Acts 1 Resources

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Explanation - The following list includes not only commentaries but other Christian works by well known evangelical writers. Most of the resources below are newer works (written after 1970) which previously were available only for purchase in book form or in a Bible computer program. The resources are made freely available by but have several caveats - (1) they do not allow copy and paste, (2) they can only be checked out for one hour (but can be checked out immediately when your hour expires giving you time to read or take notes on a lengthy section) and (3) they require creating an account which allows you to check out the books free of charge. To set up an account click and then click the picture of the person in right upper corner and enter email and a password. That's all you have to do. Then you can read these more modern resources free of charge! I have read or used many of these resources but not all of them so ultimately you will need to be a Berean (Acts 17:11+) as you use them. I have also selected works that are conservative and Biblically sound. If you find one that you think does not meet those criteria please send an email at The resources are listed in alphabetical order by the author's last name and some include reviews of the particular resource. For hundreds of other commentaries and books that can be borrowed see Christian Commentaries Online

Preaching Luke-Acts by Allen, Ronald J.

James Rosscup - This conservative commentary is a detailed work in the Greek and is well-written. The author did the famous Greek-English lexicon and two books on alleged contradictions.

Acts of the apostles by Allen, Ronald J

Turning to God : a study of conversion in the book of Acts and today by Barclay, William See discussion of his orthodoxy especially the article "The Enigmatic William Barclay".

The Acts of the Apostles: An Introduction and Commentary (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries) E. M. Blaiklock 

The Preacher's Outline & Sermon Bible : New Testament, King James Version (POSB) - Acts, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians - This is a very useful resource which always includes numerous related cross-references. It will be of aid to you preaching and teaching. 

Acts - Bible Study Commentary by Bruce, F. F. (1982) 124 pages - this is not the top rated NICNT version 

The book of the Acts (New International Commentary on the New Testament) by Bruce, F. F (1988) 584 pages

Rosscup - This work, first issued in 1954, is now revised not long before Bruce died, with a new translation of the Greek text in place of the ASV. The bibliographical lists are extensively updated in footnotes, Bruce has interacted with later studies, arranged comments on fewer verses, and achieved a more lucid style in places. However, the basic verse-by-verse commentary remains substantially the same. It remains the finest commentary on Acts as to exposition in detail. Bruce points to I. H. Marshall’s commentary for detail on Luke’s theology. He shows a fine grasp of pertinent history, a sound explanation of most passages, and insights on many of the problems.

Keith Mathison (Lignonier) - First published in 1954, F.F. Bruce’s commentary on Acts in the NICNT series soon became a standard conservative evangelical commentary. In 1988, his commentary was revised and updated. It still remains one of the best commentaries on this book of Scripture.

Tim Challies - F.F. Bruce has two commentaries on Acts and the contribution to the NICNT series is regarded as the stronger of the two. Not only that, but it is regarded as one of the very best works on the book. A couple of commentators on the commentaries point out that Bruce is especially strong on the historical aspect of Acts.

The Acts of the Apostles: the Greek text with introduction and commentary by Bruce, F. F. (1990) 608 pages. Somewhat Technical. 

New Bible Commentary - (1994) Bruce, F. F. “The Acts of the Apostles,” in New Bible Commentary.   A boiled down version of Bruce’s expertise, quite helpful in itself.

Acts by Calvin, Jean Crossway Classic Commentaries.

Cyril Barber - Contains all of the remarkable insights of the first English edition without the stilted language. This is a work that deserves a place in every pastor’s library.

The Acts; an exposition by Erdman, Charles R

James Rosscup - Concise treatments are given to each of the N. T. books. The main value of the set lies in its clear synthesis which helps the student grasp the flow of thought as he moves through a book. Erdman possessed a lucid writing style. He was amillennial.

The Acts of the Apostles a new translation with introduction and commentary by Fitzmyer, Joseph A 

Mathison at Ligonier gives it runner up status in best commentaries on Acts. 

Cyril Barber - Begins with a translation of the entire book, followed by a closely reasoned explanation of title, authorship, date, and purpose of Acts. Essays discuss the text and sources, the composition and form-critical analysis, language and style, and historical character of Acts, etc. The exposition combines historic and linguistic data, but offers minimal help to preachers.

Acts by Gangel, Kenneth - This is more like a workbook with questions and short explanatory notes.

Cyril Barber commenting on Gangel's more extensive work in the Holman NT Commentary says "Clearly written, and with the theme of Luke’s second work cogently presented, this commentary does justice to the biblical text and the purpose for which this historic account was produced. Gangel follows the best interpretative tradition and then applies the principles in the best possible manner.

Luke-Acts and New Testament historiography by Green, Joel B

The apostolic church by Harrison, Everett Falconer, 1902- Not a commentary on book of Acts but the church that begins in Acts. 

Acts and the history of earliest Christianity by Hengel, Martin,

Cyril Barber - Asserts the essential reliability of the book of Acts and examines Luke's historical-theological methodology.

An introduction to the New Testament - the Gospels and Acts Volume 1 by Hiebert, D. Edmond

Cyril Barber - Describes the regional, social and cultural milieu of the Roman Empire during the first century A.D. Part 1 covers such topics as travel by ship as well as along the Roman roads of Asia Minor; also food shortages, diverse Roman religions, the urban elites, and the emergence of the house church. Part 2 describes in detail the various Roman provinces and the establishment of the early church. A final chapter discusses Luke’s geographic limits and the Jewish and Roman cultures it contained.

The Book of Acts in its Graeco-Roman setting Gill, David W., and Conrad Gempf, eds

A commentary on the original text of the Acts of the Apostles by Hackett, Horatio Balch e

Cyril Barber - Insightful, reliable, and always worth consulting. Reprinted from the revised edition of 1882.

Kingdom power : receiving the power of the promise : a study in the book of Acts by Hayford, Jack W

The book of Acts by Horton, Stanley Pentecostal perspectiv

The message of Acts in the history of redemption by Johnson, Dennis E. 

Mathison at Ligonier gives it runner up status in best commentaries on Acts. 

Cyril Barber - Examines the major themes of Acts and links the OT with the NT while explaining the contribution of Acts to the history of redemption. Though not a commentary, this study will enrich each reader’s understanding of the history of the period.

