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ACTS 1-28

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Jesus appears to many, ascends to heaven, Matthias replaces Judas.

Acts
1:1-26

Pentecost, Coming of the Holy Spirit.

Acts
2:1-21

3,000 believers. The first Christian church.

Acts
2:22-47

Peter & John heal lame man. Now total 5,000 believers. Arrest and trial.

Acts
3:1-26
4:1-22

Peter & John released, believers prayed. Property shared - Ananias & Saphira.

Acts
4:23 -
5:16

Apostles arrested, freed by angel, re-arrested, tried, punished, released. Food distribution arranged, Stephen arrested.

Acts
5:17 -
6:15

Stephen:- trial, defence, death. Persecution and scattering of Christians.

Acts
7:1-60
8:1-3

Philip, then Peter and John in Samaria. Spirit given. Simon sorcerer. Philip sent to Ethiopian. Sermon on Holy Spirit.

Acts
8:4-40

Saul converted on way to Damascus. Ananias restores his sight. Barnabus introduces him to Apostles. Saul sent to Tarsus.

Acts
9:1-31

Peter heals paralysed Aeneas, Many converted. Visions of unclean animals, conversion of Gentile Centurion, family & friends.

Acts
9:32:43
10:1-48

Peter criticised for Gentile contact. Describes vision, conversions. Evangelism in Antioch. Barnabus sent, he sends for Saul.

Acts
11:1-30

Herod kills James, imprisons Peter. Believers pray. Peter released by angel. Rhoda at the door. Death of Herod.

Acts
12:1-25

Paul's 1st missionary journey with Barnabus (also Mark). to Cyprus, Perga, Pisidian Antioch, Iconium.

Acts
13:1-52

Paul & Barnabus to Iconium, Lystra: healed lame man, treated as gods - then stoned. Preached in Derbe, Perga. Attalia.

Acts
14:1-28

1st Council at Jerusalem: no need for Gentile believers to be circumcised. Paul’s 2nd missionary journey starts.

Acts
15:1 -
16:5

Holy Spirit - vision - Man of Macedonia. To Philippi, Lydia baptised, slave-girl exorcised, Paul flogged, imprisoned, earthquake, release.

Acts
16:6-40

To Thessalinica - Synagogue. Jealous Jews. Jason charged, bailed. To Berea, Athens. Greek gods. Paul preached to Stoics & Epicureans.

Acts
17:1-34

Paul from Athens to Corinth. Aquila & Priscilla. Paul preaches to Gentiles. More unrest. To Ephesus and home. Apollos evangelised.

Acts
18:1-28

Third missionary journey overland to Ephesus. Apollos, Extraordinary miracles. Silversmiths attack Paul.

Acts
19:1-41

Paul from Ephesus  through Macedonia to Corinth. Then led to return to Jerusalem via Troas. Final meetings, Eutichus restored to life.

Acts
20:1-38

Paul wants return to Jerusalem. Christians try to dissuade him. Joins Temple vows. Jews riot. Rescued by Roman commander.

Acts
21:1-40

Jews cause trouble. Paul taken before Sanhedrin, returned to Barracks. Jews plot to kill him. Taken to Felix, then to Herod's palace.

Acts
22:1-30
23:1-35

Ananias & Tertullus accuse Paul. Paul gives testimony. Case adjourned. Felix and Drusilla. Festus arranges trial. Paul appeals to Caesar.

Acts
24:1-27
25:1-27

Paul tried by Festus and King Agrippa. Paul sent to Rome. Wrong time of year to sail. Weather deteriorated. Shipwrecked on Malta.

Acts
26:1-32
27:1-44

How / why troubles come. Lord prepared way for Paul. Paul ministered on Malta. Journey to Rome. Preached to Jews first. Final years.

Acts
28:1-31

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