The New Testament
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Acts

OUTLINE

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  1. Introduction 1:1-2
  2. The Preparation 1:3-26
    1. Christ's Preparation vv. 3-8
      1. Speaking to the Disciples the Things concerning the Kingdom of God v. 3
      2. Charging Them to Wait for the Baptism in the Holy Spirit vv. 4-8
    2. Christ's Ascension vv. 9-11
    3. The Disciples' Preparation vv. 12-26
      1. Persevering in Prayer vv. 12-14
      2. Choosing Matthias vv. 15-26
  3. The Propagation 2:1-- 28:31
    1. In the Jewish Land through the Ministry of Peter's Company 2:1--12:24
      1. The Jewish Believers' Baptism in the Holy Spirit 2:1-13
        1. The Economical Filling of the Holy Spirit vv. 1-4
        2. The Peoples' Amazement vv. 5-13
      2. Peter's First Message to the Jews 2:14-41
        1. Explaining the Economical Filling of the Holy Spirit vv. 14-21
        2. Witnessing of Jesus in His Work, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension vv. 22-36
        3. Entreating the Spirit-moved Ones to Repent, Be Baptized, and Be Saved vv. 37-41
      3. The Beginning of the Church Life 2:42-47
      4. Peter's Second Message to the Jews 3:1-26
        1. The Healing of a Lame Man vv. 1-10
        2. The Message vv. 11-26
          1. Testifying of Jesus in His Death and Resurrection vv. 11-18
          2. Exhorting People to Repent and Turn That They May Partake of the Ascended and Coming Christ vv. 19-26
      5. The Beginning of the Persecution by the Jewish Religionists 4:1-31
        1. The Arrest and Inquiry by the Sanhedrin vv. 1-7
        2. Peter's Testimony vv. 8-12
        3. The Sanhedrin's Prohibition vv. 13-18
        4. Peter and John's Reply vv. 19-20
        5. The Sanhedrin's Release vv. 21-22
        6. The Church's Praise and Prayer vv. 23-31
      6. The Continuation of the Church Life 4:32 -- 5:11
        1. The Positive Scene 4:32-37
        2. The Negative Scene 5:1-11
      7. The Signs and Wonders Done through the Apostles 5:12-16
      8. The Continuation of the Persecution by the Jewish Religionists 5:17-42
        1. The Sanhedrin's Arrest of the Apostles and the Lord's Rescue vv. 17-28
        2. The Apostles' Testimony vv. 29-32
        3. The Sanhedrin's Prohibition and Release vv. 33-40
        4. The Apostles' Rejoicing and Faithfulness vv. 41-42
      9. The Appointment of Seven Deacons 6:1-6
      10. The Growth of the Word and the Multiplication of the Disciples 6:7
      11. The Increase of the Persecution by the Jewish Religionists 6:8 -- 8:3
        1. The Martyrdom of Stephen 6:8 -- 7:60
          1. Opposed and Arrested 6:8 -- 7:1
          2. Testifying 7:2-53
          3. Killed 7:54-60
        2. The Devastation of the Church in Jerusalem 8:1-3
      12. The Preaching by Philip 8:4-40
        1. In Samaria vv. 4-25
          1. Proclaiming Christ and the Kingdom of God vv. 4-13
          2. Confirmed by the Apostles vv. 14-25
        2. To an Ethiopian vv. 26-39
        3. Unto Caesarea v. 40
      13. The Conversion of Saul 9:1-30
        1. Appeared To by the Lord vv. 1-9
        2. Confirmed through Ananias vv. 10-19
        3. Beginning to Preach vv. 20-30
      14. The Building Up and Multiplication of the Church 9:31
      15. The Spreading of Peter's Ministry 9:32-43
        1. To Lydda vv. 32-35
        2. To Joppa vv. 36-43
      16. The Spreading to the Gentiles 10:1--11:18
        1. Cornelius's Vision 10:1-8
        2. Peter's Vision 10:9-16
        3. Peter's Visit 10:17-33
        4. Peter's Message 10:34-43
        5. The Gentile Believers' Baptism in the Holy Spirit 10:44-46
        6. The Gentile Believers' Water Baptism 10:47-48
        7. The Recognition by the Apostles and the Brothers in Judea 11:1-18
      17. The Spreading to Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch 11:19-26
      18. The Communication between the Church in Antioch and the Saints in Judea 11:27-30
      19. The Persecution by the Roman Politician 12:1-23
        1. The Mistreatment of Some Believers and the Martyrdom of James vv. 1-2
        2. The Arrest of Peter vv. 3-19a
          1. Guarded in Prison vv. 3-5a
          2. Rescued by the Lord vv. 5b-19a
        3. The Fate of the Persecutors vv. 19b-23
