Acts free bible commentary on the book of acts in easy. Swindolls living insights bible commentaries with his combination of rocksolid scholarship and storyteller imagery and passion, chuck swindoll has a gift for making gods word make sense. The book of acts an expositional commentary on dvd with. Pastor chuck smith was best known for his expository style of preaching, as he unpacked the truths of scripture while working his way through the entire bible from genesis to revelation. Book of matthew overview insight for living ministries. Acts 6 niv the choosing of the seven in those bible gateway. Pastor chuck has been crucial in my own 44 year ministry and has personally ministered to me in many, many ways over the past four decades. Chuck smith bible commentary robert clifton robinson. For convenience the complete list of audionotes appears below. Partner with the blb disclaimer multiverse retrieval. We have just added many new sources, including the expositors bible commentary, bengels gnomon, langes commentary, hastings great texts and many more. Christ having ordered them not to depart thence, but to wait for the pouring out of the holy spirit.
Book of acts overview insight for living ministries. Pastor chuck smith teaches through the whole bible in a way that you can easily understand. While matthew did not sign his own name to his gospel, the early church uniformly attested to the apostles authorship of the book. Chuck weaves together facts and insights from the pauline epistles as well as old testament prophecy and extrabiblical sources to give deep inside and to the process and purpose of writing the book of acts. James the half brother of jesus is the likely author of the book of james. Acts is a fastmoving historical account of the first three decades of the church. Chuck smith through the bible series is a remarkable achievement in that chuck preached through the whole bible in one year. It really should be called the acts of the holy spirit. Missler expertly educates you on these differences as you.
In the first chapter of the book of acts, jesus gave the disciples their marching orders. Featuring maps, timelines, personal stories, holy land images, and most of all, versebyverse explanations of bible books, swindolls living insights is a. Written by chuck missler, narrated by chuck missler. How did the holy spirit work through the apostles and disciples in the book of acts. At that time a great persecution arose against the church which was at jerusalem. Smith, chuck through the bible commentary c2000 series. Kjv the book of acts is the historical link between the biographical records of matthew. The author narrator is obviously quite knowledgeable about the bible, but his.
For many basic details verse by verse, it still is of good value and often will help on word meaning and. Since the text and audio content provided by blb represent a range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed in the resource materials are not. Acts commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole bible. Acts 1 new international version niv jesus taken up into heaven. Lesson 1 investigates the author, historical setting, and the theological background of the book of acts. Our hope is premised upon the fact that jesus rose. The gospel of matthew emphasizes the saying of jesus, including 10 parables not found in any other gospel. Jan 01, 2012 in the first chapter of the book of acts, jesus gave the disciples their marching orders. This versebyverse bible study and commentary of the acts of the apostles the book of acts or simply acts is indepth but uses plain language that everyone can understand, as well as a format that will engage you.
Chuck smith pastor chuck smith was best known for his expository style of preaching, as he unpacked the truths of scripture while working his way through the entire bible from genesis to revelation. But the public demand poses a problem for the shippers. The traditional title of this book is, in some respects, a misnomer. An expositional commentary audiobook written by chuck. Commentary on the book of acts bible study lessons. An ancient prologue to lukes gospel indicates that luke was first a follower of the apostles and then became close with paul. Therefore the earliest that the book of acts could have been written would have been around 63. This work, originally out in 1857, has proved helpful to many, though it is now far out of date as to literature commenting on acts. This neverbeforereleased volume draws on gold medallion awardwinner chuck swindolls 50 years of experience with studying and preaching gods word. Acts commentary paperback june 1, 20 by chuck smith author 5. Pastor chuck smith teaches through the whole bible in a. Luke wrote about what happened during that time acts 16. The same theophilus is addressed, and in the first chapter the story is resumed just at the point where the gospel left off, save that a few extra details are given of the lords words.
Study the bible online using commentary on acts and more. In acts, jesus sends the holy spirit to empower his disciples as they carry. As a second volume to lukes gospel, it joins what jesus began to do and to teach 1. First of all luke mentions the fact that acts is the sequel to the gospel of luke written around 5560 ad, and therefore must have been written later. Matthew presents jesus christ as the jesus as the meshiach nagid, the messiah the king, the lion of the tribe of judah. Oct 04, 2016 watch our overview video on the book of acts, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. Affiliates of calvary chapel believe in the fundamental doctrines of evangelical christianity, which include the. Beginning with the 25person costa mesa congregation in 1965, smiths influence now extends to thousands of congregations worldwide, some of which are among the largest churches in the united states. Acts romans 1 corinthians 2 corinthians galatians ephesians philippians colossians 1 thessalonians 2 thessalonians 1 timothy 2 timothy titus philemon hebrews james 1 peter 2 peter 1 john 2 john 3 john jude revelation. C2000 series on acts 34 by chuck smith blue letter bible.
