Saul became ________.
James
first Apostle martyr
Pharisee
Paul was a well-educated _____________.
wealthy
Paul's family social status
Roman citizenship
bought by Paul's family
trial and beheading
two rights of Roman citizenship
Christians
Paul was a bounty hunter of ______________.
conversion
Paul had a major _______________.
prison
Paul wrote his letters in _____________.
13
number of letters Paul wrote while in prison
laity
Paul is the patron saint of the ___________.