By Donald L. Norbie
Acts covers the 1st thirty-two years of church background, concluding with Paul’s Roman imprisonment. with no this list little will be identified of the growth of the gospel below the management of the apostles. Acts then is precious as a checklist of this era of background. with no it we'd comprehend little of Peter’s and Paul’s missionary labors.
But it truly is greater than an attractive rfile recording as element of historical background. it truly is inspirational in personality, motivating the present church to do exploits for God. If God may paintings then in strength saving souls can He no longer do an identical this present day? isn't the church indwelt through an identical, may well Holy Spirit?
It is the author’s prayer that this research may help remove darkness from the textual content for the reader. figuring out needs to precede motion. may perhaps it additionally encourage the single interpreting to larger love and devotion to our Lord Jesus Christ. and will church buildings be gripped via the simplicity of constitution and the facility of the early church.
It remains to be attainable at the present time to emulate that development. “Mimic me” is the plea of Paul (1 Cor. 11:1). the facility and constitution of the apostolic church can be found to God’s humans today.
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Acts: The Pattern Church by Donald L. Norbie