It is titled acts to emphasize that this book records the acts of the apostles through the work of the holy spirit. Acts chapter 27 explained discover the 66 books of the bible. The book of acts, probably written by the same person who wrote the gospel of luke, recounts the actions of the disciples in the days following the resurrection of jesus. Nowhere in this chapter of acts are these men called deacons, but most. To this point in the book of acts, satans attacks on the church came on many different fronts. Acts 8 new international version niv dramatized audio.
The choosing of the seven 6 in those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the hellenistic jewsa among them complained against the. Meanwhile, saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the lords disciples. Acts niv jesus taken up into heaven in my bible gateway. Then the high priest asked stephen, are these charges true. Acts 15 1 some men came down from judea to antioch and were teaching the brothers. Acts chapter 27 is a great chapter to read during lifes difficult times. The presence and working of the holy spirit is the dominating mark of the book of acts. In the days following gamaliels advice, the number of the disciples was multipliedbut there arose a murmuring of who against who. Acts 5 new international version niv ananias and sapphira 5 now a man named ananias, together with his wife sapphira, also sold a piece of property. Acts 6 in those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the hellenistic jews among them complained against the hebraic jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. The god of glory appeared to our father abraham while he was still in mesopotamia, before he lived in harran. The angel answered, your prayers and gifts to the poor have come up as a memorial offering before god.
Acts 6, new international version niv the bible app. After listening to andor reading the scripture please answer the. All christians go through periods when we dont feel gods presence. Some have suggested the book should be called the acts of the spirit, and truly every book of scripture could bear that title. Our story starts off where the gospel of luke left offjesus is back now that hes resurrected, jesus decides to hang out and chat with his disciples whom luke calls apostles for forty days.
Acts 5 new international version acts 4 acts 5 acts 6 ananias and sapphira. Acts 1 new international version niv jesus taken up into heaven 1 in my former book, theophilus, i wrote about all that jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the holy spirit to the apostles he had chosen. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the way, whether men or women. A better title would be the acts or the workings of the holy spirit, because he is the real main character of the book. Acts 6 kjv and in those days, when the number of bible gateway. The book of acts sheds light on the gift of the holy spirit, who empowers, guides, teaches, and serves as our counselor.
The church persecuted and scattered on that day a great persecution broke out against the church in jerusalem, and all. And we started to preach the gospel in asia, but were forbidden by the holy spirit. Acts 1 new international version niv jesus taken up into heaven. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. Acts records the apostles being christs witnesses in jerusalem, judea, samaria, and the surrounding world.
Unless you are circumcised, according to the custom taught by moses, you cannot be saved. If you do, you will have no reward from your father in heaven. Acts chapter 7 1 and in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the grecians against the hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Acts of the apostles niv audio bible non dramatized youtube. The acts of the apostles is the only narrative found in the new testament apart from the gospels, and it tells the compelling story of how the lord grew and guided the early church. Book of acts versebyverse bible study and indepth commentary of the acts of the apostles in plain english for everyone to understand. Just click on the chapter number you want to read opposite the name of the book. Commentary on the book of acts bible study lessons. The book of acts provides a bridge for the writings of the nt. Acts of the apostles verse by verse ministry international.
As long as he acts on their behalf, he will call us to play an integral part in his. Acts 4 niv peter and john before the sanhedrin bible. Acts 3 peter heals a lame beggar 1 one day peter and john were going up to the temple at the time of prayerat three in the afternoon. Use the menu to the left to select the book and chapter of the bible you want and click the chapter number. Acts bible book with full chapters new international. Acts 5, new international version niv the bible app. All through this book you find that the strategy has all been worked out in advance by the holy spirit. Acts 10 new international version niv dramatized audio. Stephen was headed for persecution for the death of jesus. For four hundred years your descendants will be strangers in a country not their own, and they will be enslaved and mistreated.
