Sunday, December 16, 2018

Answer 1: Antioch.

Answer 2: Calcutta.

Answer 3: Alexandria.

Answer 4: Rome.

Answer 1: Bar-Jesus.

Answer 2: Elephaim.

Answer 3: Chris Angel.

Answer 4: Mecchezidek the Magnificent.

Answer 1: A mist fell upon him, and he became blind.

Answer 2: He was converted to Christianity and changed his name.

Answer 3: He fell down dead.

Answer 4: His tongue was tied so that he could no longer speak his lies.

Answer 1: The Roman proconsul who governed Cyprus.

Answer 2: The prefect of Judea after Pontius Pilate.

Answer 3: The Roman senator who had Paul arrested.

Answer 4: A centurion in the Roman army whom Peter converted in Caesaria.

Answer 1: Pisidia.

Answer 2: Perga.

Answer 3: Paphos.

Answer 4: Pamphylia.

Answer 1: Seven.

Answer 2: Twelve.

Answer 3: Nineteen.

Answer 4: Forty.

Answer 1: 450 years.

Answer 2: 4 years.

Answer 3: 40 years.

Answer 4: 240 years.

Answer 1: Pisidia.

Answer 2: Galacia.

Answer 3: Pamphylia.

Answer 4: Ephesus.

Answer 1: Cyprus and Turkey.

Answer 2: Gaza and Egypt.

Answer 3: Syria and Cilicia.

Answer 4: Ephesus, Corinth and Rhodes.

Answer 1: Iconium.

Answer 2: Perge.

Answer 3: Cyprus.

Answer 4: Attalia.

Answer 1: Shook the dust off their feet.

Answer 2: Stood up fearlessly and converted the crowd.

Answer 3: Went to prison.

Answer 4: Paul was stoned and left for dead outside the town wall; Barnabas followed him and resuced him.

Answer 1: A Seleucid king.

Answer 2: Alexander the Great.

Answer 3: One of the grandsons of Attila the Hun.

Answer 4: A Greek god.

Answer 1: C. S. Lewis.

Answer 2: St. Augustine.

Answer 3: Marcus Aurelius.

Answer 4: John Wesley.

Answer 1: Hermes, the Greek god.

Answer 2: Jesus.

Answer 3: The King of Cyprus who had recently died.

Answer 4: A magician.

Answer 1: He thought Barnabas was Zeus come to earth in the form of a man.

Answer 2: He thought Paul was Zeus come to earth in the form of a man.

Answer 3: He thought that Jesus was a greater god than Zeus.

Answer 4: He sought to make a sacrifice because his son had been raised from the dead.

Answer 1: Genesis.

Answer 2: Exodus.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Revelations.

Answer 1: Revelation.

Answer 2: Job.

Answer 3: Ephesians.

Answer 4: Matthew.

Answer 1: In

Answer 2: Jesus

Answer 3: Once

Answer 4: Before

Answer 1: Adam.

Answer 2: Eve.

Answer 3: Jesus.

Answer 4: Moses.

Answer 1: Forty days and forty nights.

Answer 2: One year and one day.

Answer 3: Two seasons.

Answer 4: Until every animal had given birth.

Answer 1: Acts.

Answer 2: Revelation.

Answer 3: 1 Peter.

Answer 4: John.

Answer 1: Lystra.

Answer 2: Perge.

Answer 3: Philippi.

Answer 4: Athens.

Answer 1: Pride.

Answer 2: Lust.

Answer 3: Greed.

Answer 4: Gluttony.

Answer 1: Lystra.

Answer 2: Derbe.

Answer 3: Iconium.

Answer 4: Antioch (in Pisidia).

Answer 1: Continuous effort.

Answer 2: Strength.

Answer 3: Intelligence.

Answer 4: Endurance.

Answer 1: Barnabas.

Answer 2: Luke.

Answer 3: Timothy.

Answer 4: Phillip.

Answer 1: Ship.

Answer 2: On foot.

Answer 3: By donkey.

Answer 4: By camel.

Answer 1: Shame.

Answer 2: Greed.

Answer 3: Accomplishment.

Answer 4: Lions.

