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Acts and 28
( Acts 3: 13 ; 5: 30 ; 15: 10 ; 22: 14 ; 26: 6 ; 28: 5 ) Those who agree with this claim often reject that Luke is writing an apology.
Supporters of this view believe that the Roman Empire does not threaten the spread of the gospel of Jesus Christ because Luke simply recognizes its existence as a political reality, but he is clear that God is greater .” Throughout Acts, believers like Paul are being charged with spiritual crimes concerning teaching against Israel, the law, and the temple ” ( Acts 21: 21, 28 ; 23: 29 ; 24: 5 ; 25: 8, 19 ; 28: 17 ) or being a civil disturbance ( Acts 16: 20, 21: 38, 25: 8 ) rather than political charges.
* The Apostle Paul's Shipwreck: An Historical Investigation of Acts 27 and 28
In Acts of the Apostles, Ephesian metal smiths who felt threatened by Saint Paul s preaching of Christianity, jealously rioted in her defense, shouting Great is Diana of the Ephesians !” ( Acts 19: 28, New English Bible ).
Traditionally Luke has been regarded as written by Luke the Evangelist some time between the " we " passages in Acts 16 onwards and the imprisonment of Paul in Rome in Acts 28, leading as with some modern scholars to argue for a date c. 60-65.
In the lists of the Apostles John has the second place ( Acts 1: 13 ), the third (), and the fourth (; ), yet always after James with the exception of a few passages (; 9: 28 in the Greek text ; Acts 1: 13 ).
In the last chapter of the Book of Acts, widely attributed to Luke, we find several accounts in the first person also affirming Luke's presence in Rome including Acts 28: 16: " And when we came to Rome ..." According to some accounts, Luke also contributed to authorship of the Epistle to the Hebrews.
They adduce biblical passages such as Matthew 28: 19, Mark 10: 13-15, 16: 16, John 3: 3-7, Acts 2: 38-39 in support of their position.
:* Acts of the Apostles 8: 37 ; 15: 34 ; 24: 7 ; 28: 29 ;
Syracuse is mentioned in the Bible in the Acts of the Apostles book at 28: 12 as Paul stayed there.
: 1 Timothy 1: 17 ; Deuteronomy 6: 4 ; 1 Kings 8: 27 ; 1 John 1: 5 ; Genesis 1: 1 – 2 ; Acts 17: 24 – 25, 28 ; Psalm 90: 1 – 2 ; Matthew 28: 19 ; John 3: 16 ; Isaiah 57: 15 ; 2 Peter 3: 9.
: Acts 20: 28 ; 1 Corinthians 12: 13, 14, 27 ; Romans 12: 4-5 ; Colossians 1: 18 ; Acts 2: 42 ; Ephesians 2: 19-22 ; Romans 15: 5-7 ; Ephesians 4: 11-16 ; 2 Peter 3: 18 ; 1 Peter 2: 4-10 ; Matthew 18: 20 ; Hebrews 10: 24-25.
: Romans 6: 3 – 4 ; Matthew 28: 19 – 20 ; Acts 2: 41 ; Colossians 2: 12 ; Romans 6: 11 ; Galatians 3: 26 – 27

Acts and 14-15
Reference is made, for example, to baptizing a person and their whole household – the households of Lydia, Crispus, and Stephanas are mentioned by name Acts 16: 14-15, 18: 8 ; 1 Cor 1: 16.
These visible signs and symbols of God's covenant redemption are administered in a corporate manner ( for instance, to households — see Acts 16: 14-15 ; 16: 31-34 ), not in an exclusively individualistic manner.
* Saint Lydia of Thyatira ( Lydia of Philippi ), mentioned in Acts 16: 14-15, ( 1st c .)

