For Better Understanding of Acts Blog #8by Carlton Coon
The book of Acts covers approximately thirty years. Understanding the time involved gives a sense of the time in Paul becoming a convert, a disciple, and then a student of the scripture. It helps see the development of Peter as the apostle preaching the first gospel message to the Jews and nine years later to a Gentile.
- Acts of the Apostles
- Charismatic movement
- chasing God
- Christian Devotion
- church growth
- Daily Devotion
- Holy Spirit
- knowing God
- life lessons
- personal devotion
- quiet time
- seeking God
- study of the Bible
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog #7by Carlton Coon
Acts contains an experiential theology of salvation whether dealing with those who conspired to commit murder (Acts 2); a prayerful and honest-hearted Roman military official (Acts 10), or an Ethiopian who had traveled to Jerusalem to worship (Acts 8). How to be saved is found in the book of Acts!
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued (Blog #6)by Carlton CoonStep by step the gospel message moves from Jerusalem to Rome. The missionary effort was not easy. Persecution, personal disagreements among leaders, and people backsliding did not stop the missionary effort.
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog #4by Carlton Coon
This view sees Acts as a pattern. Acts is thus like the Lord's command to Moses regarding the tabernacle. "...Look that thou make them after their pattern, which was shown thee in the mount." (Exodus 25:40)
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog#3by Carlton Coon
Acts has much divine activity. God was breaking in on people of various cultures and backgrounds. Luke was especially concerned that his readers understand this.
Various Ways of Looking at Acts Blog #2by Carlton CoonThe Acts of the Apostles is unique. It is the only God-inspired history of the early church. Acts tells the story of the church's progress. It also reports failure, dissension, and error.
Pursuing Godby Carlton Coon
Some chase ministry, or a church that allows them to relax without significant responsibility. What if there was only ONE to chase after? The ONE we sought without exception being JESUS!
Having Forgotten the Focusby Carlton CoonIs it possible that some people know how to “do” church, but don’t know how to fellowship with Jesus? Jesus desires us to have life practices that help us to know Him in a more personal way.
For Better Understanding of Acts Blog #8
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog #7
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued (Blog #6)
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog #4
Various Ways of Looking at Acts (Continued) Blog#3
Various Ways of Looking at Acts Blog #2
Having Forgotten the Focus