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Sleepy Eutychus Falls from Window and Dies
"Eutychus was a young man who fell into a deep sleep while Paul was preaching, only to fall to his death from an upper story window before being raised from the dead. How much do you know about this highly-unusual story? (The NIV was used for this quiz.)"
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The story of Eutychus is told in Acts 20: 7-12. Meanwhile, Acts 20: 6 tells where the apostle Paul was when this highly-unusual event took place. What's the name of the community?
According to Acts 20: 7, Paul and his group came together on the first day of the week for what common purpose?
To baptize members.
To plan their next trip.
To sit and gossip.
To break bread.
According to verse 7, Paul intended to leave Troas the next day, so he kept on talking to the gathering. How late in the evening did he talk before Eutychus had his unfortunate mishap?
Verse 8 gives some unusual details about the room in which the meeting was taking place. What's the unusual information?
There were many lamps.
The room was barren.
There were many paintings.
There were many colors.
According to verse 9, on what floor were they when Eutychus fell out of the window?
According to verse 9, Eutychus fell into a deep sleep as Paul talked "on and on." As a result, he fell out of the window and plunged to the ground. In what condition did they find him on the ground?
He was still alive but died shortly thereafter.
He was laughing deleriously.
He had some broken bones but was OK.
He was dead.
According to verse 10 (New International Version), what did Paul do when he went downstairs and found Eutychus?
Paul threw himself on the young man and put his arms around him. "Don't be alarmed," he said. "He's alive!"
Paul didn't go downstairs. The people at the gathering put Eutychus on a stretcher and took the body to Paul.
Paul threw himself on the young man and put his arms around him. "He's simply sleeping," he said. "Wake up, Eutychus!"
Paul told Eutychus to "wake up" and then admonished him for nodding off during his sermon.
After Paul raised Eutychus from the dead, what did he do? (Verse 11)
Broke bread and ate.
Danced about wildly.
Immediately went to sleep.
Admonished Eutychus for being careless
How long did Paul end up speaking after raising Eutychus from the dead? (Verse 11)
Until 3 a.m.
Until 1 a.m.
He didn't speak any more that evening.
According to verse 12, how does the story about Eutychus conclude?
The people were delirious with joy and danced wildly about.
The people told Eutychus they were embarrassed by his sleepiness.
The people took Eutychus home and were greatly comforted.
The people gave Eutychus the nickname "Windows."
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Compiled Jun 28 12