Acts : an exegetical commentary by Keener, Craig S., 1208 pages

Keith Mathison (Lignonier) - Craig Keener’s four-volume commentary on Acts is not for everyone. At 4,500 pages, few will ever read all of it. But if you are looking for an exhaustive commentary that deals with every conceivable question, then, clear out about a foot and a half of shelf space and pick up this commentary (bend your knees when you do so). This will probably be the standard evangelical commentary on Acts for at least the next half century. For those who do not need a commentary with a bibliography longer than most other books, Keener also has an abridged version of his commentary that is only 635 pages.

Jerusalem to Rome; studies in the Book of Acts by Kent, Homer Austin,

Cyril Barber - In recounting the beginning and expansion of the early church, the writer reveals the personal struggles of those who participated in the events recorded by Luke. The inclusion of discussion questions makes this an ideal volume for adult Bible study groups.

Acts Augsburg Commentary on the New Testament by Krodel, Gerhard (Lutheran perspective)

Cyril Barber - Designed for laypeople. Explains in non-technical language the essential thrust of this portion of the canon.

A bibliography of the periodical literature on the Acts of the Apostles, 1962-1984 by Mills, Watson E

Cyril Barber - This volume is intended to supplement the indispensible work of A. J. and M. B. Mattill, A Classified Bibliography of Literature on the Acts of the Apostles (which concluded with entries up to 1962). The material in this volume is arranged alphabetically. The indexing to periodical literature is impressive. It succeeds in bringing within the purview of the student or researcher a wealth of important data.

The Acts of the apostles by Morgan, G. Campbell 

Studies in the Acts of the apostles by Moule, C. F. D Short work (104 pages) by respected Anglican pastor. 

Acts : based on the Revised standard version by Neil, William

Cyril Barber - New Century Bible Commentary. 1981. Based on the RSV This handy commentary does not provide an exposition of the theme but, rather, furnishes readers with perceptive comments on select words or phrases.

The Communicator's Commentary. Acts by Ogilvie, Lloyd John - (This is now known as the Preacher's Commentary and states that the goal is to aid preachers and teachers.)

Drumbeat of Love : the unlimited power of the Spirit as revealed in the Book of Acts by Ogilvie, Lloyd John

The Acts of the Apostles : an exposition Rackham, Richard. Also available below with no time limit.

Cyril Barber - The reissue in an overpriced paperback format of one of the great commentaries on the book of Acts.

Growth of the Body : [Acts 13-20] by Stedman, Ray C

Adventuring through the life of Christ : a Bible handbook on the Gospels and Acts by Stedman, Ray C 

The Words of the Apostles by Stier, Rudolf; 

Cyril Barber - Examines the public ministry of the apostles and expounds each message with insight and skill. A must for every student of the book of Acts.

The strength of an exacting passion : a study of Acts 18:18-28:31 by Swindoll, Charles

The church of the first days : lectures on the Acts of the Apostles by Vaughan, Charles John

Cyril Barber - Vaughan achieved justifiable acclaim for his expositional commentaries on Romans, Philippians, and Revelation. C. H. Spurgeon wrote of this work on Acts, "Not only does Dr. Vaughan expound his text in the ablest manner, but he introduces passages of Scripture so aptly that he suggests discourses:' This is a work of rare merit, and it will be appreciated by those who use it wisely.

Acts : Bible study commentary by Vaughan, Curtis -  Conservative. Simple, easy to understand comments. 

Be Dynamic (Acts 1-12) by Warren Wiersbe

Be Daring : put your faith where the action is (Acts 13-28) by Wiersbe, Warren Cyril Barber - Continues the author's popular exposition of the Book of Acts. Shows how the power of God is available to work through ordinary people to accomplish His purposes in the Church and in the world. Recommended.

Wiersbe Commentary on Acts in Pdf - 88 pages

The Bible Exposition Commentary by Wiersbe, Warren W - All NT books in one source. Excellent.  Rosscup - One of America’s most appreciated staunchly evangelical Bible conference teachers gives diligent, refreshing expositions. These are all of his 23 separate, earlier books in the “Be” series on the New Testament. He strikes a particular appeal with lay people as he crystallizes sections, deals with some of the verses, handles certain problems and backgrounds and applies principles. He is premillennial.

Bible Exposition Commentary - New Testament  and Bible Exposition Commentary - Old Testament 

With the Word - Devotional Commentary - Chapter by Chapter Warren Wiersbe - Excellent to help summarize a chapter.

Wiersbe's Expository Outlines on the New Testament by Wiersbe, Warren W - helpful ponts for teaching and preaching

Cyril Barber - This is a book of exceptional merit. Pastors, missionaries, and Christian workers will profit from its use. Wiersbe introduces each book of the NT, provides an outline, and then furnishes his readers with a chapter-by-chapter discussion of the contents. The homiletic style is a “plus.” Recommended.

Acts by Williams, David John Mathison at Ligonier gives it runner up status of best commentaries on Acts. 


Note: The first 4 resources have no time restriction and allow copy and paste function: 

(1) KJV Bible Commentary - Hindson, Edward E; Kroll, Woodrow Michael. Over 3000 pages of the entire OT/NT. Well done conservative commentary that interprets Scripture from a literal perspective. Pre-millennial -generally gets 4/5 stars from users. -

Very well done conservative commentary that interprets Scripture from a literal perspective  

The King James Version Bible Commentary is a complete verse-by-verse commentary. It is comprehensive in scope, reliable in scholarship, and easy to use. Its authors are leading evangelical theologians who provide practical truths and biblical principles. Any Bible student will gain new insights through this one-volume commentary based on the timeless King James Version of the Bible.

(2) The King James Study Bible Second Edition 2240 pages (2013) (Thomas Nelson) General Editor - Edward Hindson with multiple contributing editors. . . Pre-millennial. See introduction on How to Use this Study Bible.

(3) NKJV Study Bible: New King James Version Study Bible (formerly "The Nelson Study Bible - NKJV") by Earl D Radmacher; Ronald Barclay Allen; Wayne H House. 2345 pages. (1997, 2007). Very helpful notes. Conservative. Pre-millennial.  

(4) The Wycliffe Bible Commentary - only the New Testament (for OT see below to borrow) - 1126 pages. (1971) Everett F Harrison - Editor of New Testament. Uses the KJV.  Strictly speaking not a study Bible, but short notes are similar. KJV text in left column, commentary notes in right column. The comments are generally verse by verse, short, conservative and to the point. Pre-millennial.

Note: The following have a one hour time restriction and no copy and paste function. 

