The story luke is about to tell regarding the church and its mission. The images are all colored and there is a depth of emotion here i was surprised to find in a kids book. Stephen said some words from the book by the prophet isaiah isaiah 66. Mar 04, 20 the esv study bible includes maps on many of the pages in the book of acts that help illustrate the various places mentioned in acts and routes taken by the apostles as they proclaim the gospel. The book has been called the acts of the apostles, really a misnomer because acts has very little to say concerning most of the original twelve apostles. Acts 19 is the nineteenth chapter of the acts of the apostles in the new testament of the christian bible.
In acts, jesus sends the holy spirit to empower his disciples as they carry. In acts 2 there is the record of the conversion of the jews on the day of pentecost. Gods purpose is to get as many people as will come, into the kingdom of god. A eunuch was on his way home from jerusalem when philip taught and baptized him. The simple but engaging text begins where the illustrated gospel for children leaves off with pentecost, when the followers of jesus are transformed by the gifts of the holy spirit into heroic witnesses of the resurrection of christ. We will after the first of the year actually begin a verse by verse study of the book of acts. Acts 2 background information with maps and images. An understandable version of acts translation by william e. Click chart to enlarge charts from jensens survey of the nt used by permission another chart from charles swindoll another chart on acts.
Peters activities are described at some length, and john and philip are mentioned, but more than half of the book is about paul and his connection with the christian movement. From the first delivery of that divine message, it appeared that there was divine power going with it. The book of acts tells how the multiethnic, international. Before we pick back up with acts chapter 2 which we still wont complete today and the dawn of a new. A detailed, intertexture analysis of the 2nd chapter of the acts of the apostles is instructive for this purpose. A chapterbychapter bible study of the book of acts 2 acts the beautiful, amazing, powerful, weak, dysfunctional church table of contents scripture passage page 1.
Bible study tips for the book of acts unlocking the bible. A quick reading of these chapters might make it seem so. Chapter 2 relates the fulfilment of this promise, in answer to the spirit of dependence manifested in their united prayers. This holy spirit of god fell on all the 120, male and female, and empowered them to be ministers of god. Jesus sends the holy spirit to empower his disciples as they carry the good news of his kingdom to the nations of the world.
Here ends our study of all the places mentioned in the book of acts. The gospel of luke retells the story of jesus life, death, and resurrection. The new testament without acts leaves a great, yawning gap. No more fiddling around with pages trying to find the book, chapter, or verse youre looking for. A price floor prevents a price from falling below a certain level, but has no effect on prices above that level. Acts 2 nlt the holy spirit comes on the day of bible. This book was written by the same man who wrote the gospel of luke. They listened carefully to the information, and cried out. Scribner and the washington post, which teamed together this spring to produce the no.
Acts 2, new international version niv the bible app. Chapter 10 chapter 11 chapter 12 chapter chapter 14 chapter 15 chapter 16 chapter 17 chapter 18 chapter 19. The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early. Contains 14 great watercolors detailing key scenes from the bible. Watch our overview video on the book of acts, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. This book, like the four gospels, is a history book. Acts 2 the holy spirit comes at pentecost bible gateway. The people hearing the apostles understand the language themselves. Acts 2 commentary, this commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, contains the authors personal study and translation of the original greek new testament. The events of this chapter begin as the 12 apostles 1. Chapter 1 the birthday of the church acts 1 2 the new testament begins with the four gospels matthew, mark, luke and john. It records part of the third missionary journey of paul. The esv study bible includes maps on many of the pages in the book of acts that help illustrate the various places mentioned in acts and routes taken by the apostles as they proclaim the gospel. We have formatted the entire king james version bible just for kindle with easy navigation.
Chapterbychapter bible studies acts kathleendalton. It will have its biggest effect in creating excess supply as measured by the entire area inside the dotted lines on the graph, from d to s if it is substantially above the equilibrium price. Acts is the thirteenth chapter of the acts of the apostles in the new testament of the christian bible. Between the promise of the messiah even the latest of those promises and his coming many ages intervened. Acts 2 nkjv coming of the holy spirit when the bible. This picture shows how the whole book can be divided into those three regions. Acts of the apostles chapter two objectives in studying this chapter 1 to carefully consider the events surrounding the outpouring of the spirit on the day of pentecost 2 to examine peters first gospel sermon, and the evidence presented in it for the resurrection of jesus christ 3 to observe the response to the sermon, and what people. Acts 2 new international version niv the holy spirit comes at pentecost. The unity of the spirit felt by the first christians when the.
But stephen reminded the jews that god was bigger than any temple. This will help you place yourself in the shoes or sandals of the apostles and understand the kindness of god in the gospel being for all people. Concise presentation notes by charles dailey black underlined words match words in the bible text. The companion to the gospel account luke wrote was acts, which retells the work of jesus spirit after his ascension, and the story of the movement of people he inspired. Acts 2 commentary abbots illustrated new testament bible. You have a full table of contents for every single book and chapter. Acts 2 chapter of acts is probably one of the more famous chapters of the new testament o and justi. This noise filled the whole house where they were sitting. Acts 2 indepth versebyverse commentary and bible study of acts chapter 2 in plain english. Therefore many verses do not yet have notes, but if the lord tarries and gives me breath, additions will follow. The book could not have been written until after pauls imprisonment at rome, since it brings down the history to that event. It records the first missionary journey of paul and barnabas to cyprus and pisidia. Chapter 1 the birthday of the church acts 12 the new testament begins with the four gospels matthew, mark, luke and john.
