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Bible Quiz: Paul's Narrow Escapes

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1) When the apostle Paul began preaching about Jesus Christ in the synagogues of Damascus, the governor under King Aretas ordered him arrested. How did Paul escape from Damascus?

His followers hid him under a load of hay and took him out in a cart.

He disguised himself as a soldier and walked out the city gate.

His followers lowered him in a basket through an opening in the city wall.

He disguised himself as a rabbi and walked out the city gate.

2) In Ephesus a silversmith named Demetrius stirred up a near riot against Paul and his followers. It took the city clerk to calm the people. What did Demetrius have against Paul?

Paul had converted Demetrius' sister to Christianity

Paul had converted Demetrius' wife to Christianity

Paul was saying the silver idols Demetrius made of the goddess Artemis were not really gods.

Demetrius had become a Christian, but was opposed to Paul's leadership.

3) Shipwrecks were among the misfortunes Paul managed to survive. How many times did Paul say he had been shipwrecked?





4) In Philippi Paul and Silas were beaten and thrown into prison with their feet bound. What happened in the night?

A violent earthquake shook the prison, opened its doors and broke the restraints.

A voice from the clouds commanded the jailer to free Paul and Silas.

Paul and Silas overpowered the guard, took his keys, and escaped from the prison.

An angel of the Lord appeared to the jailer in a dream and told him to free Paul and Silas.