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21) Paul was shipwrecked on what island?

ACTS 27:27 - ACTS 28:1: "On the fourteenth night we were still being driven across the Adriatic Sea, when about midnight the sailors sensed they were approaching land. They took soundings and found that the water was a hundred and twenty feet deep. A short time later they took soundings again and found it was ninety feet deep. Fearing that we would be dashed against the rocks, they dropped four anchors from the stern and prayed for daylight. In an attempt to escape from the ship, the sailors let the lifeboat down into the sea, pretending they were going to lower some anchors from the bow. Then Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, "Unless these men stay with the ship, you cannot be saved." So the soldiers cut the ropes that held the lifeboat and let it fall away. Just before dawn Paul urged them all to eat. "For the last fourteen days," he said, "you have been in constant suspense and have gone without food--you haven't eaten anything. Now I urge you to take some food. You need it to survive. No one of you will lose a single hair from his head." After he said this, he took some bread and gave thanks to God in front of them all. Then he broke it and began to eat. They were all encouraged and ate some food themselves. Altogether there were 276 of us on board. When they had eaten as much as they wanted, they lightened the ship by throwing the grain into the sea. When daylight came, they did not recognize the land, but they saw a bay with a sandy beach, where they decided to run the ship aground if they could. Cutting loose the anchors, they left them in the sea and at the same time untied the ropes that held the rudders. Then they hoisted the foresail to the wind and made for the beach. But the ship struck a sandbar and ran aground. The bow stuck fast and would not move, and the stern was broken to pieces by the pounding of the surf. The soldiers planned to kill the prisoners to prevent any of them from swimming away and escaping. But the centurion wanted to spare Paul's life and kept them from carrying out their plan. He ordered those who could swim to jump overboard first and get to land. The rest were to get there on planks or on pieces of the ship. In this way everyone reached land in safety. Once safely on shore, we found out that the island was called Malta."

22) Who is the author of the Book of Revelation?

The author of the Book of Revelation calls himself "John". He gives his account of a vision describing the end of the world.

23) Which gospel includes the Beatitudes?

The Beatitudes are eight blessings recounted in the Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. Four of the blessings also appear in the Sermon on the Plain in the Gospel of Luke, followed by four woes which mirror the blessings.

24) What kind of seed did Jesus compare to the kingdom of Heaven?

MATTHEW 13:31-32: "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field. Though it is the smallest of all seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch in its branches."

25) Which of the following is not considered a Synoptic Gospel?

The gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke are referred to as the Synoptic Gospels because they include many of the same stories, often in a similar sequence and in similar wording. They stand in contrast to John, which includes stories not found in the other three.

26) In which of the gospels does Jesus forgive his killers from the cross?

LUKE 23:34: "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do."

27) Which of the gospels says that the saints were raised from the dead when Christ was crucified?

MATTHEW 27:52: "And the tombs broke open. The bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life."

28) Who was the first disciple to proclaim Jesus as the Son of God?

JOHN 1:49: Then Nathanael declared, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the king of Israel."

29) Who is generally considered the first Christian martyr?

Stephen was a deacon in the early church at Jerusalem who aroused the enmity of members of various synagogues by his teachings and was accused of blasphemy. His martyrdom was witnessed by Saul of Tarsus, a Pharisee who would later himself become a follower of Jesus.

30) Who accompanied Paul on his second missionary journey?

When Paul was ready to embark on his second missionary journey, he asked Barnabas to join him, but a disagreement caused them to split up. Barnabas went to Cyprus with John Mark, and Paul took Silas to Asia Minor.