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Exploring Acts

an expository commentary

by Phillips, John

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Published by Kregel Publications in Grand Rapids, Minn .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Chicago : Moody Press, 1986.

    StatementJohn Phillips.
    SeriesThe John Phillips commentary series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2625.53 .P44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination528 p. :
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3946996M
    ISBN 100825434904
    LC Control Number2001033773

    the earth” (Acts ). Written by Luke, the book of Acts has a prominent missionary theme because it details the rapid growth of the early church and the first missionary efforts. The book begins with the ascension of Jesus into heaven (Acts ), quickly followed by the empowering of the church through the Holy Spirit at Pentecost (Acts 2). Book by book, we help men and women understand and apply God’s Word in a manner that is sustainable, thorough, and age-appropriate. Understand the Text in Context. To best understand original intent, our studies dig deep into the historical and cultural context of Scripture to best frame how the text fits within the whole Bible and our lives.

    The John Phillips Commentary Series is designed to provide pastors, Sunday school teachers, and students of Scripture with doctrinally sound interpretation that emphasizes the practical application of Bible truth. Working from the familiar King James Version, Dr. Phillips not only provides helpful commentary on the text, but also includes detailed outlines and numerous illustrations and. Exploring the Book of Acts Chapter 28 It is interesting that John the Baptist was involved in a similar circumstance in which he spoke of righteousness and self-control to Herod. He had taken Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, as his own.

    Third Sunday Teaching: Exploring the Book of Acts. From October through May we will be gathering to explore the book of Acts together. Depth is given by experiencing the whole sequence, but each session is a stand-alone experience as well. Particularly aimed at students of theology, Exploring the New Testament: A Guide to the Gospels & Acts introduces Jewish and Roman background literary genres 4/5.


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Exploring Acts by Phillips, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Acts records the founding of the early church and the spreading of the gospel of Christ to Jews and then Gentiles throughout the known world. This comprehensive look at the book of Acts, written in conversational tone, is an excellent resource for pastors, teachers, and students/5(28).

Exploring the Book of Acts Chapter 28 The disciples’ question Exploring Acts book Jesus’ answer continue to be relevant today. Many Christians want physical blessings from God’s kingdom. Exploring Acts book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Books in the John Phillips Commentary Series are designed to provide pastor /5. Exploring Acts.: John Phillips. Kregel Academic, Sep 1, - Religion - pages. 1 Review. Books in the John Phillips Commentary Series are designed to provide pastors, Sunday school teachers, 5/5(1).

Exploring the New Testament, Volume 1 A Guide to the Gospels and Acts by Wenham, David, Walton, Steve [IVP Academic,] (Hardcover) 2nd Edition. out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover. $ Exploring the Old Testament: A Guide to the Pentateuch (Exploring the Bible) Gordon J.

Wenham. out of 5 stars /5(17). The Book of Acts records the fulfillment of this promise and tells the story of what happened when Spirit-filled believers focused their energies on carrying out the Great Commission. The Book of Acts can be misunderstood.

Various false concepts. Book of Acts Explained. Go To The Book of Acts Index. The Acts of the Apostles is a unique and therefore crucial book of the New Testament. It alone presents an extensive picture of early church life and history.

The title as we know it comes from the second century and only partially discloses the theme of the document. The book of Acts details the work of his followers and the formation of the Exploring Acts book Church.

Read Scripture Part I. Holy Spirit Power. Jesus' followers received the Holy Spirit on Pentecost and became filled and equipped to spread the good news that would restore God's Kingdom over the world.

Through persecution, followers of Jesus were scattered. The Unique Contribution of the Book of Acts; 2. Preparation for Pentecost (Acts ) 3.

Pentecost (Acts ) 4. Peter's Sermon at Pentecost (Acts ) 5. What Must One Do To Be Saved. (Acts ) 6. Characteristics of a Healthy Church (Acts ) 7. The Healing of the Lame Man and the Heralding of the Gospel (Acts ). John Phillips' Books. John Phillips is a master artist; paper is his canvas, words are his oils, and the pen is his brush.

With these instruments he has produced the Exploring Commentaries, other books and hundreds of powerful messages from the Word of God. T he Book of Acts in the Bible, written around A.D., may be best described as a history of the founding and growth of the early church.

While there are some areas of great detail of the Acts of the Apostles, many times you must use cross references to the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as well as some other epistles in the New Testament to get the full picture of what was.

Luke began his book, which we call the “Acts of the Apostles” or simply “Acts,” by continuing his story where he ended it in the Gospel. Luke’s Gospel had described Jesus’ work in Galilee, Judea and especially Jerusalem.

It ended, as did the other three Gospels, with Jesus’ death and resurrection. Acts continues the story. Texts studied include the rich man and Jesus in Mark (inner texture): the Pentecost event in Acts 2 (intertexture): the woman who anointed Jesus in Luke and John 9 (social and cultural texture): the Ethiopian eunuch in Acts and women keep silent in 1 Corinthians (ideological texture).5/5(1).

Acts tells the stories of scores of people and places, gives the dynamics of successful world evangelism, and teaches us much about the Holy Spirit and His work. Centering on the lives of Peter, Stephen, and Paul, this book traces the history of the early church.

All from $ New from $/5(1). Studies in the Book of Acts. Acts Acts Chapter 7: Persecution Strikes the Church, part 3 Stephen’s speech before the Sanhedrin () Stephen’s response is the longest speech in Acts. His speech can be divided into segments that cover different aspects of Israel’s history.

Exploring Acts. John Phillips. Book Details. Series: John Phillips Commentary Series Categories: Acts Tags: Devotional Book Information / Apostolic Period NT Extra-Biblical Literature Studies Jesus and the Gospels Synoptic Gospels and Surrounding Issues The Book of Acts in its First Century Setting Pauline Studies Johannine Studies Petrine.

Anyone wanting to explore the meaning of God's Word in greater depth - for personal spiritual growth or as a resource for preaching and teaching - will welcome the guidance and insights of this respected series.

Exploring Acts: An Expository Commentary () by John Phillips5/5(1). EXPLORING THE BOOK OF ACTS. DISCIPLE TRAINING COURSE. HARVESTERS LONDON. February - March Summary of the Acts. Introduction: Acts is the second book written by Luke after the third book of the Gospel.

Genre/Form: Commentaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phillips, John, Exploring Acts. Chicago: Moody Press, © (OCoLC) Exploring Acts An Expository Commentary Author related books. Exploring Revelation.

Exploring the Epistle of James. Romans and Galatians. Exploring Hebrews. Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther. Hebrews: Verse-by-Verse. Daniel. The Epistles of John and Jude. Exploring Colossians & Philemon. Exploring Acts by Phillips, John,Kregel Publications edition, in EnglishPages: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint.

Originally published: Chicago: Moody Press, © Originally published in two volumes.Buy a cheap copy of Exploring Acts (John Phillips Commentary book by John Phillips. John Phillips writes with enthusiasm and clarity, cutting through the confusion and heretical dangers associated with Bible interpretation.