5 One ___ of the NT is connected with the Apostle Paul. (p.127)
7 This title for Jesus is the most important early confession of faith about Jesus–it means “Master” or
- Paul planned to make a journey to Rome (his introductiory letter is in the NT) and after that travel on to ____. (p.134)
- The Hebrew title “messiah” got translated into Greek as the title ___. (p.117)
12 He started a Christian community in Samaria.
- This leader of the Jewish- Christians in Jerusalem agreed with Paul about the Gentile Christians at the Apostolic Conference, but then later added some food restrictions for Gentiles. (This infuriated Paul, see Galatians 1-2; pp.132-3)
- Paul’s preaching caused a riot of ___ in Ephesus.
17 This Aramaic expression means “Our Lord come!”
- Right after his conversion, Paul disappears for more than 10 years (more like 16 years) going to ____, Syria and Cilicia. (p129)
- Paul had NOT been a disciple of Jesus. (p.129)
- Stephen was the leader of the later ____speaking Christians that joined the Jewish-Christian community in Jerusalem. (p.124)
- On his second missionary journey, Paul travelled with Silas and ___. (p.133)
- When Paul witnessed Christ risen from the dead, he felt he was called (like a prophet) to be an apostle to the ___. (p.129)
- Paul’s Letters in the NT were written as early as ___ (p.115)
29 The first churches Paul established in Europe were in ___ and Thessalonike.
31 The key issue of the
Apostolic Conference in
Jerusalem (Acts 15) was
34 For Luke’s Gospel, Jesus was declared “Son of God” at his ___. (p.118)
- The belief in a Messiah who was crucified is a ____ or stumbling block. (pp.116-7
- Paul’s hometown was famous for its teaching of ____ philosophy. (p.128) 42 Persecution of Stephen’s group in Jersusalem forced them to ___. (p.125)
46 In Acts 2, the Jewish- Christians in Jerusalem practiced a ___ of goods.
- Paul practiced this occupation on his travels.
- This gospel writer also wrote the Acts of the Apostles in the NT. (p.115)
- For Mark’s Gospel, Jesus was declared “Son of God” at his ___. (p.118)
- Paul spends two years in Rome in this status. Acts ends its story right here, with Paul preaching “unhindered” in Rome. (no space, p.135)
- Paul’s letter, 1 Corinthians 15, written about 54 AD contains one of Christianity’s earliest recorded _____. (p.116)
- This Greek word means the second or final ‘coming” of the Son of Man “in power.”
- Paul got stoned and whipped numerous times by poaching the Gentile “God- fearers” in training for the Jewish faith called ______who gathered at (pp.131-2)
- 1 Corinthians 15 records ____ different appearances of Christ risen from the (some to individuals, one to the 12 apostles, some to “all apostles” and one to “more than 500 believers at one time. p.116)
- Paul probably spent some time in ___ in Ephesus. (p.
- Peter converted this Roman army officer. (He was the first Gentile convert; p.125) 5 While in Jerusalem with his offering and Gentile followers, he went to the ___ where a riot broke out and he was arrested. He was sent to Rome for trial.
6 Paul’s Partner in teaching in
8 The Apostle Paul saw the risen Christ and converted to Christianity near this Syrian town. (p.125; which Christian group already formed a church there?)
11 For an early Christian confession found in Paul’s Letter to the Romans 1:4,
Jesus is declared “Son of
God” at his ____. (p.118)
13 Before his conversion, Paul was a ___. (p.128)
16 For Greeks (in their myths) the title “Son of God” meant the person so designated was a ___. (p.118)
- Paul’s hometown was ___. (p.128)
- He saw the first Christian killed for his faith in Jerusalem and later changed his name to Paul.
- The Acts of the Apostles was written around ___ AD.
23 The Greek word for “Church” is ecclesia. It means___. (p.122)
25 Stephen’s followers founded the first real Gentile- Christian church in this important Syrian town where Jewish Christians joined with Gentile Christians who were not required to be circumcised and were allowed to eat together with the Jewish- Christians (violating the Law of Moses; what were they called here for the first time? pp.126-7)
- Right after Jesus’ arrest and crucifixion, his disciples (p.115; except for whom? This is not
mentioned in your book but we read it in class.)
- For the Apostle Paul and
____ Christ is the eternal Son of God from the begining of creation. (p.118)
30 This Pauline Letter is the earliest book in the New Testament (ca 50 AD).
- Stephen was the first Christian ____. (What did he do? pp.124-5)
- Once Pauls starts his missionary journeys, his standard proceedure in each new town was to go first to the ____. (p.129)
- Paul gathered money from his Gentile churches in Macedonia and Greece and brought it (along with some Gentile Christians) to
Jerusalem as a charitable “contribution” for the ____.
- An inscription to a Roman Proconsul named ___ helps us date Paul’s arrival in Corinth to about 50 AD. (p.134; an important piece of archaelogical evidence.)
- Paul wrote most of his ___ letters from Ephesus.
- Stephen’s group of Christians in Jerusalem were called the __. (What happened to them? p.124)
41 After his resurrection, the titles applied to Jesus tend to get more ___. (p.117)
43 In the OT, (for Jews) the title “Son of God” usually referred to a ____. (p.118, remember royal psalms) 44 In Acts 2, the earliest
“Jewish-Christians” in Jerusalem spoke ____ and worshipped at the temple EVERY DAY. (p.122)
45 Paul was probably executed by emperor ___ sometime between 60-65 AD. (p.135)
47 She is Paul’s “main man” in founding and governing his church in Corinth, Greece.
50 Only __ uses the title “Son of Man” in the NT. (p.117)
53 Paul’s longest stay in any city was Ephesus for more than __ years. (p.134)