'The Acts of the Apostles' Tagged Posts

'The Acts of the Apostles' Tagged Posts

THE TRIUMPH OF THE GOSPEL

Christ’s marching orders to His apostles are spelled out on page one of The Acts of the Apostles– “You will be My witnesses,” said Jesus.      So forth they marched in what St. Paul called a “triumphal procession” (2 Corinthians 2:14) from Jerusalem, throughout Judea, to Samaria, to the Gentile world, to the ends of the earth for some 20 wide centuries.   How does Paul…

“TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH”

The Acts Of The Apostles falls neatly into two parts.  Chapters 1-12 deal with the start of the early church in Jerusalem as it radiates outward.  The apostle Peter is the prominent figure in these early chapters. Chapters 13-28 deal almost exclusively with the spread of the gospel to the Gentiles through the missionary journeys of the apostle Paul. These chapters of Acts…

PREVIEWS OF COMING ATTRACTIONS

Our week by week journey through The Acts of the Apostles brings us to the third chapter.  By the Savior’s power Peter heals a lame man at the gate of the temple. It brings to mind Christ’s own miracles of healing on the pages of the four Gospels. The Gospels portray a beautiful scene.   In the haunting, red rays of the setting sun, when the Sabbath is officially over,…