Rasberry states that the early church followed the guidelines Jesus taught for conflict resolution in Matthew 18
According to Rasberry, ________ was among those who unsuccesfully debated Stephen in the Synagogue of the Freedmen.
Rasberry refers to the essential content of the early church’s evangelistic message as ____________.
Fowler states that Acts 12 reminds us that each of us has his own part to play in the advancement of the kingdom.
Rasberry states that Paul’s first recorded sermon focuses upon what?
God’s faithfulness to His covenant people.
God’s faithfulness to His covenant promises.
The providence of God in all history.
According to Ger, Timothy’s home town of Lystra was a center of Jewish activity for the area.
How long does Ger think Barnabas ministered in Antioch before fetching Saul to join him there?
Who was the first Apostle to be martyred for his faith?
According to Ger, what happened to the soldiers who were to guard Peter while he was in prison?
They were reprimanded and released
They were executed according to Roman Law
They were sent into exile at an unnamed place
Nothing happened that we know about
According to Ger, Paul would usually go to the __________ when he entered a city.
meeting place of the city officials
meeting place of the intellectuals
According to Ger, there is every evidence in the biblical context that the term Christian was originally intended to be derogatory or pejorative.
Per Ger, what city is called “the mother of Gentile Christianity”?
According to Ger, what role did John Mark play in the first missionary journey?
A servant or helper
A worship leader
A keeper of the baptismal record
How long was Paul’s ministry in Corinth?
We can date with assurance Paul’s ministry in Corinth because we know when Gallio, before whom Paul was charged, served as governor there.
According to Ger, in which city did Luke join Paul on his missionary journey?
Ger says that the four prohibitions the Jerusalem Council asked Gentile believers to observe were a sort of compromise with the Judaizers in order to maintain peace in the church.
When Silas and Timothy joined Paul in Athens, he sent _______________.
them ahead to Corinth to prepare for his arrival there.
them back to Berea to make sure that Jason’s money had been returned.
Timothy to check on the church at Thessalonica and Silas to strengthen the church at Philippi.
Silas and Timothy back to Philippi with Luke.
Why did Paul get a hair cut in Cenchrea at the end of his second mission?
He had taken a Jewish vow, perhaps a Nazirite vow.
Does not even nature itself teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a shame unto him?
He was making himself presentable to the Gentiles in that city, who wore their hair very short in honor of Caesar.
Ger holds that Paul’s preaching before the Areopagus was a dismal failure, showing that he should not have resorted to “human wisdom” in his attempt to evangelize the Athenians.