Acts Part 1: Jerusalem – Overview & Outline

Act 1-7

THEIR WITNESS IN JERUSALEM

  1. PREPARATION (Act 1:1-26)
    1. Introduction to the book (Act 1:1-3)
    2. The promise of the Spirit (Act 1:4-8)
    3. The ascension of Jesus (Act 1:9-11)
    4. The waiting for the Spirit (Act 1:12-14)
    5. The selection of Matthias (Act 1:16-26)
  2. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CHURCH (Act 2:1-47)
    1. The outpouring of the Spirit (Act 2:1-4)
    2. The reaction of the crowd (Act 2:5-13)
    3. The explanation by Peter (Act 2:14-21)
    4. The first gospel sermon by Peter (Act 2:22-36)
    5. The conversion of 3000 souls (Act 2:37-41)
    6. The beginning of the church (Act 2:42-47)
  3. THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM (Act 3:1-7:60)
    1. The healing of the lame man; Peter's second sermon (Act 3:1-26)
    2. The first persecution against the church; the liberality of the church (Act 4:1-37)
    3. The first trouble within; increasing persecution without (Act 5:1-42)
    4. The disturbance within resolved; intensifying persecution without (Act 6:1-15)
    5. The address and martyrdom of Stephen (Act 7:1-60)