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Category: Acts

Paul’s Personal Defense – Acts 26

Read the Passage: Acts 26 Pre-Conversion (26:1–11) Acts 26 records the fifth of six times that Paul defends himself in the book of Acts while under Roman arrest. Recall Paul […]

Visiting Jerusalem – Acts 21

Read the passage: Acts 21 Travels and Warnings (21:1–14) Acts 21:1–14 records the travels of Paul from Miletus to Jerusalem. Note that this marks the end of Paul’s third missionary […]

Toward Jerusalem – Acts 20

Read the Passage: Acts 20 Travels in Greece (20:1–12) In Acts 19 we studied Paul’s three-year ministry in Ephesus, which filled up most of the time on Paul’s third missions […]

Ministry in Ephesus – Acts 19

Read the Passage: Acts 19 Ministry (19:1–10) Acts 18:23 records the beginning of Paul’s third missionary journey, which occurred between AD 53–57, and entailed Paul re-visiting many of the cities […]

Paul’s Continued Journeys – Acts 18

Read the Passage: Acts 18 Corinth (18:1–17) As Acts 17 concluded, Paul was still in Athens. After teaching at the Areopagus, Paul departed Athens and made the short 65 mile […]

Macedonian Journeys – Acts 17

Read the Passage: Acts 17 Thessalonica (17:1–9) After Paul and Silas were released from prison in Philippi, they and Timothy headed southwest along the coast of Macedonia, traveling through the […]

Paul’s Second Missionary Journey – Acts 16

Read the Passage: Acts 16 Galatia (16:1–10) In Acts 13–14 we studied Paul’s first missionary journey, which occurred in AD 46–48. Paul’s second missionary journey, which occurred in AD 50–52, […]

Conflict in the Church – Acts 15

Read the Passage: Acts 15 Conflict Described (15:1–5) Paul’s first missionary journey, which is recorted in Acts 13–14, occurred in AD 46–48. From AD 50–52 Paul embarked upon a second […]

Perils of Ministry – Acts 14

Read the Passage: Acts 14 Opposition (14:1–7) Acts 13 records the beginnings of Paul’s first missionary journey, which occurred in 48 AD. This journey took Paul and Barnabas first to […]

Paul’s Ministry – Acts 13

Read the Passage: Acts 13 Calling of Paul (13:1–12) Acts 12 narrates several important events in the life of the early church, including the martyrdom of James, the freeing of […]

Peter’s Ministry – Acts 11–12

Read the Passage:  Gentiles’ Conversion (11:1–26) Word of Peter’s preaching of the gospel to Cornelius and his household reached the church leaders in Jerusalem. Upon visiting Jerusalem, Peter gave an […]

Gospel to the Gentiles – Acts 10

Read the Passage: Acts 10 Revelation to Cornelius (10:1–8) Over the past few chapters we’ve studied Stephen, the first martyr (Acts 7); Philip, the first missionary (Acts 8); and Saul, […]

The Apostle Paul – Acts 9:1–31

Read the Passage: Acts 9:1-31 Paul’s Life: Pre-Conversion (9:1–2) Earlier in the book of Acts, at Acts 7:58 and 8:1–3, we were introduced to “a young man named Saul,” who […]

God’s Servants – Acts 6–7

Read the Passage: Acts 6-7 Choosing of Deacons (6:1–7) In Acts 6:1 Luke writes, “In those days . . . the number of the disciples in Jerusalem was multiplying.” While […]

Gospel Progress – Acts 5:12–42

Read the Passage: Acts 5:12-42 Ministry and Arrest (5:12–21) Acts 5:12–16 records that God was pleased to facilitate many signs and wonders among the people during the early days of […]