Thematic Bible




Acts 1:1 (show verse)

I wrote the former account, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach

Acts 1:2 (show verse)

until the day he was taken up to heaven, after he had given orders by the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen.

Acts 1:3 (show verse)

To the same apostles also, after his suffering, he presented himself alive with many convincing proofs. He was seen by them over a forty-day period and spoke about matters concerning the kingdom of God.

Acts 1:4 (show verse)

While he was with them, he declared, "Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait there for what my Father promised, which you heard about from me.

Acts 1:5 (show verse)

For John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."

Acts 1:6 (show verse)

So when they had gathered together, they began to ask him, "Lord, is this the time when you are restoring the kingdom to Israel?"

Acts 1:7 (show verse)

He told them, "You are not permitted to know the times or periods that the Father has set by his own authority.

Acts 1:8 (show verse)

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the farthest parts 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)

After he had said this, while they were watching, he was lifted up and a cloud hid him from their sight.

Acts 1:10 (show verse)

As they were still staring into the sky while he was going, suddenly two men in white clothing stood near them

Acts 1:11 (show verse)

and said, "Men of Galilee, why do you stand here looking up into the sky? This same Jesus who has been taken up from you into heaven will come back in the same way you saw him go into heaven."

Acts 1:12 (show verse)

Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mountain called the Mount of Olives (which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day's journey away).

Acts 1:13 (show verse)

When they had entered Jerusalem, they went to the upstairs room where they were staying. Peter and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot, and Judas son of James were there.

Acts 1:14 (show verse)

All these continued together in prayer with one mind, together with the women, along with Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

Acts 1:15 (show verse)

In those days Peter stood up among the believers (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty people) and said,

Acts 1:16 (show verse)

"Brothers, the scripture had to be fulfilled that the Holy Spirit foretold through David concerning Judas -- who became the guide for those who arrested Jesus --

Acts 1:17 (show verse)

for he was counted as one of us and received a share in this ministry."

Acts 1:18 (show verse)

(Now this man Judas acquired a field with the reward of his unjust deed, and falling headfirst he burst open in the middle and all his intestines gushed out.

Acts 1:19 (show verse)

This became known to all who lived in Jerusalem, so that in their own language they called that field Hakeldama, that is, "Field of Blood.")

Acts 1:20 (show verse)

"For it is written in the book of Psalms, 'Let his house become deserted, and let there be no one to live in it,' and 'Let another take his position of responsibility.'

Acts 1:21 (show verse)

Thus one of the men who have accompanied us during all the time the Lord Jesus associated with us,

Acts 1:22 (show verse)

beginning from his baptism by John until the day he was taken up from us -- one of these must become a witness of his resurrection together with us."

Acts 1:23 (show verse)

So they proposed two candidates: Joseph called Barsabbas (also called Justus) and Matthias.

Acts 1:24 (show verse)

Then they prayed, "Lord, you know the hearts of all. Show us which one of these two you have chosen

Acts 1:25 (show verse)

to assume the task of this service and apostleship from which Judas turned aside to go to his own place."

Acts 1:26 (show verse)

Then they cast lots for them, and the one chosen was Matthias; so he was counted with the eleven apostles.