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This is part of the Crossroads programme offered by the South African Theological Seminary.

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  • New Testament 3. The Book of Acts
  • Lesson Outline1. The Facts about Acts2. The Form of Acts3. The Features of Acts
  • The Facts about Acts View slide
  • IntroductionThe Book of Acts Acts 1:1Acts is the second half The former account Iof Lukes two-part work. made, O Theophilus, ofLuke is the story of all that Jesus beganfounder of Christianity, both to do and teach …and Acts the story of thefounding of Christianity. View slide
  • The Facts about ActsAuthor Luke the doctorDate AD 61Reader TheophilusPortrait Head of churchPurpose Four-fold objective
  • Purposes of Acts1. Historical As a master historian, Luke set out to write an orderly and authoritative account of the early church.
  • Purposes of Acts1. Historical Luke wants to calm Roman persecution2. Apologetic by showing Chris- tians as law-biding citizens.
  • Purposes of Acts1. Historical Luke uses history to teach doctrine about2. Apologetic Christ, the church3. Theological and the Spirit.
  • Purposes of Acts1. Historical Jesus carries out his mission to redeem2. Apologetic the world by the Holy3. Theological Spirit working thru the church.4. Missionary
  • The Form of Acts
  • The Form of ActsActs can be divided according to its twomain characters. Peter Paul 1:1 13:1 28:31
  • The Form of ActsActs can be divided on the basis of itsthree mission fields. Judea & Jerusalem Samaria Ends of Earth 1:1 7:1 10:1 28:31
  • The Form of ActsThe best way to divide Acts is on thebasis of five summaries Luke includes: Sum. 12:24 Sum. 19:20 Sum. 9:31 Sum. 16:5 Sum. 6:7
  • Sum. 6:7Sum. 9:31Sum. 12:24Sum. 16:5 The Form of ActsSum. 19:20
  • The Features of Acts
  • The Features of Acts1. The power of the Holy Spirit
  • The Features of Acts1. The power of the Holy Spirit2. The persecution of the church
  • The Features of Acts1. The power of the Holy Spirit2. The persecution of the church3. The prayers of the saints
  • The Features of Acts1. The power of the Holy Spirit2. The persecution of the church3. The prayers of the saints4. The preaching of the gospel
  • Conclusion
  • Summary1. The book of Acts continues from the gospel of Luke.2. Acts has four purposes: historical, apologetic, theological, and missionary.3. Acts can be organised by its main characters, its mission fields, or its summary statements.4. Acts emphasises the power of the Spirit, as well as persecution, prayer, and preaching.