Acts – The Church Grows

I. The Author of the Book of Acts – Luke
II. The Genre of the Book of Acts
Church History – Prescriptive or Descriptive
III. The Outline of the Book of Acts
A. Witness in Jerusalem (1-7)
B. Witnesses in Judea and Samaria (8-12)
C. Witnesses to the End of the Earth (13-28)
IV. The Purpose of the Book of Acts
A. Give an accurate and clear history
B. Give a defense of the Christian faith
C. Give guidance to the Church
1. How to witness … preach, teach,
persuade, reason.
2. Who to witness to…everyone
3. What response to expect…mixed
4. Where to witness…everywhere
5. Who the power to witness comes
from…the Holy Spirit.