Test 1: Acts Flashcards
Who is the Author of Acts?
The primary language of Hellenism
Koine Greek, or common Greek
Who was the replacement for Judas and how?
Matthias- casting lots
Jesus knew Matthias and love him.
Matthias was there from the beginning of Jesus ministry.
Matthias was sold out for Jesus.
When others left, he didn’t
Could be a possibility that he was one of the 70
The Lord sent a man to find Paul on Straight Street in Damascus. Who is he?
A disciple, Paul had a vision of a man named Ananias coming to lay hands on him to regain his vision.
What are the 4 levels of belief?
- Jew: faith, belief, obedience
- Proselyte: faith, obedience
- God-fearer: faith
- Gentile (pagan)
Gamaliel told the Sanhedrin to leave the apostles alone. Why?
If they killed the men themselves opposing the will of God. But to leave it alone mean that if it isn’t God’s will then it will not last.
Reason for many Hellenistic Jews living in Jerusalem. How does this impact the church?
They would come back to Jerusalem to be buried.
This left many widows. Synagogue provision for widows was carried over to the church which also resulted in church growth.
Death of Stephen
Opposition arose against Stephen.
People were paid to testify against him.
Stephen was brought before the Sanhedrin.
Calls the Jews stiff necked people.
The stone him.
Stephen/ Jesus Death comparison: False witnesses Charge of blasphemy Prayers Forgive executioners Receive my spirit
Who was the King who was eaten by worms and died?
Paul’s partner on his 1st missionary journey
Place that Paul contends with a sorcerer and blinds him
Name of town Saul’s name changed to Paul
The Greek god that Paul was identified as in Lystra
The first place in Paul’s 1st missionary journey
When Saul met Jesus in Acts 9
Meets him in a flash of light, hears his voice and is blinded- while traveling to Damascus to take prisoners