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LUKE - ACTS
INTRODUCTION TO THE WEBSITE
THIS website invites Bible students to study the New Testament books
attributed to Luke, the second generation Christian, who became a
missionary companion to the apostle Paul. The studies will benefit
those involved in teaching and pastoral ministry.
Learning outcomes of the notes
The website is prepared to develop a general study and appreciation of
the Lucan writings. Teachers may consider the following learning
Account for the contents of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the
Apostles Appreciate Luke's interest in the person and work of the Holy
Spirit Given an account of the place of the Spirit in the life and
ministry of Jesus Christ Demonstrate the idea of "continuation" between
the Third Gospel and Acts Discuss the charismatic ministry of Jesus
Christ and the church.
The notes introduce the
An introduction to the Gospel of Luke
The infancy narrative
The christological events in the Gospel, e.g., Jesus'
birth, baptism and anointing
The Gospel's christological events and titles
Jesus and his charismatic community
The ministry of Jesus
An introduction to the Acts of the Apostles
The exalted Lord and the empowered Church
The mission of the Church and the Spirit
The charismatic ministry of the Church
Paul's first missionary journey
The website includes questions and items for thought and discussion
groups. Students are advised to read widely, and make their own notes.
Further reading is suggested. Endnotes feature on separate pages with
In-context biblical references have been abbreviated at times, e.g.,
1:19 for Lk.1:19.
God bless you as you study God's Word,
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