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Evangelistic growth in Acts 1 & 2

D. Wade Armstrong

Evangelistic growth in Acts 1 & 2

by D. Wade Armstrong

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Published by Broadman Press in Nashville, Tenn .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Acts -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Evangelistic work -- Biblical teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesEvangelistic growth in Acts one and two.
    StatementD. Wade Armstrong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2625.2 .A76 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. ;
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3191908M
    ISBN 100805462422
    LC Control Number83070375
    OCLC/WorldCa10201876

    Personal evangelism or witnessing are also terms used to describe one-to-one evangelism. We will be using these terms as we go through this book. One‑to-one evangelism or personal evangelism was practised by Jesus and the Church (John , , Acts ‑39, , ‑26). One-to-One evangelism is a powerful way of bringing many.   Those who were saved in the days after the coming of the Holy Spirit were “added to the church” (see Acts , 47). Then later, “believers were the more added to the Lord” as the evangelism continued in Jerusalem (Acts ). The math begins with addition. Then we read that “the number of the disciples was multiplied (Acts , 7).

    The book of Acts stands out as the only New Testament book containing a clear historical account of the origin and spread of the early Christian church. 1 With a prologue addressed to the “most excellent Theophilus” (Acts ), the text is believed to be the sequel to the Gospel of Luke (Luke ). While the Gospel focused on the journey of Jesus to Jerusalem to fulfill His mission, Acts. The textbook argues that the book of Acts could be called "_____" rather than "The Acts of the Apostles" The Acts of the Holy Spirit On his third missionary journey, Paul establishes churches in ____ where he also writes 1&2 Corinthians.

    The fact is that the pendulum of the role of women in the church has swung too far in both directions. But where humans have failed, God promises victory, peace, and restoration. That’s why both sides in this debate need to seek wisdom and guidance from God’s Word in order to grow in the unity of the faith.   Numbers loosely fall in the bigger category of relational evangelism, though the others can be expressed in the context of existing relationships. Proclamational Evangelism. This type of evangelism is what we read a lot about in the book of Acts. Peter’s sermon on the day of Pentecost; Stephen’s sermon; Paul’s sermon at the Areopagus.


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Evangelistic growth in Acts 1 & 2 by D. Wade Armstrong Download PDF EPUB FB2

The subjects of evangelism and church growth in the Book of Acts have been unaccountably neglected in recent years. Church growth writers refer to Acts rather consistently to support their theology and practice, but no detailed work has come from the movement.2 Most evangelistic works approach Acts from a theological perspective, building a bibli-File Size: 48KB.

biblical evangelism, evangelism from Acts The book of Acts tells Evangelistic growth in Acts 1 & 2 book story of the beginning of the church of Jesus Christ. Acts begins with Jesus teaching the apostles about the kingdom of God outside Jerusalem, and ends, about thirty years later, with Paul teaching Gentile Christians about the kingdom of God.

Pentecost - Acts 2 The first episode of evangelistic preaching ; The audience included not only locals but also Jews from every nation under heaven. 5) They were attracted by the sound and were amazed by the miraculous tongues. ) Peter preached Jesus whom they. This is about principles not techniques for healthy church growth.

From Acts 1 & 2 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach The key to healthy church ministry is that it is the CONTINUING ministry of Jesus. Acts is not just the acts of the apostles but the empowering continuing work of Jesus.

We can’t create growth. Church Growth Statements in the Book of Acts Barnes’ Bible Charts Jerusalem “About 3, souls were added to them” 1st Jerusalem “The Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved” Jerusalem “The number of the men came to be about 5,” Jerusalem “Believers were increasingly added to the Lord”File Size: 82KB.

Jared W. LudlowThe book of Acts was written by Luke after his Gospel as the second part of a great two-volume work on Jesus Christ and the early Christians. Whereas the Gospel of Luke focuses on the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, the Acts of the Apostles builds upon what Jesus did and taught (see Acts ), recounting the story of the young, emerging Church and the work of the early.

Church Growth in the Book of Acts A church of Christ can and will grow spiritually and numerically when it is faithful to the word of God. To prove this point, let us take a quick look at church growth in the book of Acts, with a special view to the church in Jerusalem.

