Discussions on “Acts”

Acts: Chapter 9

Verses 1-17 tell how Saul, persecutor of the new Christian Church was converted to Christianity. The moving account is well worth reading.

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Acts: Chapter 8

Saul was mentioned in Acts 7 v 58. He was a young man who the council members trusted with their coats while they stoned Stephen to death…

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Acts: Chapter 7

In previous blogs we have tried to explain what we talked about almost verse by verse for each chapter. At the start of Jesus church of new disciples there was so much to do, so many people interested and wanting to be baptised and a growing anger in the ranks of the religious leaders and central government that having had Jesus of Nazareth put to death and having congratulated themselves on getting rid of a serious threat to their reputation among the people of the land, that threat had most definitely come back and a new powerful preacher had come on the scene that none of the priests from the High Priest down were able to argue against.

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Acts: Chapter 6

As we read in Acts 5 v 42 the apostles ‘never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.’ They believed that this was the most important part of their ministry.

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Acts: Chapter 5

The book or the acts of the apostle tells us of a new Order. The Christian church was being established. We left chapter 4 having learned that they met at one another’s houses to break bread and drink wine in remembrance of Jesus’ death and resurrection. They shared each other’s possessions so that the poor amongst them were helped. Rich members sold property and gave the money they received to the apostles to distribute to the poor.

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Acts: Chapter 4

We talked about the link between chapter 3 and chapter 4 which was the act of healing the crippled man. The events in chapter 4 were as a direct result of the miracle in chapter 3.

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Acts: Chapter 3

We talked about the context of this chapter and how the apostles continued to recognise the Jewish laws of worship, that is, to offer prayers three times a day.

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Acts: Chapter 2

Fifty days after the Passover Feast, Pentecost was celebrated, so Jerusalem would have been bustling with visitors from many nations.

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