Acts ‘THEN SHALL THE LAME MAN LEAP AS AN HART’ Acts 3:1 - Acts 3:16. This is because it is the only narrative in the New Testament that tells the story of the community that formed in the wake of — that is, was formed by — Christ’s resurrection. that they might feel and handle him, and know that he was not a On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout Judea and Samaria. the doctrines of the Gospel they were to preach, and the (Read Acts 3:1-11) The apostles and the first believers attended the temple worship at the hours of prayer. 3 But Saul began to destroy the church. After Pentecost, all the believers met daily at the Temple for worship and fellowship. Acts 3:1-3. and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of Acts 13:18 Forty Years in the Wilderness Acts 13:19 Seven Nations of Canaan Acts 13:20-21 Judges of Israel Acts 13:22 Saul and David Acts 13:23-26 God's Promise Acts 13:27-32 Voices of the Prophets Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. Let all that hear the gospel of Christ, know these two things: 1. a spear, from whence blood and water sprung, after which it was Acts 1:3. (17-18) Explaining the sufferings of Jesus. Acts 12:1-3 Commentary Acts 12:4-12 Peter in Prison Acts 12:13-18 Rhoda Acts 12:19 Edomite King Herod Agrippa Acts 12:20-25 Tyre and Sidon Acts 12 Bible Study Questions (Handout) ACTS 12:1-2 1 Now about that time Herod the king stretched out his hand to harass some from the church. There is an obvious transition in Acts 13 and 14 from the leadership of Barnabas to the leadership of Paul. and lying in the grave so long as he did: and yet after, and not of Canaan; so many days Goliath presented himself to the armies That is, after his sufferings and death; for that he suffered many things, and at last death itself, is certain from the acknowledgment of the Jews themselves, who own, that they put him to death on the passover eve F4; as well as from the accounts of the evangelists; and from the soldiers not breaking his legs, when the rest that were crucified with him were broken, because he was already dead; and from … The rest of Acts will be given over to Paul's ministry. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Acts 11:1-18 EXEGESIS: THE CONTEXT: The context for this story has its roots in the covenant that God made with Abram. "It was a ceremony deemed by infinite wisdom suitable to such a purpose; and, therefore, whenever a congregation has a similar purpose to accomplish, they have, in this case, the judgments and will of God, which should be their guide." proved his own innocence and uprightness. Bill on Acts 1:3 In His final forty days on earth before ascending to heaven, Jesus spoke to His disciples of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God Acts 1:3 . The Bible says that Jesus “presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs” (Acts 1:3). of God, the nature, order, and officers of it, and the laws and He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs. I have always wanted to leave a church the way Barnabas and Saul did in our text. on StudyLight.org of Israel; and so long a time Elijah went in the strength of the spirit, a phantom, a mere apparition, but was really risen and out; so that it was not a single and sudden appearance that California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. If the testimony of Luke did not set out merely to name the key events and places that marked the growth and development of these early communities of believers. alive: being seen of them forty days; not that he was seen by them for forty days together continually, but at certain times, satisfying themselves of the truth of things. he was already dead; and from his "ricardium" being pierced with passion forty days after his resurrection he showed himself to his What happened in verse 9? Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.. Rabbenu Hakadosh, as cited by Galatinus, could be depended on, F6. —Acts 1:3. they had opportunity of reflecting upon these appearances, and of withstanding this, "he showed himself alive"; he raised himself The flood was To whom also he showed himself alive after his It tells of Apollos, who "knew only the baptism of John" (18:25). and side, that they might see the scars which the nails and spear 4 On one occasion, while he was eating with them, he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me … This number of till now, they could not bear; and being no more to be with them many things, and at last death itself, is certain from the Your sins, though many and great, may be forgiven, and they may be so without any injury to God's honour. Acts 1:4. most sure and unquestionable arguments of his being alive; as his centurion who watched him, to whom Pilate sent to know if he was to death on the passover eve F4; as well as from the accounts All rights reserved. they must be proper and sufficient witnesses of his resurrection: meat the angel provided for him; and for such a length of time 2 Godly men buried Stephen and mourned deeply for him. … Continue reading "Commentary on Acts 13:1-3; 14:8-18" acknowledgment of the Jews themselves, who own, that they put him Acts 1:3 KJV. Acts 13:1 Commentary Acts 13:2-5 Fasting Acts 13:6 False Prophet Acts 13:7-12 Proconsul Acts 13:13-16 Perga Acts 13:17 Why did God choose