Acts

Acts

A favorite among Christians, the book of Acts chronicles the activities of the Holy Spirit within the early church. The book also discusses the growth and governance of the church. Our discussions here will also consider the state of the secular world into which God sent his apostles.

  • Acts 1,2
    Introduction, events before Y'shua's assention and the arrival of the Holy Spirit. Discussion of tongues.
  • Acts 3,4
    Discussion of healing and the purpose of miracles. Discussion of responsibility for the Crucifixion.
  • Acts 4.8-31
    Peter and John before the Sanhedrin. Discussion of the name by which we may be saved and the nature of salvation.
  • Acts 4.32-6.8
    Discussion of governance in the community of the Way in Jerusalem. Ananias and Sapphira. Arrest of Peter and John.
  • Acts 6-8
    The stoning of Stephen and the work of the Spirit in Samaria. The Ethiopian Eunuch.
  • Acts 8.26 - 9.25
    Philip and the Ethopian Eunuch. The conversion of Saul.
  • Acts 10
    Peter's visit to Cornelius and the giving of the Holy Spirit to gentiles. (Due to a technical problem - I forgot to turn the recorder on - this session begins in the middle.)
  • Acts 11-12
    Peter's report to the church in Jerusalem that gentiles had received the Holy Spirit. Peter's rescue from Herod's jail.
  • Acts 13-14
    Paul's missionary journey to Pisidian Antioch, Iconium and Lystra.
  • Acts 15
    The council in Jerusalem discussing the question of whether gentiles must be circumcised.
  • Acts 16
    Paul and Silas' missionary journey. Imprisonment in Philippi.
  • Acts 17
    Paul's appeal to the Greeks using a Greek way of reasoning.
  • Acts 18-19
    Paul in Corinth, Antioch and Ephesus.
  • Acts 19-20
    The riot of the idol makers in Ephesus. Raising Eutychus from the dead. Final words to he Ehpesian Elders.
  • Acts 21-23
    Paul's arrival in Jerusalem and his conflict with the Temple authorities over his teaching about The Way.
  • Acts 23-26
    Paul is transferred to Roman authority in Caesarea. His defense before the Romans and before Herod.
  • Acts 27-28
    Paul's trip to Rome. The tale of shipwreck and salvation.