Sunday, December 17, 2017

Answer 1: All the apostles.

Answer 2: Peter and John.

Answer 3: 120 followers of Christ.

Answer 4: Paul and Andrew

Answer 1: Gamaliel..

Answer 2: Saul.

Answer 3: Joseph of Arimethea.

Answer 4: Peter.

Answer 1: They thought the Christ cult would simply die out.

Answer 2: They were afraid of the crowds.

Answer 3: Pontius Pilate refused to execute any more Christians.

Answer 4: Many of them had become followers of Christ.

Answer 1: A whipping and strong warning.

Answer 2: A strong warning only.

Answer 3: None.

Answer 4: It whipped them and exiled them from Jerusalem.

Answer 1: They did not think their widows were getting their share of food.

Answer 2: They thought that services should be held in Greek as well as Hebrew.

Answer 3: Some of the Hebrews would not eat with them.

Answer 4: They wanted to leave Jerusalem, but the apostles would not let them.

Answer 1: Jews who spoke Greek.

Answer 2: A group that included all Gentiles who believed in Christ.

Answer 3: Immigrants from Greece.

Answer 4: A derogatory nickname for merchants.

Answer 1: Seven men who spoke Greek.

Answer 2: Six of the original apostles and Matthias.

Answer 3: Stephen and six men chosen by him.

Answer 4: Former members of the Sanhedrin.

Answer 1: They wanted to be out preaching and converting people, rather than waiting on tables.

Answer 2: They had been whipped and threatened with death by the Sanhedrin.

Answer 3: They wanted to include a diversity of backgrounds in the leadership.

Answer 4: They were about to leave Jerusalem to spread the Word to Anatolia and Egypt.

Answer 1: Stephen.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Joseph of Arimethea.

Answer 4: Matthias.

Answer 1: He had the face of an angel.

Answer 2: He was dressed in a rough robe of camel hair.

Answer 3: His hair was tangled and his face was dirty.

Answer 4: A halo (or nimbus) could be seen around his head.

Answer 1: The history of Judaism.

Answer 2: The life and resurrection of Christ.

Answer 3: The miracles done by Christ and his disciples.

Answer 4: The ultimate victory of the disciples of Christ.

Answer 1: Mesopotamia.

Answer 2: Egypt.

Answer 3: Samaria.

Answer 4: Turkey.

Answer 1: Abraham.

Answer 2: Moses.

Answer 3: Isaac.

Answer 4: Jesse.

Answer 1: Three months.

Answer 2: Until he was adopted by the daughter of Pharoah.

Answer 3: Exactly one year.

Answer 4: Until they died.

Answer 1: Jacob.

Answer 2: St. Paul.

Answer 3: Abraham.

Answer 4: Jonathan.

Answer 1: Three months.

Answer 2: Six months.

Answer 3: One year.

Answer 4: One week.

Answer 1: He goes astray.

Answer 2: He becomes rich.

Answer 3: He is forgotten by his parents.

Answer 4: He learns to love God.

Answer 1: Forty years.

Answer 2: Forty days.

Answer 3: Six months.

Answer 4: Four years.

Answer 1: Take off his shoes.

Answer 2: Fall on his face.

Answer 3: Find the Promised Land.

Answer 4: Go into the wilderness.

Answer 1: A golden calf.

Answer 2: An altar of wood.

Answer 3: A roasted pig.

Answer 4: The Tower of Babel.

Answer 1: Stephen.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Barnabas.

Answer 1: Revelation.

Answer 2: Gospel of John.

Answer 3: Exodus.

Answer 4: Proverbs.

Answer 1: Ezekiel.

Answer 2: Mark.

Answer 3: Acts.

Answer 4: Joshua.

Answer 1: A great hunter and mighty man.

Answer 2: A coward who fled from battle.

Answer 3: A moneylender who ruined many men.

Answer 4: A tax collector despised by the Hebrews.