Feb 19, 2011 acts chapter 2 shares with us the gospel message as delivered by peter on the day of pentecost shavuot the feast of weeks. Acts 2 1 and when the day of pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. Acts free bible commentary on the book of acts in easy. But neither peters words, nor the miracle they witnessed, could have produced such effects, had not the holy spirit been given. They continued to preach, and the church at antioch. Chapter 20 chapter 21 chapter 22 chapter 23 chapter 24 chapter 25 chapter 26 chapter 27 chapter 28. Chapter 4 proclaiming the risen lord acts after the four gospels comes a fifth book in the new testament which is called acts or the acts of the apostles. Oct 04, 2016 watch our overview video on the book of acts, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.
This book adds content from the previous book illustrated gospel and is appropriate for under 8 year olds. The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early christian tradition affirmed that luke composed this book as well as the gospel of luke. Tongues in acts 2 refers to real languages, people from all over the empire hear the preaching of the apostles in their own languages acts 2. To relate in what manner the gifts of the holy spirit were communicated on the day of pentecost, and the miracles performed by the apostles, to confirm the truth of christianity, as showing that christs declarations were really fulfilled. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Acts chapter 2 verses 1 through 4 contains this account of the outpouring of the holy spirit on the church.
Here in the first chapter, the spirit is mentioned four times verses 2, 5, 8, 16. Acts 2 niv the holy spirit comes at pentecost bible gateway. Acts chapter 2 commentary northwest college of the bible. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the way, whether men or women. Acts furnishes a ladder on which to place the epistles. We are going to zoom in to the city of jerusalem and witness the very first act of the apostles after the day of pentecost. Acts chapter 2 is the beginning of many great things. Acts is a bridge between the gospels and the epistles. Before jesus was taken into heaven where he was enthroned to share gods rule over the world, he instructed his followers to be a witness for him. When the day of pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Acts 2 nkjv coming of the holy spirit when the bible gateway.
On the day of pentecost, as they were all with one accord in one place, what kind of sound from heaven did they hear. This great chapter in the bible is one of the most studied, most taught, and often times the most wrongly taught. The experiences of the early church the works of mercy, the miraculous healings, and the amazing. Studies in the book of acts grace communion seminary. The object of the book has been considered to be, 1. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. The book of acts shows how god fulfilled his ancient promises to restore his blessing to all the nations through the offspring of. Each story takes up only 2 pages except pauls conversion, gospel voyages, and from jerusalem to rome. Acts of the apostles 2, new living translation nlt the. Acts overview abbots illustrated new testament bible. Next chapter of acts the book of acts, chapter 2 we hope that you find the content of the book of acts, chapter 2 from the douay rheims version of the catholic bible helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of this chapter. Meanwhile, saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the lords disciples. Im not sure exactly which sunday marching into january, but we will do that.
In the twentieth century pentecost has become a source of confusion, embarrassment or division for christians, even as it has become a. Our story starts off where the gospel of luke left offjesus is back now that hes resurrected, jesus decides to hang out and chat with his disciples whom luke calls apostles for forty days. Acts 2 king james bible kjv book of acts bible history online. Background overview the book of acts the book of the acts of the apostles is the fifth book in the new testament christian canon. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. If the book of acts were gone, there would be nothing to replace it howson.
The healing touch an illustrated sermon from acts 3. And when the day of pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. Acts 2 new king james version nkjv coming of the holy spirit. Commentary on the book of acts bible study lessons. Jews came to jerusalem from the far reaches of the roman empire to worship god for this oneday event.
Acts, chapter 2 king james version christian answers webbible. Tongues in 1 corinthians need interpretation, as is the case most modern charismatic churches with which i am familiar. The spirit comes from above, in his own power, to possess and fill the dwellingplace prepared for him. Personal repentance and new life through baptism must lead to a committed group of believers who share their property and wealth, and take care of each other. What was the state of the 120 on the day of pentecost. This chapter records the events on the day of pentecost, about 10 days after the ascension of jesus christ. Acts 2 new living translation nlt the holy spirit comes.
Sauls design of pursuing the christians who had fled from jerusalem, to such a distance, and into another jurisdiction, in order to strike a decisive blow against them in this great city, evinces the boldness and energy of his character. Acts 2 commentary abbots illustrated new testament. Sinners, when their eyes are opened, cannot but be pricked. William neil, the acts of the apostles,the new century bible commentary grand rapids. I invite you to take out your bibles and turn to acts chapter 3. Luke specifies that peter together with the other apostles spoke the message of christ to those assembled. This verse by verse commentary page is part of an ongoing project to add notes to each verse of the bible. Chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9. Acts 2 is the second chapter of the acts of the apostles in the new testament of the christian bible. Acts 2 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. What day came where the disciples were all with one accord in one place.981 747 938 969 630 1425 868 642 663 111 503 304 583 216 805 808 1352 199 720 1013 656 658 584 361 310 439 1295 874 578 1024 979 738 830 860