Therein, we shall see a church that grew byFile Size: 62KB. suggestion; and 2) it is for every Christian, not just for the pastors, staff members, deacons, and Sunday School teachers. The preaching material should be gathered around the key verse of the book, Actsemphasizing our mandate from heaven, our Lord's marching orders.

One might preach Acts around a four fold outline. The Book Of Acts - Shared by Rick Crandall. The Book Of Acts. Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 8, (message contributor) based on 1 rating. (rate this series) |views. Sermons in Series: Denomination: Baptist. God Is At Work In Our World - Part 1.

Contributed on God is always at work in our world: 1. I Said It - John6; Call in the Witnesses - I Corinthians 15; While You Wait - Acts 1; Jesus Is the Answer - John 14; Scripture: Acts Waiting on the Lord may be one of the most difficult aspects of the Christian life.

When Jesus promised that he would return, he instructed his followers to wait. That is easier said than done. 1 The Unchurched Next Door Faith Stages Go over this Syllabus and the Portfolio. Discuss questions and applications in the Portfolio. Group Activity: Create a visual summary of one of these chapters.

Demonstrate examples of a term paper. Print Strategic Evangelism Portfolio. Study chapters in The Unchurched Next Door. WHY DID FIRST CENTURY CHURCHES GROW SO FAST.

Intro. Striking fact found over & over in Acts: Phenomenal spread of the gospel – ; ; ; – Impact of gospel on world. Even with persecution (designed to stop growth), the number of believers grew – ; This was the start, and the rest of the book of Acts tells the story of an exciting, expanding fellowship of men and women who witnessed to Jesus Christ with power and abandon.

Acts refers to the numerical growth of the young movement in the face of external and internal problems. Soon the followers of Christ reached five thousand (). The book of Acts is the sequel to Luke. It opens with a greeting to Theophilus, who was also the intended recipient of Luke’s gospel. In Acts Luke refer- ences his “former book” and picks up where he left off.

In this passage, Luke is restating the Great Commission challenge Jesus gave in Luke the earth” (Acts ). Written by Luke, the book of Acts has a prominent missionary theme because it details the rapid growth of the early church and the first missionary efforts.

The book begins with the ascension of Jesus into heaven (Acts ), quickly followed by the empowering of the church through the Holy Spirit at Pentecost (Acts 2).File Size: 1MB. The book of Acts teaches us that they prayed (Acts ; ff; ).

They were united having the same desire to spread the good news (Acts ). They were a courageous church as they did not compromise the truth. They were a caring church as they cared for each other and for those that were lost (Acts 37; ; THE BIBLICAL APPROACH TO CHURCH GROWTH THROUGH PERSONAL EVANGELISM A Thesis Project Submitted to Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Doctor of Ministry By HoKyung Kim Lynchburg, Virginia December, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Evangelistic growth in Acts one and two.

Responsibility. Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) 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.

3 After his suffering, he presented himself to them and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive. They took His commission seriously, and we see evidence of that in the Book of Acts.

The thrilling account of the first-century disciples spreading the good news of salvation through the resurrected Savior begins with the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2) and concludes with Paul preaching the gospel in Rome (Acts.

evangelism, David Lim gives the follow-ing definition: “[Evangelism] is the ver-bal proclamation of the good news of salvation with a view of leading people to a right relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ.”1 Measured by this definition, all of Acts would qualify as dealing with evangelism.

Acts begins with a command to the dis-File Size: KB.The Apostle Paul as a model for church growth and evangelism. Abstract The purpose driven church, the simple church, good to great, and the natural church are just a few of the models today’s clergy are looking to in order to define their ministries.

Most pastors and they would say that they desire the church of Acts 2. The Book of Acts. Principles Of Church Growth In The Early Church. Novem by llqwyd Comments are off [ad_1] INTRODUCTION. This article presents the concept of ‘church growth’ alongside evangelism mainly in the book of Acts.

Whereas the Old Testament depicts evangelism as people coming to God, the Lucan perspective demonstrates that God’s.