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Move Aside Molly Brown, Make Way for Paul
"The Unsinkable Molly Brown had nothing on Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles. He was shipwrecked three times, according to 2 Corinthians 11:25. How much do you know about his shipwreck off Malta? (The NIV was used for this quiz.)"
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According to Acts 27:27, for how many days had Paul's ship been battered during a storm on the Mediterranean Sea?
During the storm, Scripture states an angel of God appeared before Paul. According to Acts 27:23, what did the angel tell him?
He must stand trial before Caesar although most of the people on the ship would perish.
The storm was part of a grand design so he would not have to appear before Caesar.
He must accept the fact he is prone to trouble and learn from the experience.
He must stand trial before Caesar and no one on the ship would perish.
According to Acts 27:42, soldiers on the ship planned to kill the prisoners to prevent them from escaping. However, Scripture says a centurion kept them from carrying out their plan. Why did he prevent them from killing the prisoners? (Verse 43)
An angel of God told him to prevent the mass killing.
He was in love with a prisoner's daughter.
He wanted to spare Paul's life.
He was a closet Christian and this fact was revealed later in Acts.
When Paul and his group made it ashore on Malta, what did they note about the inhabitants of the island? (Acts 28:2)
Their unusual kindness.
Their sense of humor.
According to Acts 28:2-3, once ashore the islanders built a fire and welcomed Paul's group. Verse 3 states Paul gathered a pile of brushwood and, as he put it on the fire, a viper, driven out by the heat, fastened itself on his hand. What happened to Paul?
He started screaming hysterically.
He became gravely ill.
He suffered no ill effects.
His hand swelled up to twice its normal size.
According to Acts 28:7, the chief official of the island welcomed Paul and his group to his estate and entertained them hospitably for three days. What was the name of the chief official?
According to Acts 28:8, the chief official's father was sick in bed, suffering from fever and dysentery. What happened to him?
Paul went to see him and, after prayer, placed his hands on him and healed him.
Paul went to see him and the two got into a heated debate about theology.
Paul went to see him, but was unable to cure him. However, Luke the physician saved the day.
Paul went to see him and, after prayer, placed his hands on him. The man then died.
According to Acts 28:9, what else did Paul do while on the island of Malta?
He healed many sick people on the island.
He set up a tentmaking shop to earn extra cash.
He spent most of his time sightseeing with his group.
He used the time to rest up as much as possible for the ordeal ahead.
Before Paul and group left the island of Malta, what did the islanders do? (Acts 28:10)
They furnished them with needed supplies.
They named a road on the island after Paul.
They held a festival in their honor.
They had a statue made of Paul.
The story of Paul's shipwreck, told in the Book of Acts, is the only time Malta is mentioned in the Bible.
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Compiled Jun 28 12