Answer 1: Our forgiveness of others.

Answer 2: Our sincere desire not to repeat our misdoings.

Answer 3: Our belief that the kingdom of God will come.

Answer 4: How often we go to church.

Answer 1: Jerusalem.

Answer 2: Antioch.

Answer 3: Rome.

Answer 4: Constantinople.

Answer 1: The Gentiles were not circumcised.

Answer 2: The Gentiles did not keep the Sabbath holy.

Answer 3: The Gentiles did not speak Hebrew.

Answer 4: The Gentiles did not strangle the animals from which they got their meat.

Answer 1: London.

Answer 2: Rome.

Answer 3: Cologne.

Answer 4: Florence.

Answer 1: Refraining from sexual immorality.

Answer 2: Being circumcised.

Answer 3: Starting their Sabbath on Friday evening.

Answer 4: Not wearing leather made from pigskin.

Answer 1: Genesis.

Answer 2: Exodus.

Answer 3: Leviticus.

Answer 4: Deuteronomy.

Answer 1: Paul and Barnabas.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: John.

Answer 4: Philip the Apostle.

Answer 1: Blood.

Answer 2: Pork.

Answer 3: Shellfish.

Answer 4: Eels.

Answer 1: Judas (Barsabbas) and Silas

Answer 2: John and Apollos

Answer 3: Paul and Timothy

Answer 4: Peter and Aquila

Answer 1: Prayer of Saint Francis

Answer 2: Prayer of Saint Augustine

Answer 3: Serenity Prayer

Answer 4: Lords Prayer

Answer 1: Evil.

Answer 2: Death.

Answer 3: Satan.

Answer 4: Snakes.

Answer 1: They disagreed about whether John Mark should come with them.

Answer 2: They thought they could cover more territory if they went separately.

Answer 3: Barnabas fell ill and Paul did not want to wait.

Answer 4: Barnabas was called by the Holy Spirit to go to Egypt and Assyria.

Answer 1: Sailed to Cyprus to visit the churches there.

Answer 2: Traveled to Egypt to found new churches.

Answer 3: Stayed in Antioch to oversee the inclusion of Gentiles in the church there.

Answer 4: Returned to Jerusalem to sit on the Council.

Answer 1: Turkey.

Answer 2: Greece.

Answer 3: Antioch.

Answer 4: Jerusalem.

Answer 1: That he be circumcised.

Answer 2: That he be baptized.

Answer 3: That he give up eating meat from animals that had been strangled.

Answer 4: That he grow his hair for 60 days.

Answer 1: Greek.

Answer 2: Hebrew.

Answer 3: Roman.

Answer 4: Egyptian.

Answer 1: The Holy Spirit did not allow it.

Answer 2: Asia was outside the protection of Rome and was dangerous.

Answer 3: There were almost no Jews in Asia.

Answer 4: A range of mountains made it nearly impossible.

Answer 1: Turkey.

Answer 2: Israel.

Answer 3: Greece.

Answer 4: Italy.

Answer 1: He had a vision of a Macedonian man asking him to come.

Answer 2: He saw a ship glowing in the port of Ephesus, which was sailing for Macedonia.

Answer 3: He received a letter from a man saying that many people there wanted to learn about Jesus.

Answer 4: It was the center of the empire of Alexander the Great.

Answer 1: Philippi.

Answer 2: Ephesus.

Answer 3: Lystra.

Answer 4: Corinth.

Answer 1: She dyed and sold purple cloth.

Answer 2: She made tents out of leather.

Answer 3: She was a prostitute.

Answer 4: She gleaned the fields for grain.

Answer 1: Thyatira.

Answer 2: Demos.

Answer 3: Perga.

Answer 4: Samothrace.

Answer 1: They drove a spirit out of a fortune-teller.

Answer 2: They told the synagogue leaders that Jesus was the Messiah.

Answer 3: They healed a man whom the high priests had declared unclean.

Answer 4: They stayed in the house of a Gentile.

Answer 1: He was beaten, stripped, and thrown into prison.

Answer 2: He was stoned and left for dead at the edge of town.

Answer 3: He was visited by the Holy Spirit and saw a vision of many animals in a sheet.

