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Character by Character, Series 4

Lesson 8: Silas




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1. Silas was not one of those chosen to accompany Paul and Barnabas to Antioch with the Jerusalem Council letter.

    a) True.

    b) False.

2. Who did Paul choose as his travelling companion on his second missionary journey?

    a) Barnabas.

    b) Silas.

    c) John Mark.

3. Who followed the missionary team in Philippi, with shouting?

    a) A blind man wanting to be healed.

    b) A woman with leprosy.

    c) A slave girl possessed with an evil spirit.

4. Did the magistrates in Philippi follow proper Roman legal procedures with Paul and Silas?

    a) Yes.

    b) No.

5. What did Paul and Silas do while in prison?

    a) They sang hymns and prayed.

    b) They encouraged the other prisoners to escape.

6. Who was converted after the earthquake opened the prison doors?

    a) All the prisoners.

    b) The magistrates.

    c) The jailor.

7. Which group of people often stirred up trouble for Paul wherever he went?

    a) Jews.

    b) Gentiles.

    c) Romans.

8. With whom does the author contrast Silas’ reaction when faced with difficulties?

    a) Barnabas.

    b) Peter.

    c) John Mark.

9. Although Silas accompanied Paul to many cities, he left all the preaching to Paul.

    a) True.

    b) False.

10. What main lesson do we learn from the life of Silas?

    a) Courage in the face of difficulties.

    b) Dependability.

    c) Joy in suffering.

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