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Paul and Silas in Chains for the Gospel of Christ

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Paul and Silas in Chains for the Gospel of Christ game quiz
"The account of Paul and Silas being put in jail for preaching the Gospel appears in Acts 16:16-40 and is a favorite with many Christians. How much do you know about their eventful time behind bars? (The NIV was used for this quiz.)"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. According to Acts 16:12, in what city were Paul and Silas when they were put in jail?

2. Paul and Silas were put in jail after they drove a spirit from a slave girl. Why did this lead to their arrest and imprisonment? (Acts 16:19)
    When the spirit left the girl she became paralyzed and was unable to speak. As a result, her owners could no longer have her working from them.
    When the spirit left the girl, other demons inhabited her body and she ended up killing herself.
    With the spirit driven out, the slave girl was no longer obedient to her owners and they were livid.
    She earned a great deal of money for her owners by fortune-telling. With the spirit driven out, she could no longer tell fortunes and the hope of making money was gone.

3. According to Acts 16:19, what did the owners of the slave girl do to Paul and Silas?
    Vowed to never speak to them again.
    Threw rocks at them.
    Dragged them into the marketplace to face the authorities.
    Threw scalding water on them.

4. What happened to Paul and Silas before they were thrown into prison? (Acts 16:22-23)
    They were stripped, beaten and severely flogged.
    They were given a severe lecture by the magistrates.
    They were given new clothes to wear in prison.
    They were given a chance to have a lawyer plead their case.

5. What instructions did the jailer get about his two new prisoners? (Acts 16: 23)
    The jailer was told to treat them just like the rest of the prisoners.
    The jailer was told to treat Paul and Silas with dignity and respect.
    The jailer was commanded to guard them carefully.
    The jailer was ordered to do everything possible to make life miserable for them.

6. According to Acts 16:25, what were Paul and Silas doing in prison at about midnight?
    Crying and pleading for medical attention.
    Sleeping soundly with Paul snoring loudly.
    Moaning in pain and begging for mercy.
    Praying and singing hymns to God.

7. According to Acts 16:26, what natural calamity happened after midnight?
    A violent earthquake
    A severe typhoon lashed the area
    A volcano erupted
    A freak snow storm paralyzed the area

8. Because of the calamity, what was the jailer thinking of doing, as per Acts 16:27?
    Killing himself.
    Savagely beating Paul and Silas
    Killing all the prisoners.
    Setting the jail on fire.

9. Acts 16: 29-30, in the NIV Bible, states: "The jailer called for lights, rushed in and fell trembling before Paul and Silas. He then brought them out and asked, 'Sirs, what must I do to be saved?'" What did they tell the jailer he must do to be saved?
    Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ.
    Do all kinds of good works.
    Attend church every Sunday.
    Give all his belongings to the poor.

10. What happened after Paul and Silas told the jailer how to be saved, as per Acts 16: 32-34?
    Paul and Silas left the jail and headed back to Jerusalem in the middle of the night.
    Paul and Silas spent time converting the other prisoners.
    Paul and Silas went to the jailer's house and his household believed in God.
    Paul and Silas stayed in their cell and went to sleep after a long day.

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