Thematic Bible




Acts 1:1 (show verse)

In my first volume, Theophilus, I dealt with all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning

Acts 1:2 (show verse)

until the day when through the holy Spirit he gave the apostles he had chosen their instructions, and was taken up to heaven.

Acts 1:3 (show verse)

He had shown himself alive to them after he had suffered, in many convincing ways, appearing to them through forty days, and telling them about the Kingdom of God.

Acts 1:4 (show verse)

And once when he ate with them, he instructed them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised. "You have heard me speak of it," he said,

Acts 1:5 (show verse)

"for John baptized people in water, but in a few days you will be baptized in the holy Spirit."

Acts 1:6 (show verse)

So those who were present asked him, "Master, is this the time when you are going to re-establish the kingdom for Israel?"

Acts 1:7 (show verse)

He said to them, "It is not for you to know times and dates which the Father has fixed by his own authority,

Acts 1:8 (show verse)

but you will be given power when the holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be witnesses for me in Jerusalem and all over Judea and Samaria and to the very ends of the earth."
Apostles » Duties of » See commission of, above, and
Christian ministers » Witnesses
Gospel » Universal, to be preached throughout the world
Holy spirit » What can be accomplished through the power of the holy spirit
Holy spirit » Power of » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit
Holy spirit » Promised » Empowers for service
the Inspiration of the Holy Spirit » Design of » To give power to ministers
Jesus Christ » History of » Appears to james and also to all the apostles (in jerusalem)
Jews, the » The gospel preached to, first
Names » Of ministers » Witnesses
Peter » baptism of the spirit
Power » The lord giving power
Power » Spiritual, general references to » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit
Power » Of the holy spirit » Qualifies ministers
Power » When you will receive power
Power » Of the holy spirit » Promised by Christ
Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Qualifies ministers
Power, Of The Holy Spirit » Promised by Christ
modern Samaria » Christ after his resurrection commanded the gospel to be preached in
Spirit » The leadership of holy spirit » Empowers for service
Spirit » Promised » Empowers for service
Spiritual » Power » Source of spiritual power
Spiritual » Power » Accompanies the baptism of the holy spirit
religious Testimony » How and where to be given » Empowered by the holy spirit
Titles and names of ministers » Witnesses
Witness » Who is a witness of the lord
Witnessing to the truth » Encouraged
religious Work » Labourers in of the holy spirit

Acts 1:9 (show verse)

As he said this, he was caught up before their eyes and a cloud took him up from their sight.

Acts 1:10 (show verse)

And while they were gazing after him into the sky, two men dressed in white suddenly stood beside them,

Acts 1:11 (show verse)

and said to them, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up into the sky? This very Jesus who has been caught up from you into heaven will come in just the way that you have seen him go up to heaven."

Acts 1:12 (show verse)

Then they went back to Jerusalem from the hill called the Olive-orchard, which is near Jerusalem, half a mile away.

Acts 1:13 (show verse)

When they entered the city they went to the upstairs room where they were staying. There were Peter, John, James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James, the son of Alpheus, Simon the Zealot, and Judas, the son of James.

Acts 1:14 (show verse)

They were all devoting themselves with one mind to prayer, with the women and Mary, Jesus' mother, and his brothers.

Acts 1:15 (show verse)

It was at that time that Peter got up among the brothers??here were about a hundred and twenty persons present??nd said,

Acts 1:16 (show verse)

"Brothers, the prediction of the Scriptures had to come true that the holy Spirit uttered by the lips of David, about Judas, who acted as guide for the men that arrested Jesus??17 for he was one of our number and a share in this ministry of ours fell to his lot."

Acts 1:17 (show verse)

Acts 1:18 (show verse)

(This man bought a piece of land with the money paid him for his treachery, and his body swelled up and burst open in the middle and all his vitals poured out.

Acts 1:19 (show verse)

This fact was well known to all the residents of Jerusalem, so that the piece of land came to be called in their language Akeldamach, the bloody field.)

Acts 1:20 (show verse)

"For in the Book of Psalms it is written, 'Let his estate be desolate, with no one to live on it,' and 'Let someone else take his position.'

Acts 1:21 (show verse)

"So one of the men who has been associated with us all the time that the Lord Jesus moved about among us,

Acts 1:22 (show verse)

from his baptism by John to the time when he was caught up from us, must join us as a witness to his resurrection."

Acts 1:23 (show verse)

Then they proposed two men, Joseph called Barsabbas, who was known as Justus, and Matthias.

Acts 1:24 (show verse)

And they prayed, saying, "Lord, you who know all hearts, show us which one of these two you have chosen

Acts 1:25 (show verse)

to take this place of service as an apostle which Judas left to go where he belonged."

Acts 1:26 (show verse)

Then they drew lots between them, and the lot fell on Matthias, and he was added to the eleven apostles.