The MacArthur study Bible - John MacArthur. Brief but well done notes 

ESV Study Bible - Excellent resource but not always literal in eschatology and the nation of Israel 

HCSB Study Bible : Holman Christian Standard Bible - General Editor Jeremy Royal Howard (2010) 2360 pages. Conservative. Good notes. Include Holmans excellent maps. One hour limit

Life Application Study Bible : New Living Translation. Has some very helpful notes. s

The David Jeremiah Study Bible - (2013) 2208 pages. 

The Defender's Study Bible : King James Version by Morris, Henry M. Excellent notes for well known creationist. 

The Holman Illustrated Study Bible  Includes the excellent Holman maps but otherwise of little help in serious study.

The Ryrie Study Bible - Charles Ryrie (1978) 2142 pages. Conservative.  

NIV Study Bible - (2011) 2570 pages  - Use this one if available as it has more notes than edition below. One hour limit

NLT Study Bible (Illustration Version) 

The Living Insights Study Bible : New International Version - Charles Swindoll. Notes are good but somewhat sparse and not verse by verse.

NIV Archaeological Study Bible (2005) 2360 pages (See also Archaeology and the Bible - OT and NT)

NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible. Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture Keener, Craig and Walton, John. Editors (2017)

Disciple's Study Bible: New international version  Not that helpful for verse by verse study. Focuses on application of Christian doctrines. 10,000 annotations; doctrinal summaries, "Life Helps" section relate doctrine to everyday discipleship. 

The Word in life Study Bible - Very interesting format. Not your routine study Bible. Worth checking the very informative notes. (e.g., here is a picture of Jesus' post-resurrection appearances.)

Wycliffe Bible Commentary - OT and NT - Everett F Harrison - Editor of New Testament. Uses the KJV. Charles F Pfeiffer - Editor of the Old Testament. 1560 pages (1962). s Less detailed than the KJV Bible Commentary. 

The Experiencing God Study Bible : the Bible for knowing and doing the will of God - Blackaby, Henry (1996) 1968 pages - CHECK THIS ONE! Each chapter begins with several questions under the title "PREPARE TO MEET GOD." Then you will interesting symbols before many of the passages. The chapter ends with a "DID YOU NOTICE?" question. This might make a "dry chapter" jump off the page! R

Believer's Bible Commentary by MacDonald, William (1995) 2480 pages - Dr. John MacArthur, Jr. - "Concise yet comprehensive - the most complete single-volume commentary I have seen." Warren Wiersbe - "For the student who is serious about seeing Christ in the Word." 

Compact Bible commentary by Radmacher, Earl D; Allen, Ronald Barclay; House, H Wayne, et al - 954 pages.   Multiple contributors to the comments which are often verse by verse. The comments are brief but meaty and can really help your study through a given book. A sleeper in my opinion. 

The Expositor's Bible Commentary - 1994 edition - Abridged - New Testament

Evangelical Commentary on the Bible - editor Walter Elwell (1989) 1239 pages.  

New Bible Commentary - (1994) 

NIV Archaeological Study Bible (2005) 2360 pages (See also Archaeology and the Bible - OT and NT)

J.Sidlow Baxter: Explore The Book - pdf  Vol. 6 Acts to Revelation

Jensen's Survey of the NT - a classic with suggestions for studying each book of the Bible

What the Bible is all about by Mears, Henrietta What the Bible is all about OR here - What the Book is all about

NIV cultural backgrounds study Bible. bringing to life the ancient world of scripture Keener, Craig and Walton, John. Editors (2017)

The illustrated guide to Bible customs & curiosities by Knight, George W. (George William), 

Today's handbook of Bible times & customs by Coleman, William L

Eerdmans' family encyclopedia of the Bible (1978) 344 pages

Eerdmans' handbook to the Bible (1983) 688 pages 

The Lion handbook to the Bible - (1999) 822 pages. This resource is absolutely loaded with very nice color pictures and charts.

Tyndale handbook of Bible charts & maps by Wilson, Neil  

Bible handbook and A-Z bible encyclopedia

International children's Bible field guide : answering kids' questions from Genesis to Revelation by Richards, Larry

The Shaw pocket Bible handbook - Editor - Walter Elwell (1984) 408 pages.

"This hardback is small in size but packed full of content: Brief summaries of every book of the bible, cultural, archaeological and historical info, word definitions, pictures, maps and charts." Worth checking! 

Zondervan illustrated Bible backgrounds commentary - New Testament - 552 pages. (2002) 

The new Unger's Bible dictionary by Unger, Merrill Frederick, 1909-

Survey of the Bible : introductory insights, background studies, book-by- book survey by Unger, Merrill Frederick

The parallel New Testament and Unger's Bible handbook : produced for Moody monthly by Unger, Merrill  (1975) 744 pages 

The Hodder Bible handbook by Unger, Merrill 

Nelson's expository dictionary of the Old Testament by Unger, Merrill 

Kregel Bible handbook : a full-color guide to every book of the Bible by Kerr, William 

Zondervan handbook to the Bible

Dictionary of Biblical Imagery - free for use online with no restrictions (i.e., you do not need to borrow this book). Editors Leland Ryken, J C Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III - This is a potential treasure chest to aid your preaching and teaching as it analyzes the meaning of a host of Biblical figures of speech. Clue - use the "One-page view" which then allows you to copy and paste text. One downside is there is no index, so you need to search 3291 pages for entries which are alphabetical. 

Dictionary of Paul and his letters  IVP Series The Dictionary of Paul and His Letters is a one-of-a-kind reference work. Following the format of its highly successful companion volume, the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels, this Dictionary is designed to bring students, teachers, ministers and laypeople abreast of the established conclusions and significant recent developments in Pauline scholarship. No other single reference work presents as much information focused exclusively on Pauline theology, literature, background and scholarship.

Dictionary of the later New Testament & its developments  IVP Series The third of IVP's critically acclaimed series of dictionaries of the New Testament provides focused study on the often-neglected portions of the New Testament: Acts, Hebrews, the General Epistles, and Revelation. Furthermore, its scope goes beyond the life of the New Testament church to include the work of the apostolic fathers and early Christianity up through the middle of the second century.

