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Acts of the Apostles a commentary

Ernst Haenchen

Acts of the Apostles a commentary

by Ernst Haenchen

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Bible. N.T. Acts -- Commentaries

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    Statement[translated from the German by Bernard Noble and Gerald Shinn, under the supervision of Hugh Anderson, and with the translation revised and brough up to date by R. McL. Wilson]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2625.3 .H313 1971b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 737 p.
    Number of Pages737
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5316114M
    LC Control Number72134559

    Acts Of The Apostles 4 imprisonment in Rome are A.D. If the book was just before or after Paul’s release, then it was likely written around 63 A.D. from Rome. PURPOSE OF THE BOOK As indicated previously, the original purpose of both the gospel and Acts may have been to assist. Commentary on Acts (Read Acts ) The great thing the apostles were to attest to the world, was, Christ's resurrection; for that was the great proof of his being the Messiah, and the foundation of our hope in him.

    Like Ben Witherington's previous commentary Conflict and Community in Corinth, this commentary breaks fresh ground in providing a detailed social and rhetorical analysis of the book of Acts. Written in a readable style, with more detailed interaction with scholarly discussion found in the various excursuses, this commentary draws on the best new insights from a number of disciplines 5/5(7). Written in the late 19th century, Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is a verse-by-verse look at Acts, which McGarvey believed many theologians had misunderstood before. He cites an encyclopedia entry which he believes best represents the book: "The design of Luke, in writing Acts, was to supply, by select and suitable instances, an.

    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 Acts. The "we" passages show the author was a companion of Paul's (Acts ; ; ). He alsoFile Size: KB.   In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today. While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolution—life in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God.


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Read Acts commentary using Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Study the bible online using commentary on Acts and more.

33 rows  Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the. (note ). It is not a record of all of the acts of all of the apostles, but of just some of the acts of some of the apostles.

Date The book ends with Paul in prison in Rome for the first time. His subsequent history is not recorded, which would indicate the book was written before that history was known. This would date it. Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven.

1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.

3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. This verse-by-verse Bible study and commentary of The Acts of the Apostles ("the Book of Acts" or simply "Acts") is in-depth but uses plain language that everyone can understand, as well as a format that will engage you.

Acts is a fast-moving historical account of the first three decades of the church. Acts spans a period of about 30 years, and takes us up to about A.D. 60 or 61, with Paul in Rome waiting to appear before Caesar Nero.

This same Nero began his infamous persecutions of Christians in A.D. iii. Wonderfully, what Jesus began still continues. There is a real sense in which the Book of Acts continues to be written today.

With The Acts of the Apostles, Fitzmyer gives readers the long-awaited companion to his two-volume commentary on the Gospel of Luke. The Four Gospels recount the life and teachings of Jesus, but only the book of the Acts of the Apostles tells the story Acts of the Apostles a commentary book what happened after Jesus’ departure/5(11).

The Apostles' Healing Ministry and Its Consequences () Consequences of the Healing Ministry () Acts 6. The Hellenistic Jewish Christian Witness () Appointment of the Seven () Stephen's Witness and Arrest () Acts 7.

Stephen's Speech () Stephen's Martyrdom () Acts 8. Samaria Responds to the Gospel. The Acts of the Apostles (Koinē Greek: Πράξεις Ἀποστόλων, Práxeis Apostólōn; Latin: Actūs Apostolōrum), often referred to simply as Acts, or formally the Book of Acts, is the fifth book of the New Testament; it tells of the founding of the Christian church and the spread of its message to the Roman Empire.

Acts and the Gospel of Luke make up a two-part work, Luke–Acts. This is THE commentary for the Acts of the Apostles for the serious Bible student and teacher.

Witherington does an excellent job in his page introduction in establishing the historicity of the book and comparing Luke to other Greek historians such as Polybius in their desire to report facts by: A Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By Pastor Galen L. Doughty Southside Christian Church January INTRODUCTION: This commentary is based upon my personal devotional notes and reflections on the Book of Acts.

It is intended to help you better understand some of the background and issues in Luke’s second volume. 12 So from the Mount of Olives, as it is called, they went back to Jerusalem, a short distance away, no more than a Sabbath walk.

13 and when they reached the city they went to the upper room where they were staying; there were Peter and John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Jude son of James.

Image: After rising from the dead, Jesus met with his disciples and followers, giving convincing proofs that he was alive. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the Kingdom of God. (Acts 1: ) - "Jesus ascends to heaven" images set (Acts ): image (1) - Acts, Bible illustrations by James Padgett (), published by Sweet Media.

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.

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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 for you using the tools on the right side%(12). 1 In my first book # The reference is to the Gospel of Luke. I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven after giving his chosen apostles further instructions through the Holy Spirit.

3 During the forty days after he suffered and died, he appeared to the apostles from time to time, and he proved to them in many ways that he.

Erasmus, in his preface to the Acts, says, that he had, in the first instance, some notion of adding this book to St.

Luke's gospel, as they are both addressed to the same person, and the Acts are not inconsiderable part of the sacred history; for, as the gospel shews the seed committed to the earth, and sown in the field, the Acts represent it.

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.

The Acts of the Apostles book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InterVarsity Press is proud to present The Lightfoot Legacy /5.

The Acts of the Apostles book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Dr. Barclay wrote both his gospel and Acts for the princip /5.A new landmark in evangelical scholarship on the book of Acts.

Fifteen years in the making, this comprehensive commentary by David Peterson offers thorough exegesis and exposition of the Acts of the Apostles, drawing on recent scholarship in the fields of narrative criticism and theological analysis, incorporating insights into historical-social background, and investigating why Luke presents 5/5(4).Acts of the Apostles->Commentaries: Books.

1 - 20 of 50 results acts of apostles a commentary. book by richard d balge. book by justo l gonzalez. of Acts, we have a record Quickview. Acts: The Birth of the Church. God guides our witness and our the book of Acts, we have a record of the most fertile period of outreach in the.