Acts of the Apostles


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Acts of the Apostles

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Acts of the Apostles

n
(Bible) the fifth book of the New Testament, describing the development of the early Church from Christ's ascension into heaven to Paul's sojourn at Rome. Often shortened to: Acts

Acts′ of the Apos′tles


n.
a book of the New Testament. Also called Acts.
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Noun1.Acts of the Apostles - a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at RomeActs of the Apostles - a New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Translations
Apostelgeschichte
Apostolien teot

Acts of the Apostles

n (Bible) the Acts of the Apostlesgli Atti degli Apostoli
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Half of the Acts of the Apostles were about his life and works.
As an experiment, Kucicki read the narrative of the Acts of the Apostles without the long speeches, then read the speeches separately, and realized that the two gave meaning to and took meaning from the other.
Based on Acts of the Apostles, the people gather to pray, to help the poor and share a meal.
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In the stadium, where hundreds of military and police personnel were present to secure the prayer, Francis recited parts from the Bible's Acts of the Apostles.
After breakfast, I picked up the Bible and went over the four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles.
The Acts of the Apostles offers some perspective on the development of the early Christian community in the decades following Christ's crucifixion and resurrection.
From Paul's letters and the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 8 traces the journeys of the collection and Paul from Greece and Asia Minor to Jerusalem, where it is delivered successfully, only to have Paul snared in troubles that bring him finally to Rome.
He joined the church at Jerusalem shortly after the Crucifixion and is first mentioned in the book of The Acts of The Apostles.
In this volume, Bennema continues the study of characterization initiated in his 2009 book, Encountering Jesus: Character Studies in the Gospel of John, but now he also focuses on the Gospel of Mark and the Acts of the Apostles.
The first part of the book groups five papers under the heading "The Apocryphal Acts," referring to the so-called apocryphal Acts of the Apostles.
Fie stresses that the "good men and good women" of southern France strove to live in accordance with principles they found in the Acts of the Apostles and the Gospels, thus living in imitation of Christ.