9781433522734

Acts

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    9781433522734

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    143352273X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/4/2010
  • Publisher: Good News Pub
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Summary

R. C. Sproulrs"s expositional sermons on the book ofActs offer application and pastoral wisdom to the story of thegospel spreading to the nations.In 1997 scholar and teacher R. C. Sproul was called to thepulpit of St. Andrews Chapel in Sanford, Florida. The publishedcollections of his sermons, the St. Andrewrs"s ExpositionalCommentary Series, are the result of years of careful preparationand weekly, Bible-centered preaching.Readers will follow Sproul as he preaches through the book ofActs. The account of the gospel spreading to the Gentiles is thestory of the roots of our faith. By Godrs"s grace and the laborof Paul and the apostles, salvation has spread to all the nations.Balancing broad and narrow perspectives of each passage, Sproulexplores important theological terms and themes, offers perspectivefrom his own wisdom and experience, and engages in practicalapplication.Delivered from a pastorrs"s heart for his congregation,readers will find Acts readable, applicable, appropriately paced,and thoroughly Bible-centered. Here is an opportunity to sit at thefeet of an eminent theologian and teacher, encountering the Word ofGod.

Table of Contents

Series Prefacep. 13
Prefacep. 15
A Second Account (1:1-3)p. 17
The Ascension (1:4-11)p. 25
A New Apostle (1:12-26)p. 31
Pentecost (2:1-12)p. 39
Peter's Sermon, Part 1 (2:13-21)p. 45
Peter's Sermon, Part 2 (2:22-33)p. 53
Peter's Sermon, Part 3 (2:34-39)p. 59
Life in the Early Church (2:42-47)p. 65
Healing at the Gate Beautiful (3:1-10)p. 73
Peter's Second Speech (3:11-21)p. 79
Sons of Covenant (3:17-26)p. 85
No Other Name (4:1-12)p. 91
Obeying God or Man (4:13-22)p. 97
Holy Boldness (4:23-31)p. 103
Lying Donors (4:32-5:11)p. 109
If It Is God (5:12-41)p. 117
Apostles and Deacons (6:1-7)p. 125
Stephen on Trial (6:8-7:60)p. 129
Saul of Tarsus (7:58-8:3)p. 137
The Gospel to Samaria (8:4-24)p. 141
The Ethiopian Eunuch (8:25-40)p. 147
Paul's Conversion (9:1-9)p. 155
The Street Called Straight (9:10-19)p. 161
A Basket Case (9:20-31)p. 167
The Raising of Dorcas (9:32-43)p. 173
Peter's Vision (10:1-16)p. 179
Cornelius's Household (10:17-43)p. 185
The Holy Spirit to the Gentiles (10:44-11:18)p. 191
The Team of Barnabas and Saul (11:19-30)p. 199
Peter in Prison (12:1-19)p. 207
Death of Herod (12:20-13:3)p. 215
Paul at Cyprus (13:4-12)p. 221
Paul's Sermon at Antioch (13:13-26)p. 227
Christ and David (13:28-39)p. 235
Eternal Appointment (13:40-52)p. 241
Zeus and Hermes (14:1-18)p. 249
Entering the Kingdom (14:19-28)p. 257
The Judaizer Threat (15:1-21)p. 263
The Jerusalem Decree (15:22-29)p. 271
Among the Brethren (15:30-41)p. 277
Doctrine of Baptism (16:1-15)p. 283
The Philippian Jailer (16:11-34)p. 291
Reasoning from Scripture (16:35-17:15)p. 299
Paul at Mars Hill, Part 1 (17:16-23)p. 305
Paul at Mars Hill, Part 2 (17:25-33)p. 313
Paul at Corinth (18:1-17)p. 319
Paul at Ephesus (19:1-20)p. 325
Riot at Ephesus (19:21-41)p. 331
The Ministry of Troas (20:1-12)p. 337
Message to the Elders (20:17-38)p. 343
Thy Will Be Done (21:1-14)p. 351
Paul's Arrest in Jerusalem (21:23-40)p. 357
Paul's Defense in Jerusalem (22:1-21)p. 363
A House Divided (22:22-23:9)p. 369
Paul Sent to Felix (23:11-35)p. 375
Paul's Defense before Felix (24:1-21)p. 383
Paul Tried before Festus (24:22-25:12)p. 391
Paul's Defense (25:23-26:18)p. 397
Almost Persuaded (26:19-32)p. 405
Paul in the Tempest (27:1-38)p. 409
Paul at Malta (28:1-15)p. 417
Paul at Rome (28:16-31)p. 423
Epilogue (2 Timothy 4:6-22)p. 431
Index of Namesp. 437
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