By Eckhard J. Schnabel
With cognizance to matters that proceed to floor in today’s church, the Zondervan Exegetical statement at the New Testament sequence deals pastors, scholars, and academics a targeted source for examining, instructing, and preaching the ebook of Acts.
Acts highlights (1) the paintings of God in the course of the exalted Jesus who promises the presence of the Holy Spirit; (2) the importance of Jesus who's Israel’s Messiah and the Savior of the realm and who directs the growth of the church; (3) the paintings of the Holy Spirit as remodeling energy found in the lives of the fans of Jesus and their groups; (4) the identification of the church because the group of God, made from Jews and Gentiles who're fans of Jesus; (5) the challenge of the church whose leaders take the gospel to towns and areas of the Roman Empire within which Jesus has now not but been proclaimed as Messiah and Savior; (6) the ancient occasions and the people who performed a job within the growth of earliest Christianity.
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