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Thirty Years That Changed the World: The Book Acts for Today
     

Thirty Years That Changed the World: The Book Acts for Today

by Michael Green
 

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ISBN-10: 0802827667

ISBN-13: 9780802827661

Pub. Date: 03/08/2004

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

While there are many studies and commentaries on the book of Acts, few focus on the amazing achievement of the people found within its narrative. The first Christians chronicled in Acts turned the world upside down in the space of a generation. In this book Michael Green opens up the gripping story of Acts, highlighting the volcanic eruption of faith described

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While there are many studies and commentaries on the book of Acts, few focus on the amazing achievement of the people found within its narrative. The first Christians chronicled in Acts turned the world upside down in the space of a generation. In this book Michael Green opens up the gripping story of Acts, highlighting the volcanic eruption of faith described there and comparing it to the often halfhearted Christianity of the modern Western world.

Combining trusted scholarship with a popular, enjoyable writing style, Thirty Years That Changed the World is an ideal book for church, group, or personal study. Green explores the life and faith of the Christians of Acts, answering such questions as What kind of people were they? How did they live? and How did they organize and practice as members of the new church? Besides unveiling the nature of life in the early church, Green discusses how we today can apply the first Christians' dynamic efforts at church planting, pastoral care, social concern, gospel proclamation, and prayer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802827661
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/08/2004
Pages:
287
Sales rank:
1,321,907
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface5
1Thirty Years That Changed the World7
2Bridges and Ditches in First Century Society11
3Luke and His Friends25
4What of Their Approach?42
5What of Their Lifestyle?57
6What of Their Message?73
7What of Their Apologetics?97
8What of Their Methods?116
9What of Their Church Planting?140
10What of Their Pastoral Care?165
11What of Their Church Life?190
12What of Their Leadership?207
13What of Their Hardships?226
14What of the Holy Spirit?247
15What of Their Priorities?268

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