Answer 1: Stephen.

Answer 2: Bartholomew.

Answer 3: Peter.

Answer 4: Philip the Greater.

Answer 1: He was stoned.

Answer 2: He was crucified by being hung on a cross with ropes.

Answer 3: He was shot by many arrows.

Answer 4: He was bashed in the head by a shovel.

Answer 1: St. Paul (Saul)

Answer 2: Hieronymus.

Answer 3: The Pharaoh of Egypt

Answer 4: Ceaser Augustus.

Answer 1: The apostles scattered to different regions.

Answer 2: The sun stood still in the sky for three minutes.

Answer 3: The followers of Christ banded together.

Answer 4: People from the countryside came to Jerusalem to honor him.

Answer 1: Samaria.

Answer 2: Nazareth.

Answer 3: Ben Gaza.

Answer 4: Egypt.

Answer 1: A son of Noah.

Answer 2: The name of the town where Abraham lived for a short time.

Answer 3: A river in Israel.

Answer 4: A Hebrew word meaning traveller.

Answer 1: Samaria

Answer 2: Phoenecia.

Answer 3: Egypt.

Answer 4: Philistia, land of the Philistines.

Answer 1: Philip.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Matthew.

Answer 1: He approved of it.

Answer 2: He participated in it.

Answer 3: He lamented it.

Answer 4: He forgave those who did it.

Answer 1: Philip.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: James.

Answer 1: Samaria.

Answer 2: Phoenicia.

Answer 3: Germany.

Answer 4: Punjab.

Answer 1: By offering money to the apostles.

Answer 2: By praying to Jesus.

Answer 3: By burning herbs and incense.

Answer 4: By eavesdropping on the apostles at night.

Answer 1: Jerusalem.

Answer 2: Phoenicia.

Answer 3: Antioch.

Answer 4: Damascus.

Answer 1: Gaza.

Answer 2: Ethiopia.

Answer 3: Anatolia.

Answer 4: Libya.

Answer 1: A eunuch from Ethiopia.

Answer 2: An exceedingly short prince from Nubia.

Answer 3: An albino musician.

Answer 4: A giant warrior from Assyria.

Answer 1: He was a court official in charge of treasure.

Answer 2: He was a priest of Ammon.

Answer 3: He was a nomad who wandered the desert, trying to avoid soldiers sent to kill him.

Answer 4: He was a physician.

Answer 1: Candace.

Answer 2: Andromeda.

Answer 3: Sheba.

Answer 4: Cassiopia.

Answer 1: Caesarea.

Answer 2: Samaria.

Answer 3: Egypt.

Answer 4: Damascus.

Answer 1: Nothing. Philip was caught away by the Spirit of the Lord.

Answer 2: Philip instructed the eunuch to return to his country and spread the good news.

Answer 3: Philip broke bread with a Gentile for the first time.

Answer 4: They prayed.

Answer 1: Damascus.

Answer 2: Nazareth.

Answer 3: Memphis.

Answer 4: Antioch.

Answer 1: Give him a vision of hell.

Answer 2: Strike him blind.

Answer 3: Ask Saul why he was persecuting Him.

Answer 4: Knock him to the ground.

Answer 1: Jesus.

Answer 2: God the Father.

Answer 3: Peter.

Answer 4: The Holy Spirit.

Answer 1: Ananais.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Philip.

Answer 4: Saul was not baptized in Damascus.

Answer 1: A street called Straight.

Answer 2: The sewers of Damascus.

Answer 3: A leper colony.

Answer 4: The top of a chimney.

10 In Damascus there was a disciple named Ananias. The Lord called to him in a vision, “Ananias!”

“Yes, Lord,” he answered.

11 The Lord told him, “Go to the house of Judas on Straight Street and ask for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying.

12 In a vision he has seen a man named Ananias come and place his hands on him to restore his sight.”

Answer 1: Scales fell from his eyes.

