Acts 15 Resources


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THE EXPANDING WITNESS OF THE SPIRIT-EMPOWERED CHURCH


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MARK ADAMS - Sermons

JOSEPH A ALEXANDER Acts Commentary (1857, 1866)

James Rosscup: "This work, originally out in 1857, has proved helpful to many, though it is now far out of date as to literature commenting on Acts.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)

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.

HENRY ALFORD - Greek Testament Critical Exegetical Commentary

FRANK ALLEN - ACTS OF THE APOSTLES(1931)

GREG ALLEN

PAUL APPLE -642 page commentary - check it out

JACK ARNOLD SERMONS BOOK OF ACTS

WILLIAM ARNOT Acts Commentary

Cyril Barber - These sermons reveal Arnot's thorough awareness of the original text and the milieu of the early church. His material is provocative as well as edifying. Both laypeople and pastors should read this book eagerly in order to better determine the course of the church, its commitments, and the criteria of its fellowship. Recommended.(The Minister's Library Volume 2)

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

WILLIAM BARCLAY'S DAILY STUDY BIBLE

Hiebert - Divides Acts into brief paragraphs, with the author's translation of the portion printed at the beginning. The comments are generally devotional in character, containing various religious and literary quotations. The author is at his best in his discriminating discussion of Greek words. The interpretation is liberal in spots.

ALBERT BARNES Notes on the New Testament on Acts

BRIAN BELL SERMON NOTES

CHRIS BENFIELD SERMON

JOHANN BENGEL

BIBLICAL ART - retrieved from Google search

BIBLICAL ILLUSTRATOR 

JIM BOMKAMP

JOHN CALVIN Commentary Acts of the Holy Spirit

CAMBRIDGE GREEK TESTAMENT FOR SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES - J. R. Lumby

RICH CATHERS - Sermon Notes - frequent illustrations

MATT CHANDLER Sermons on Acts

JOHN CHRYSOSTOM

ADAM CLARKE Commentary on Acts

STEVEN COLE Sermons Book of Acts

THOMAS CONSTABLE Expository Notes on the book of Acts

W A CRISWELL - Sermon on Acts 

CYBERHYMNAL

BOB DEFFINBAUGH EXPOSITORY SERMONS

DEVOTIONALS ON ACTS

Today in the Word (Moody), Our Daily Bread (Radio Bible Class), Our Daily Walk - F B Meyer, Our Daily Homily - F B Meyer, Our Daily Bread 

JOHN DUMMELOW

DAN DUNCAN - SERMON For corresponding Mp3's click here.

JOHN EADIE - Paul the Preacher

CHARLES ELLICOTT, EDITOR - E H PLUMPTRE - AUTHOR

EXPLORE THE BIBLE - studies

EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE Commentary on Acts of the Apostles - George T. Stokes

EXPOSITOR'S DICTIONARY

DON FORTNER

MICHAEL FRONCZAK

WILLIAM M FURNEAUX

ARNO C GAEBELEIN - THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES - AN EXPOSITION (1912)

D Edmond Hiebert - A forceful, conservative unfolding of the message of Acts by a noted premillennial, dispensational Bible teacher active during the first half of this century. Emphasizes the transition from Judaism to Christianity as portrayed in Acts.

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

  • Acts 15:1-35Video Maintaining Sound Doctrine: When any community of faith encounters false teachings, the spiritual leaders should make every effort to clarify biblical truth.
  • Acts 15:36-41;  Video Balanced Convictions: Though we are to have strong biblical convictions, we should attempt to keep these values in proper balance.

