On the 40th day after the resurrection the disciples wait in jerusalem 10 more days the holy spirit comes on the day on the 50th day after. Acts of the apostles 7, new living translation nlt bible. It records the third missionary journey of paul the apostle. Acts 7 ananias and sapphira 5 but a man named ananias, with his wife sapphira, sold a piece of property, 2 and with his wifes knowledge v he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and w laid it at the apostles feet. The shortest chapter in acts is chapter 6 six with 15 verses asked in james and the giant peach. The slow steps by which the promise made to abraham advanced toward performance, plainly show that it. The high priest mentioned here was probably still caiaphas, the same one who presided over the trial of jesus. As a second volume to lukes gospel, it joins what jesus began to do and to teach 1. A chapterbychapter bible study of the book of acts 7 jesus shows himself to his followers for 40 days after the after he is resurrected resurrection jesus goes up to heaven. Acts 7 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. 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.
When the time of gods promise to abraham approached 7. Observe the sections on abraham, joseph, moses, and the tabernacletemple. Read acts chapter 7, quickly noting the major divisions of stephens speech. Verses 116 stephen was charged as a blasphemer of god, and an apostate from the church. 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. The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early christian tradition uniformly affirmed that luke the evangelist composed this book as well as the gospel of luke. Instead, they rejected him and in their hearts turned back to egypt. Acts 3 new international version niv peter heals a lame beggar.
Acts 3 niv peter heals a lame beggar one day bible. Acts 7, amplified bible, classic edition ampc the bible app. Actus apostolorum, often referred to simply as acts, or formally the book of acts, is the fifth book of the new testament. Acts chapter 7 acts chapter 7 deals with the defense of stephen, a disciple and deacon in the early church, who was moving among the people performing miracles and preaching. Sep 29, 2011 posts about summary acts 7 written by atozmom. He reminds the sanhedrin that god appeared to abraham while he was still in mesopotamia and told him to go to haran. But, as stephen notes, moses was born at the very time that pharaoh decreed the death of the jewish infants 7. The god of glory appeared to our father abraham while he was still in mesopotamia, before he lived in harran. This agrees with what is written in the book of the prophets. The acts of the apostles is a unique and therefore crucial book of the new testament. Acts 7 indepth versebyverse commentary and bible study of acts chapter 7 in plain english. The erection of the tabernacle of witness, which continued till the time of david, acts 7. When they heard these things they were cut to the heart acts 7.
The new world translation of the holy scriptures is published by jehovahs witnesses. Luke, the author of the gospel of luke, was a doctor and gentile. In 1777, william dodd, a wellknown london clergyman, was condemned to be hanged for forgery. Acts 20 is the twentieth chapter of the acts of the apostles in the christian new testament of the bible. The god of glory appeared to our father abraham when he was in mesopotamia, before he dwelt in haran, 3 and said to him, get out of your country and from your relatives, and come to a land that i will show you. Then god turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven. God is preparing for his peoples deliverance, when their day is darkest, and their distress deepest. As he went nearer to look at it, the voice of the lord was heard. Acts 7 niv stephens speech to the sanhedrin bible gateway. The god of glory appeared unto our father abraham, when he was in mesopotamia, before he dwelt in charran, 3 and said unto him, get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and come into the land which i shall shew thee. Acts 7 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on the. Study guide for acts 7 by david guzik blue letter bible.
And abraham became the father of isaac and circumcised him eight days after his birth. And under these circumstances abraham became the father of isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day. Stephens speech to the sanhedrin then the high priest asked stephen, are these charges true. The book of acts clearly focuses on the beginnings of the church, and two people the apostle peter, and the one who actually possessed the courage to go to the farthest parts of the known world with the gospel of jesus christ, his name was paul the apostle. David guzik commentary on acts 7 describes the martyr death of stephen who has a. The facts of israels history that stephen recites were familiar to his listeners. Stephen quoted from the septuagint version of the old testament, which says 75. Johnson replied, depend upon it, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates the mind. Suffering times often are growing times with the church. We have a maxim, apices juris non sunt juramere points of law are not law itself. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the esv study bible, the interactive knowing the bible study series, the preaching the word commentary series, and more. Longest chapter in acts is chapter 7 seven with 60 verses. Acts 7 niv bible then the high priest asked stephen, are.
It was constructed according to the plan god had shown to moses. In his response stephen gave a panorama of old testament history. The sermon also serves as a transition to the gentile mission that follows this chapter, in that it. Israels history reveals gods sovereign, abundant grace. When his last sermon, delivered in prison, was published, a friend commented to samuel johnson that the effort was far better than he had thought the man capable of. The god of glory appeared unto our father abraham, when he was in mesopotamia. Acts chapter 7 summary and what god wants from us youtube. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
The life and teachings of jesus christ are established in the four gospel narratives, and the book of acts provides a coordinated account of the beginning and spread of the church as the result of the work of the risen lord and the holy spirit through the apostles. Stephen concludes this portion of israels history with the note that joseph sent for. It alone presents an extensive picture of early church life and history. Acts 1 jesus taken up into heaven 1 in my former book, theophilus, i wrote about all that jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the holy spirit to the apostles he had chosen. In the book of acts, we discover how gods multiethnic, international church grew through persecution and missionary journeys throughout the world. Acts 1 niv jesus taken up into heaven in my bible gateway. The book of acts provides a bridge for the writings of the nt. The history of moses and his acts till the exodus from egypt, vv. Acts 1 new international version niv jesus taken up into heaven. The god of glory appeared unto our father abraham, when he was in mesopotamia, before he dwelt in charran. Acts, chapter 7 king james version christian answers webbible.
Acts 7, new international version niv the bible app. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. It is titled acts to emphasize that this book records the acts of the apostles through the work of the holy spirit. Acts 7 new international version niv stephens speech to the sanhedrin. The title as we know it comes from the second century and only partially discloses the theme of the document. He supposed this brave act would be a rallying point for mounting a liberation. The genre of the book of acts is narrative history with several sermons. Leave your country and your people, god said, and go to the land i will show you.
It records the address of stephen before the sanhedrin and his execution outside jerusalem, and introduces saul who later became paul the apostle. Moses trembled and was afraid to look 33 the lord said to him, take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground 34 i have seen the misery of my people in egypt, i have. Jun 30, 2017 this is a summary of the seventh chapter of acts, the most important verse, and what i think god is wanting us to do in response to it. The high priests of the synagogues grew angry and jealous of stephen and accused him of blasphemy. 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. The god of glory appeared to our father abraham while he was in mesopotamia, before he had settled in haran, 3 and said to him, go forth from your land and from your kinsfolk to the land that i will show you. Acts 7 is the seventh chapter of the acts of the apostles in the new testament of the christian bible. The last recorded words of jesus prior to his ascension back to heaven are recorded in the book of acts. Acts 7 niv bible then the high priest asked stephen. The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early christian tradition uniformly affirmed that luke composed this book as. Acts chapter 7 discussion official king james bible. Stay connected amidst social distancing receive weekly bible studies to share with family and friends. The rebellion and idolatry of the israelites in the wilderness, acts 7. The book of acts tells how the multiethnic, international.1058 1356 1214 508 1282 1342 1508 1584 1375 874 919 245 1349 1448 1357 1 822 1220 824 1119 144 643 268 1330 1496 1276 942 436 17 1553 1250 639 1220 109 1235 1568 675 1325 766 1182 582 219 967 469