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Bryan Webb Professor Olson Core 4 January 17, 2011 Summary of Acts 1-7 Luke begins his second book to Theophilus by alluding to the gospel of Luke. He briefly reviews what occurred during the forty days between the resurrection and ascension of Christ. The ascension of Jesus is then described, along with the promise of his return by two men in white apparel standing by. Obeying the command of the Lord, the apostles return to Jerusalem, where they wait and continue in prayer along with the women, Mary the mother of Jesus, and with His brothers. Ten days after Jesus ascended to heaven the Holy Spirit is poured out as promised. With the sound of a rushing mighty wind, and with tongues of fire appearing above their heads, those filled with the Holy Spirit begin to speak in other tongues. Devout Jews visiting from other countries are attracted and amazed as they hear wonderful works of God proclaimed in their own languages. Peter preaches Jesus of Nazareth to the crowd, reminding them of his
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course REL 121 taught by Professor Hocke during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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