Dictionary of New Testament background  IVP Series  In a time when our knowledge of the ancient Mediterranean world has grown by leaps and bounds, this volume sets out for readers the wealth of Jewish and Greco-Roman background that should inform our reading and understanding of the New Testament and early Christianity. The Dictionary of New Testament Background takes full advantage of the flourishing study of the Dead Sea Scrolls and offers individual articles focused on the most important scrolls. In addition, the Dictionary encompasses the fullness of second-temple Jewish writings, whether pseudepigraphic, rabbinic, parables, proverbs, histories or inscriptions. Articles abound on aspects of Jewish life and thought, including family, purity, liturgy and messianism. The full scope of Greco-Roman culture is displayed in articles ranging across language and rhetoric, literacy and book culture, religion and cults, honor and shame, patronage and benefactors, travel and trade, intellectual movements and ideas, and ancient geographical perspectives. No other reference work presents so much in one place for students of the New Testament. Here an entire library of scholarship is made available in summary form. 


When Critics Ask -  A Popular Handbook on Bible Difficulties - Norman Geisler and Thomas Howe

Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties - Gleason Archer

Hard Saying of the Bible Walter C. Kaiser Jr.

The Apologetics Study Bible Understand Why You Believe by Norman Geisler

Systematic Theology - An Introduction to Bible Doctrine (first edition) - Wayne Grudem

More than a Carpenter - Josh McDowell's classic - good book to suggest to your skeptical friends!

New Evidence that Demands a Verdict  (Evidence I and Evidence II updated and in one volume)  (or here) - Josh McDowell

Who Moved the Stone? by Frank Morison


See also the list of Word Study Resources 

The Complete Word Study Dictionary: New Testament by Zodhiates, Spiros - This is my "go to" resource for Greek word studies. One on the best lexicons for laymen. Highly Recommended for Greek Word Studies to aid your interpretation of a passage. 

Analytical Lexicon of the Greek New Testament by Friberg, Timothy. Shorter definitions than Zodhiates but does an excellent job in summarizing the various nuances of a specific Greek word. One of my favorites.

Shorter Lexicon of the Greek New Testament by Gingrich, F. Wilbur. Similar to Friberg but shorter definitions. Gingrich however gives more Scriptures for each nuance, whereas Friberg generally gives only one representative Scripture. 

The New Linguistic and Exegetical Key to the Greek New Testament by Rogers, Cleon - A sleeper. This book is a gold mine of little gems on individual Greek words in any NT passage you are studying. If you have time it is always worth checking out! I use it for my Greek word studies all the time. 

Word meanings in the New Testament - Matthew-Revelation by Ralph Earle. Strictly speaking this is not a lexicon, but it offers insights on select words in a verse by verse format (but not every verse is included in the analysis). This resource is worth checking if you have time as it can occasionally give some wonderful insights on a specific Greek word. 

New Testament Words - William Barclay -  very interesting resource - covers about 70 NT Greek words in Barclay's unique style. On page 289 there is a helpful index of English words with the corresponding Greek word, in turn followed by the places Barclay described them in New Testament Words and in his Daily Study Bible series (see list of DSB commentaries here). E.g., take the Greek word for "Covetousness" which is pleonexia and is found in New Testament Words on page 61 and pp 233-235 and is also described in the Daily Study Bible entries for : Mark 7:14-23; Ro 1:28-32; Eph. 4:17-24; Col. 3:5. So you can click the DSB commentary on Mark 7 and scroll down to Mark 7:14 to see Barclay's entry for pleonexia which concludes "Pleonexia ( G4124) is that lust for having which is in the heart of the man who sees happiness in things instead of in God." Interesting!

Greek-English lexicon of the New Testament : based on semantic domains - Louw Nida. Brief but nice definitions. Not easy to use - you need to know some Greek. Classifies Greek words into 93 "semantic domains" (see list on page XXV) and if you can categorize the word you are looking for in one of the domains, it can help find the specific word you are interested in. 

Kittel's Theological Dictionary of the New Testament : abridged in one volume (TDNT) - Classic ("Little Kittel") work summarizing the 10 volume set by Kittel. For most of us the abridged definition is "more than enough!" 

A Greek-English lexicon of the New Testament, and other early Christian literature (BDAG); by Bauer, Walter, More detailed definitions but need to know Greek. Zodhiates and Friberg are much easier to use. 

Liddell and Scott's Greek-English lexicon, abridged : the little Liddell by Liddell, Henry George. The abridged version. You need to know Greek to use.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of Old Testament and New Testament Words - pdf. The old standby. You can also borrow Vine's complete expository dictionary of Old and New Testament words

New Testament Words in Today's Language by Detzler, Wayne A - Wonderful resource to supplement word studies.  THIS IS A SLEEPER! 

Theological Wordbook of the Old Testament by Harris, R. Laird -  One of the best OT lexicons for laymen. Here is another link to the TWOT which has no time limit on use and does allow copy/paste






JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Acts Commentary (1857, 1866) (Over 1000 pages!)

James Rosscup: "This work, originally out in 1857, has proved helpful to many, though it is now far out of date as to literature commenting on Acts. For many basic details verse by verse, it still is of good value and often will help on word meaning and special problems. The fact that it was reprinted is indicative of its respected place in Acts studies." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors)

Cyril Barber -  A beautifully produced work that brings within the reach of the busy pastor the benefits of this commentator's prodigious labors. A warmly devotional treatment. (The Minister's Library Volume 2)

Ajith Fernando - Loaded with exegetical and devotional gems, though dated.

D Edmond Hiebert - An exhaustive exposition of Acts by a conservative Presbyterian scholar of the past century. Gives a precise interpretation of the text on the basis of the original. Omission of technical matters makes it suitable to the English reader.

Spurgeon: "In all respects a work of the highest merit." (Commenting on Commentaries - nice resource as it has links to all 66 books)

MIKE ANDRUS -  FEFC Wichita - sermons - audio with excellent lengthy transcripts - recommended




APOSTLES - sermons and articles 

John MacArthur has sermons on all of the apostles.


WAYNE BARBER Acts - Life of Paul (through Acts 21)














RICH CATHERS - Sermon Notes - frequent illustrations

  • The texts below are from 3 separate studies, some more of survey study and some in depth
  • Acts 1 Sermon Notes - Text  Text Text Text  Text  Text


MATT CHANDLER Sermons on Acts

Video, audio, study guide and transcripts available.











For corresponding Mp3's click here.

CHARLES ELLICOTT (EDITOR) E H PLUMPTRE (AUTHOR) Bible Commentary for English Readers Book of Acts


EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE - George T. Stokes


D Edmond Hiebert - Greek text. Still one of the most thorough commentaries on the Greek text. Significant for the Greek student.

Rosscup notes that Expositor's Greek Testament is "One of the older, much-used commentaries, which offers considerable help on Greek words, grammar, background etc. and will prove rather contributive, consulted along with newer and longer studies." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works).




A C GAEBELEIN - Acts of the Apostles

GENE GETZ - short videos (~10) emphasizing principles in the text

  • Acts 1:1-11Video Waiting and Working: Though we should always be prepared for Christ's return, we are to focus on being His witnesses in this world.
  • Acts 1:12-26 Video; Selecting Spiritual Leaders: Spiritual qualifications that reflect godly character are to be used when appointing spiritual leaders.



GLOAG, PATON J - exegetical commentary - helps to know some Greek

Spurgeon "Dr. Hackett says aye Dr. Gloag's work: "I have examined it with special care. For my purposes I have found it unsurpassed by any similar work in the English language. It shows a thorough mastery of the material, philology, history, and literature pertaining to this range of study, and a skill in the use of this knowledge, which places it in the first class of modern expositions."  (Commenting on Commentaries - excellent resource with links to all 66 books)


GOTQUESTIONS - questions related to the book of Acts

GRACE NOTES - Expositional Study by Warren Doud






D Edmond Hiebert - A full verse-by-verse commentary by a conservative Baptist professor of the past century. Still valuable for a clear unfolding of the text of Acts.

C H Spurgeon writes that "Hackett occupies the first position among commentators upon the Acts."  (Commenting on Commentaries - excellent resource with links to all 66 books)








INTERVARSITY PRESS Commentary on the Book of Acts William J Larkin, Jr.

Cyril Barber -  Historically helpful. Contains some important insights. Critical matters are confined to the footnotes. Oriented toward the pastorate.

Preceptaustin - I found Larkin's notes very helpful with good insights.

  • Acts 1:1--2:47 The Jerusalem Church: Its Beginning
  • Acts 1:1-26 Preparation for Pentecost
  • Acts 1:1-11 Post- resurrection Appearances & Ascension
  • Acts 1:12-26 Waiting for Spirit: Election of Matthias

H A IRONSIDE Commentary on Acts






D Edmond Hiebert - Prints the authors own translation. An able devotional exposition by a noted Plymouth Brethren scholar of the past century. The viewpoint is premillennial; the volume reflects something of the author's ecclesiastical views. Contains much rich material on the meaning of Acts.

PAUL KRETZMANN Popular Commentary of the Bible



Spurgeon - Adds nothing to our knowledge of the Acts; but the homiletical hints are useful  (Commenting on Commentaries - excellent resource with links to all 66 books)





MAPS - related to Acts

MARY - Jesus' Mother - from

P G MATTHEW - sermons


JAMES MCCULLEN - frequent illustrations


D Edmond Hiebert - Greek text. An exhaustive exegetical study of Acts by a well-known German scholar of the past century. Still contains much of value, although unaware of later developments in the understanding of the Koine Greek.






HENRY MORRIS - Defender's Study Bible -  conservative, literal study Bible notes from a leading Creationist.

ROBERT NEIGHBOUR Wells of Living Water Commentary



JAMES NISBET - Church Pulpit Commentary



JOSEPH PARKER Commentary on the Book of Acts The People's Bible

PASTOR LIFE - sermons

The Resurrection - Hoax or History? Acts  1:1-11 Resurrection; Easter Denis Lyle
Who Should Pray Acts  1:12-15 Prayer; Prayer Meeting Donald Cantrell
Something Happens When Churches Pray Acts  1:14-26 Prayer; Prayer Meeting Donald Cantrell
Missions - A New Perspective Acts  1:6-8 Missions; Soul Winning; Evangelism J. Robert White
Promised Power Acts  1:8 Spirit, Power of; Holy Spirit; Missions Ron Hale






WIL POUNDS - sermon

PRAYER - Various Articles




Rosscup - "Many authors contributed to this work that had the aim of giving preachers material on introduction, verse by verse exposition, a section on homiletics, and a section of collected homilies (outlines, etc.) by various preachers, which can stimulate thought. It moves through one small section of Bible verses after another." (Rosscup, J. Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An annotated bibliography of selected works)



Gerald Cowen -  Older works which one should obtain if the opportunity arises include R. B. Rackham, The Acts of the Apostles (Baker, 1978; reprint of the 1901 edition). This is considered by many to be a classic on Acts, and was called by W. Smith the greatest of all the commentaries on Acts (in Profitable Bible Study). This work includes an extensive introduction, including articles on the theology of Acts, and a verse by verse commentary. (Commenting on Commentaries on Acts)






DON ROBINSON Sermons on Acts 








SERMONS BY VERSE - multiple older expositions


NOTE - These are of variable quality so must be approached with a Berean mindset!



JAMES SMITH - Handfuls on Purpose - expanded sermon outlines


R C SPROUL - Devotionals









Moody Bible Institute - Dozens of Devotionals Arranged by Chapter. Click Chapters Below


BOB UTLEY - Acts Commentary



JOHN WALVOORD recommended if you have questions about the Holy Spirit.



