Acts 1-3 (Authentic Christianity; Sermons on the Acts of the Apostles)

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Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven.

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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.

Upon this supposition Acts must be read in close connection with Actsand Acts placed in a parenthesis, as telling of another and post-ascension period which lasted forty days, during which period our Lord appears at intervals to different disciples,—now in Jerusalem, now in Galilee, on the mountain side and by the shore of the.

Acts of the Apostles - Wikipedia. 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 Acts 1-3 book 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. Acts KJV To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God KJV: King James Version.

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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. The Acts of the Apostles. Chapter 1. Jesus ministers for forty days after His resurrection—The kingdom is to be restored to Israel at a later time—The Twelve are to bear witness in Jerusalem, Judæa, Samaria, and the uttermost parts of the earth—Jesus ascends into heaven—Matthias is chosen to fill the vacancy in the Twelve.

* [–26] This introductory material (Acts –2) connects Acts with the Gospel of Luke, shows that the apostles were instructed by the risen Jesus (Acts –5), points out that the parousia or second coming in glory of Jesus will occur as certainly as his ascension occurred (Acts –11), and lists the members of the Twelve, stressing.

Chapter Paul Takes the Gospel to Cyprus and Asia Minor (Acts ) Barnabas and Acts 1-3 book take Mark () The closing verse of Acts 12 picks up the story of the trip of Barnabas and Paul to Jerusalem to deliver the relief fund, which is mentioned in Acts 1 - The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, Act - To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, Act - For it is written in the book of Psalms.

The Acts of the Apostles (Koinē Greek: Πράξεις Ἀποστόλων, Práxeis Apostólōn; Latin: Actūs Apostolōrum), often referred to simply as Acts, or formally the Book of Acts, is the fifth book of the New Testament; it tells of the founding of the Christian church and the spread of its message to the Roman Empire.

Acts and the Gospel of Luke make up a two-part work, Luke–Acts. The Acts of the Apostles. —See Introduction as to the title thus given to the Book.

(1) The former treatise. —Literally, word, or discourse; but the English of the text is, perhaps, a happier equivalent than either. The Greek term had been used by Xenophon (Anab. 1; 1, 2) as St. Luke uses it, of what we should call the several “Books” or portions of his Histories.

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Act - In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and Act - He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking.

In the first three chapters of Acts, we examine three supernatural events, Jesus' ascension, the Holy Spirit's descent at Pentecost, and the healing of. Acts 1 is the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament of the Christian book containing this chapter is anonymous but early Christian tradition affirmed that Luke composed this book as well as the Gospel of Luke.

This chapter functions as a transition from the "former account" (that is, Gospel of Luke) with a narrative prelude (verses 1–5), Book: Acts of the Apostles.

Author: The book of Acts, also called Acts of the Apostles, does not specifically identify its author. From Luke –4 and Acts –3, we know that the same author wrote both Luke and Acts. The tradition from the earliest days of the church has been that Luke, a companion of the apostle Paul, wrote the books of Luke and Acts (Colossians ; 2 Timothy ).

"THE BOOK OF ACTS" Many Infallible Proofs () INTRODUCTION 1. Luke begins the sequel to his gospel with a reminder a. That his gospel described things Jesus both did and taught - Ac b.

That it covered events leading up to His ascension - Ac c. Acts. The Book of Acts (in the New Testament of the Bible) is also called 'Acts of the Apostles'. The author of Acts was Luke, who also wrote the Gospel of Luke.

Acts tells the story of the first Christians. After Jesus went up to heaven, they waited in Jerusalem. Then, God sent his Holy Spirit (Acts 2). The Holy Spirit gave power to the first. Luke gives us the key to the Book of Acts at the “front door” of this book, in Acts From the very outset of the Book of Luke, God’s intention of saving Gentiles, as well as Jews, has.

The former account I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach. The former account I made: The former account is the Gospel of Luke.

At one time the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts were joined together as one book with two volumes. Imagine what it would be like if the Book of Acts wasn’t in the Bible.

Acts forty days. As Jesus was victorious over His forty-day temptation by Satan (Luke ), so He witnessed to His disciples for forty days of His greater victory over Satan through His death and resurrection (Hebrews ). Church persecution at the hand of Saul of Tarsus (Acts ) Philip, Peter and John preach to the Samaritans (Acts ) Philip shares the gospel with the Ethiopian Eunuch (Acts ) Foreign Missions.

A pivotal point in the Book of Acts is when Saul of Tarsus (the Apostle Paul) meets Jesus on the road to Damascus and is converted. Philip. The Book of Acts, sometimes called the fifth Gospel, is a continuation of the Gospel of Luke. Luke is the writer, as he states in his introduction (v.

Sir William Ramsay, after making a critical study of Luke’s writings, declared that Luke was the greatest historian, ancient or modern. Acts LUKE-ACTS: THE CONTEXT.

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Luke was the author of two books—the Gospel of Luke (which tells the story of the life of Jesus) and the Acts of the Apostles (which tells the story of the early church). There is some overlap between the end of. In the Book of Acts, this initial reception of the Spirit’s indwelling follows the pattern of Acts In Acts 2, the believers in Jerusalem receive the Holy Spirit.

In Acts 8 the new believers in Judea and Samaria receive the Spirit. In A believers in Ephesus (the remotest parts of the earth) receive the Spirit. A better title for this book is ‘ The Acts of the Holy Spirit’ - and because of this the Book of Acts is an unfinished book; it records the continuing work of the Risen Lord from heaven.

(2) AUTHOR: Luke wrote his Gospel and also the Book of Acts - compare Luke and Acts Both letters were written to Theophilus. Commentary on Acts Page #6 Notes to the Reader To save space and for other reasons, I have chosen not to include the Bible text in these notes (please use your Bible to follow along).

Like Luke, Acts is addressed to the unknown reader Theophilus, and in the introduction to Acts, it is made clear that it is a continuation of Luke: “In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day he was taken up to heaven” ( – 2).

Second-century Christian tradition identifies. Acts Even after Jesus died, He could not wait to get back and tell them more and more about the Kingdom of God, which then He was sending them out to almost seems as if He was not quite finished telling them everything by the time He died, so He appeared to them during forty days time to give them further instruction.

Acts To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking 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 .Let's make special mention of Acts here since it becomes an important motivation for the actions of the remainder of the Book of Acts.

Acts But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.