      20. The Growth and Multiplication of the Word 12:24
    2. In the Gentile Lands through the Ministry of Paul's Company 12:25 -- 28:31
      1. The Initiation 12:25
      2. Set Apart and Sent by the Holy Spirit 13:1-4a
      3. The First Journey 13:4b --14:28
        1. To Paphos of Cyprus 13:4b-12
        2. To Pisidian Antioch 13:13-52
          1. Preaching the Crucified and Resurrected Christ as the Savior vv. 13-43
          2. Rejected by the Jews vv. 44-52
        3. To Iconium 14:1-5
        4. To Lystra and Derbe of Lycaonia 14:6-21a
        5. Establishing the Disciples and Appointing Elders on the Way Back 14:21b-25a
        6. Back to Antioch, Ending the First Journey 14:25b-28
      4. The Trouble concerning Circumcision 15:1-34
        1. A Conference of the Apostles and Elders Held in Jerusalem vv. 1-21
        2. The Solution vv. 22-34
      5. The Problem of Barnabas 15:35-39
      6. The Second Journey 15:40 --18:22
        1. To Syria and Cilicia 15:40-41
        2. To Derbe and Lystra 16:1-5
        3. To Philippi of Macedonia 16:6-40
          1. The Vision of a Macedonian vv. 6-10
          2. The Preaching and Its Fruits vv. 11-18
          3. The Imprisonment and the Release vv. 19-40
        4. To Thessalonica 17:1-9
        5. To Berea 17:10-13
        6. To Athens 17:14-34
          1. Sent by the Brothers vv. 14-15
          2. Reasoning with the Jews and Confronting the Gentile Philosophers vv. 16-18
          3. Preaching on the Areopagus vv. 19-34
        7. To Corinth 18:1-17
          1. Meeting Aquila and Priscilla vv. 1-4
          2. Preaching to the Jews and Encountering Their Opposition vv. 5-17
        8. To Ephesus 18:18-21a
        9. Back to Antioch, Ending the Second Journey 18:21b-22
      7. The Third Journey 18:23 -- 21:17
        1. To the Country of Galatia and Phrygia 18:23
        2. To Ephesus Again 18:24 --19:41
          1. The Ministry of Apollos 18:24-28
          2. Filling Up the Deficiency in the Ministry of Apollos 19:1-7
          3. The Ministry and Its Fruits -- The Lord's Word Growing and Prevailing 19:8-20
          4. Purposing to Go to Jerusalem and Rome 19:21-22
          5. The Disturbance 19:23-41
            1. The Cause vv. 23-34
            2. The Quieting vv. 35-41
        3. Through Macedonia and Greece to Troas 20:1-12
        4. To Miletus, Meeting with the Elders of the Church in Ephesus 20:13-38
        5. To Tyre 21:1-6
        6. To Ptolemais 21:7
        7. To Caesarea 21:8-14
        8. To Jerusalem, Ending the Third Journey 21:15-17
      8. The Negative Influence of Judaism 21:18-26
      9. The Ultimate Persecution of the Jews 21:27 -- 26:32
        1. An Uproar against Paul 21:27 -- 23:15
          1. Seized by the Jews 21:27-30
          2. The Intervention of the Roman Commander 21:31-39
          3. Defending Himself before the Rioting Jews 21:40 -- 22:21
          4. Bound by the Romans 22:22-29
          5. Defending Himself before the Sanhedrin 22:30 -- 23:10
          6. Encouraged by the Lord 23:11
          7. The Plot of the Jews 23:12-15
        2. Transferred by the Commander to the Roman Governor Felix 23:16 -- 24:27
          1. The Secrecy of the Transfer 23:16-35
          2. Accused by the Jews' Advocate 24:1-9
          3. Defending Himself before Felix 24:10-21
          4. Kept in the Custody of the Unjust and Corrupt Roman Politician 24:22-27
        3. Left to Festus, the Successor of Felix 25:1-- 26:32
          1. The Request of the Leaders of the Jews Rejected 25:1-5
          2. Defending Himself before Festus 25:6-8
          3. Appealing to Caesar 25:9-12
          4. Referred by Festus to King Agrippa 25:13-27
          5. Defending Himself before King Agrippa 26:1-29
          6. King Agrippa's Judgment 26:30-32
      10. The Fourth Journey 27:1-- 28:31
        1. To Fair Havens 27:1-12
        2. The Storm and Paul's Prediction of Safety 27:13-26
        3. The Ascendancy and Wisdom of Paul in Contrast to the Baseness and Folly of the Sailors and Soldiers 27:27-44
        4. To the Island of Malta 28:1-10
        5. To Rome, Ending the Fourth Journey 28:11-31
          1. Through Syracuse to Rome vv. 11-16
          2. Contacting the Jewish Leaders vv. 17-22
          3. Ministering in Rome vv. 23-31

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