LIBERTY UNIVERSITY ONLINE
July 13, 2018
1. Preparation for the mission.
“He presented himself alive to them after suffering by many proofs, appearing to them for forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the father, which, he said, “you heard from me.” (Acts 1:3-4)
2. Introduction of the Holy Spirit
“And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.” (Acts 2:4)
3. Peter continuing Jesus’s work.
“But Peter said, “I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!” (Acts 3:6)
4. Peter and John doing as Jesus commanded even when faced with adversity.
“And they arrested them and put them in custody until the next day, for it was already evening.” (Acts 4:3)
5. Peter and the Apostles refusing to obey man but listening to what Jesus told them to do.
“But Peter and the Apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than man.” (Acts 5:29)
6. Appointing Stephen to help the disciples with work inside the church.
“And what they said pleased the whole gathering, and they chose Stephen, a man full of Faith and the Holy Spirit, and Phillip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolaus, a proselyte of Antioch.” (Acts 6:5)
7. Stephen standing up to the Sanhedrin court before was murdered for his belief.
“And Stephen said: “Brothers and fathers hear me The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia before he lived in Haran.”. (Acts 7:2)
8. The Apostles preach the Word of God.
“Now those who were scattered went about preaching the word.” (Acts 8:4)
9. Saul becoming a believer in Christ.
“And Immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he rose and was baptized.” (Acts 9:18)
10. Peter continues to deliver the word of God to all People.
“So Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I understand that God shows no partiality.” (Acts 10:34)
11. The Apostles preaching the word of God to the Gentiles (non-Jews).
“But there were some of them, men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who on coming to Antioch spoke to the Hellenists also, preaching the Lord Jesus.” (Acts 11:20)
12. Herod dies after what he did to Peter and did not give God the glory he deserved.
“Immediately an angel of the Lord struck him down, because he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and breathed his last.” (Acts 12:23)
13. Saul and Barnabas go out on their own teaching God’s word.
While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” (Acts 13:2)
14. Paul and Barnabas continue preaching the word of God even when Paul was being stoned.
“Then Jews came from Antioch and Iconium and having persuaded the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing that he was dead.” (Acts 14:19)
15. The Jerusalem Council wanted to all believers to be circumcised the Gentiles as well as Jews.
“But some men came down from Judea and were teaching the brothers, “Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved.” (Acts 15:1)
16. Paul and Silas preach God’s word even after they are Imprisoned.
“Then he brought them out and said, “Sirs, what must I do to be saved?” (Acts 16:30)
17. Some Jews and Gentiles receiving the Word of God, and most Jews did not.
And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a great many of the devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women. But the Jews were jealous, and taking some wicked men of the rabble, they formed a mob, set the city in an uproar, and attacked the house of Jason, seeking to bring them out to the crowd. (Acts 17:4-5)
18. Paul no longer going to preach to the Jews only to Gentiles.
“And when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.” (Acts 18:6)
19. Paul preaches the word of God to Asia.
“This continued for two years so that all the residents of Asia heard the word of the Lord, both Jews and Greeks.” (Acts 19:10)
20. Paul journey to Jerusalem trying to arrive on the day of Pentecost.
“For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so that he might not have to spend time in Asia, for he was hastening to be at Jerusalem, if possible, on the day of Pentecost.” (Acts 20:16)
21. Paul is urged not go to Jerusalem by multiple people.
“When we heard this, we and the people there urged him not to go up to Jerusalem.” (Acts 21:12)
22. Telling his conversion story.
“As I was on my way and drew near to Damascus, about noon a great light from heaven suddenly shone around me.” (Acts 22:6)
23. A plot to kill Paul.
“When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul.” (Acts 23:12)
24. Paul is put on trial.
“And after five days the high priest Ananias came down with some elders and a spokesman, one Tertullus. They laid before the governor their case against Paul.” (Acts 24:1)
25. Paul appeals to Caesar.
“Then Festus, when he had conferred with his council, answered, “To Caesar, you have appealed; to Caesar, you shall go.” (Acts 25:12)
26. Paul is sent to see King Agrippa.
“I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, I am going to make my defense today against all the accusations of the Jews. (Acts 26:2)
27. Paul’s trip to Rome.
“We sailed slowly for a number of days and arrived with difficulty off Cnidus, and as the wind did not allow us to go farther, we sailed under the lee of Crete off Salmone.” (Acts 27:7)
28. Paul finally made it to Rome.
“And when we came into Rome, Paul was allowed to stay by himself, with the soldier who guarded him.” (Acts 28:16)