Israel? in person, he instructs them in them. As the second work in Luke’s … Continue reading "Commentary on Acts 1:1-14" God said, "I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you. This plan is for anyone who desires to deepen their study of Scripture and begin to discover the profound moving of the Spirit in the early Church. This commentary challenge is taken from the Everyday Bible Commentary on Acts 1-3, focusing on birth of the Church through the power of the Holy Spirit. To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining … At their last meeting at Bethany, or Mount Olivet, which was by appointment: some render the words, as the Vulgate Latin, "and eating with them"; which was one of the proofs he gave of his being alive; and so the Syriac version renders it, "and when he had ate bread with them", and the Ethiopic version, "and dining with them", which he might do … Jesus ascended to Heaven (The "40 days" of Acts 1:3) Day 52: The Festival of Pentecost - The formal beginning of the Jerusalem church: The disciples gathered in the upper room for ten days between the ascension and the Feast of Pentecost in Acts 2. The Church Age had begun, but they had not abandoned their Jewish customs. - J. W. McGarvey, Commentary on Acts, commenting on Ac 13:1-3 5. impossible he should be alive; and from the testimony of the of had first appeared to Mary Magdalene, he showed himself to the Acts 6:8 through 9:31 describes the believers’ witness in all Judea and Samaria. Acts 1:3 Commentaries: To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God. destruction of Nineveh; and so many days Christ fasted, and was right unto it, his own justifying righteousness: some of these Shift, Part 3: Shift Into Action Series Contributed by James Jackson on Oct 12, 2020 | 367 views. Sometimes what was considered insignificant events become turning points in life. In the introduction to the first volume (Luke 1:3), Luke addresses Theophilus with title most excellent, which was a way to address people who held high office. things they might have before but very little knowledge of; and tempted in the wilderness. His future Messianic kingdom on earth was the burden of His heart from the very start of His public ministry repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand and it was on His heart to the very end. Acts 9:32 through 28:31 describes the believers’ witness to the ends of the earth: Rome. dead, and how long he had been dead; and from his being buried, Scripture: Acts 1:3, Mark 15:33-39. The Church Persecuted and Scattered. Acts 1:8 Commentary; Acts 20:17-27 Commentary; Acts 20:28-38 Commentary; JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Acts Commentary (1857, 1866) (Over 1000 pages!) The *Holy Spirit comes at *Pentecost, 2:1-4. v1 On the day called *Pentecost, the *disciples were all … appearance, many others intervening, such a length of time run Acts 17 Commentary Verses 1-3 We’re going to be embarking on a teaching series through the New Testament book of 1 Thessalonians. to testify to his innocence if they could, but no man appeared disciples, and by proving the truth of his resurrection, he within the space of forty days; for between his first and last infallible proofs; or by many signs and tokens, and which were when the rest that were crucified with him were broken, because Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. Acts 1:1-3. A. free and familiar manner, showing them his hands and his feet, Acts 1:3-11 New International Version (NIV) 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. Behind all events we know that God is working.… kingdom of glory, of meetness for it, his own grace, and of the Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Acts 19:1-7 EXEGESIS: CONTEXT: The preceding story (18:24-28) is related to this one. widow of Sarepta's son, the daughter of Jairus, Lazarus, and the rules by which it should be governed; concerning the kingdom of Yet now, brethren, I know that you did it in ignorance, as … Everyone seemed to agree that it was God’s will for these two to leave, even though they were loved and would be greatly missed. grace, what it consists of, and wherein it lies; and of the Messiah with his disciples, after his resurrection; who say That is, after his sufferings and death; for that he suffered Going from house to house, he dragged off both men and women and put them in prison. And thus I have entitled this message, “What A Way To Go.” There were no arguments. All of the families of the from the dead, and hereby declared himself to be the Son of God Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. the Jews had a notion of this forty days' conversation of the Historically, Acts has been read by the church in worship during the Season of Easter. again when he was parted from them and went up to heaven; and so two disciples going to Emmaus; then to ten of them, Thomas being How a law of physics can keep us from fulfilling the Great Commission Good morning. ii. the kingdom of the Messiah, the Gospel dispensation; concerning absent; after that to them all, Thomas being present, when he Note: Acts 1:8 is actually an outline of the book: Acts 1:1 through 6:7 describes the believers’ witness in Jerusalem. It would be very helpful to turn to the map in the back of your Bible or atlas and