Acts of the Apostles


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a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome

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Readers looking for a companion text to the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles will find many insights in Gonzalez's guide to this key and apparently underrated, New Testament author.
In her essay, "Philological Aspects of the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles," Evie Zacharides-Holmberg agrees: "The Acts of Andrew ranks highest in the choice of vocabulary and syntax" (140).
For a new me was born, a bit like the eunuch in the Acts of the Apostles, when my own "Philip" (her name was Sujatha) passed her spirit of fire on to me, years ago now.
The Acts of the Apostles talks about how the early Christian community was faithful to the Jewish tradition of gathering for prayer at appointed times.
His topics are the "biblical" scrolls and the implications; commentary on older scripture in the scrolls; authoritative literature according to the scrolls; new copies of old texts; groups and group controversies in the scrolls; the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament Gospels; and the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Acts of the Apostles, and the letters of Paul.
The author of Galatians may have constructed the letter based on the portrait of Paul in the Acts of the Apostles.
The ministry of this church and many like it across Canada enlivens my reflection on the daily distribution recorded in the 6th chapter of the Acts of the Apostles.
Pastoral minister Mr Malcolm Tibbott led the prayers and there were readings from the second chapter of the Acts of the Apostles and from the fifteenth and 16th chapters of the Gospel according to St John.
patronage, honor/shame, purity and holiness) to recover the understanding of God in eight New Testament writings (Mark, Matthew, Acts of the Apostles, Romans, 1 Corinthians, Galatians, John, and Hebrews).
It's impossible to do more than speculate about the role of women in the time of Christ and in the early Church because 3rd century censors decreed that just four of the 40 known gospels, and the heavily edited Acts of the Apostles, were the New Testament Word of God.
Acts of the Apostles states that suddenly the Holy Spirit came upon them and filled them with spiritual power.
The Acts of the Apostles records the tale of a renowned Christian orator and scholar called Apollos.
When reading the Acts of the Apostles, for example, we discover an almost tangible sense of the Holy Spirit in the church.
In the Annotations, Erasmus wrote that the "gospel history" (historia Evangelica) of Luke the evangelist consisted of two volumes, the second one being the Acts of the Apostles.
The story comes at the beginning of the Acts of the Apostles.