Acts

The election of Matthias as the disciple to replace Judas (Acts 1:12 – 1:26)

The apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk from the city. When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James, Andrew, Philip, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, Simon the…
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Acts

Jesus leaves earth for the last time and is taken into heaven (Acts 1:1 – 1:11)

Luke notes that in his former book, he wrote about all the acts Jesus did until the day he was crucified and taken up to heaven. After his crucifixion, Jesus presented himself to the disciples and gave them many convincing proofs that he was alive. Jesus appeared to the disciples…
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Acts

Detailed outline of the Book of Acts (of the Apostles)

Peter and the Beginnings of the Church in the Holy Land (chs. 1–12) “Throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria” (1:1—9:31; see 9:31 and note) Introduction (1:1–2) Christ’s resurrection ministry (1:3–11) The period of waiting for the Holy Spirit (1:12–26) The filling with the Spirit (ch. 2) The healing of the lame…
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