|Other titles||Hulsean Lectures 1900-1901.|
|Statement||by Frederic Henry Chase ...|
|LC Classifications||BS2625 .C5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||341|
|LC Control Number||03007864|
The Credibility of the Book of the Acts of the Apostles: Being the Hulsean Lectures for Item PreviewPages: [Note: For information regarding Wayne Jackson’s book, The Acts of the Apostles—From Jerusalem to Rome, phone the office of Courier Publications (Toll Free ).] Related Articles The Credibility of the Book of Acts. Acts of the Apostles, abbreviation Acts, fifth book of the New Testament, a valuable history of the early Christian church. Acts was written in Greek, presumably by St. Luke the Evangelist. The Gospel According to Luke concludes where Acts begins, namely, with Christ’s Ascension into heaven. Though the book of Acts is divided into two distinct parts, it tells three main stories; 1) the ministry of Peter, 2) the ministry of Paul and 3) the birth and growth of the church. It records the Acts of the Apostles, but could be more appropriately called the Acts of the Holy Ghost.
Luke wrote the book of Acts (Acts of the Apostles) to record how believers were empowered by the Holy Spirit, worked to spread the Gospel of Christ, and are a model for the future church. The book of Acts is also the history of the birth, the founding, and . PURPOSE OF THE BOOK As indicated previously, the original purpose of both the gospel and Acts may have been to assist Theophilus in some official capacity in learning about Jesus and His apostles. Yet the inspiration and preservation of the book would indicate . The Acts of the Apostles. Home; EGW Writings; Books; The Acts of the Apostles. Read; Contents; Details; Preface; Chapter 1—God's Purpose for His Church; Chapter 2—The Training of the Twelve; Chapter 3—The Great Commission; Chapter 4—Pentecost; Chapter 5—The Gift of the Spirit; Chapter 6—At the Temple Gate; Chapter 7—A Warning. 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.
Name - From the time of the Septuagint, this book has been called the Acts of the Apostles. Author - Internal and external evidence point to Luke as the Spirit-inspired author of Acts. 1. Internal evidence is found largely in the "we" sections of the book. (Acts ; ; . Acts Of The Apostles 4 imprisonment in Rome are A.D. If the book was just before or after Paul’s release, then it was likely written around 63 A.D. from Rome. PURPOSE OF THE BOOK As indicated previously, the original purpose of both the gospel and Acts may have been to assist. 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. Acts has been called a transitional book because it serves as a bridge between the gospels and the epistles. It is the historical link that joins the life of Christ with the growth of the Christian church. As such it answers the question many first-century observers would have asked: "Where did this new movement come from?".