Luke wrote Acts as a continuation of his gospel. In this book Luke recorded the growth of the early church after Jesus ascended to heaven. The first part of the book records the growth of the church in and around Jerusalem. Luke goes on to record the apostle Paul’s conversion and the spread of the gospel throughout the Roman world.
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- Historical background
- Maps, illustrations, and archaeological information
- Practical and contemporary applications
- Title: Acts
- Author: Richard. D. Balge
- Publisher: Northwestern Publishing House
- Publication Date: 1988
- Pages: 294
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