Acts Of The Apostles

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Acts Of The Apostles

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The general consensus is that Acts was written by a Greek speaking Gentile named Luke,  writing for an audience of Jewish Christians in Jerusalem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The title "Acts of the Apostles"  was not part of the original text.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The book of Acts may have been written as a legal document written in defence of the Apostle Peter, for his trial in front of the Emperor in Rome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Acts never directly quotes from the Pauline epistles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The structure of the book of Acts can be seen as a series of concentric circles, where the gospel begins in the center, Jerusalem, and is expanding ever outward to Judea & Samaria, Syria, Asia Minor, Europe, and eventually to Rome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The book of Acts begins after Jesus has already ascended into heaven.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Though the title of the book is the Acts of the Apostles, really the book focuses on only two of the apostles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The name Theophilus translates literally as "God-lover."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The apostles, along with other followers of Jesus, met to elect Barnabas to replace Judas as a member of The Twelve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Paul had a vision in which a voice commands him to eat a variety of impure animals. When Paul objects, the voice replies, "Do not call anything impure that God has made clean."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The conversion of Paul on the road to Damascus is told three times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Barnabas, Paul, and Peter travelled together on a mission trip to spread the gospel to the Gentiles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Paul traveled to Jerusalem to meet with the apostles — a meeting known as the Council of Jerusalem, with James the Just presiding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The outcome of the Council of Jerusalem was essentially the creation of a double standard: one for Jewish Christians and one for Gentile converts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In Athens, Paul visited an altar with an inscription dedicated to the Unknown God, so he gave a speech in which he proclaims to worship that same Unknown God, whom he identifies as the Christian God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Acts records in detail the outcome of Paul's legal troubles in Rome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    One of the central themes of Acts is the universality of Christianity—the idea that Jesus's teachings were for all humanity—Jews and Gentiles alike.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    There are numerous references to the Holy Spirit throughout Acts. including "baptism in the Holy Spirit" on Pentecost and the subsequent spirit-inspired speaking in tongues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Gospel of Luke and Acts both devote a great deal of attention to the oppressed and downtrodden.  The wealthy are generally praised, while the impovershed are criticized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    There are at least 24 different speeches or sermons in Acts, comprising about 30% of the total verses.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False