The Acts of the Apostles is unique among the books of the New Testament. Of the four men who wrote an account of the ministry, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, only one, Luke, continued the story into the decades which followed. Without his book, we would be unable to explain how the still-frightened band of disciples, seen behind closed doors at the close of the Gospels, became the boldly expanding movement seen in the rest of the New Testament.
Dennis Johnson has taught the book of Acts to seminary students for over twenty years. Here he leads the reader with clarity and insight through the amazing process by which Jesus' words were fulfilled: "You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth" (Acts 1:8)
About the Author
Dennis E. Johnson is Professor of Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Escondido, California, and Associate Pastor of New Life Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Escondido.
About this Series: The Let's Study is a series of commentaries written to encourage ordinary Christians to read, understand, and apply God's Word. Designed to be used by individuals, in family devotions, or by groups, each volume features an exposition of the text of Scripture and contains a study guide.