Answer 4: He had a vision telling him to take the vow of a Nazirite for 100 days.

Answer 1: An earthquake.

Answer 2: A solar eclipse.

Answer 3: A lunar eclipse.

Answer 4: A great whirlwind.

Answer 1: Tried to kill himself.

Answer 2: Ran to the magistrate.

Answer 3: Fell to his knees and praised God.

Answer 4: Locked the door and fled from the town.

Answer 1: He was baptized and took Paul and Silas into his household.

Answer 2: He was slain for letting them escape.

Answer 3: He followed them for a month, trying to recapture them.

Answer 4: He was struck dumb and never spoke again.

Answer 1: Cat.

Answer 2: Dog.

Answer 3: Donkey.

Answer 4: Camel.

Answer 1: Shamrock.

Answer 2: Cross.

Answer 3: Three cornered hat.

Answer 4: A three-legged stool.

Answer 1: Brazil.

Answer 2: Italy.

Answer 3: Spain.

Answer 4: United States.

Answer 1: Silas.

Answer 2: Barnabas.

Answer 3: Peter.

Answer 4: Lydia.

Answer 1: Because Paul and Silas were Roman citizens.

Answer 2: Because the magistrates were stricken with boils.

Answer 3: Because a huge earthquake levelled the prison.

Answer 4: Because Paul had healed the son of one of the magistrates.

Answer 1: Second.

Answer 2: First.

Answer 3: Third.

Answer 4: Fourth.

Answer 1: Paul.

Answer 2: Peter.

Answer 3: Matthew.

Answer 4: Billy Graham.

Answer 1: Jason.

Answer 2: Apollos.

Answer 3: Aquila.

Answer 4: Lystrus.

Answer 1: Paphos.

Answer 2: Thessalonika.

Answer 3: Amphipolis.

Answer 4: Apollonia.

Answer 1: Greece.

Answer 2: Turkey.

Answer 3: Cyprus.

Answer 4: Italy.

Answer 1: Athens, Greece.

Answer 2: Rome, Italy.

Answer 3: Jerusalem.

Answer 4: Oxford, England.

Answer 1: Stoics and Epicureans.

Answer 2: Platonists and Cynics.

Answer 3: Eclectisists and Aristotelians.

Answer 4: Sophists and Pluralists.

Answer 1: A plaza in Athens where philosophers debated.

Answer 2: A temple dedicated to Artermis located in Ephesus.

Answer 3: A large boat.

Answer 4: A statue located in Corinth.

Answer 1: An alter outside Athens to which Paul referred, trying to help Greeks to understand monotheism.

Answer 2: A great marble alter in the Temple of Artemis which Paul tried to use, causing a riot in Ephesus.

Answer 3: A fixture in the great Temple built by Solomon.

Answer 4: The site where sacrifices were made by the Hebrews in Egypt, which Pharoah tore down.

Answer 1: Pharisees.

Answer 2: Greeks.

Answer 3: Romans.

Answer 4: Phoenicians.

Answer 1: To seek and find God.

Answer 2: To discover that pride is vanity.

Answer 3: To be fruitful and multiply.

Answer 4: To fight against Satan in his war with God.

Answer 1: the Phaenomena of Aratus.

Answer 2: The Republic of Plato.

Answer 3: On Nature, by Heraclitus.

Answer 4: The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle.

Answer 1: The Temple of Artemis

Answer 2: The Great Pyramid of Egypt

Answer 3: The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Answer 4: The Statue of Zeus

Answer 1: Silver worker.

Answer 2: Gold worker.

Answer 3: Tent maker.

Answer 4: Dyer of cloth.

Answer 1: The town clerk.

Answer 2: The commander of the Roman legion.

Answer 3: Paul himself.

Answer 4: Silas.

Answer 1: He found out about a Jewish plot against him.

Answer 2: The sea was becoming stormy.

Answer 3: He got a letter asking him to come to Thessalonica.

Answer 4: The shipowners wanted too much money.

Answer 1: Philippi.

Answer 2: Corinth.

Answer 3: Athens.

Answer 4: Salamis.

