Luke wrote Acts as a “part 2” companion to his Gospel of Luke.
From the start he explains that:
“In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach,” Acts 1:1
If Luke’s first book was about what Jesus began to do, then his part 2 (the book of Acts) is about how the work of Jesus continued throughout the early days of the Church and how it continues even to this day. While we see many notable figures throughout the book (Peter, Stephen, Paul, Timothy, etc.), this isn’t a story about people, it is a story about what Jesus is doing through them.
One key idea that threads throughout the entire 28 chapters of this amazing book is that the work of Jesus continues through people who are led by the Spirit. It was not blind luck or human effort that transformed a small and beleaguered group of disciples into a global community of faith. It was the work of Jesus.
What He came to do, He continues to do even today.
Join us for this new series about the Acts of Jesus beginning January 10!
Here is an accompanying interactive study guide for you to use in your small group or individually.