Paul’s Arrest and Imprisonment at Rome

Acts 23-28

1. What happened to Paul when he came to Jerusalem?

A Jewish mob dragged him from the temple and tried to kill him. Acts 21:27-31

2. Who rescued Paul from this mob?

The captain of the Roman guard, who commanded him to be carried bound into the castle. Acts 21:32-34

3. How did the Lord comfort Paul while a prisoner in the castle?

The Lord appeared to Paul and told him that he must also witness for Him at Rome. Acts 23:11

4. Where was Paul brought secretly from Jerusalem?

To Caesarea, where he was imprisoned for more than two years. Acts 24:24-27

5. Why was Paul finally sent to Rome?

Because he had appealed to Caesar, rather than be tried again at Jerusalem. Acts 25:9-12

6. What took place on Paul’s voyage to Rome?

Paul was miraculously saved when the ship was wrecked. Acts 27

7. How was Paul treated at Rome?

He was allowed to live in his own house, and was free to preach the gospel for about two years. Acts 28:16-31

8. What does Paul say of the gospel in Romans 1:16?

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”

9. Does the book of Acts prove what we read in Romans 1:16?

Indeed, for the little church of Christ had spread from Jerusalem to Rome.

10. What was Paul’s comfort as he faced death?

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day.” II Tim. 4:7, 8