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A brief commentary on the Acts of the Apostles

by John J. Kilgallen

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Acts -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 231-232.

    Statementby John J. Kilgallen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2625.3 .K55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2527092M
    ISBN 100809129779
    LC Control Number88002324
    OCLC/WorldCa17413016

    Introduction to The Acts of the Apostles Acts The Author The first verse points the reader back to the book of Luke which isobviouslythe "former account" (Luke ). Clearly, the author ofthe book of Luke is also the one who penned the book of Size: KB. Resources» Commentaries» Acts. View Acts 1. Commentaries for the book of Acts. Acts 1. THE JERUSALEM CHURCH: ITS BEGINNING () With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the New Bible Commentary. Try it free for

    In fact, the name, Acts of the Apostles, does not precisely convey the idea of the contents of the book; and such a title would scarcely be given to the work by the author himself. Content. The book does not contain the Acts of all the Apostles, neither does it contain all the acts . The book has been called "The Acts of the Apostles," really a misnomer because Acts has very little to say concerning most of the original Twelve Apostles. Peter's activities are described at some length, and John and Philip are mentioned, but more than half of the book is about Paul and his connection with the Christian movement.

    The traditional title of Acts is the Acts of the Apostles. However, after mentioning the Eleven in chapter 1, and a brief mention of James the brother of John, plus some mention of James, the brother of Jesus, the apostles Luke focuses on are Peter and Paul. The rest of the apostles drop out of sight and are only mentioned in a corporate way. Description: The second volume of this magisterial commentary on Acts covers chapters Professor Barrett provides fresh translations, verse-by-verse commentary, and addresses all linguistic, historical and theological issues.


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A brief commentary on the Acts of the Apostles by John J. Kilgallen Download PDF EPUB FB2

A BRIEF COMMENTARY ON THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES is the second of two companion volumes, In this and the first book, A BRIEF COMMENTARY ON THE GOSPEL OF LUKE, author John J. Kilgallen shows the ways in which the Gospel of Luke and Luke's Acts of the Apostles are formed around one central theme idea, namely, God's salvation of the world through Jesus by: 2.

33 rows  Commentary on the Book of Acts of the Apostles by Matthew Henry. Matthew Henry. Acts of the Apostles Summary The Short Story.

Our story starts off where the Gospel of Luke left off—Jesus is back. Now that he's resurrected, Jesus decides to hang out and chat with his disciples (whom Luke calls apostles) for forty days. The fun can't last forever, though, and Jesus ascends into Heaven on a cloud.

What can we say. Page #19 Commentary on Acts there of His ascension (verses ). It is an appropriate starting point for the book of Acts, since the book records the work of preaching which the apostles did in response to the Great Commission.

“Apostle” means “one. Book of Acts Bible study & commentary. This is an interactive, verse-by-verse Bible study and commentary of The Acts of the Apostles ("The Book of Acts" or simply "Acts"), which is the fifth book in the New Testament of the Bible.

This study is in-depth but uses easy-to-understand English and a question and answer format that will engage you. The book of Acts also describes the work of the two apostles Peter and Paul. Peter is the human main character in the first 12 chapters, Paul in the second part from chapter The geographical centre of the first part is Jerusalem, of the second Antioch, where the first great assembly of converted heathens was formed.

The Apostles are filled a fresh with the Holy Spirit (verse 31). The Apostles preach with great power. Acts 5 Ananias and Sapphira lie to Peter (and the Holy Spirit) and fall down dead.

The Apostles display signs and wonders. The sick and those oppressed by. Acts –8 And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.

For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost. The genre of the book of Acts is Narrative History with several Sermons. Luke, the author of the Gospel of Luke, was a doctor and Gentile. He wrote this book circa A.D. It is Luke’s sequel to the Gospel of Luke.

It is titled "Acts" to emphasize that this book records the "Acts of the Apostles through the work of the Holy Spirit". First published inF.F. Bruce’s commentary on Acts in the NICNT series soon became a standard conservative evangelical commentary. Inhis commentary was revised and updated.

It still remains one of the best commentaries on this book of Scripture. : Keith Mathison. That is exactly what the Acts of the Apostles book is.

Acts, as it is commonly called, is a second volume of the Gospel of Luke. Both were likely written by Luke, who's said to be an early.

Read Acts commentary using Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Study the bible online using commentary on Acts and more. Luke, the physician, and traveling companion of the Apostle Paul has traditionally been identified as the author of both the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts.

In other New Testament writings, Payl refers to Luke as a beloved colleague (Colossians ) and fellow worker (Philemon 24). 1 Richard Longenecker, "The Acts of the Apostles" in The Expositors Bible Commentary. Frank E. Gaebelein, v. 9 (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, ): 2 The designation "most excellent" is used by Luke to refer to Roman officials of high rank.

Acts and where it refers to Felix (a Roman governor from AD ) and Paul refers to Festus (AD ) as "most excellent" (Acts. Introduction. Acts of the Apostles, the second part of the work that begins with the Gospel According to Luke, is the story of the early church after Jesus’s martyrdom.

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. Alternative Title: Acts The 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 the Evangelist Luke, whose gospel concludes where Acts begins, namely, with Christ’s Ascension into heaven. 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. It contains the history of the growth of the church among the Jews by the ministry of Peter.

Acts Chapters describe Paul's missionary journeys, giving the history of the growth of the church among the Gentiles.

Acts Chapters describes Paul at. Commentaries on Acts. A list of the best commentaries on Acts ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. You can find the best commentary on Acts 85%(12). SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Acts of the Apostles by Luke. Acts of the Apostles is the second section of the Gospel According to.

ancient times as The Acts of the Apostles; but this title cannot be found in the book itself. One of the earliest manuscripts, the Codex Sinaiticus, gives as the title the simple word Acts, with no mention of the apostles.

There is a reason for this. Acts was intended to be more than a brief history of the service rendered by the twelveFile Size: 1MB.Acts of the Apostles Acts along with the Gospel of Luke may have been part of a legal document written to brief Theophilus in a defense of Paul.

As Paul was likely to be brought before Emperor Nero (Paul had that right as a Roman citizen), it was important that the information set down be comprehensive yet to the point.Acts Summary We have detailed a brief summary of the Book of Acts for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons.

Definition of a summary: A summary, synopsis or recap is a shortened version of the original. The main purpose of a summary is as a simplification highlighting the major points from the original and much longer version of the subject.