Christ's Messengers: Studies in the Acts of the Apostles

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Epilogue

A GREAT DEAL, even in the earlier chapters of the Acts with which we have been mainly occupied, has had to be passed over without mention in this little book. For any detailed study, the reader must turn to the commentaries and other larger works.

But perhaps this attempt to see the story of the Acts as a story of Christian witness may serve as an introduction to a closer study, and may lead us, by the help of God, to a sense both of God's summons to us and of his promise to be with us, exactly as he was with the first Christians. "This God is our God," let us say to ourselves. This God of Peter and Stephen, of Mary and Dorcas and hundreds of unnamed witnesses of the first century, is our God too. We have absolutely no right to expect less of him than they did; nor to imagine that he expects less of us. Indeed, he expects more, for we are in a privileged position, standing

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  • Title Page 3
  • About World Christian Books 5
  • Contents 7
  • Introduction: the Book of The Acts of the Apostles 9
  • Chapter 1- The Witness of Action 19
  • Chapter 2- The Witness of Words 42
  • Chapter 3- The Witness of Community Life 66
  • Epilogue 93
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