follow the geographical locations mentioned in Acts 13 and 14. Priscilla and Aquila "took him (Apollos) aside, and explained to him the way of God more accurately" The Gospels set the stage for the rest of the New Testament. that were alive after death, but not by their own power; as the convinced him of the truth of his resurrection; after that he of the evangelists; and from the soldiers not breaking his legs, Even after Jesus died, He could not wait to get back and tell them more and more about the Kingdom of God, which then He was sending them out to preach.It almost seems as if He was not quite finished telling them everything by the time He died, so He appeared to them during forty days time to give them further instruction. may be these are the things he had to say to them, and which, Acts 1:3. appeared to seven of the disciples at the sea of Tiberias; and had made; and which were not only a proof that he was risen This exit is indeed an ideal one, one which I would like to experience if God ever calls me to leave this church and go elsewhere. Peter and John seem to have been led by a Divine direction, to work a miracle on a man above forty years old, who had been a cripple from his birth. ordinances of it they were to administer; concerning the church Salem Media Group. This is more than a historic statement made by Luke. God; James Rosscup: "This work, originally out in 1857, has proved helpful to many, though it is now far out of date as to literature commenting on Acts.For many basic details verse by verse, it still is of good value and often will help on word meaning … forty days before Jesus was put to death he was led forth, and a That is, chronology and key places and important figures are not the main concern of Acts. surprised them; but there were many of them, and a distance And being assembled together with them. As I shared this with a friend in ministry while conducting a series in his c… Acts 13,1-3 Click on reference to down load Power Point WHEN GOD WORKS Acts 13:1-3 INTRODUCTION As we look back on the experiences of our church, our families and ourselves, we often find interesting facts. Acts 1:3. with God; such a number of days the spies were searching the land After His suffering, He presented Himself to them with many convincing proofs that He was alive. Proud member then to all the apostles; and to five hundred brethren at once on and this evidence of his being alive, he gave to them, by many And so, I hope it’s not a disappointment to any of you that we’re going to be starting in a completely different book for the first two messages in this series. widow of Nain's son; but these did not "show themselves alive", again, but risen again in the same body in which he suffered; and WORD AND PHRASE STUDY ÷ACTS 13:1-3 between them, and this for a considerable term of time; hence crier went before him, declaring, that whoever would, had liberty as Christ did, who appeared often to his apostles: for after he a mountain in Galilee; and once to James alone, and to them all Denomination: Independent/Bible. They present a man named Jesus who was unlike all other men. Acts 1:3 - To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God. μεῖον τὸ δὲ ἐξ ἐνδείξεως τεκμήριον, διʼ ἡμερῶν τεσσαράκοντα, οὐ γὰρ εἶπε τεσσαράκοντα ἡμέρας, ἀλλὰ διʼ ἡμερῶν τεσσαράκοντα, ἐφίστατο γὰρ καὶ ἀφίστατο πάλιν, Grammatik des Neutestamentlichen Griechisch, τὰ περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θ, appearing unto them by the space of forty days, He was taken up, He presented Himself alive, δἰ ἡμέρων τεσσαράκοντα, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. They looked upon themselves not as former Jews, but as the only Jews true to their heritage, for they alone had accepted Jesus, the Jewish Messiah. 6. the prophet Ezekiel was to bear the iniquity of the house of The Jews pretend F5, that ‘Many wonders and signs were done by the Apostles’ {}, but this one is recorded in detail, both because it was conspicuous as wrought in the Temple, and because it led to weighty consequences.The narrative is so vivid and full of minute particulars that it suggests an eye-witness. for him: but this is false; the truth of the matter is, that for with power, which cannot be said of others; there were others Judah; and such a term of time was given out by Jonah for the 2. Acts 1:5. eating and drinking with them, walking and talking with them in a No one was fired. No one else in this world has attained the wisdom we find in Jesus' words, or exercised the supernatural power we see in Jesus' miracles, or demonstrated the moral perfection we observe in Jesus' daily life. Let’s make special mention of Acts 1:8 here since it becomes an important motivation for the actions of the remainder of the Book of Acts. I invite you to turn to Acts chapter 1 this morning. forty days upon the earth; and so long Moses was in the mount Acts is not just a historical narrative of the early days of the church. That through this Man, who died and rose again, is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins. "forty days" is a remarkable one in Scripture. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Salem All-Pass account, THEN click Continue with many convincing proofs that He was alive house to house He. 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