Acts 1:9-11 – Christ in His Ascension Greater Than Elijah
Acts 1:6-8 – The Great Task after Christ's Ascension
Acts 1:5 – The Promise of the Baptism with the Holy Spirit
The Ascension in Luke-Acts
Luke presents the ascension as the climax of his gospel. He also presents it as the most striking element in the introduction to Acts. By using these ascension accounts to form the link between the Gospel of Luke and Acts, Luke seem to indicate its significance for a proper understanding of his theology and purpose.
“The Salt of the Earth” in Covenantal Perspective
What is the significance of salt in the Bible? Why are the disciples of Jesus called the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13)? This study argues that there are four central notions that stand out. The binding factor is the biblical idea of covenant. The article proceeds with a survey of salt in the Hebrew Scripture and the disciples as salt in the New Testament.
“To the End of the Earth”: The Geographical and Ethnic Universalism of Acts 1:8 in light of Isaianic Influence on Luke
How should the phrase "to the end of the earth" in Acts 1:8 be interpreted? In this essay, the author wants to show how both the location of the verse in Acts and the background of Isaiah determine its significance.
The Eleven Apostles from Bethany to the Mount of Olives
What Is the Mission of the Church – What in the World Does Jesus Send Us into the World to Do?
Chapter 2 wants to answer the question, “What is the church’s mission in the world?” The authors think it best to start with the Great Commission of Matthew 28:19. First, they examine a few other passages that are sometimes understood as offering a fuller mission identity for the church: Genesis 12:1-3, Exodus 19:5–6, Luke 4:16–21.
Amazing Acts: Act One - An Explosive Start
This is the first book in a trilogy on the book of Acts. In this book, the author provides a commentary on Acts 1:1 to 9:31. This section looks specifically at Acts 1:1-14.
You are My Witnesses: The Message of the Acts of the Apostles - Prelude to Pentecost
A Study Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles - Prelude to Pentecost
This commentary on Acts maintains that Luke wrote both the Gospel of Luke and the book of Acts. In his gospel, Luke focuses on Jesus' ministry on earth. In Acts, Luke continues on by looking at the ministry of the exalted Jesus through His apostles. This chapter is an exegesis of Acts 1. The author also discusses the introductory questions of the book of Acts (author, purpose, date of Acts etc.).
Acts 1 - The Ascension of Our Lord
Acts 1:12-26 - Then They Were Twelve Again
This article is a Bible study on Acts 1:12-26.
Acts 1 - Gazing into Heaven: The Ascension of Jesus
This article is a Bible study on Acts 1.