The Acts Of The Apostles; With Introduction And Notes by Alfred Edward RubieThe Acts Of The Apostles; With Introduction And Notes by Alfred Edward Rubie

The Acts Of The Apostles; With Introduction And Notes

byAlfred Edward Rubie

Paperback | January 30, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903. Excerpt: ... THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES CHAPTER I Introduction, the Forty Days, and Last Commandments of our Lord (1-8) 1the former treatise have I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, 2 until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: sto Part I.: Chapters i.-xii. The growth of the Church, mostly confined to 'those of the circumcision.' Section I.: Chapters i.-v. Its growth at Jerusalem. Introduction, the forty days, and last commandments of our Lord. The Acts of the Apostles: for this title see Introduction, p. 14. 1. The former treatise: i.e. the Gospel of St. Luke. The Acts is intended as a continuation of, and a parallel to the Gospel. The Gospel gives Christ's Life on earth, the Acts Christ's Life through and in the Church. Theophilus. Who or what he was we have no means of knowing. (1) In St. Luke i. 3 he is spoken of as 'most excellent Theophilus', and as this is a title used of high officials (e.g. in xxiii. 26), some have assumed that he was a Roman official. (2) But perhaps the Greek word should be rather translated 'my dear friend ' Theophilus. If this is so, its omission here is not so remarkable as it would be on the first view. (3) As Theophilus = 'lover of God', some suppose that St. Luke is not addressing any particular person, but all Christian readers. Began. The Life of Christ on earth was only a beginning of His work. The Acts gives the continuation of that work, seen in the beginnings of the Church in various parts, until it reaches ' the uttermost part of the earth'. 2. Through the Holy Ghost. Throughout, the Acts shows that Christ guided the Church through the Holy Ghost. This action of the Holy Ghost is very strongly brought out ...
Title:The Acts Of The Apostles; With Introduction And NotesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217062245

ISBN - 13:9780217062244

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