Jesus Is Our Firm Foundation: Acts 1:1-3
-Why study Acts?
The book of Acts:
- Tells us where we came from.
- Shows the power of God in the spread of the gospel.
- Shows the reality of spiritual opposition.
- Shows the inability of spiritual opposition to stop the gospel.
What is the book Acts?
- The sequel to the gospel of Luke.
- Historical Account
- Theological Account
What are the major themes of Acts?
- The continued work of God, specifically through Jesus and the Holy Spirit.
- The work of the Apostles (God working through them).
- The joining of Jews and Gentiles into the covenant community of God, that is, the church.
- The spread of the gospel in the midst of great opposition.
Jesus is the foundation of the church.
- He is alive
- He has all authority
- He has ascended