Alpha and Omega R.A. Redford Acts 1:1
Ascension Day Martin Luther Acts 1:1
The Apparent Incompleteness of Our Lord's Life R. Tuck Acts 1:1
The Ascension Alexander Maclaren Acts 1:1
The Origin of the Gospel Records R. Tuck Acts 1:1
The Theme of Acts Alexander Maclaren Acts 1:1
The Threefold Aspect of Our Lord's Human Life R. Tuck Acts 1:1
The Dawn of the Gospel Day R.A. Redford Acts 1:1-5
The Forty Days After the Passion E. Johnson Acts 1:1-5
Christ's Mission and Ours S. Conway Acts 1:1-8
A True Commencement Must have Respect to What has Gone Before H. C. Trumbull, D. D. Acts 1:1-12
Aspects of Christ on the Earth   Acts 1:1-12
Christ Directs Thought to Heaven   Acts 1:1-12
Christ Preceding His Apostles to Heaven A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:1-12
Christ's Finished and Unfinished Work A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:1-12
Jesus Lives J. Stoughton. Acts 1:1-12
Literary Histories W. R. Campbell. Acts 1:1-12
St. Luke a Model for the Bible Student R. Burgess, B. D. Acts 1:1-12
Teaching to be Combined with Doing Gf. Pentecost. Acts 1:1-12
The Ascending Lord Monday Club Acts 1:1-12
The Ascension of Christ J W. Hamilton. Acts 1:1-12
The Ascension: its Central Position Nesselmann. Acts 1:1-12
The Beginning of Apostolicity (1 J. Parker, D. D. Acts 1:1-12
The Beginning of Apostolicity (2 J. Parker, D. D. Acts 1:1-12
The Coronation of Christ W. B. Campbell. Acts 1:1-12
The Ever-Active Christ A. Verran. Acts 1:1-12
The Gospels and the Acts W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 1:1-12
The Gospels the Living Picture of Christ Little's "Historical Lights." Acts 1:1-12
The Last Days of the Gospel Period W. Hudson. Acts 1:1-12
The Memorabilia of Christ   Acts 1:1-12
The Ministry of Jesus a Beginning W. Hudson. Acts 1:1-12
The Permanence of Christ in History A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:1-12
The Pre-Eminence of the Doctrine of Christ Incarnate Evangelical Magazine Acts 1:1-12
The Resurrection and Ascension of Christ D. Jennings. Acts 1:1-12
The Unchanged Plan W. R. Campbell. Acts 1:1-12
The Uniqueness of Christ's Earthly Ministry D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 1:1-12
Theophilus Bp. Jacobsen. Acts 1:1-12
The Holy Ghost in Christ R. Tuck Acts 1:2
After the Resurrection Homilist Acts 1:3
Christ Risen, Yet not Ascended W. H. Lewis, D. D. Acts 1:3
Christ's Conception of His Kingdom   Acts 1:3
Forty Days with Jesus J. P. Gledstone. Acts 1:3
He Rose Again from the Dead F. Barrow, D. D. Acts 1:3
Noblesse Oblige J. W. Burn. Acts 1:3
Sense Evidence Given of Christ's Resurrection W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 1:3
Sensible Proofs of Christ's Resurrection R. Tuck Acts 1:3
The Best Proof of Christ's Resurrection Christlieb. Acts 1:3
The Conversations of the Great Forty Days G. T. Stokes, D. D. Acts 1:3
The Epiphanies of the Forty Days W. Denton, M. A. Acts 1:3
The Forty Days J. P. Lange, D. D. Acts 1:3
The Forty Days J. Hampden Gurney, M. A. Acts 1:3
The Forty Days M. G. Pearse. Acts 1:3
The Forty Days Alexander Maclaren Acts 1:3
The Identification of the Risen Christ W. R. Campbell. Acts 1:3
The Kingdom of God   Acts 1:3
The Risen Jesus R.A. Redford Acts 1:3
The Significance of the Forty Days J. Lightfoot, D. D. Acts 1:3
The Unfolding of the Divine Kingdom Throughout the Ages Mark Hopkins. Acts 1:3
The World's Supreme Question to the Front P.C. Barker Acts 1:3
Things Pertaining to the Kingdom of God   Acts 1:3
The Divine Equipment R.A. Redford Acts 1:4
The Supreme Promise to the Church P.C. Barker Acts 1:4
The Promise of the Father R. Tuck Acts 1:4, 5
A Witnessing Church G. Smeaton, D. D. Acts 1:4-8
Last Words J. R. Thomson, M. A. Acts 1:4-8
No Better for the Baptism of Fire W. M. Punshon. Acts 1:4-8
Our Need of the Holy Spirit H. W. Beecher. Acts 1:4-8
The Ascension of Christ D. J. Burrell, D. D. Acts 1:4-8
The Baptism of the Holy Ghost T. W. Jenkyn, D. D. Acts 1:4-8
The Disciples Waiting At Jerusalem for the Promise of the Father W. Cousin. Acts 1:4-8
The Gospel First Tested At Jerusalem Williams of Wern. Acts 1:4-8
The Lord's Last Command to His Disciples W. Hudson. Acts 1:4-8
The Need of Waiting W. E. Chadwick, M. A. Acts 1:4-8
The Power of the Holy Spirit   Acts 1:4-8
The Promise of the Father S. S. Times Acts 1:4-8
The Promise of the Spirit C. Hodge, D. D. Acts 1:4-8
The Saviour's Last Charge W. Halls. Acts 1:4-8
The Spirit Essential to the Establishment of the Christian Church J. Morgan, D. D. Acts 1:4-8
True Baptism Preacher's Analyst Acts 1:4-8
Waiting for the Promise of the Father C. J. Brown, D. D. Acts 1:4-8
Waiting Upon God in His Ordinances   Acts 1:4-8
The Parting Promises of the Saviour Friedrich Schleiermacher Acts 1:6
Witnessing Better than Knowing the Future Charles Haddon Spurgeon Acts 1:6
Carnal Conceptions of Christ's Kingdom R. Tuck Acts 1:6, 7
Before the Ascension T. H. Barnett. Acts 1:6-8
Christ's Last Instruction to His Apostles W. Hudson. Acts 1:6-8
Christ's Last Words to His Disciples D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 1:6-8
Craving for Forbidden Knowledge P.C. Barker Acts 1:6-8
Ensnared by Inquisitiveness Scientific Illustrations Acts 1:6-8
God has His Own Plans H. W. Beecher. Acts 1:6-8
God's Decisions Unknown Lyman Abbott, D. D. Acts 1:6-8
God's Plans are in His Own Keeping Phillips Brooks. Acts 1:6-8
Human Knowledge Limited F. N. Peloubet. Acts 1:6-8
Last Words E. Johnson Acts 1:6-8
Limitation of Human Knowledge T. De Witt Talmage. Acts 1:6-8
Mysteries in Nature Prof. C. A. Young. Acts 1:6-8
Prophecy: Fantastic Interpretation Of C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:6-8
Prophecy: Purpose Of H. W. Beecher. Acts 1:6-8
Speculations Versus Duty C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:6-8
The Benefits to Character of Ignorance of the Future T. D. Woolsey, D. D. Acts 1:6-8
The Disciples' Question J. P. Lunge, D. D. Acts 1:6-8
The Sufficiency of Human Knowledge T. Carlyle. Acts 1:6-8
Times and Seasons F. W. Brown. Acts 1:6-8
