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Acts of the Apostles: Movement by the Holy Spirit (CD or MP3)

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Imagine you were living in Israel when Christ Jesus appeared on earth. Imagine you had heard of his transcendent teachings, his wondrous deeds, and his faithful followers. Where would you expect his disciples to travel, now that they had no one to lead them? Who would you have envisioned helping them spread the Good News?

The star of the Acts of the Apostles is the answer to the latter question. And who was that star? Peter? Paul? Actually, though both men feature predominantly in the book of Acts, the star was not a person.

Rather, it was the Holy Spirit. Yes, the Holy Spirit was the key spreader of the Gospel of Jesus. Indeed, Acts is the story of how that Spirit guides the new Christian Church. And, boy, is it ever a thriller!

Written by Luke, the Acts of the Apostles conveys the breathless, stirring stories of the Gospel’s permeating power. Luke helps us see not only the nature of the Holy Spirit but how its power impacts the entire world. He says, for example: “You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8 NRSV).

Luke also relates in this book what it was like living in Israel (and beyond its borders) during the days of the early Christian Church. His tale is filled with life lessons that are pertinent in today’s world. It is therefore one of the most popular subjects of Bible study groups, especially those just starting out. An Acts of the Apostles Bible Study Workbook is available if you and your friends decide to undertake such a study.

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Runtime: 1 hour, 18 minutes

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1 hour 18 minutes

1 review for Acts of the Apostles: Movement by the Holy Spirit (CD or MP3)

  1. Diana Rhodes (verified owner)

    First I love the idea of the Bible being made more accessible by means of these audio lectures. By sharing this way, Madelon is giving a wide audience the benefit of her life time of research and scholarship, putting the Acts of the Apostles into the context of the times, and filling in details that makes it come to life. Its puts us right there in the midst of all the action of a church in its birth and formation, traveling the roads the Romans built. Anyone who has visited the Middle East can appreciate the magnitude of transformation that took place over the course of those early years when adherents first met in homes and with hearts on fire shared the “good news” – spreading Christianity throughout the Roman empire.

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