The choosing of the seven in those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the hellenistic jews among them complained against the hebraic jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. A good study bible we recommend the following features. Click the commentary tab or pulldown menu for a full selection of commentaries over any bible passage you are researching. The c2000 series commentary consists of transcriptions of recordings of pastor chuck smiths through the bible messages delivered at calvary chapel of costa mesa. And that is exactly the sequence in which christianity. This bible commentary is for pastor chuck smith from his 70008000 series that was given to me personally by chuck, many years ago. Originally written in 1706, matthew henrys six volume complete commentary provides an exhaustive look at every verse in the bible. At one time the gospel of luke and the book of acts were joined together as one book with two volumes. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. His aim was to stimulate us to dig into the bible ourselves because as we study there is a real opportunity for us to encounter the god of the universe. Charles ward chuck smith june 25, 1927 october 3, 20 was an american pastor who founded the calvary chapel movement.
Youll discover that the book of matthew is much different than mark, luke and john. Listen to chuck swindolls overview of matthew in his audio message from the classic series gods masterwork. At first, they froze the cod, then shipped them elsewhere, but freezing. Book of acts matthew henrys bible commentary concise. By its opening words the acts of the apostles is linked in the clearest way with the gospel of luke. As early as ad 140, a christian named papias wrote that matthew had compiled the sayings of. This is an indepth commentary on the book of acts written by pastor chuck, sharing fundamental principles concerning the church and gods intention for the church. These teachings are still being broadcast daily around the world on his radio program the word for today. Listen to chuck swindolls overview of acts in his audio message from the classic series gods masterwork. It was chucks vision for this ministry that brings us together. Acts free bible commentary on the book of acts in easy english. We do not recommend loose translations or oneman translations. Listen to chuck swindolls overview of acts in his audio message from the classic series. Insight for living swindolls living insights bible.
Chuck missler was the founder of koinonia house and koinonia institute. Chuck swindoll shared this story in one of his messages. Written in 1891 for the novice student of the bible, this. We read of the evangelistic methods and message of the early apostles and preachers 3. It is generally assumed that paul came to rome around 6061ad. You pick up your bible and see the ministry of jesus ending in the gospel of john. Luke even began to speak in the first person plural in the latter portion of acts, as he traveled the roman empire alongside paul acts 16. Text commentaries by chuck smith blue letter bible. Luke, volume ii, commonly known as the book of acts, is regarded by many as the most exciting and relevant book for the current believer. He tells jesuss story through a different lens and whats interesting is how dr. There is a market for eastern cod all over, especially in the sections farthest removed from the northeastern coastline.
So the twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, it would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of god in order to wait on tables. Luke records many examples of conversion in the book of acts e. The title of the book of acts comes from the greek word praxis, a word often used in early christian literature to describe the great deeds of the apostles or other significant believers. The book will therefore have been written only after the end of this time. Read acts commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. A little information about chuck smith and calvary chapel. Introduction chuck swindoll shared this story in one of his messages. Acts overview, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this. Luke volume ii, often called the acts of the apostles, completes the pentateuch of the new testament. Download and keep this book for free with a 30 day trial. His hallmark is pulling together the whole bible to interpret and illuminate the specific text under study and this program is no exception. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to.
This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study. Imagine what it would be like if the book of acts wasnt in the bible. Insights on acts explores the expansion of the early church throughout the roman world in the continuing 15volume swindolls living insights new testament commentary series. The book of acts provides a bridge for the writings of the nt.
In the northeastern united states, codfish are a big commercial business. Acts is the only biblical book that chronicles the history of the church. Joseph a alexander acts commentary 1857, 1866 over pages. The book of acts free sermon outlines and bible studies. This book of the bible uses more old testament quotes than any other. You can find the best commentary on acts for you using the tools on the right side. The blue letter bible ministry and the blb institute hold to the historical, conservative christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy of scripture. Matthew henry commentary on the whole bible concise the codensed onevolume classic commentary. Youll find david jeremiahs introduction to the book of acts on page 14831485 of the jeremiah study bible.
Chuck smith study guide for acts blue letter bible. Commentary on the book of acts of the apostles by matthew. With bible gateway plus, you gain instant access to a digital bible study library, including complete notes from the niv cultural backgrounds study bible and the new bible commentary. Most can be obtained from a good religious bookstore. Luke, the author of the book of acts, a companion of paul the apostle, who was author also of the gospel according to luke, wrote these two treatises to a friend. As chuck states throughout his commentaries, each book of the bible plays a vital role in telling gods holy word. But ye shall receive power after that the holy ghost is come upon you and ye shall be witnesses unto me in jerusalem, in all judea, and in samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. The gospel of luke, as well as the book of acts, is addressed to a certain theophilus. Chuck missler takes and indepth look at the new testament book of revelation.161 1054 284 1579 222 1419 395 591 875 715 1436 1600 54 614 864 91 869 1234 143 1065 33 1663 690 667 1085 1243 654 1684 703 1472 1251 349 272 566 786 948 1588 1008 886 227 60 1107 575 234 86