Times and Seasons not to be Known by the Best of Men T. Horton, D. D. Acts 1:6-8
Times Misinterpreted J. Jacox, B. A. Acts 1:6-8
The Ascension. Heaven and Earth Visibly United R.A. Redford Acts 1:6-11
The Unknown To-Morrow Alexander Maclaren Acts 1:7
A Good Man Seeks to Make Others Good   Acts 1:8
Apostolic Missions: Their Evidential Value Archdeacon Farrar. Acts 1:8
Apostolic Missions: Their Order R. Besser, D. D. Acts 1:8
Christian Witness   Acts 1:8
Christianity a Living Witness D. Thomas. Acts 1:8
Christianity Diffused by the Apostles H. Melvill. Acts 1:8
Christ's Witnesses W. Landels, D. D. Acts 1:8
Divine Power to be Carefully Transmitted A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:8
Evangelism a Law of Self-Preservation C. H. Fowler. Acts 1:8
Experimental Witness-Bearing   Acts 1:8
Kingdom of Christ: More Permanent than Earthly Kingdoms Napoleon I Acts 1:8
Latent Power in the Church T. Guthrie. Acts 1:8
Love First to Fall on Objects Near and Then to Diffuse Itself W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 1:8
Missionary Work Commanded   Acts 1:8
Natural Gift no Substitute for Spiritual Power M. G. Pearse. Acts 1:8
Necessary Variety Among the Apostles J. Culross. Acts 1:8
Noble Witnesses for Christ   Acts 1:8
Our Sphere Bp. Huntington. Acts 1:8
Our Vocation J. P. Lunge, D. D. Acts 1:8
Power S. S. Times Acts 1:8
Power O. P. Gifford. Acts 1:8
Power from on High J. Cynddylan Jones, D. D. Acts 1:8
Power from on High W. M. Punshon, LL. D. Acts 1:8
Power from on High G. McMichael, B. A. Acts 1:8
Power in Excess of Organisation   Acts 1:8
Power Indescribable But Appreciable W. Arthur, M. A. Acts 1:8
Power not in Mechanism But in Fire W. Arthur, M. A. Acts 1:8
Prayer the Means of Obtaining Spiritual Power W. Arthur, M. A. Acts 1:8
Religion an Effective Witness   Acts 1:8
Spiritual Power for Missionary Work Griffith John. Acts 1:8
Spiritual Power Recognised C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:8
The Call to Apostleship C. H. Parkhurst, D. D. Acts 1:8
The Church Engaged in the Renovation of the World Bishop Simpson. Acts 1:8
The Church's Work and Power James Cameron, M. A. Acts 1:8
The Gift of Power J. Le Huray. Acts 1:8
The Heathen May Reach Heaven Without the Gospel C. H. Fowler. Acts 1:8
The Holy Ghost Awakens Ability as Well as Communicates a Power S. Martin. Acts 1:8
The Life the Best Sermon C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:8
The Lord's Last Promise to the Apostles W. Hudson. Acts 1:8
The Might of the Gospel T. Adams. Acts 1:8
The Old Gospel Preached with New Spiritual Power D. L. Moody. Acts 1:8
The Pleasure of Realised Power S. Martin. Acts 1:8
The Reception of Spiritual Power M. G. Pearse. Acts 1:8
The Witness of a Good Life   Acts 1:8
The Witness of the Church, its Importance H. Pedley, M. A. Acts 1:8
The Witness-Bearing Injured by Inconsistencies C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:8
Witnesses W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 1:8
Witnesses for Christ C. Stanford, D. D. Acts 1:8
Witnesses for Christ Canon Liddon. Acts 1:8
Witnessing for Christ Archdeacon Farrar. Acts 1:8
Witnessing for Christ   Acts 1:8
Witnessing for Christ T. Gibbon. Acts 1:8
Witnessing for Christ R.A. Redford Acts 1:8
Witnessing in Jerusalem W. Arthur, M. A. Acts 1:8
The Ascension R.A. Redford Acts 1:9
The Ascension as the Visible Sign of the Acceptance of the Redeemer R. Tuck Acts 1:9
Heavenward Gazing Recalled to Earthward Watching P.C. Barker Acts 1:9-11
The Uplifting of Jesus E. Johnson Acts 1:9-11
Christ in Heaven G. H. James. Acts 1:9-12
Christ's Way to Heaven Unclosed J. Alexander, D. D. Acts 1:9-12
Comfort in a Cloud   Acts 1:9-12
Taken Up W. Johnson. Acts 1:9-12
Taken Up W. M. Punshon, LL. D. Acts 1:9-12
The Angels Watching Jesus Christian Age Acts 1:9-12
The Apostles' Last Sight of Jesus W. Hudson. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension H. C. G. Moule, M. A. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension S. S. Times Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension Dean Vaughan. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension Abp. Tillotson. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension Thomas Jones. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension H. Allon, D. D. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension D. Moore, M. A. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension and the Second Advent Practically Considered C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension Cloud Dean Vaughan. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension of Christ and its Lessons G. T. Stokes, D. D. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension of Christ and of Elijah J. Baumgarten. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension: its Diffusive Benefits Dean Goulburn. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension: its Lessons Archdeacon Farrar. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension: its Moral Uses W. Denton, M. A. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension: its Purposes J. De Witt, D. D. Acts 1:9-12
The Ascension: the Saviour's Gifts T. Goodwin, D. D. Acts 1:9-12
The Intervening Cloud   Acts 1:9-12
The Trail of the Ascending Saviour F. B. Meyer. Acts 1:9-12
Wisdom in Bereavement S. Conway Acts 1:9-14
The Ascension: Back Home Again S. D. Gordon Acts 1:10
Christ's Coming J. Ker, D. D. Acts 1:10-11
Christ's Coming Again R. Tuck Acts 1:10, 11
Christ's Second Coming   Acts 1:10-11
Gazing into Heaven C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 1:10-11
Go About Your Business Christian Herald Acts 1:10-11
Idle Emotion Useless A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:10-11
Indolence   Acts 1:10-11
Looking After it is Useless A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:10-11
The Angels' Message R.A. Redford Acts 1:10, 11
The Disciples At the Ascension J. Parker, D. D. Acts 1:10-11
The Second Advent R. Lewis. Acts 1:10-11
