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New Testament ex 2
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How is Acts related to Luke?
The end of Luke is continued in the beginning of Acts
Who wrote Acts? How do we know?
Luke - alludes to it in Acts, verified by outside sources
What do we know about the author of Acts?
Doctor, leader of church in Jerusalem, Gentile, traveled with Paul
When was Acts written?
Early 60's AD
What evidence do we have for the date of Acts?
Nero's persecution began in 64 AD. At the end of Acts, paul has not been persecuted. Paul is preaching unhinderly
What are the 3 major sections of Acts
1) Church begins in Jerusalem
2) Church expands through Judea & Samaria
3) Church expands through the world
What is the purpose of Acts?
To explain the beginning & expansion of the church from Jerusalem to Rome
How does God's sovereignty play a role in the purpose of the book?
Luke shows that God is sovereign over the growth of the church, because despite everything that happens, nothing can stop its growth.
2 important sub-purposes to Acts?
1) Luke seeks to prove Paul's validity as an apostle
2) Luke also wishes to demonstrate that Christianity is not a political threat to Rome
Greek term for church & literal meaning
Ekklesia - "gathering" or "assembly"
What are the 2 senses in which the church is described in the NT; universal and local?
Universal - one group of all Christians for all time
Local - thousands of groups of Christians meeting regularly
How does Acts 1 relate to Luke 24?
It overlaps with Jesus' final words before His ascension
What are the apostles expecting in Acts 1 when they ask Jesus if He will now restore the kingdom? How does Jesus respond?
They think that Jesus will now establish David's throne over Israel and rule. Jesus responds by saying no, the kingdom will spread to the world through your work
How does Luke describe the baptism of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2:1-4?
Sound of a violent wind, tongues of fire, all filled with the Spirit, speaking in tongues
What are the 3 results of the baptism?
1) The different ethnic groups hear the mighty acts of God in their own languages
2) Peter proclaims the gospel message boldly
3) Crowd is convicted & 3,000 believe in Christ
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