Chapter 5 – Acts

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Name the author of the book of Acts.
  • Identify to whom the book of Acts was written.
  • State the purpose for the book of Acts.
  • Write the Key Verse of the book of Acts from memory.
  • State the Life and Ministry Principle for the book of Acts.

INTRODUCTION

AUTHOR: Luke
TO WHOM: All believers, although the book is specifically addressed to Theophilus.
PURPOSE: The book concerns what Jesus continued to do and teach after His ascension through His spiritual Body, the Church (Acts 1:1-2).
KEY VERSE: Acts 1:8
LIFE AND MINISTRY PRINCIPLE: The true evidence of the Holy Spirit is directed power: Power to become witnesses for the purpose of extending the Gospel throughout the world.
MAIN CHARACTERS: John, Peter, Paul, Silas, Barnabas, John Mark, Philip, Stephen, Ananias and Sapphira, Dorcas, Cornelius, Felix, Agrippa.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.