THE BOOK OF ACTS - SPECIAL FEATURES

Rev. Thomas Tyree, Jr., Pastor, Grace Bible Church of Costa Mesa, California

Copyright 1995-2014 Rev. Thomas Tyree, Jr., All Rights Reserved


1. Prominence of Jesus Christ - on every page

2. Prominence of the Holy Spirit - 1 Corinthians 6:19, Acts 1:8

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own? (1 Corinthians 6:19)

but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." (Acts 1:8)

3. The power of the Church

4. Prominence of the Church - visible expression and invisible impact

5. Prominence of places - Jerusalem and Rome

6. Prominence of persons - 110 people mentioned by name

7. Prominence of the Resurrection - the center of evangelism and great verification of Jesus Christ’s work.

8. Prominence of Peter and Paul - first half and second half respectively. Acts deals with the Roman world primarily.

9. A more correct title for the Book of Acts would be: The Lord Jesus Christ at Work by the Holy Spirit Through the Apostles


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