Answer 1: He met up with the rest of his party to sail home.

Answer 2: He baptized Apollos.

Answer 3: He baptized Priscilla.

Answer 4: He stopped to earn some money making tents.

Answer 1: He went to sleep while Paul was giving a sermon and fell out a window.

Answer 2: He was trampled underfoot by a riot against Paul.

Answer 3: He fell off the ramp of a ship he was boarding.

Answer 4: He got drunk and fell off a donkey.

Answer 1: Greek islands.

Answer 2: Hebrew children.

Answer 3: Roman soldiers.

Answer 4: Philosophers who disputed with Paul.

Answer 1: A cruise through the Greek isles.

Answer 2: A sightseeing tour of western Turkey.

Answer 3: A stormwracked ordeal at sea.

Answer 4: An adventurous trek through spectacular deserts and mountains.

Answer 1: He called them to meet him in Miletus.

Answer 2: He wrote them an epistle.

Answer 3: He stopped in Ephesus for two days.

Answer 4: He sent Timothy to convey his greetings.

Answer 1: Kusadasi.

Answer 2: Katakolon.

Answer 3: Heracleon.

Answer 4: Istanbul.

Answer 1: Wild wolves would come in among them.

Answer 2: Ephesus would get farther from the sea as men turned away from Christ.

Answer 3: They would lose their freedom, and many their lives, in days to come.

Answer 4: A great Satan would come from the South.

Answer 1: Never.

Answer 2: Two years later.

Answer 3: When he had concluded his business in Jerusalem.

Answer 4: The following Easter.

Answer 1: Tyre.

Answer 2: Malta.

Answer 3: Caesarea Maritima.

Answer 4: Ptolemais.

Answer 1: Ptolemais.

Answer 2: Caesarea Maritima.

Answer 3: Tyre.

Answer 4: Antioch.

Answer 1: Four virgin daughters, who prophesied.

Answer 2: Seven children who went to Egypt.

Answer 3: Two sons who joined Paul on his third journey.

Answer 4: He had no children of his body and treated all the people of Gaza as his family.

Answer 1: A man tied his own hands and feet together with a belt as a demonstration.

Answer 2: He had a dream in which he was in chains.

Answer 3: An angel came to him on the road.

Answer 4: Peter send Joremus to him on the road, warning him of a plot against him by the Jews.

Answer 1: James the Just.

Answer 2: James the Greater.

Answer 3: Simon Peter.

Answer 4: John the Apostle.

Answer 1: He sponsored the purification of four Jews who had taken vows.

Answer 2: He temporarily stopped preaching about the resurrection.

Answer 3: He told the high priest that he was in agreements with Sadducee beliefs.

Answer 4: He performed circumcisions on Gentile members of the church.

Answer 1: The temple.

Answer 2: The upper room of a house.

Answer 3: The Mount of Olives.

Answer 4: On the west porch of the temple.

Answer 1: That he had defiled the temple by bringing Gentiles into it.

Answer 2: That he used the blood of Jewish children in a ritual.

Answer 3: That he was planning a revolution to overthrow the high priest.

Answer 4: That he was claiming to be the Messiah.

Answer 1: The Roman commander.

Answer 2: The high priest in the temple.

Answer 3: The Sadducees.

Answer 4: Herod Agrippa.

Answer 1: Moses.

Answer 2: Jesus.

Answer 3: The high priest of the temple.

Answer 4: Peter.

Answer 1: All three.

Answer 2: Aramaic.

Answer 3: Greek.

Answer 4: Hebrew.

Answer 1: He told them the story of his life and conversion.

Answer 2: He told them that he had been in the temple to purify himself under Jewish law.

Answer 3: He told them that he was a Pharisee.

Answer 4: He spoke to them in Greek and told them he was a citizen of Rome.

Answer 1: Antioch.

Answer 2: Ephesus.

Answer 3: Gaza.

Answer 4: Corinth.

Answer 1: Six.

Answer 2: Forty.

Answer 3: Three.

Answer 4: One.

Answer 1: His brother, Cain.

Answer 2: His father, Adam.

Answer 3: His cousin, Seth.

Answer 4: His cousin, Isaac.