Published January 1988
by Explorer"s Bible Study .
Written in English
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The Book of Acts, sometimes called the fifth Gospel, is a continuation of the Gospel of Luke. Dr. Luke is the writer, as he states in his introduction (v. 1). Sir William Ramsay, after making a critical study of Luke’s writings, declared that Luke was the greatest historian, ancient or modern. The Book of Acts is remarkable in many ways. The beloved physician Luke followed up his Gospel with an account of the exciting history of the early New Testament Church. The book of Acts demonstrates Jesus Christ's promise and His commission to the Church being fulfilled. What can we learn and apply from the book of Acts today? A major figure in the book of Acts and the New Testament is the apostle Paul. Luke/Acts for Beginners. Mike begins with a critical review of all four gospels in order to prepare for a focused study of the Book of Luke. Prime 34 m. This lesson reviews the section in Luke that provides information on John the Baptist, Jesus' early life and the beginning of His ministry in Galilee. In the first lesson of Acts, Mike. To learn more about the Good Book Club, visit Visit us at Forward Movement at Bible Study on Luke & Acts Dear friends, Welcome to the Good Book Club Bible Study offered by Forward Movement. We hope this resource is useful for your congregation as you offer Lenten and Easter programs.
Luke-Acts, Theology of. The initial verses of both the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts indicate they were written to an otherwise unknown person named Theophilus. Acts refers to the "former book" in which Luke has described the life and teachings of Jesus, an . The Book Of Acts Part One: The Witness in Jerusalem (–) I. The Power of the Church (–) A. Prologue to Acts (–2) 1. What is the “former account” referred to in Acts ? 2. Who is Theophilus? What do we know about him? B. Appearance of the Resurrected Christ (–8) 1. What promise did Christ give to His apostles? Size: KB. This verse-by-verse Bible study and commentary of The Acts of the Apostles ("the Book of Acts" or simply "Acts") is in-depth but uses plain language that everyone can understand, as well as a format that will engage you. Acts is a fast-moving historical account of the first three decades of the church. Companion Books The Theme of the Gospel According to Luke The Theme of the Acts of the Apostles Central Message of Luke's Bi-Volume Work Conclusion. The Gospel According to Luke and the Acts of the Apostles together make up 27% of the content of the entire New Testament. These two works were authored by Luke, a Gentile believer (Colossians ).
That Saint Luke was the author of the Acts of the Apostles, as well as of the Gospel which bears his name, is evident both from the introduction, and from the unanimous testimonies of the early. First of all Luke mentions the fact that Acts is the sequel to the Gospel of Luke (written around AD), and therefore must have been written ly Luke at the end of Acts Luke mentions Paul's two-year imprisonment in book will therefore have been written only after the end of this is generally assumed that Paul. Acts, the longest book of the New Testament, is the second volume of a two-part work written by the same person who wrote Luke's Gospel. The style, vocabulary, and theology of both books . The book of Acts is the sequel to Luke. It opens with a greeting to Theophilus, who was also the intended recipient of Luke’s gospel. In Acts Luke refer-ences his “former book” and picks up where he left off. In this passage, Luke is restating the Great Commission challenge Jesus gave in Luke .