Answer 2: He was suddenly able to open his eyes.

Answer 3: He went to the Mayo Clinic.

Answer 4: Peter put his hands on the face of Saul and prayed.

Answer 1: He was lowered down the walls in a basket.

Answer 2: The prison doors were opened by an angel in the middle of the night.

Answer 3: He converted the prison guards, who escorted him through the city gates.

Answer 4: He disguised himself as a woman going out to gather grain.

Answer 1: Bach.

Answer 2: Calvin.

Answer 3: Mendelssohn.

Answer 4: John Wesley.

Answer 1: Jerusalem.

Answer 2: Caesarea.

Answer 3: Syria.

Answer 4: Samaria.

Answer 1: Barnabas.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Joseph.

Answer 4: Ananais.

Answer 1: Tarsus.

Answer 2: Antioch.

Answer 3: Ephesia.

Answer 4: Atlantis.

Answer 1: Tabitha (also known as Dorcus)

Answer 2: Nimrod.

Answer 3: Aeneas.

Answer 4: Lazarus.

Answer 1: Joppa and Lydda.

Answer 2: Damascus and Antioch.

Answer 3: Samaria and Caesarea.

Answer 4: Tyre and Beirut.

Answer 1: Simon, a tanner.

Answer 2: Judas (not Iscariot).

Answer 3: Tabitha, who made many coats.

Answer 4: Timothy, a scribe.

Answer 1: The Italian Cohort.

Answer 2: The Sanhedrin of Caesarea.

Answer 3: The Syrian Auxilliary.

Answer 4: The Ninth Legion.

Answer 1: A centurion.

Answer 2: A tanner.

Answer 3: A priest.

Answer 4: A merchant and shipowner.

Answer 1: He had a vision of an angel of God.

Answer 2: He heard about Peter raising Tabitha from the dead.

Answer 3: He was struck blind by God, who then told him to seek Jesus.

Answer 4: Cornelius did not seek out Peter, but was converted when he heard John preaching.

Answer 1: Something like a sheet being lowered to earth by its four corners.

Answer 2: An angel dressed in white and gold.

Answer 3: Four horsemen.

Answer 4: A stairway leading to heaven.

Answer 1: All manner of animals.

Answer 2: Golden rain falling in the desert.

Answer 3: Drops like tongues of fire descending upon the heads of all who were with him.

Answer 4: A burning bush.

Answer 1: To prepare him to convert Gentiles.

Answer 2: To punish him for denying Christ.

Answer 3: To restore his health.

Answer 4: To prove to him that he would not die.

Answer 1: Simon.

Answer 2: Cornelius.

Answer 3: Aeneas.

Answer 4: Ananias.

Answer 1: Caesarea.

Answer 2: Jerusalem.

Answer 3: Joppa.

Answer 4: Gaza.

Answer 1: An angel told him to.

Answer 2: Herod ordered him to arrest Peter.

Answer 3: He had heard that Peter could heal the sick.

Answer 4: The Sanhedrin ordered him to arrest Peter.

Answer 1: When he met Cornelius.

Answer 2: When Paul instructed him.

Answer 3: When he preached to the people of Antioch.

Answer 4: When he stayed at the house of Simon, the tanner.

Answer 1: Exodus.

Answer 2: Judges.

Answer 3: Genesis.

Answer 4: Matthew.

Answer 1: A basket of bulrushes.

Answer 2: A wine cask.

Answer 3: A stack of bricks made of mud and straw.

Answer 4: His parents were visited by God, who told them to smuggle him to Canaan.

Answer 1: He was bitten by a camel.

Answer 2: He got married.

Answer 3: He saw God in a burning bush.

Answer 4: He asked God what His name was.

Answer 1: A golden calf to worship.

Answer 2: An alter made of stone.

Answer 3: The Ark of the Covenant.

Answer 4: A barbecue pit.

Answer 1: A tabernacle.

