NBST 520 Exam 2 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. According to Lea, the fact that Christians met Paul upon his arrival in Rome (28:15) indicates that Christianity existed in Rome prior to his arrival.
  2. According to Acts, where did Paul meet Priscilla and Aquila?
  3. There are three accounts of Paul’s conversion/call in Acts.
  4. According to Acts, where did Paul meet Lydia?
  5. According to Lea, the term “Areopagus” can refer to a court where Paul’s teachings were examined or an informal meeting on the Areopagus (hill of Ares) itself.
  6. According to the presentations, in what two cities did Paul spend the bulk of his time and labor?
  7. According to Acts, while in Corinth, Paul was brought before Gallio (proconsul) by the Gentiles who accused him of illegal behavior.
  8. According to the presentations, it is a possibility that Luke depicts Paul’s missionary activities in terms of three missionary “journeys” because Luke has an interest in travel and travel stories.
  9. The historical account of the founding of the church in Thessalonica is contained in Acts 17 and tells of Paul’s visit there on which of his journeys?
  10. According to Longenecker, where did Paul go following his conversion/call on the Damascus Road?
  11. According to the presentations, Paul’s belief in the imminent Parousia (return of Christ) was NOT a motivating impetus in his missionary undertakings.
  12. According to Acts, who went with Paul on his second missionary trip?
  13. According to Longenecker, Paul speaks of his conversion/call, in detail, in which two of his letters?
  14. According to the presentations, Paul’s letters followed the form and style of the day (address, thanksgiving, body of letter, and conclusion).
  15. According to Lea, the resumption of a “we” section in Acts 20:5 indicates that Luke again began to travel with Paul and accompanied him from Philippi to Jerusalem.
  16. According to Longenecker, Acts tells us that Paul was a citizen of both Rome and Tarsus.
  17. According to Longenecker, Paul does not indicate in his letters where he was born, but Acts reports that Paul was born in Rome.
  18. According to Lea, Paul had two principles of missions: he traveled to great population or political centers and he began his ministry in the synagogues of those cities.
  19. According to Acts, on his journey to Rome, Paul was shipwrecked on what island?
  20. According to Acts, Paul was arrested while in Jerusalem because some Jews had accused him of defiling the Temple by bringing in a Gentile.

Set 2

  1. In Lystra (Acts 14), Paul and Barnabas were confused with the Greek gods Poseidon and Ares.
  2. According to the Lea and Black textbook, the Thessalonian epistles were written on Paul’s 2nd journey when he was at
  3. 2 Thessalonians offers some specific events that must happen before the return of Christ.
  4. 1 & 2 Thessalonians should be dated between AD 60-61.
  5. In his letters to the Thessalonians, Paul addresses conflicts that have arisen with reference to the return of Christ.
  6. 2 Thessalonians was written to address concerns that some Thessalonian Christians had about those who had died before Christ’s return.
  7. F. Bruce indicates that Paul wrote the Galatians after a second visit to Jerusalem.
  8. According to Bruce, after Paul’s conversion, he went to Jerusalem and was welcomed initially only by
  9. For Paul, the word “flesh” always refers to human sin nature.
  10. The date of Paul’s first epistle was about
  11. Bruce equates the “man of lawlessness” of 2 Thessalonians with the Antichrist.
  12. In 1 Thessalonians, Paul closes every chapter with
  13. According to Bruce, Paul seems to have held that his suffering for Christ would mean less suffering for other Christians.
  14. While in Jerusalem after his conversion, Paul met with Peter and John to learn more of his new faith.
  15. 1 Thessalonians contains references to the man of lawlessness who would be revealed in the last days.
  16. The eschatological problem that Paul was addressing in 1 & 2 Thessalonians resulted from the teaching of some who were denying there would be a Second Coming.
  17. As was his custom, Paul went first to the synagogue in Philippi when he visited there on a missionary journey.
  18. For Paul the statement that “Christ is the end of the law” means ONLY that the coming of Christ meant that the period of the laws validity was now at an end.
  19. The decisions of the Jerusalem Council (Acts 15) regarding the acceptance of Gentiles as Christians included some restrictions for the Gentiles that may have been intended to keep them from offending Jewish believers.
  20. Paul’s earliest letters contain some of his most personal and emotional writings.