The Study of Acts

Weekly Study guide available here-      Act-Study-Guide-All-Combined  

The birth of the Church in Jerusalem (1:6-6:7)
Week 1-Jesus’ gives the vision for his church & His ascension (Acts 1:1-11)

Week 2-The Spirit Arrives- Witnesses Begin in Jerusalem (Acts 2:1-41)
o The response of the people look at Acts 2:12ff. people were asking “…what does this mean?” The key purpose of the Hily Spirit is to make the gospel message relevant.
o Peter gets up and preaches (Acts 2:14ff) about who or what? (Look down at Acts 2:22.) JESUS.
o If you kill your king and the king came back to life and he’s going to get you. Read Acts 2:36:

Week 3-The Fellowship of Believers (Acts 2:42-47; 4:23-33)
o The Origin of “koinonia”
o The picture of “koinonia”
o The potency of “koinonia”

Week 4-Witnesses through the Healing Ministry of Jesus continues through the apostles (Acts 3:1-4:4)

Week 5-The Outbreak of Persecution- Peter & John Before the Sanhedrin (Acts 4:5-22)
o “A Body Strategy” Study-Platt Witnesses through Persecution

Week 6– Discipline in the Church-Ananias & Sapphira (Acts 5:1-11)

Week 7-The Expansion of the Ministry of the Church-inward and outward! The First Deacons (Acts 6:1-7)

Week 8– The Blood of the First Martyr is the Seed of the Church’s Growth into Judah, Samaria and the ends of the Earth. (Acts 7:1-8:1)