acts (book of)

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 man and the resultant


Acts Jesus Ascends to Heaven 1:1 I wrote the former account, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach 1:2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after he had given orders by the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 1:3 To the same apostles also, after his suffering, he presented