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The Holy Spirit: a narrative factor in the Acts of the Apostles

George Kwame Agyei Bonnah

The Holy Spirit: a narrative factor in the Acts of the Apostles

by George Kwame Agyei Bonnah

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Published by Verlag Katholisches Bibelwerk GmbH in Stuttgart .
Written in English

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    SeriesStuttgarter biblische Beitr age -- 58
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    The power of performing miracles was given to the apostles by virtue of the baptism of the Holy Spirit, but they needed to exercise faith before this power could be used. [13] ENDNOTE: [13] Don DeWelt, Acts Made Actual (Joplin, Missouri: College Press, ), p.   4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.” (Acts , NKJV) We also see Peter being filled with the Holy Spirit (), and , quoted above, speaks of the believers praying and being filled with the Spirit.

    "The Spirit, The Church and The World" Studies in Acts. 8. The Church's Life. Passage: Acts 4: 23 - 35 Introduction: The Spirit, the Church and the World are always in dynamic interaction. The Holy Spirit indwells the Church and always inspires, envisions, energises the Church propelling it out into the world in witness and service.   If the historical nature of Acts disqualifies it from being used for doctrine, then the same qualifier must also apply to the Gospels. The book of Acts itself is merely a continuation of the Gospel according to Luke. The Acts of the Apostles is a doctrine in motion. The book of Acts differs from the Epistles in one Key way.

    Acts of the Holy Apostles:” nonetheless, the book could easily be regarded as “the Acts of the Holy Spirit in the Holy Apostles.” Acts of the Holy Spirit in leadership, helps the Christian leader “ethos” character, “pathos” passion, aligned with the “logos” Word of God. Chai Yan shared, “The GreekAuthor: Boone, Jeffrey James.   Spreading the Word Fr. Lawrence Farley explores the Acts of the Apostles as St. Luke's sequel to his Gospel—an apology for the Christian Faith as the fulfillment of Judaism, a gospel for all.


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Review of Biblical Literature (). Review of Bonnah, George Kwame Agyei, The Holy Spirit: A Narrative Factor in the Acts of the Apostles (SBB Stuttgart: Verlag Katholishes Bibelwerk, ). Get this from a library. The Holy Spirit: a narrative factor in the Acts of the Apostles. [George Kwame Agyei Bonnah].

The Holy Spirit: A Narrative Factor in the Acts of the Apostles Bonnah, George Kwame Agyei Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, pp.

€ Series Information Stuttgarter Biblische Beiträge, 58 Subjects: Bible, New Testament, Acts, Literature. The Acts of the Apostles, or simply the Acts, is the second part to the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament. Both were probably written by Luke, an early Christian who traveled with the apostle Paul.

Acts of the Apostles, book of the New Testament [1]. It is the only 1st-century account of the expansion of Christianity in its earliest period.

It was written in Greek anonymously as early as 65, but more likely later in the century, as a sequel to the Gospel of St. Luke [2]. Acts of the Apostles Online Commentary John W.

Martens Octo This is the first entry in the Bible Junkies Online Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles. George K.A. Bonnah, The Holy Spirit: A Narrative Factor in the Acts of the Apostles (Stuttgart, Germany: Verlag Katolisches Biblewerk GmbH, ), pg.

Allan J. Thomposon, One Lord, One People: The Unity of the Church in Acts in its Literary Settings (New. Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven. 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.

3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. ACTS OF THE APOSTLES. The book that gives the history of early Christianity from the ascension of Christ to the end of two years of Paul’s imprisonment in Rome.

but Luke enters the narrative again in Acts and to accept the suggestion that the book be called The Acts of the Holy Spirit ignores the fact that the book is primarily a.

Thom S. Rainer: CHURCH GROWTH AND EVANGELISM IN ACTS 59 The Terms Defined At this point it is necessary to define the two words used to describe the central activity of Acts: evangelism and church growth. Evangelism in Acts is the communication of the good news of Jesus Christ through verbal proclamation and lifestyle witness, with theFile Size: 48KB.

In contrast to Luke-Acts, John emphasizes the role of the Holy Spirit as: a. the fulfillment of prophecy b.

the evidence that the new age of salvation has arrived c. the giver of spiritual gifts d. the paraclete, or replacement of Jesus to mediate God's presence. The book of Acts may be divided into three sections based on it’s key verse ().

Under the power of the Holy Spirit, the Christian message was spread in Jerusalem (–), Judea and Samaria () and to the ends of the earth (chapters ). The Spirit doesn’t act arbitrarily.

He acts to support the spread of the gospel, to build up the church in its mission of taking the name of Jesus to the nations. The movement formula in the book of Acts seems to be simple – preach Jesus and ask the Spirit to do the supernatural to confirm your message.

Rather, Acts is a window to another time and place. Yes, there is a certain direction the window faces through which part of the landscape is visible and part is hidden but we are truly looking at a events and people of incredible importance.

There should even be a sense of awe that suffuses our interaction with the Acts of the Apostles. the book of Acts the Holy Spirit poured out in power and then we see the church just expanding all the way through the book of Acts but none of it ever would have happened if these disciples of Christ did not embrace the mission of the great commission.

So we see it here. Jesus says wait for the promise. The Book of Acts - INTRODUCTION The Book of Acts is a continuation of the story of Jesus. Jesus continues the work He started in the flesh by working through His new body, that of the Christian Church.

The term Christian was first given at Antioch and it translates “Christ like.” The apostles were given the Holy Spirit and the power to.

As mentioned above, Acts is the second volume of a two volume set. This is seen most clearly in the preface to Acts: “In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen” (Acts ).

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The other book is the Acts of the Apostles which he composed not from the accounts of others, but from what he had seen himself." (Ecclesiastical History7) He also tells us that when the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke were handed to John the apostle for his approval, he accepted them as authentic and truthful.

Although the Holy Spirit is mentioned more than fifty times in Acts, it is not "the Acts of the Holy Spirit." There are eleven chapters where the Spirit is never mentioned. He is mentioned most often in the first half of Acts, where Luke is quoting other sources (possibly originally written in Aramaic).

As he arrested Paul on his way to Damascus and charged him to enter his service, as he inspired and directed his servants so that the "acts of the apostles" are his acts through them; so now he is administering the affairs of his blessed kingdom by enlightening, inspiring, governing his Church by his Spirit (see ver.

2).The gospel with the most words Luke and its sequel the acts of the apostles. The gospel of Luke and the acts of the apostles together make up. More than a quarter of the New Testament. the role of the Holy Spirit in salvation history 4) prayer, joy, peace 5) the special role of Mary and women.The Holy Spirit is mentioned times within these two works (36 in Luke and 70 in Acts) which reveal the importance of the Holy Spirit as an active component to the narratives (Hur,p).

Within this essay attention will be paid to the intended audience of the author's writings and the importance of the Holy Spirit in the early church.