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Lecture 8: Acts (Part 2), Galatians, and 1 Thessalonians

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Lesson

A summary of the book of Acts beginning with the third major section starting at Acts 9:32. Also, a summary of the background and contents of Galatians and 1 Thessalonians. (39 min.)

Acts (Part 2), Galatians, and 1 Thessalonians

Outline

I. Acts (part 2)

A. Acts 9:32–12:24

1. Peter’s Vision

2. Cornelius’ Conversion

3. The Gospel Moving Out

B. Acts 12:25–13:3

1. The Focus Shifts to Paul

2. The Pattern of Paul’s Ministry

C. Paul’s Missionary Journeys

1. The First Missionary Journey (13:4–14:28)

2. The Jerusalem Council (15:1-35)

3. The Second Missionary Journey (15:36–18:22)

4. The Third Missionary Journey (18:23–21:16)

5. The Trials of Paul in Jerusalem and Caesarea (21:17–26:32)

6. Paul’s Journey to Rome (27:1–28:31)

D. Four Key Theological Emphases

1. God oversees the progress of the Church.

2. The message of Christianity centers on the resurrection of Jesus.

3. The offer of salvation is for all people.

4. The Church will flourish despite opposition.

E. Two Key Applications

1. Understanding the Nature of Salvation

2. Looking for Lessons for the Church Today

II. Galatians

A. Background

1. Recipients

2. Date: A.D. 49

3. Paul’s use of the word “bewitched” (3:1)

B. Keys to Understanding Galatians

1. Understanding the Law

2. Debating with the Judaizers

C. Outlining Galatians

1. Paul Defends His Authority (1:1–2:14)

2. Paul Defends Justification by Faith Alone (2:15–4:31)

3. Paul Describes the Nature of Christian Freedom (5:1–6:17)

D. The Theology of Galatians

1. The Charter of Christian Liberty

2. Perverting the Gospel Through Requirements for Salvation

III. 1 Thessalonians

A. Background

B. Outline

1. Greeting and Exhortation (1:1–3:13)

2. A Call to Godly Living (4:1-5:28)

Assessment

Name Description
1 Understanding the New Testament - Quiz 8

This quiz covers the material in Understanding the New Testament, Lesson 8 – Acts (Part 2), Galatians, and Thessalonians.

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Duration

39 min

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Recommended Reading

From Pentecost to Patmos, pp. 43-149.

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