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Unformatted text preview: REL 112: Introduction to the New Testament Theological Themes in Luke Acts of the Apostles Major Theological Emphases of Luke's Gospel: Salvation History The Gospel of Luke Luke's Salvation History Old Covenant (God's promises for the Jews) John the Baptist (bridge figure) New Covenant (God's promises for everyone) Jesus' Return (judgment & restoration) Christ's Eternal Reign (eternal reward or torment) Major Theological Emphases of Luke's Gospel: Salvation History Christology The Gospel of Luke Luke's Jesus The Fulfillment of God's Promises (1:5 2:52) God's SpiritAnointed Messiah (2:1 4:13) God's Offer of Salvation (4:14 9:50) Messiah in Possession of His Temple (19:45 21:38) The Suffering Messiah (22:1 24:53) Major Theological Emphases of Luke's Gospel: Salvation History Christology The Role of the Holy Spirit The Gospel of Luke Luke's Holy Spirit "fills" convinces people of the truth convicts people of sin leads people to places and tasks stops certain activities reminds and empowers The Holy Spirit. . . . The Acts of the Apostles The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: (Jesus speaking): "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, Samaria, and the ends of the earth." The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem Judea The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem Judea Samaria The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem Judea Samaria "Ends of the earth" The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem (1:12 8:1a) The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem (1:12 8:1a) Judea & Samaria (8:1b 11:18) The Acts of the Apostles Acts 1:8 is the narrative and theological key to the remainder of the book: Jerusalem (1:12 8:1a) Judea & Samaria (8:1b 11:18) Ends of the earth (11:19 28:31) The Acts of the Apostles Key Theological Emphases: Delay of Jesus' return Growth of the early Church Inclusion of the Gentiles in the Plan of YHWH ...
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