In acts 1 jesus had instructed the apostles to wait in jerusalem to receive the holy spirit. It thrills our heart to know that folks are learning, and so many are writing and calling and telling us that for the first they are beginning to see the difference between god dealing with israel and the church. Mar, 20 welcome to ivy baptist churchs bible study on demand before beginning this study, please take an opportunity to download the worksheet for this bible study. Although they heard the voice, they did not understand what it said acts 22. Before you attempt to answer the questions below you should read these chapters in the bible and answer the questions at the end of each chapter found at the website answer the questions below and then click ok to send your answers. Neither can anyones past render them useless to god if they will turn their lives over to him. The emphatic yet is intended to note the remarkable fact, that up to this moment his blind persecuting rage against the disciples of the lord burned as fiercely as ever.
He appeared to them over a period of forty days and spoke about the kingdom of god. The title as we know it comes from the second century and only partially discloses the theme of. Acts 9 indepth versebyverse bible study and commentary of acts chapter 9 in plain english. Damascus was the hub of a caravan network of trade from syria, mesopotamia, persia and arabia. Acts chapter 9 commentary northwest college of the bible. A street called straight and at the house of judas. It alone presents an extensive picture of early church life and history. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the way, whether men or women. Acts 9 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on.
Commentary on the book of acts bible study lessons. And they said, cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth god, and of good report among all the nation of the jews, was warned from god by an holy. Acts 9, new international version niv the bible app. Image of bible stories for children white leatherette.
Have you ever felt that your past hindered you from ever being used by god in a significant way. And they said, cornelius the centurion, a just man, and one that feareth god, and of good report among all the nation of the jews, was warned from god by an holy angel to send for thee into his house, and to hear words of thee. James speech to paul to seek peace with jewishchristian brothers 218 21. Acts 9 niv bible meanwhile, saul was still breathing. It is implied they got up from the ground in a shorter time than saul did.
And he was three days without sight, and neither did eat nor drink. The most popular bible verses from acts 9 found 43 verses acts 9. These men were on the fringes of the vision and did not receive the full impact. Chapter 9 1 and saul, yet breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the lord, went unto the high priest, 2 and desired of him letters to damascus to the synagogues, that if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto jerusalem. And he was with them coming in and going out at jerusalem. Acts 9 background information with maps and images. The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early christian tradition. Acts, chapter 9 united states conference of catholic bishops. The acts of the apostles is a unique and therefore crucial book of the new testament. Worship in the earthly tabernacle now the first covenant had regulations for worship and also an earthly sanctuary. Do miracles like this still happen in the church today. The book of acts course a, lesson 1 free bible study. I like to call chapter 9 the ministry to the great and small.
Chapter 2 begins by describing a meeting of the twelve apostles cf. Acts chapter 9 verse by verse bible commentary matthew. Commentaries for acts chapter 9 pauls conversion and early ministry. Saul was 3 days without sight and neither did eat or drink. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room. Jewish males were required to assemble for this holy day, just as they had been for passover 2. Acts chapter 9 explained discover the 66 books of the bible. The conversion of saul, reported next, is one of the most important in acts. Acts 9 niv sauls conversion meanwhile, saul bible gateway. A turning point in acts comes when saul of tarsus whose name is first given as paul later in acts. Read all of acts 9 a work and a workman of another character begin now to dawn upon the scene.
Pauls conversion is such an important point in church history that it is recorded three times in the book of acts. Acts 9 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on the. And hath seen in a vision a man named ananias coming in, and putting his hand on him, that he might receive his sight. Then saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the lord, went to the high priest and asked letters from him to the synagogues of damascus, so that if he found any who were of the way, whether men or women, he might bring them bound to jerusalem. David guzik commentary on acts 9 describes the conversion of saul of. We have seen the inveterate opposition of the heads of israel to the testimony of the holy ghost, their obstinacy in repelling the patient grace of god. The long by biblical standards story includes a programmatic statement that describes the course that sauls work will. This is followed by an individual and cumulative count next to each speech.
Acts of the apostles chapter nine objectives in studying this chapter 1 to study the conversion of saul, comparing lukes account in this chapter with sauls own words recorded later on in chapters 22 and 26 2 to note two miracles by peter, and the affect they had on many people who heard about them summary not content with persecuting. Welcome to ivy baptist churchs bible study on demand before beginning this study, please take an opportunity to download the worksheet for this bible study. Hebrews 9 niv worship in the earthly tabernacle now. He laid his hands on saul and said, saul, my brother, the lord jesus sent me. But after stephens martyrdom the church was forced to scatter. Now, here we come to one of the great days in the history of the church, the conversion of saul of tarsus.
An understandable version of acts translation by william e. Acts 9 background information with maps and images picture. Our story starts off where the gospel of luke left offjesus is back now that hes resurrected, jesus decides to hang out and chat with his disciples whom luke calls apostles for forty days. This chapter reveals the conversion of saul of tarsus, the mighty persecutor acts 9. Acts 1, new international version niv the bible app. Acts of the apostles, pages 8796 this chapter is based on acts 6. Acts 9 niv bible meanwhile, saul was still breathing out. In its first room were the lampstand and the table with its consecrated bread. The book of acts and 2 timothy along with the statements of church history, imply that paul was released from prison, preached in spain and the aegean sea.
An old apocryphal book, dating to the end of the first century, described paul like this. Meanwhile, saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the lords disciples. The great liberality continues, meeting the needs of the saints. Concise presentation notes by charles dailey black underlined words match words in the bible text. Acts 9 is the ninth chapter of the acts of the apostles in the new testament of the christian bible. Acts 9 but saul, still breathing threats and murder. Acts chapter 9 questions for discussion the living.
A chapterbychapter bible study of the book of acts 2 acts the beautiful, amazing, powerful, weak, dysfunctional church table of contents scripture passage page 1. The events in this chapter occurred in jerusalem 2. He arose from the earth, when christ commanded him, but probably not without help, the vision had made him so faint and weak, i will not say like belshazzar, when the joints of his loins were loosed and his knees smote one against another, but like daniel, when upon the sight of a vision. The churchs mission is indeed unstoppable if the risen lord can reach down to save the movements chief enemy, paul. Luke was a companion of paul on his missionary journeys, and in many parts of the book of acts it says we did this or that acts 16.
Luke wrote the book of acts and the gospel of luke and he dedicated his work to a man named theophilus as mentioned in the summary of the book of luke. Choose from 500 different sets of new testament chapter 9 flashcards on quizlet. Then god turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven. He is the one you saw on the road when you came here. Acts, chapter 9 king james version christian answers webbible. This passage clearly shows us that no one is beyond the loving arms of god. In those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the grecians against the hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Acts 9 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Behind the second curtain was a room called the most holy place, which had the golden altar of incense and the goldcovered ark of the. One example in particular is noted, that of barnabas, whose work is featured later in the book cf.282 580 297 1102 1492 204 1072 1005 1454 352 203 1451 1327 143 1071 1406 1404 454 894 25 1579 1269 1191 1170 379 1451 983 601 854 1318 536 440 1397 392 136