Flashcards in Winter Exam 1 Deck (34)
Who wrote the book of Acts?
What is the primary language of Hellenism?
Who was Judas replaced with? And how?
Lots were cast and fell to Matthias after Judas turned aside his ministry
How qualified? V 21-22
For what role? V 22
How chosen? V 23-26
Who did the Lord send 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 four levels of belief?
Proselyte/ faith, obedience
Gamaliel told the Sanhedrin to leave the apostles alone. Why?
If they killed the men the might find themselves opposing the will of God.
What was the reason for many Hellenistic Jews living in Jerusalem? How does this impact the church?
Jews came so they could die in Israel and be buried there. Which meant many widows. Synagogue provision for widows was carried over to the church and church growth resulted.
The death of Stephen
Opposition arose against Stephen even though he was full of Gods power. Men were persuaded to make false testimonies against Stephen stating that he was blasphemous and spoke again Moses and God. They brought Stephen before the Sanhedrin. Stephen gave a speech calling the Jews a stiff necked people and he was stoned.
Charge of blasphemy
Forgive my executioners
Receive my spirit
What King was eaten by worms?
Paul’s partner on his first missionary journey
Where does Paul contend with a sorcerer and blinds him?
Pathos Cyprus Acts 13
(Sorcerer is bar-Jesus)
Town that Paul’s name changed from Saul
Greek God that Paul was identified as in Lystra
The first place of Paul’s missionary journey
Saul meets Jesus in acts 9
Saul on his way to Damascus
Light flashed from heaven
Heard voice saying “Saul, why do you persecute me?”
“I am jesus who you are persecuting”
Told to go wait in Damascus
Blind for 3 days
Ananias told to go see Saul
Ananias did not want to go because of Sauls reputation
How does Peter become a leader of the Apostles?
Peter is he defacto leader of the group, he was not elected but came to it through his forceful personality.
Who does Philip meet on the road to Gaza?
What is Tarsus famous for?
Cilicium/ water proof goat hair
How can Paul be a Roman citizen?
Born in a Roman city/born a citizen
What privileges and duties of a Roman citizen?
Liable to Roman laws and civic duties
Fair public trial
Exempt from certain forms of punishment
Protection against quick execution
OT characters that Stephen speaks about?
Moses, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph,
Name the people who were killed by God in Acts 5 and why?
Ananias and Sapphira lied about how much money the received from selling land.
What are the labels that Peter uses for Jesus in Acts 3?
The Christ, Messiah, Holy and Righteous one, Servant
Why were Peter and John arrested in acts 4?
Arrested for preaching at the temple
What is the actual name of the gate called beautiful?
Recipient of the book of Acts?
What was the reason of no needy people among the Christians in Acts 4?
Because they sold and gave everything among each other
What do the disciples do while waiting on the Holy Spirit?
Received their commission
Saw Christ go into heaven
Persevered together in prayer
Replaced Judas with Matthias
Were the speeches in Acts verbatim?
Most likely they were not
They were; too short to be complete, had phrases like “with many other words”, there was no recording equipment, Luke was not always present
BUT- reliable summaries