In the final section of the book of Acts, Luke records the last years of Paul’s ministry. Luke leaves us without closure and we do not know what happens to Paul. Either he was executed or Luke’s narration had led up to the present day and even Luke does not know what will happen next. However, Luke gives an extensive account of the works of the Holy Spirit which was the purpose of writing the book.
Category: Acts of the Apostles
Luke’s continued narration of the start of the Jesus movement in the early Church, second in his series of texts addressed to Theophilus.
The Third Missionary Journey – Acts 19-20
Paul’s final Missionary Journey to spread the Jesus movement.
The Second Missionary Journey – Acts 16-18
Paul set off in his second missionary Journey across Europe and makes new companions along the way.
The Standoff – Acts 15
An age old tradition threatens to derail the Jesus movement.
The First Missionary Journey – Acts 13-14
The start of the Missionary journeys to spread the Gospel to all the Gentiles.
The Prayer Group – Acts 12
Peter visits an all night ‘Prayer’ group.
The Gentile Pentecost – Acts 10-11
Cornelius was a centurion in the Italian Regiment and was stationed at Caesarea which was located about 33 miles to the north of Joppa. It was the capital of the Roman occupied Judea. Since it was a major seaport and fell on the main caravan route from Tyre to Egypt, it had a vast and diverse demography….
The Encounter – Acts 9
The Encounter that led Saul to the Jesus way.
The Outreach – Acts 8
The Church scatters and the Word is spread to the ends of the earth.
The Martyr – Acts 7
The Killing of Stephen and the spread of the Jesus Movement.
The Administration – Acts 6
The Church gets an admin wing.
The Offering – Acts 5
The members of the first church start bringing their offerings to support the Jesus movement, some with good intentions and some with not so so good…
The Stand – Acts 3-4
At the place where Jesus was almost stoned and amongst the people who crucified him, Peter and John, led by the Spirit, take a bold stand for the sake of the Gospel.
The Pentecost – Acts 2
The festival of weeks or more commonly know as Pentecost is celebrated 7 weeks after Passover. On this day Jews from all over the globe would come to the Holy city of Jerusalem to be part of the festivities.
The Aftermath – Acts 1
Luke starts his second book to Theophilus with a brief summary of the forty days that Jesus spent with his disciples.