Also, select the version and then click the search the bible button. Acts of the apostles chapter six objectives in studying this chapter 1 to note how the church in jerusalem handled their internal problems 2 to examine the process of selecting and appointing those who serve in the lords church 3 to evaluate the charges that were brought against stephen summary as the disciples in jerusalem multiplied in. This very short chapter narrates the preliminaries of stephens martyrdom, noting that it occurred following a period of great growth and prosperity for the new faith, that stephens rise to prominence was a result of his appointment as one of the seven chosen to administer the distribution of food to the needy, an appointment brought about by complaints of neglecting the grecian. The book of acts also describes the work of the two apostles peter and paul. These cargo ships could carry a few passengers also, and this is the type of ship paul and the others found passage on. Acts chapter 6 coffmans commentary of the new testament. He appeared to them over a period of forty days and. In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the hellenistic jewsthat is, jews who had adopted the greek language and culture.
Stephen a man full of faith and the holy spirit, philip, procorus, nicanor, timon, parmenas, and nicolas of antioch an earlier convert to the jewish faith. This seminarylevel study also retains its depth and uses an engaging interactive format. Acts 9 niv bible meanwhile, saul was still breathing. If you want to go to a different chapter, just select it.
Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of acts in the bible new international version. Acts chapter 6 explained discover the 66 books of the bible. When the number of disciples was multiplied see note on 4. The god of glory appeared to our father abraham while he was still in mesopotamia, before he lived in. Acts 7, new international version niv the bible app. Acts 1, new international version niv the bible app. Second, pauls alleged ministry in northern galatia was brief, even if he did pass through there at acts 16.
Acts 1 in my former book, theophilus, i wrote about all that jesus began to do and to teach. In the book of acts, satans attacks on the church have come on many different fronts. He has attempted many forms of direct opposition and intimidation, and he has tried to corrupt the church from within. Acts 1 1 in my former book, theophilus, i wrote about all that jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the holy spirit to the apostles he had chosen. Acts 10 new international version niv cornelius calls for peter 10 at caesarea there was a man named cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the italian regiment. So paul and barnabas were appointed, along with some other believers, to go up to jerusalem to. Here is a bible study with commentary and a summary over acts chapter six. Acts chapter 16 explained discover the 66 books of the bible.
Chapter 5 thus ends with the statement that, in spite of the persecution and threats the apostles received at the hands of the sanhedrin, they were not intimidated, and they were not silenced, nor did the preaching of the word cease. Acts 4 new international version niv peter and john before the sanhedrin. First, paul did have an extensive ministry during the first journey in southern galatia chapters and 14. A good book on the topic of understanding gods will during the difficult times. The former group thought that their widows were being treated unfairly because they were not receiving the same amount of food as other widows. There arose a complaint against the hebrews by the hellenists. The socalled luke acts writing includes many of the events that have formed the basis of the christian liturgical calendar.
Acts 6 new international version niv dramatized audio. In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the hellenistic jewsthat is, jews who had adopted the greek language and culture among them complained against the hebraic jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website answer the questions below and then click ok to send your answers. Acts 6 new international version niv bible gateway. Acts of the apostles niv audio bible non dramatized.
Acts bible book with full chapters new international version. Acts 2 niv bible when the day of pentecost came, they. The recipient of the book, theophilus, is the same person addressed in the first volume, the gospel of luke see introduction to luke. Acts 7 niv bible then the high priest asked stephen. Acts 7 new international version acts 6 acts 7 acts 8 stephens defense. When the day of pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Acts 6 new international version niv the choosing of the seven. The holy bible new international version hawes publications. Acts 27, new international version niv the bible app. The niv application commentary helps you communicate and apply biblical text effectively in todays context.
Acts chapter 6 as the number of disciples increased, a conflict began between the hellenistic jews and the hebraic jews. Acts 5,acts 6 niv ananias and sapphira bible gateway. Acts 6 niv the choosing of the seven in those bible gateway. As a second volume to lukes gospel, it joins what jesus began to do and to teach 1.177 169 345 1355 516 1340 554 1169 562 893 263 1592 107 610 104 863 1388 597 1260 304 192 1318 184 1285 1237 318 491 11 336 842 1460 1326 656 1510 473 1208 1625 1043 314 1362 816 421 1078 1048 214 970 994 711 722