The Acts (Commentaries On The New Testament Books)
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Published by Westminster Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7628582M
ISBN 10066424713X
ISBN 109780664247133

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The Acts of the Apostles, abbreviation Acts, fifth book of the New Testament, a valuable history of the early Christian was written in Greek, presumably by the Evangelist Luke, whose gospel concludes where Acts begins, namely, with Christ’s Ascension into was apparently written in Rome, perhaps between ad 70 though some think a slightly . 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the . 1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues # . The book of Acts provides a detailed, orderly, eyewitness account of the birth and growth of the early church and the spread of the gospel immediately after the resurrection of Jesus narrative supplies a bridge connecting the life and ministry of Jesus to the life of the church and the witness of the earliest believers.

  This is the holy book of Acts, known as "The Acts of the Apostles". The recording is dramatized, from the King James Bible. This is, in my opinion, the best and most beautiful recording of the. In the book of Acts the story of Jesus begun in the Gospel of Luke broadens into the story of the Holy Spirit, guiding the fledgling church to proclaim the saving reality of Jesus. While attentive to Luke's roles as a literary artist and theologian, I. Howard Marshall focuses primarily on /5(19).   Disappearing Acts and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Share Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon /5(). The Acts of Peter is one of the earliest of the apocryphal Acts of the majority of the text has survived only in the Latin translation of the Vercelli manuscript, under the title Actus Petri cum is mainly notable for a description of a miracle contest between Saint Peter and Simon Magus, and as the first record of the tradition that St. Peter was crucified head-down.

T he Book of Acts in the Bible, written around A.D., may be best described as a history of the founding and growth of the early church. While there are some areas of great detail of the Acts of the Apostles, many times you must use cross references to the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as well as some other epistles in the New Testament to get the full picture of . • The Book of Acts is the record of that commission beingcarried out. Acts is the Book of Acts in miniature: • Acts - - Jerusalem. • Acts - - Judea and Samaria. • Acts - To the end of the earth. “Uttermost parts ofthe earth.” (KJV) The Book of Acts is . Acts 1 Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. The book of Acts is an important book for understanding the actions of the apostles, mostly Paul and Peter, after Jesus's ascension into Heaven. It is an important book in understanding how we can be directed by the Holy Spirit and the role of Jesus' lessons in our lives. This is the story of Christianity's beginnings and how evangelism played Author: Kelli Mahoney.