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1:1-26 Preparation
  • 1:1-5 Review of Jesus' previous history
  • 1:6-8 Theme Statement
  • 1:9-11 Ascension
  • 1:12-14 Transition to disciples in Jerusalem
  • 1:15-20 The Vacancy left by Judas
  • 1:21-26 Matthias is chosen to replace Judas
2:1-6:7 In Jerusalem
2:1-47 Pentecost
  • 2:1-13 The Holy Spirit Comes
  • 2:14-36 Peter's Pentecost Sermon
  • 2:37-41 The Response to Peter's Sermon
  • 2:42-47 The Church's Fellowship
3:1-4:31 Lame Man Healed and Sanhedrin
  • 3:1-10 A Lame man is healed
  • 3:11-26 Peter's Temple Sermon
  • 4:1-7 Peter and John are arrested
  • 4:8-12 Peter's Sanhedrin Sermon
  • 4:13-22 The Sanhedrin threatens Peter and John
  • 4:23-31 The Believers pray
4:32-6:7 Blessing, Purity, Persecution and Priorities of the church
  • 4:32-37 The Believers share wealth
  • 5:1-11 Ananias and Sapphira
  • 5:12-16 God's power is evident in the church
  • 5:17-26 The Apostles are Arrested
  • 5:27-42 The Apostles before the Sanhedrin
  • 6:1-7 The priorities of the church
6:8-9:31 To Judea & Samaria
6:8-8:1 Stephen
  • 6:8-15 Stephen is arrested
  • 7:1-8 Stephen's Sermon re: Abraham
  • 7:9-16 Stephen's Sermon re: Joseph
  • 7:17-36 Stephen's Sermon re: Moses
  • 7:37-50 Stephen's Sermon re: The People rejected God's prophets
  • 7:51-53 Stephen's Sermon re: You have done the same to Jesus
  • 7:54-8:1 Stephen is Stoned to death
8:1-40 Philip
  • 8:1-3 The Church is persecuted
  • 8:4-8 Philip in Samaria
  • 8:9-25 Simon is Rejected/Rebuked
  • 8:26-40 Philip and the Ethiopian
9:1-31 Saul
  • 9:1-19 Saul's Conversion
  • 9:20-31 Saul preaches Christ
9:32-12:24 To the Gentiles
9:32-11:18 Peter and Cornelius
  • 9:32-43 Peter preaches in Lydda and Joppa
  • 10:1-8 Cornelius's Vision and Peter's Invitation
  • 10:9-23 Peter's Vision and Invitation
  • 10:23-33 Peter enters Cornelius's House
  • 10:34-43 Peter's Sermon
  • 10:44-48 The Result of Peter's Sermon
  • 11:1-10 Peter Recounts His Vision
  • 11:11-18 Peter Recounts His Preaching and Result
11:19-30 Expansion to Antioch
  • 11:19-24 The Church at Antioch
  • 11:25-30 Saul Ministers in Antioch
12:1-24 Opposition in Jerusalem
  • 12:1-5 Peter is Arrested
  • 12:6-19 Peter Escapes, Encourages, and Leaves
  • 12:19-24 God Kills Herod and Blesses the Church
12:25-16:5 To Asia Minor
12:25-14:28 First Missionary Journey
  • 12:25-13:3 Barnabas and Saul are Chosen
  • 13:4-12 On Cyprus
  • 13:13-15 To Antioch of Pisidia
  • 13:16-41 Paul's Sermon at Antioch
  • 13:42-43 The Response to Paul's Sermon
  • 13:44-52 Resistance in Antioch
  • 14:1-7 At Iconium
  • 14:8-13 A Healing Causes an Uproar
  • 14:14-18 Paul's Sermon at Lystra
  • 14:19-20 The Response to Paul's Sermon
  • 14:21-28 The Return to Antioch
15:1-35 Jerusalem Council
  • 15:1-5 The Problem of Gentiles and the Law
  • 15:6-12 Peter and Paul's Testimony
  • 15:13-21 James's Argument
  • 15:22-29 The Letter Confirming the Decision
  • 15:30-35 The Dissemination of the Decision
15:36-16:5 Second Missionary Journey
  • 15:36-41 Paul and Barnabas Split Up
  • 16:1-5 Paul Recruits Timothy
16:6-19:20 To Europe
16:6-10 Paul's Call to Europe
