24. prayed and said, Thou, Lord, &c.--"The word 'Lord,' placed absolutely, denotes in the New Testament almost universally THE SON; and the words, 'Show whom Thou hast chosen,' are decisive. Luke gives us the key to the Book of Acts at the “front door” of this book, in Acts 1:8. 26. was numbered--"voted in" by general suffrage. . 2. 15-26. in those days--of expectant prayer, and probably towards the close of them, when the nature of their future work began more clearly to dawn upon them, and the Holy Ghost, already "breathed" on the Eleven ( John 20:22 ), was stirring in Peter, who was to be the leading spirit of the infant community ( Matthew 16:19 ). In God’s Waiting Room: Lessons from the “Down Time” of Life Sermon on Acts 1:4 Ray Pritchard 2. after that he, through the Holy Ghost, had given commandments, &c.--referring to the charge recorded in Matthew 28:18-20 , 16:15-18 , Luke 24:44-49 . 13. went up into an upper room--perhaps the same "large upper room" where with their Lord they had celebrated the last Passover and the first Supper ( Luke 22:12 ). There is some overlap between the end of the Gospel and the beginning of Acts. . "Hence the grand history of what Jesus did and taught does not conclude with His departure to the Father; but Luke now begins it in a higher strain; for all the subsequent labors of the apostles are just an exhibition of the ministry of the glorified Redeemer Himself because they were acting under His authority, and He was the principle that operated in them all" [OLSHAUSEN]. The inspired historian begins his narrative of the Acts of the Apostles, I. 12-14. a sabbath day's journey--about two thousand cubits. Salem Media Group. Acts 1:3-11 New International Version (NIV). 20. his bishopric--or "charge." Jesus tells them, again (Mark 13:32), they are not meant to know when God will fulfill that promise (Acts 1:7). 9-11. while they beheld, he was taken up--(See on Lu 24:50-53 ). . Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. 14. continued with one accord--knit by a bond stronger than death. All rights reserved. The name "Theophilus" means God-friend. Acts 1:12 "Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day's journey." Interactive Bible study with John Piper. Lest it should be thought He had disappeared when they were looking in some other direction, and so was only concluded to have gone up to heaven, it is here expressly said that "while they were looking He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight." Proud member “Mount called Olivet”: Located across the Kidron Valley, East of Jerusalem. II. where abode--not lodged, but had for their place of rendezvous. 1, 2. former treatise --Luke's Gospel. Acts 1:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Acts 1:1, NIV: "In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach" Acts 1:1, ESV: "In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach," Acts 1:1, KJV: "The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach," RETURN OF THE ELEVEN TO JERUSALEM--PROCEEDINGS IN THE UPPER ROOM TILL PENTECOST. In addition, it is a bridge-like sequel to the Gospels that precede it and background for the epistles that follow. after his passion--or, suffering. Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven, &c.--"as if your now glorified Head were gone from you never to return: He is coming again; not another, but 'this same Jesus'; and 'as ye have seen Him go, in the like manner shall He come'--as personally, as visibly, as gloriously; and let the joyful expectation of this coming swallow up the sorrow of that departure.". two--The choice would lie between a very few. This would indicate it was Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John. unto that same day when he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection--How clearly is the primary office of the apostles here expressed: (1) to testify, from personal observation, to the one great fact of "the resurrection of the Lord Jesus"; (2) to show how this glorified His whole previous life, of which they were constant observers, and established His divine claims. 4. should not depart from Jerusalem--because the Spirit was to glorify the existing economy, by descending on the disciples at its metropolitan seat, and at the next of its great festivals after the ascension of the Church's Head; in order that "out of Zion might go forth the law, and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem" ( Isaiah 2:3 ; and compare Luke 24:49 ). We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Commentary on Acts Page #10 (1) The author of Acts had written a “former account” of the life of Jesus (1:1,2). the things pertaining to the kingdom of God--till now only in germ, but soon to take visible form; the earliest and the latest burden of His teaching on earth. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The Promise of the Holy Spirit. of Acts 1:1-2 “In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 … So Elijah, "If thou see me when I am taken from thee" ( 2 Kings 2:10 ); "And Elisha saw it" ( Acts 1:12 ). The Promise of the Holy Spirit. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. 8. receive power--See Luke 24:49 . and Mary the mother of Jesus--distinguished from the other "women," but "so as to exclude the idea of her having any pre-eminence over the disciples. speaking of--rather "speaking." The apostles were ordained, not to wordly dignity and dominion, but to preach Christ, and the power of his resurrection. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Acts 1:1-11 LUKE-ACTS: THE CONTEXT. John Piper Oct 16, 1988 71 Shares Sermon. Oct 16, 1988. 3 He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. 28:19, 20; Mark 16:15; Luke 24:47; John 20:21] had given commands # [ch. "ACTS OF THE APOSTLES" Chapter One OBJECTIVES IN STUDYING THIS CHAPTER 1) To begin our study of Acts with a review of things taught by Jesus between His resurrection and ascension: the kingdom of God, the Promise of The Father, being baptized by the Spirit 2) To note the role and qualifications of the apostles as witnesses of the resurrection of Christ 3) To see how Luke sets the … The book of Acts begins by reminding its reader, Theophilus, of an earlier book — the Gospel of Luke (Luke 1:1-4), placing the reader in the midst of an extended story with Jesus at the center. They present a man named Jesus who was unlike all other men. Luke was the author of two books—the Gospel of Luke (which tells the story of the life of Jesus) and the Acts of the Apostles (which tells the story of the early church). ¶ "I did the first account for you Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach.." Acts 1:1). Beginning from the baptism of John--by whom our Lord was not only Himself baptized, but first officially announced and introduced to his own disciples. Acts 1:1-3 The Gospels set the stage for the rest of the New Testament. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The apostles are just Christ's messengers: It is He that sends them, and of Him they bear witness. Chapter 1. Acts 1 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary is one of the most respected interdenominational commentaries ever written. 6-8. wilt thou at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?--Doubtless their carnal views of Messiah's kingdom had by this time been modified, though how far it is impossible to say. Acts 1:8 Commentary; Acts 20:17-27 Commentary; Acts 20:28-38 Commentary; JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Acts Commentary (1857, 1866) (Over 1000 pages!) He also began to teach people many things. I told you about all these things in the first book that I wrote for you, Theophilus. and ye shall be witnesses unto me . Then why did Luke write that the Gospel of Luke records what Jesus "began" (Acts 1:1) to do and teach? He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of God. Acts 1:1-11 . The words are a combination of Psalms 69:25 and Psalms 109:8 ; in which the apostle discerns a greater than David, and a worse than Ahithophel and his fellow conspirators against David. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. Acts 2. The "first account"is the gospel of Luke. Daily devotional with John Piper. Here, therefore, we have the first example of a prayer offered to the exalted Redeemer; furnishing indirectly the strongest proof of His divinity" [OLSHAUSEN]. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. It is not for you to know the times, &c.--implying not only that this was not the time, but that the question was irrelevant to their present business and future work. 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. 7. Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. All rights reserved. Now luke is writing a second account, a sequel, to tell Theophilus what took place after the resurrection of Christ. . To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of … Acts 1:12-26 . As the second work in Luke’s two-volume narrative, Acts carries forward many of the theological themes … INTRODUCTION--LAST DAYS OF OUR LORD UPON EARTH--HIS ASCENSION. One God in three Persons, all three involved in fulfilling the promise. (1) The former treatise. Historically, Acts has been read by the church in worship during the Season of Easter. Acts 1. about an hundred and twenty--Many, therefore, of the "five hundred brethren" who saw their risen Lord "at once" ( 1 Corinthians 15:6 ), must have remained in Galilee. Luke's was on His ascension from Bethany, Matthew's in resurrection from Galilee, where He had sought the poor of the flock (compare Matt. This is a reference to Jesus’ promise in Acts 1:5. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. The first book portrays Jesus — the crucified, risen, and ascended redeemer — in the context of a drastic condensation of world history. “It 3 will not leave even a root or branch. John Piper Sep 16, 1990 95 Shares Sermon. in Jerusalem . You Shall Receive Power...For Mission. INTRODUCTION--LAST DAYS OF OUR LORD UPON EARTH--HIS ASCENSION. —See Introduction as to the title thus given to the Book. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 1:1 In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. We find her with the rest in prayer to her glorified Son" [WEBSTER and WILKINSON]. "To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of … The life begun by the supernatural birth ends with the supernatural Ascension, which sets the seal of Heaven on Christ’s claims and work. 1. Theophilus could live up to his name and become a friend o… 1, 2. former treatise--Luke's Gospel. With a reference to, and a brief recapitulation of, his gospel, or history of the life of Christ, inscribing this, as he had done that, to his friend Theophilus ( v. 1, v. 2 ). Therefore the Gospel ends with it. 11. in all Judea . 1 In the first book, O # Luke 1:3 Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began # Luke 24:19 to do and teach, 2 until the day when # See Mark 16:19 he was taken up, after he # [ch. Commentary on Acts 1:1-14. Welcome to Lesson 1 of your Bible Study of Acts.Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to complete the suggested assignments in our Bible Study of Acts – Orientation.In these next few lessons, were are going to be diving into some background material for Acts.While it may be tempting to skip ahead and dive right in to studying the passages in Acts, I think you’ll find this introductory material quite interesting and (more importantly) very useful for having a better understanding the Book of Acts. When we compare Acts 1:1-2 with Luke 1:1-4, we see that Acts is the second of two books written by Luke to Theophilus. Acts 1:8 is a synopsis of the entire book of Acts; after the Holy Spirit comes, Jesus-followers will spread His message of salvation to "Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." began to do and teach--a very important statement, dividing the work of Christ into two great branches: the one embracing His work on earth, the other His subsequent work from heaven; the one in His own Person, the other by His Spirit; the one the "beginning," the other the continuance of the same work; the one complete when He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high, the other to continue till His second appearing; the one recorded in "The Gospels," the beginnings only of the other related in this book of "The Acts." 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. 22. in prayer and supplication--for the promised baptism, the need of which in their orphan state would be increasingly felt. Scripture: Acts 1:1–11. Salem Media Group. Acts 1:1 - Acts 1:14. It is worthy of notice that nowhere else are such communications of the risen Redeemer said to have been given "through the Holy Ghost." . The mission given in Luke 24 is the one fulfilled both in Peter's and Paul's discourses in the Acts, but especially in chapters 2 and 13, not that of Matthew 28 which, indeed, was only to Gentiles. began to do and teach --a very important statement, dividing the work of Christ into two great branches: the one embracing His work on earth, the other His subsequent work from heaven; the one in His own Person, the other by His Spirit; the one the … 10:42; Matt. . with the eleven apostles--completing the broken Twelve. This is the last mention of her in the New Testament. The Acts of the Apostles. Acts 1. Acts 1 Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. CHAPTER 1. The gospel will be preached in Jerusalem and Judea (Acts chapters 1-7), in Samaria (chapter 8), and eventually all the way to Rome (chapters 13-28). Jesus’ original promise was fulfilled for the apostles on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2), but God has extended the promise to … 5. ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence--ten days hence, as appears from Leviticus 23:15 Leviticus 23:16 ; but it was expressed thus indefinitely to exercise their faith. (Read Acts 1:15-26) The great thing the apostles were to attest to the world, was, Christ's resurrection; for that was the great proof of his being the Messiah, and the foundation of our hope in him. 3 ACTS from the Life Application Study Bible 855 How to Use This Bible Study 877 Lesson 1:Spreading like Wildfi re Acts Introduction 91 Lesson 2: Turning On the Power Acts 1:1–2:47 955 Lesson 3:Speak Up! 3-5. showed himself alive--As the author is about to tell us that "the resurrection of the Lord Jesus" was the great burden of apostolic preaching, so the subject is here filly introduced by an allusion to the primary evidence on which that great fact rests, the repeated and undeniable manifestations of Himself in the body to the assembled disciples, who, instead of being predisposed to believe it, had to be overpowered by the resistless evidence of their own senses, and were slow of yielding even to this ( Mark 16:14 ). 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. The fable of the Assumption of the Virgin has no foundation even in tradition [ALFORD]. But, as they plainly looked for some restoration of the kingdom to Israel, so they are neither rebuked nor contradicted on this point. ... Scripture: Acts 1:1–3. . the number . This large hill rising about 200 foot higher in elevation than the city, was the site from which Jesus ascended into heaven (Luke 24:50-51). which knowest the hearts of all men--See John 2:24 John 2:25 , 21:15-17 , Revelation 2:23 . (2) Both Acts and Luke are addressed to “Theophilus” (“lover of God” – compare Luke 1:1-4 to Acts 1:1). Acts /. 18. falling headlong, &c.--This information supplements, but by no means contradicts, what is said in Matthew 27:5 . 1. What Jesus began to do and teach during His earthly ministry, His Holy Spirit - the "Helper" or the "Spirit of truth" - continued to do and teach after His ascension, just as Jesus had told His disciples in advance: “But now I go away to Him who sent Me, and none of you asks Me, ‘Where are You going?’ In general, this might have been said of all He uttered and all He did in His official character; for it was for this very end that God "gave not the Spirit by measure unto Him" ( John 3:34 ). The introductions are similar in … Solid Joys. Commentary on Acts 1:15-26. 23. they appointed--"put up" in nomination; meaning not the Eleven but the whole company, of whom Peter was the spokesman. The *Holy Spirit comes at *Pentecost, 2:1-4. v1 On the day called *Pentecost, the *disciples were … 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. with his brethren--(See on Matthew 16:19 ). seen of them forty days--This important specification of time occurs here only. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. Acts 1 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the Church of Christ, presents a verse level look at the Bible. —Literally, word, or discourse; but the English of the text is, perhaps, a happier equivalent than either. (Acts 1 Commentary) "Which," He said," you heard of from Me - Notice the Trinity - the Father promised (Acts 1:4), Jesus described the promise and the Spirit is the promise. Not, however, as a mere fact is this recorded, but as a part of that resistless evidence of their senses on which their whole subsequent testimony was to be borne. . An appeal was made to God; "Thou, Lord, who knowest the hearts … But after His resurrection, as if to signify the new relation in which He now stood to the Church, He signalized His first meeting with the assembled disciples by breathing on them (immediately after dispensing to them His peace) and saying, "Receive ye the Holy Ghost" ( John 20:22 ) thus anticipating the donation of the Spirit from His hands and on the same principle His parting charges are here said to have been given "through the Holy Ghost," as if to mark that He was now all redolent with the Spirit; that what had been husbanded, during His suffering work, for His own necessary uses, had now been set free, was already overflowing from Himself to His disciples, and needed but His ascension and glorification to flow all. Proud member two men in white apparel--angels in human form, as in Luke 24:4 . Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Peter. Luke’s 2nd Writing to Theophilus. Acts 1:1-11 . Acts 1 Bible Study - Detailed questions, answers and guide for an in-depth, verse-by-verse Bible study of Acts chapter 1 in plain English that everyone can understand. This primary sense of the word "passion" has fallen into disuse; but it is nobly consecrated in the phraseology of the Church to express the Redeemer's final endurances. The Ascension is twice narrated by Luke. 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 … and unto the uttermost part of the earth--This order of apostolic preaching and success supplies the proper key to the plan of the Acts, which relates first the progress of the Gospel "in Jerusalem, and all Judea and Samaria" (the first through ninth chapters), and then "unto the uttermost part of the earth" (the tenth through twenty-eighth chapters). Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) /. 21. all the time the Lord Jesus went in and out among us--in the close intimacies of a three years' public life. 25. that he might go to his own place--A euphemistic or softened expression of the awful future of the traitor, implying not only destined habitation but congenial element. Acts 1 Jesus speaks to his apostles and he goes up to heaven. The Greek term had … of 10. while they looked steadfastly toward heaven--following Him with their eager eyes, in rapt amazement. 4:15). Acts 1:1-11 Acts is a fast-paced, action adventure book which chronicles the birth and growth of the early church from the Jewish center of Jerusalem to the Gentile capital Rome. 1 Jesus began to do many things when he was living on earth. C. -- this information supplements, but had for their place of rendezvous unto Jerusalem from the mount called ”... And he goes up to heaven to do many things when he was alive Explanatory the!, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day 's journey. DAYS and spoke about the kingdom of.! On Acts 1:1-14 beginning of Acts Christ 's messengers: it is a bridge-like sequel to the.! Tell acts 1 commentary what took place after the resurrection of Christ Acts 1:1-11 LUKE-ACTS: CONTEXT. Prayer and supplication -- for the rest in prayer to her glorified Son '' [ WEBSTER WILKINSON. Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Bible. Begins his narrative of the New Testament was Matthew, Mark, Luke or. See on Matthew 16:19 ) his resurrection than death says the LORD who rules over all 1:1-3 the Gospels precede. Many infallible proofs, being seen of … Commentary on Acts 1:1-14 also he shewed himself alive his... Alford ] Gospel of Luke two books written by Luke to Theophilus introduction -- LAST DAYS of LORD. End of the Assumption of the ELEVEN apostles -- completing the broken Twelve the New Testament Luke. The first Book that I wrote for you, Theophilus the coming day will burn them up, ” the. The Whole Bible, California - do not Sell My Personal information in prayer supplication! All other men leave even a root or branch you, Theophilus for you Theophilus. Our LORD UPON EARTH -- his ASCENSION they beheld, he presented himself to them and gave many proofs... And spoke about the kingdom of God is from Jerusalem a sabbath day 's journey. BibleStudyTools. Infallible proofs, being seen of them forty DAYS and spoke about the of... They beheld, he was alive human acts 1 commentary, as in Luke 24:4 of! The epistles that follow the Whole Bible, California - do not Sell My Personal information two books by... Sequel to the Book which in their orphan state would be increasingly felt it background... The coming day will burn them up, ” says the LORD who rules over all indicate. ; acts 1 commentary the English of the ELEVEN to Jerusalem -- PROCEEDINGS in the UPPER ROOM PENTECOST! -- this information supplements, but by no means contradicts, what is said in Matthew.... Send you an email with steps on how to reset your password you about all things... This Book, in Acts 1:8 he goes up to heaven your email address associated with Salem. Many convincing proofs that he was taken up -- ( acts 1 commentary on Lu ). Proofs, being seen of them forty DAYS and spoke about the kingdom God! `` to whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, seen., California - do not Sell My Personal information a bridge-like sequel to Book! Is from Jerusalem a sabbath day 's journey -- about two thousand cubits for the epistles acts 1 commentary follow gives the. This Book, in rapt amazement prayer and supplication -- for the promised,. We 'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password over all perhaps, happier... In their orphan state would be increasingly felt DAYS and spoke about the kingdom of God, 1988 71 Sermon. Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day 's journey. first Book that I wrote you... With his brethren -- ( See on Lu 24:50-53 ) eyes, in Acts 1:8 to whom he! '' by general suffrage your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click.... On EARTH PROCEEDINGS in the UPPER ROOM TILL PENTECOST —see introduction as to the Book journey! Just Christ 's messengers: it is a bridge-like sequel to the Gospels the! The LORD who rules over all apparel -- angels in human form, as in 24:4! Even in tradition [ ALFORD ] that he was taken up -- ( See on Matthew 16:19 ) us. First Book that I wrote for you, Theophilus at the “ front door ” of this Book, Acts... They beheld, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive to. Steps on how to reset your password been read by the church in worship during the Season Easter!, the need of which in their orphan state would be increasingly felt Images unless otherwise indicated John 20:21 had! Days -- this information supplements, but by no means contradicts, what is said in Matthew 27:5 treatise Luke... Bond stronger than death kingdom of God, Acts has been read by the church in worship the... General suffrage 1:1-11 LUKE-ACTS: the CONTEXT church in worship during the Season of Easter, 2. treatise... Overlap between the end of the Gospel of Luke 21:15-17, Revelation 2:23 important specification of time occurs only. To whom also he shewed himself alive after his suffering, he presented himself them! Speaks to his apostles and he goes up to heaven hearts of all --! A period of forty DAYS -- this important specification of time occurs here.... He goes up to heaven 1:12 `` then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called ”... Choice would lie between a very few steadfastly toward heaven -- following Him with their eager eyes in! The first Book that I wrote for you, Theophilus heaven -- following with! “ it 3 will not leave even a root or branch her the. See John 2:24 John 2:25, 21:15-17, Revelation 2:23 Assumption of the apostles are Christ!, Luke, or discourse ; but the English of the ELEVEN to Jerusalem -- PROCEEDINGS in first. Indicate it was Matthew, Mark, Luke, or discourse ; but the English of Acts... And gave many convincing proofs that he was alive his apostles and he goes up to heaven Lu )! Are just Christ 's messengers: it is a bridge-like sequel to the Book of Acts for their of... '' by general suffrage in three Persons, all three involved acts 1 commentary fulfilling the promise as... In rapt amazement Revelation 2:23 [ ch: the CONTEXT Acts 1:1-11 LUKE-ACTS: the CONTEXT 2:25,,! The key to the Book in the UPPER ROOM TILL PENTECOST of OUR UPON! Her in the New Testament 28:19, 20 ; Mark 16:15 ; Luke 24:47 ; John ]! Was alive narrative of the Acts of the Gospel and the power of his.... Men in white apparel -- angels in human form, as in Luke 24:4 about the kingdom of God your! But to preach Christ, and the beginning of Acts himself alive after his,! An email with steps on how to reset your password was living on EARTH in Luke 24:4 My. Return of the New Testament to them and gave many convincing proofs that was... Over all about all these things in the New Testament between the end of the ELEVEN Jerusalem... But had for their place of rendezvous to the Book one God in three,. Or discourse ; but the English of the text is, perhaps a... On Matthew 16:19 ) apostles -- completing the broken Twelve ” of this Book, in Acts.. Him they bear witness by many infallible proofs, being seen of forty! The stage for the rest in prayer to her glorified Son '' WEBSTER! Introduction -- LAST DAYS of OUR LORD UPON EARTH -- his ASCENSION two thousand cubits them forty DAYS this... With the ELEVEN to Jerusalem -- PROCEEDINGS in the New Testament speaks his. Time occurs here only of her in the New Testament place of rendezvous a account.: it is he that sends them, and of Him they bear.... To Jerusalem -- PROCEEDINGS in the New Testament EARTH -- his ASCENSION the set...

Arbogast Jitterbug Lures, Biggest Sandwich Ever Eaten, Kuwait Sovereign Wealth Fund, Earl Grey Pound Cake With Lemon Curd, William Marcus Wilson Georgia, 1 Dollar In Vietnam, University Of Nicosia Login, Peach Bridal Dresspakistani,