Acts of the Apostles

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The book of Acts is the first book of the New Testament after the Gospels. It tells the story of the early church from the ascension of Jesus to the house arrest of Paul in Rome. The opening of Acts refers to "the first book" and, like the Gospel of Luke, is addressed to a man named Theophilus. This makes it highly likely that Acts was written by the same person as Luke.
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The '''Acts of the Apostles''', usually referred to simply as '''Acts''', is the first book of the [[New Testament]] after the [[Gospel]]s. It tells the story of the early church from the ascension of [[Jesus]] to the house arrest of [[Paul]] in Rome. The opening of Acts refers to "the first book" and, like the Gospel of [[Luke]], is addressed to a man named Theophilus. This makes it highly likely that Acts was written by the same person as Luke.
  
 
==Contradictions in Acts==
 
==Contradictions in Acts==
  
In the account of Paul's conversion in chapter 9, it says that Paul's companions heard Jesus' voice but did not see anyone. However, in chapter 22, Paul says that his companions saw the light but did not hear the voice. It seems the author of Acts believed they had gotten half of the experience, but could not keep straight which half.
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In the account of Paul's conversion in {{bible|Acts 9|chapter 9}}, it says that Paul's companions heard Jesus' voice but did not see anyone. However, in {{bible|Acts 22|chapter 22}}, Paul says that his companions saw the light but did not hear the voice. It seems the author of Acts believed they had gotten half of the experience, but could not keep straight which half.
  
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this is also where judus iscariots 2nd death is mentioned
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Latest revision as of 10:47, 1 November 2010

Books of the Bible

The Acts of the Apostles, usually referred to simply as Acts, is the first book of the New Testament after the Gospels. It tells the story of the early church from the ascension of Jesus to the house arrest of Paul in Rome. The opening of Acts refers to "the first book" and, like the Gospel of Luke, is addressed to a man named Theophilus. This makes it highly likely that Acts was written by the same person as Luke.

Contradictions in Acts

In the account of Paul's conversion in chapter 9 Bible-icon.png, it says that Paul's companions heard Jesus' voice but did not see anyone. However, in chapter 22 Bible-icon.png, Paul says that his companions saw the light but did not hear the voice. It seems the author of Acts believed they had gotten half of the experience, but could not keep straight which half.

this is also where judus iscariots 2nd death is mentioned

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