Answer 2: An altar of sandstone.

Answer 3: A pyramid.

Answer 4: A city on a hill.

Answer 1: Acacia.

Answer 2: Ceder.

Answer 3: Pine.

Answer 4: Sandalwood.

Answer 1: The third day.

Answer 2: Ascension Day.

Answer 3: Thanksgiving Day.

Answer 4: Wednesday.

Answer 1: Preach to the people.

Answer 2: Travel to Spain.

Answer 3: Wear sandals.

Answer 4: Have a communion service every Sunday.

Answer 1: Baptism.

Answer 2: Doing good deeds.

Answer 3: Going to church on Sunday.

Answer 4: Tithing.

Answer 1: Baptist.

Answer 2: Episcopal.

Answer 3: Catholic.

Answer 4: Lutheran.

Answer 1: Jerusalem.

Answer 2: Joppa.

Answer 3: Gaza.

Answer 4: Cyprus.

Answer 1: Peter.

Answer 2: Paul.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Barnabas.

Answer 1: Bach.

Answer 2: Vivaldi.

Answer 3: Mozart.

Answer 4: Martin Luther.

Answer 1: Peter.

Answer 2: Paul.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Philip (the greater).

Answer 1: Jews who had adopted Greek customs.

Answer 2: Greek Gentiles who lived in Judea.

Answer 3: A heretical Jewish faction that worshipped marble statues.

Answer 4: Jews who lived in Anatolia and worshipped Greek gods.

Answer 1: Barnabas.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Paul.

Answer 4: John Mark.

Answer 1: The church in Antioch.

Answer 2: The church in Jerusalem.

Answer 3: The palace of Herod in Caesaria.

Answer 4: The Sanhedrin in Jerusalem.

Answer 1: Psalm 150.

Answer 2: Psalm 23.

Answer 3: John 3:16.

Answer 4: Genesis 2.

Answer 1: Agabus.

Answer 2: Daniel.

Answer 3: Joseph.

Answer 4: Aaron.

Answer 1: Claudius.

Answer 2: Caligula.

Answer 3: Tiberius.

Answer 4: Nero.

Answer 1: James, the brother of John.

Answer 2: James (the Lesser).

Answer 3: Barnabas.

Answer 4: Sebastian.

Answer 1: Herod Agrippa.

Answer 2: Herod Antipas.

Answer 3: Herod the Great.

Answer 4: Herod II.

Answer 1: He was rescued by an angel.

Answer 2: A flash of light destroyed the prison.

Answer 3: An earthquake.

Answer 4: He was lowered in a basket over the walls.

Answer 1: James.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Patrick.

Answer 4: George.

Answer 1: The house of a woman named Mary.

Answer 2: The home of Joseph of Arimathea.

Answer 3: The upper room.

Answer 4: Samaria.

Answer 1: Executed them.

Answer 2: Whipped them.

Answer 3: Demanded that they find him or else they would be executed.

Answer 4: Put them in the prison cell where Peter had been.

Answer 1: Caesarea.

Answer 2: Phoenicia.

Answer 3: Galilee.

Answer 4: Gaza.

Answer 1: Worms.

Answer 2: Indigestion.

Answer 3: Struck by lightning.

Answer 4: The Grippe.

Answer 1: He allowed himself to be called a god.

Answer 2: He worshipped Baal.

Answer 3: He killed Jesus.

Answer 4: He spoke the name of the Lord.

Answer 1: Herod.

Answer 2: Ramses.

Answer 3: Tiberius.

Answer 4: Caiaphas.

Answer 1: Cyprus.

Answer 2: Egypt.

Answer 3: Samaria.

Answer 4: Turkey.

Answer 1: Synagogues.

Answer 2: Town squares.

Answer 3: Town gates.

Answer 4: Outside town walls.

Answer 1: John, known as Mark.

Answer 2: Matthew.

Answer 3: Timothy.

Answer 4: Peter.