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2 edition of commentary on Acts of Apostles found in the catalog.

commentary on Acts of Apostles

J. W. McGarvey

commentary on Acts of Apostles

with a revised version of the text

by J. W. McGarvey

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Published by Published by the Publication Committee... in Leicester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- N.T. -- Acts -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBible. N.T. Acts. English. McGarvey. 1887.
    Statementby J.W. M"Garvey.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19003679M

    Commentaries on Acts. A list of the best commentaries on Acts ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. You can find the best commentary on Acts for you using the tools on the right side%(12). A new landmark in evangelical scholarship on the book of Acts. Fifteen years in the making, this comprehensive commentary by David Peterson offers thorough exegesis and exposition of the Acts of the Apostles, drawing on recent scholarship in the fields of narrative criticism and theological analysis, incorporating insights into historical-social background, and investigating why Luke presents 5/5(4).

      The Acts of the Apostles book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. InterVarsity Press is proud to present The Lightfoot Legacy /5. The Acts of the Apostles (Koinē Greek: Πράξεις Ἀποστόλων, Práxeis Apostólōn; Latin: Actūs Apostolōrum), often referred to simply as Acts, or formally the Book of Acts, is the fifth book of the New Testament; it tells of the founding of the Christian church and the spread of its message to the Roman Empire.. Acts and the Gospel of Luke make up a two-part work, Luke–Acts.

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Commentary on Acts of Apostles by J. W. McGarvey Download PDF EPUB FB2

33 rows  Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in(six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (–) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of the Old Testament, and the Gospels and Acts in the New Testament.

Read Acts commentary using Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. Study the bible online using commentary on Acts and more. This verse-by-verse Bible study and commentary of The Acts of the Apostles ("the Book of Acts" or simply "Acts") is in-depth but uses plain language that everyone can understand, as well as a format that will engage you.

Acts is a fast-moving historical account of the first three decades of the church. (note ). It is not a record of all of the acts of all of the apostles, but of just some of the acts of some of the apostles.

Date The book ends with Paul in prison in Rome for the first time. His subsequent history is not recorded, which would indicate the book was written before that history was known. This would date it. Acts spans a period of about 30 years, and takes us up to about A.D.

60 or 61, with Paul in Rome waiting to appear before Caesar Nero. This same Nero began his infamous persecutions of Christians in A.D. iii. Wonderfully, what Jesus began still continues. There is a real sense in which the Book of Acts continues to be written today.

With The Acts of the Apostles, Fitzmyer gives readers the long-awaited companion to his two-volume commentary on the Gospel of Luke. The Four Gospels recount the life and teachings of Jesus, but only the book of the Acts of the Apostles tells the story of what happened after Jesus’ departure/5(12).

Among those many pages were two sets of lecture notes on the Acts of the Apostles. Together they amount to a richly detailed, albeit unfinished, commentary on Acts The project of writing a commentary on Acts had long been on Lightfoot's mind, and in the s he wrote an article about the book for the second British edition of William.

Proofs of Christ's Resurrection; Christ's Address to His Apostles. 1 The former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, 2 Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: 3 To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen.

A new landmark in evangelical scholarship on the book of Acts. Fifteen years in the making, this comprehensive commentary by David Peterson offers thorough exegesis and exposition of the Acts of the Apostles, drawing on recent scholarship in the fields of narrative criticism and theological analysis, incorporating insights into historical-social background, and investigating why Luke presents Cited by: 7.

Written in the late 19th century, Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is a verse-by-verse look at Acts, which McGarvey believed many theologians had misunderstood before. He cites an encyclopedia entry which he believes best represents the book: "The design of Luke, in writing Acts, was to supply, by select and suitable instances, an.

The Acts of the Apostles Pillar New Testament Commentary by David G. Peterson. Get this book on Amazon using its exact ISBN. Reviews and Accolades: • D. Carson: a “best buy” on Acts; ” reflects careful work across the gamut of integral disciplines: text criticism, grammatical exegesis, historical considerations, literary criticism, and, above all, robust theological reflection”.

12 So from the Mount of Olives, as it is called, they went back to Jerusalem, a short distance away, no more than a Sabbath walk. 13 and when they reached the city they went to the upper room where they were staying; there were Peter and John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Jude son of James.

The Acts of the Apostles book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Barclay wrote both his gospel and Acts for the princip /5. In this new commentary for the Belief series, award-winning author and theologian Willie James Jennings explores the relevance of the book of Acts for the struggles of today.

While some see Acts as the story of the founding of the Christian church, Jennings argues that it is so much more, depicting revolution—life in the disrupting presence of the Spirit of God. The book of Acts provides a detailed, orderly, eyewitness account of the birth and growth of the early church and the spread of the gospel immediately after the resurrection of Jesus narrative supplies a bridge connecting the life and ministry of Jesus to the life of the church and the witness of the earliest believers.

Verse 1. THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM (Acts ) In this chapter are found Luke's prologue to Acts (Acts ), the ascension (Acts ), the apostles and others waiting in Jerusalem (Acts ), and a record of choosing a successor to Judas (Acts ).THE PROLOGUE (Acts ). The significance of the prologue with its introductory address to Theophilus lies in the fact that.

the Apostles Acts The Author The first verse points the reader back to the book of Luke which isobviouslythe "former account" (Luke ). Clearly, the author ofthe book of Luke is also the one who penned the book of Acts. The "we" passages show the author was a companion of Paul's (Acts ; ; ).

He alsoFile Size: KB. Commentary on Acts (Read Acts ) 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. Acts of the Apostles Commentary - an Audio Book read by Paul Cresswell - Episode 3 - Duration: Christadelphian Sharing and Learning Network 45 views The Apostles' Healing Ministry and Its Consequences () Consequences of the Healing Ministry () Acts 6.

The Hellenistic Jewish Christian Witness () Appointment of the Seven () Stephen's Witness and Arrest () Acts 7. Stephen's Speech () Stephen's Martyrdom () Acts 8. Samaria Responds to the Gospel. The book of Acts also describes the work of the two apostles Peter and Paul.

Peter is the human main character in the first 12 chapters, Paul in the second part from chapter The geographical centre of the first part is Jerusalem, of the second Antioch, where the .A Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles By Pastor Galen L.

Doughty Southside Christian Church January INTRODUCTION: This commentary is based upon my personal devotional notes and reflections on the Book of Acts. It is intended to help you better understand some of the background and issues in Luke’s second volume.Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) 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. 3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive.