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Acts (Evangelical Press Study Commentary | EPSC)

ISBN: 9781783970032


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The Evangelical Press Study Commentary brings you the best in biblical exposition from some of the most notable evangelical Reformed scholars. This series is aimed at the minister, theologian, layman, and serious student alike. Though comprehensive in content, the volumes are practical and straightforward. Each author presents a careful analysis of the biblical text to grow your understanding of Scripture, and delivers simple applications to challenge that growth.

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  • Provides a helpful guide for exposition of the text
  • Includes section-by-section commentary and application
  • Written from a Reformed perspective
  • Introductory matters
    • Authorship of Acts
    • Date of Acts
    • Title of Acts
    • Genre of Acts
    • Purpose of Acts
    • Outline and Motifs of Acts
  • Prelude to Pentecost (1:1–26)
  • Pentecost (2:1–47)
  • Power and preaching (3:1–26)
  • Persecution and prayer (4:1–31)
  • Attacked from within, attacked from without (4:32–5:42)
  • Growing pains (6:1–7)
  • Blood of the martyrs, seed of the church (6:8–8:1a)
  • From Jerusalem and Judea to Samaria (8:1b–40)
  • Grace abounding to the chief of sinners (9:1–31)
  • The gospel to the Gentiles (9:32–11:18)
  • Coda (11:19–12:25)
  • The first missionary campaign (13:1–14:28)
  • Conflict, council, consensus (15:1–35)
  • The second missionary campaign (15:36–18:23a)
  • The third missionary campaign (18:23b–20:38)
  • To Jerusalem, to Caesarea (21:1–23:35)
  • Caesarea (24:1–26:32)
  • From Caesarea to Rome (27:1–28:31)
Guy Waters’s Study Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles is exegetically and theologically sound, cogently reasoned and clearly written. I highly recommend this commentary to pastors and teachers preparing to preach and teach Acts, and to anyone interested in a readable exposition of Luke’s unique account of the risen Lord Jesus’ words and deeds through his chosen witnesses.

Dennis E. Johnson Ph.D., Professor of Practical Theology, Westminster Seminary California

In an age of multiplying commentaries, some of them very technical and some exceedingly popular, Guy Waters has contributed a mid- level work that is robustly theological, written in straightforward English, and designed to be edifying. This is a commentary that will make many friends among serious Bible readers.

D. A. Carson Research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and co-founder (with Tim Keller) of The Gospel Coalition

Dr. Waters is the ideal commentator on Acts. Scholarly, pastoral, theological — all these and more combine in making this my first resource for Luke’s second volume. An outstanding contribution to the series and deserving of the appellation, “Essential”!

Derek W. H. Thomas The Robert Strong Professor of Systematic and Pastoral Theology, RTS Atlanta; Senior Minister, First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC

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Associate Professor of New Testament, Reformed Theological Seminary.


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    Digital list price: $39.99
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