January 16, 2014
PENTECOST: LUKES NARRATIVE: THE EVENT,
Pentecost was a feast of the Jews.
Agriculture and History
The three phenomena
Tongues of fire
A sound as of a mighty rushing wind
Speaking in t
Wed. Sept. 2 / Thurs.
Jackson wrote The Lottery as a
response. One could say she wrote it in
response to humanity. Others might say
it was written in response to government
(small or large). What do you think
Acts Test #1
Study Acts 1-3, the class notes, charts and maps thoroughly.
What are things to look for in Acts?
1) At least 14 speeches carry the message of Acts
2) The Holy Spirit is the ever present star
3) Conversions; how
Chapter 1 Putting the World into Rights
We as people see what justice could look like, but then give in on the idea, as we never
seek how to reach it
The would has a form of justice that makes some things right, but in no way is injusti
The Holy Spirit
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my
witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
When the Holy Spirit is initially spoken about in the boo
January 9, 2014
Acts of the Apostles: a unique book.
The Bridge b/w the Gospels and the Epistles
It is difficult to overstate the importance of the book of Acts
Tertullian wrote books about Christianity in
January 14, 2014
The Luke-Acts connection
A.1.a) Describes historical events
A.1.c) Looked at existing documents
A.1.e) Wrote it down for Theophilus
A.1.f) Repent: to
Questions Cessationists Should Ask:
A Biblical Examination of Cessationism
Charles E. Powell
Dallas Theological Seminary
48th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society
In Jack Deere's intriguing book, Surprised by the Power of t