  • 16:6-10 Paul Receives a Call to Preach to Europe
16:11-40 At Philippi
  • 16:11-15 Lydia's Household is Converted
  • 16:16-24Paul and Silas are Arrested
  • 16:25-34 Paul and Silas and the Philippian Jail
  • 16:35-40 Paul Sets Precedent with the Magistrates
17:1-9 At Thessalonika
  • 17:1-4 Success at Thessalonika
  • 17:5-9 Persecution at Thessalonika
17:10-15 At Berea
  • 17:10-12 Success at Berea
  • 17:13-15 Persecution at Berea
17:16-34 At Athens
  • 17:16-21 Paul is Invited to Address the Areopagus
  • 17:22-31 Paul's Sermon at the Areopagus
  • 17:32-34 Response to Paul's Sermon
18:1-18 At Corinth
  • 18:1-11 Success at Corinth
  • 18:12-18 Persecution at Corinth
18:18-23 Paul returns to Antioch via Ephesus
  • 18:18-23 Paul Returns to Antioch via Ephesus
18:24-28 Apollos evangelizes in Ephesus and Corinth
  • 18:24-28Apollos Evangelizes to Ephesus and Corinth
19:1-20 At Ephesus
  • 19:1-10 Success at Ephesus
  • 19:11-20 Supernatural Power is Demonstrated at Ephesus
19:21-28:31 To Rome via Jerusalem
19:21-21:17 To Jerusalem
  • 19:21-22 Paul Starts Toward Jerusalem
  • 19:23-27 A Riot is instigated at Ephesus
  • 19:28-34 The Riot at Ephesus
  • 19:35-40 The Riot is Dismissed
  • 20:1-4 Paul Revisits Macedonia
  • 20:5-12 Eutychus is Raised from the Dead
  • 20:13-17 Paul Travels to Miletus
  • 20:18-35 Paul's Sermon to the Ephesian Elders
  • 20:36-38 Paul's Farewell to the Ephesians
  • 21:1-9 Paul Travels to Caesarea
  • 21:10-14 Paul is Warned about Jerusalem
  • 21:15-17 Paul Arrives in Jerusalem
21:8-23:22 Paul Arrested
21:8-22:29 Paul Arrested in Jerusalem
  • 21:18-26 Paul Demonstrates His Solidarity with the Jews
  • 21:27-40 Paul is Arrested
  • 22:1-21 Paul's Sermon to the Crowd
  • 22:22-29 Roman Soldiers Protect Citizen Paul
22:30-23:10 Paul Speaks Before the Sanhedrin
  • 22:30-23:6 Paul's Sermon before the Sanhedrin
  • 23:7-10 The Response to Paul's Sermon
23:11-22 The Jews Plot to Kill Paul
  • 23:11-22 The Jews Plot to Kill Paul
23:23-26:32 In Caesarea
23:23-35 Paul Moved to Ceasarea
  • 23:23-24 Paul is Sent to Caesarea
  • 23:25-30 The Letter Explaining Paul
  • 23:31-35 Paul Travels and Arrives in Caesarea
24:1-27 Paul Testifies Before Felix
  • 24:1-9 The Jews Accuse Paul before Felix
  • 24:10-21 Paul's Defense before Felix
  • 24:22-27 Felix Declines to Decide the Case
25:1-26:32 Paul Testifies Before Festus and Agrippa
  • 25:1-7 Paul is Brought before Festus
  • 25:8-12 Paul's Defense before Festus
  • 25:13-22 Festus and Agrippa Discuss Paul's Case
  • 25:23-27 Paul is Brought before Agrippa
  • 26:1-3 Paul's Defense: Introduction
  • 26:4-8 Paul's Defense: His Passion for Judaism from His Youth
  • 26:9-11 Paul's Defense: His Persecution of Christians
  • 26:12-18 Paul's Defense: His Conversion and Call
  • 26:19-23 Paul's Defense: His Activity After Conversion
  • 26:24-29 Dialogue between Paul, Festus and Agrippa
  • 26:30-32 Agrippa's Response
27:1-28:16 Paul's travel to Rome
28:17-31 Paul Preaches at Rome
  • 28:17-22 Paul Initiates Meeting the Jews in Rome
  • 28:23-29Paul Preaches to the Jews in Rome
  • 28:30-31 Paul Preaches Jesus Boldly in Rome