The Rest of the Story

Throughout the Easter Season, our first reading is often from The Acts of the Apostles. One of yesterday’s posts was on the first 12 chapters of the book. “Now… for the rest of story.” (thank you Paul Harvey

I thought it good to recommend to you to take a moment to watch The Bible Project’s video on the last half of the  Acts of the Apostles – Chapters 12-38.

As always, I encourage you to support the not-for-profit work of The Bible Project.

 

The Acts of the Apostles

Throughout the Easter Season, our first reading if from The Acts of the Apostles. This is the second volume of Luke’s two-volume work, continues Luke’s presentation of biblical history, describing how the salvation promised to Israel in the Old Testament and accomplished by Jesus has now under the guidance of the holy Spirit been extended to the Gentiles. This was accomplished through the divinely chosen representatives whom Jesus prepared during his historical ministry and commissioned after his resurrection as witnesses to all that he taught. Luke’s preoccupation with the Christian community as the Spirit-guided bearer of the word of salvation rules out of his book detailed histories of the activity of most of the preachers.

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