The Second Advent Wf. Adeney, M. A. Acts 1:10-11
The Second Advent Bishop Ryle. Acts 1:10-11
The Second Advent: the Uncertainty of its Date W. Archer Butler, M. A. Acts 1:10-11
The Two Advents W. Landels, D. D. Acts 1:10-11
The Two Advents: Contrast Between Them A. Hildebert. Acts 1:10-11
Too Much Mere Sentiment in Religion Homilist Acts 1:10-11
Unprofitable Gazing Bp. Huntington. Acts 1:10-11
Waiting for Christ's Return   Acts 1:10-11
Why Stand Ye Gazing Dean Vaughan. Acts 1:10-11
Words to the Spectators of the Ascension Homilist Acts 1:10-11
A Model Prayer-Meeting T. S. Dickson, M. A. Acts 1:12-14
A Second Interval of Thrilling Expectation Hushing Itself in Prayer P.C. Barker Acts 1:12-14
An Assembly of Christians A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:12-14
Church Attitudes: Expectancy A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:12-14
Church Attitudes: Receptivity   Acts 1:12-14
Church Attitudes: Unity A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:12-14
Church Unity F. W. Briggs. Acts 1:12-14
New Associations with the Upper Chamber R. Tuck Acts 1:12-14
Prayer and Revivals The Power of Prayer. Acts 1:12-14
Prayer Meetings   Acts 1:12-14
Prayer, Faith In H. G. Salter. Acts 1:12-14
Prayer, Patience In St. Francis de Sales Acts 1:12-14
Prayer, Persevering E. Foster. Acts 1:12-14
Prayer, the Secret of Strength Preacher's Lantern. Acts 1:12-14
Prayer, the Secret of Usefulness   Acts 1:12-14
Prayer-Meetings not to be Given Up W. Baxendale. Acts 1:12-14
Prayer-Meetings, Sunday Morning E. Payson, D. D. Acts 1:12-14
Result of United Prayer D. L. Moody. Acts 1:12-14
Social Prayer L. O. Thompson. Acts 1:12-14
The Duty of Prayer J. Marshall. Acts 1:12-14
The First Assembly of the Christian Church W. Hudson. Acts 1:12-14
The First Prayer-Meeting After the Ascension D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 1:12-14
The First Roll-Call of the Church R.A. Redford Acts 1:12-14
The Meeting for Prayer Preparatory to the Day of Pentecost W. A. Hurndall. Acts 1:12-14
The Return to Jerusalem J. Bennett, D. D. Acts 1:12-14
The Social Power of Prayer Canon Liddon. Acts 1:12-14
The Substance of the Church C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:12-14
The Ten Days Bp. Harvey Goodwin. Acts 1:12-14
The Waiting Time D. Brown, D. D. Acts 1:12-14
Waiting for the Promise W. Arthur, M. A. Acts 1:12-14
Waiting for the Promise J. P. Lange, D. D. Acts 1:12-14
Waiting for the Promise   Acts 1:12-14
Waiting for the Promise A. Arthur, M. A. Acts 1:12-14
The Interval Between the Ascension and Pentecost E. Johnson Acts 1:12-26
The Church's First Prayer-Meeting R.A. Redford Acts 1:14
A Model Church Meeting D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 1:15
Lessons from the Pre-Pentecostal Period J. Parker, D. D. Acts 1:15
Peter's Attitude D. Brown, D. D. Acts 1:15
Preparing for Ecclesiastical Business W. Hudson. Acts 1:15
The Christian Life Organic Bp H. C. Potter, D. D. Acts 1:15
The Mystery of Iniquity John Wesley Acts 1:15
The Premature Election J. Parker, D. D. Acts 1:15
Judas, an Apostle R. Tuck Acts 1:16-19
A Traitor's Death   Acts 1:16-20
Aceldama T. de Witt Talmage. Acts 1:16-20
Aceldama, the Field of Blood Bp. Jacobsen. Acts 1:16-20
God's Foreknowledge Practically Considered Wm. Knight, M. A. Acts 1:16-20
Jewish Christian Reading of the Old Testament R. Tuck Acts 1:16-20
Judas: His Fate Bp. Jacobsen. Acts 1:16-20
Judas: His Sin S. H. Tyng, D. D. Acts 1:16-20
Judas's Iniquity and its Consequences Cornelius Lapide. Acts 1:16-20
The Potter's Field C. Geikie, D. D. Acts 1:16-20
The Prophecies in Peter's Speech Bp. Jacobsen. Acts 1:16-20
The Subserviency of Crime to the Purposes of God H. Melvill, B. D. Acts 1:16-20
Judas, His Opportunity and His Treatment of it P.C. Barker Acts 1:16-20, 25
The History, Character, and End of Judas Iscariot R.A. Redford Acts 1:17-19
The Apostolic Witnesses Alexander Maclaren Acts 1:21
The Election of Saint Matthias Considered and Applied W. D. Johnston, M. A. Acts 1:21-22
The Familiar Side of Christ's Life A. F. Muir, M. A. Acts 1:21-22
The Reality and Requirements of the Christian Ministry Bp. S. Wilberforce. Acts 1:21-22
Witnesses of the Resurrection A. Maclaren, D. D Acts 1:21-22
First Signs of Order in the Early Church R. Tuck Acts 1:21-26
A Divine Appointment Bp. Jacobsen. Acts 1:23-26
A Place for Every Man A. Dickson, D. D. Acts 1:23-26
After Life of Matthias A. M. Loring, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
An Election Sermon F. W. Robertson, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
Every Man in His Own Place H. C. Trumball, D. D. Acts 1:23-26
Festival of St. Matthias W. H. Hutchings, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
God Knows the Heart   Acts 1:23-26
Hypocrisy Does not Disprove the Reality of Religion E. Payson. Acts 1:23-26
Judas T. M. Herbert, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
Men Sorted in the Future A. Maclaren, D. D. Acts 1:23-26
Ministers Should be Picked Men C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 1:23-26
Obscure Lives of Saints G. T. Stokes, D. D. Acts 1:23-26
Readiness and Preparedness W. E. Chadwick, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
The Beginning of Ecclesiastical Business W. Hudson. Acts 1:23-26
The Election of Matthias G. T. Stokes, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
The Election of Matthias Dean Plumptre. Acts 1:23-26
The Fall of Judas F. W. Robertson. Acts 1:23-26
The Holy Choice T. Adams. Acts 1:23-26
The Law of Spiritual Gravitation G. T. Keeble. Acts 1:23-26
The Lot Dean Plumptre. Acts 1:23-26
The Lot Bp. Jacobson. Acts 1:23-26
The Lot: its Lawfulness for Christians J. Parker, D. D. Acts 1:23-26
The Place for Judas, and for Others Like Him J. N. Norton, D. D. Acts 1:23-26
The Soul in His Own Place G. S. Drew, M. A. Acts 1:23-26
Where Would We Be   Acts 1:23-26
Workers Indicated by God G. C. Grubb. Acts 1:23-26
The Earnest of Zeal and Fidelity Exhibited by the Church Expectant P.C. Barker Acts 1:26