This book is a commentary a survey and a guide to the entire Book of Acts. There is something for everyone in this book, narrative, historic context, geography, social history, biographies and culture. It looks in some small detail at the emerging church and its relationship to both 1st Century Judaism and the Roman Empire. It looks at the tensions between the new believers and their pagan neighbours. It charts the course of early Christianity as it places itself within the communities those early believers lived in. These early Christians and their leaders were accused of turning the world upside down as they came face to face with an unyielding empire.
Discover the first century genius called Luke who charts the spread of Christianity for his mentor Theophilus, from Jerusalem to Rome, thus fulfilling the orders of Jesus to go into all the world and make disciples of humankind.
You will meet unforgettable characters, be introduced to Religious Leaders, Kings and Governors and their strong-minded wives. You will meet Peter, Phillip and Paul share their hardships, travel with them too far-off forgotten lands. You will learn their culture, understand their language and share their joy as they reveal to the world their Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
If you are looking for something that will inspire you to dig deeper into the word of God then this commentary, survey and guide will do just that.