Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 12-14 - Return to Jerusalemby Carlton CoonThe apostles carried out Jesus’ instructions. They did not scatter, but went at once to the upper room where they abode. It seems this was a temporary residence that had been used when Jesus and His closest followers were in Jerusalem.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Pentecostal Powerby Carlton CoonOrdinary people were able to do extraordinary things because the Spirit of God was at work in their lives. The ministry of the Holy Spirit is not a luxury; it is an absolute necessity
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Are You in the Same Business God is in?
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 6-8 - Wilt Thou Restore the Kingdom?by Carlton CoonImagine them thinking and talking among themselves, ”You know that resurrection was a pretty neat trick, but I wonder when He is going to take care of the ‘main’ thing, the business of restoring the kingdom to Israel?”
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - Tarrying at a Promiseby Carlton CoonThe main difference between John and the book of Acts disciples was that the disciples had experienced a personal Pentecost – they had been filled with the Holy Ghost. Empowered by the Holy Ghost, the disciples could exclaim, “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me” (Philippians 4:13).
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - Speaking of Things Pertaining to the Kingdom of God
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 3-5 - The Next Thingby Carlton CoonGod does not always inform us as to the “so that” intended as the next step forward, but never stop looking for God’s “so that” in your life. You ran into an old friend last week. Was the intent to get an update on their family? Perhaps, or was something else meant to happen?
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 1-2 (continued)by Carlton CoonBegan . . . a word that calls for a continuation. Luke was volume one of a saga that could not be contained in one writing,. God's approach is different, the tools being employed are different, but what He started has not concluded.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1, Verses 1-2by Carlton CoonChristianity is a point of departure as well as a point of arrival. The acts and words of Jesus are a beginning, a center from which to journey.
Book of Acts, Chapter 1by Carlton CoonThe four gospels funnel into Acts. Acts is then a too oft ignored bridge from the life of Christ into practiced and practical Christianity.
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!
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