Acts and While
Some scholars believe that the apologetic view of Luke s work is overemphasized and that it should not be regarded as a major aim of the Lucan writings .” While Munck believes that purpose of Luke s work is not that clear-cut and sympathizes with other claims, he believes that Luke s work can function as an apology only in the sense that it presents a defense of Christianity and Paul ” and may serve to clarify the position of Christianity within Jewry and within the Roman Empire .” Pervo disagrees that Luke s work is an apology and even that it could possibly be addressed to Rome because he believes that Luke and Acts speak to insiders, believers in Jesus .” Freedman believes that Luke is writing an apology but that his goal is not to defend the Christian movement as such but to defend God s ways in history .”
While the complete title of the book is the Acts of the Apostles, really the book focuses on only two men: The Apostle Peter ( chs.
While government authorities prepared lists of aliens for deportation, many aliens fled the country during the debate over the Alien and Sedition Acts, and Adams never signed a deportation order.
While the traditional view that Paul's companion Luke authored the gospel is still often put forward, a number of possible contradictions between Acts and Paul's letters lead many scholars to dispute this account.
While the historical reliability of the Acts of the Apostles is disputed by critics, the Acts of the Apostles is the major primary source of information for this period.
While he does exclude himself from those who were eyewitnesses to Jesus ' ministry, he repeatedly uses the word " we " in describing the Pauline missions in Acts of the Apostles, indicating that he was personally there at those times.
While the term confirmation is not mentioned specifically in the N. T the rite is described in Acts 8: 14-17 and Acts 19: 1-6.
While the Dutch raid was a major concern in itself, Pepys was personally placed under a different kind of pressure: the Navy Board, and his role as Clerk of the Acts, came under scrutiny from the public and from parliament.
While those on whom the Spirit had descended were speaking in tongues, the Apostle Peter stood up with the eleven and proclaimed to the crowd that this event was the fulfillment of the prophecy (" I will pour out my spirit ") In Acts 2: 17, it reads: "' And in the last days ,' God says, ' I will pour out my spirit upon every sort of flesh, and your sons and your daughters will prophesy and your young men will see visions and your old men will dream dreams.
While Grant had been able to suppress the KKK through the Force Acts, other paramilitary insurgents organized, including the White League in 1874, active in Louisiana ; and the Red Shirts, with chapters active in Mississippi and the Carolinas.
While Congress passed several Organic Acts that provided a path for statehood for much of the original Indian Country, Congress never passed an Organic Act for the Indian Territory.
While some biblical scholars view the Book of Acts as being extremely accurate and corroborated by archaeology, others view the work as being inaccurate and in conflict with the Pauline epistles.
While the Welsh gentry embraced the Acts and quickly attempted to merge themselves into English aristocracy, the majority of the population could have found themselves adrift amid a legal and economic system whose language and focus were unfamiliar to them.
While the last prisoners of the Civil War were released in 1924, the Free State retained extensive emergency powers to intern and even execute political opponents, under a series of Public Safety Acts ( 1923, 1926 and 1931 ).
While analogous in structure to the FBI, the CBI's powers and function are severely limited to specific crimes based on Acts ( mainly the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946 ).
While the former is considered indispensable evidence of one's baptism by the Holy Ghost ( as spoken of in Isaiah 28: 11, John 3: 5 ; also Matthew 3: 11, Acts 1: 5, 2: 4, 10: 45 – 46 and 19: 6, according to UPCI doctrine ), the latter gift is not necessarily held by all believers once they have initially spoken in tongues. See under heading " After the Baptism of the Spirit " in Bernard, David K. The incidents of tongues speaking described in Acts, while the same in essence, are different in operation and purpose than the tongues spoken of in I Corinthians 12 – 14.
While Jesus ' circumcision was recorded as having been performed in accordance with Torah requirements in, according to the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 15, the leaders of the Christian Church at the Council of Jerusalem rejected circumcision as a requirement for Gentile converts, possibly the first act of differentiation of Early Christianity from its Jewish roots, see also list of events in early Christianity.
While today's land-grant universities were initially known as land-grant colleges, only a few of the more than 70 institutions that developed from the Morrill Acts retain " College " in their official names ; most are universities.
While the seal is affixed to Acts of Parliament that have been granted Royal Assent ( and thus passing them into law ), the seal is also used for granting commissions to representatives of Her Majesty the Queen, as well as cabinet ministers, judges and other senior officials.
While Acts 15 gives an example of what new Believers were subject to when entering the house of God, verse 21 states that the Gentiles would learn the ways of Moses the way it's been done.
While the disciples were still looking into the air for Jesus, an angel appeared and told them that the Lord would return again in the same manner as they had seen him go into heaven ( Acts of the Apostles ).

Acts and Walton
Walton concludes that the political friction caused by the Acts was more serious than the negative economic impact, especially since the merchants most affected were politically most active.
* Walton, Gary M. " The New Economic History and the Burdens of the Navigation Acts ," Economic History Review, November 1971, Vol.
He resigned his post in 1855, angered by the passing of the Common Law Procedure Acts, but was recalled by the government, who gave him a peerage as Baron Wensleydale of Walton to allow him to undertake the Judicial functions of the House of Lords, a job he fulfilled until his death on 25 February 1868.

Acts and agrees
One admirer of Salisbury, Maurice Cowling largely agrees with the critics and says Salisbury found the democracy born of the 1867 and 1884 Reform Acts as " perhaps less objectionable than he had expected — succeeding, through his public persona, in mitigating some part of its nastiness.
One admirer of Salisbury, Maurice Cowling largely agrees with the critics and says Salisbury found the democracy born of the 1867 and 1884 Reform Acts as " perhaps less objectionable than he had expected — succeeding, through his public persona, in mitigating some part of its nastiness.
According to Kurt Aland it agrees with the Byzantine text-type 87 times in the Gospels, 13 times in the Acts, 29 times in Paul, and 16 times in the Catholic epistles.
It agrees with the Nestle-Aland text 66 times ( Gospels ), 38 ( Acts ), 104 ( Paul ), and 41 ( Cath .).
This agrees with the present Mozarabic, except in the Acts of the Saints, and with the Luxeuil Lectionary, and the Bobbio.

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