GEORGE GILBERT

JOHN GILL

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

GOSPEL COALITION

GOTQUESTIONS - questions related to the book of Acts (also Answers in Genesis)

MISCELLANEOUS - related to Acts 14

GRACE NOTES - Expositional Study by Warren Doud

L M GRANT

JAMES GRAY

W H GRIFFITH-THOMAS

DAVE GUZIK Commentary Notes on Acts

HORATIO B HACKETT A Commentary on the Original Text of the Acts of the Apostles

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)

RICHARD HAWKER

GREG HERRICK

F B HOLE

MATTHEW HENRY Commentary on Acts

HOLMAN PUBLISHING - study notes

DAVID HOLWICK SERMON NOTES

HOMILETICS - Acts 15

BARRY HORNER

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

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

H A IRONSIDE Commentary on Acts

JAMIESON, FAUSSET, BROWN Commentary on Acts

S. LEWIS JOHNSON Sermons on Acts

WILLIAM KELLY

Hiebert -  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.

R J KNOWLING The Expositor's Greek Testament The Acts of the Apostles

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

STEVE KRELOFF

PAUL KRETZMANN Popular Commentary of the Bible The Acts of the Apostles

LANGE'S COMMENTARY

LIFEWAY SERMONS

JOHN MACARTHUR Verse by Verse Sermons on Acts

ALEXANDER MACLAREN Sermons on Acts

MAPS - related to Acts

P G MATTHEW - sermons

J VERNON MCGEE Thru the Bible The Acts of the Apostles

F B MEYER

HEINRICH A. W. MEYER

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.

J R MILLER

MONERGISM

G CAMPBELL MORGAN The Acts of the Apostles: Commentary

Rosscup writes that this 1947 work is "one of Morgan’s better commentaries and one which the student can profitably consult." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works).

D Edmond Hiebert - Expository messages on Acts by a noted Bible teacher-preacher. His exposition aims at setting forth the spiritual force and method of early Christianity. Stress is placed on the variety of ways in which the Spirit is seen at work in Acts. Offers many illuminating insights.

HENRY MORRIS -  Defender's Study Bible notes

ROBERT NEIGHBOUR Wells of Living Water Commentary

NET BIBLE NOTES

PHIL NEWTON Sermons on Acts

JAMES NISBET - Church Pulpit Commentary

OUR DAILY BREAD Devotional Illustrations

THOMAS E. PAGE  - 1895 Commentary

JOSEPH PARKER

ARTHUR PEAKE

F N PELOUBET

PETER PETT

PREACHER'S HOMILETICAL COMMENTARY The Acts of the Apostles

RAY PRITCHARD

PULPIT COMMENTARY The Acts of the Apostles

RICHARD RACKHAM The Acts of the Apostles: An Exposition 1904 

Rosscup writes "This is a very good though at times terse commentary from the standpoint of Greek and, historical background. Rackham was conservative but amillennial. Verse by verse he often offers good help, and he has addenda on topics such as breaking of bread, Sadducees and Pharisees, etc." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors)

D Edmond Hiebert - A thorough (513-page), informative exposition by a conservative Anglican scholar. Full treatment of introductory problems. Has a full index. One of the standard older commentaries on Acts.

RADIO BIBLE CLASS

WILLIAM RAMSAY - Sir William Ramsay

  • Cities of St. Paul - for Iconium see page 317 (religion of Iconium on page 320 - very interesting background)

ROBERT RAYBURN SERMONS BOOK OF ACTS

REFORMATION STUDY BIBLE STUDY NOTES

RON RITCHIE SERMON

A. T. ROBERTSON Word Pictures on Acts

J C RYLE

ROB SALVATO - Sermons

JOHNNY SANDERS

JOHN SCHULTZ

CHARLES SIMEON

  • Acts 15 Sermons - titles below
  • Acts 15:10,11 The Ceremonial Law Abrogated
  • Acts 15:36 Inquiry Into the State of the Church

CHUCK SMITH Commentary and Sermon Notes

JAMES SMITH - Handfuls on Purpose - expanded sermon outlines

SPEAKER'S COMMENTARY

R C SPROUL - Devotionals

C H SPURGEON

RAY STEDMAN Sermon Series - Expository Studies in Acts

JOSEPH SUTCLIFFE

THIRD MILLENNIUM - SERMONS AND STUDY NOTES

DEREK THOMAS SERMONS BOOK OF ACTS

DAVID THOMPSON - Sermon expositions, well-done

TODAY IN THE WORD DEVOTIONALS Book of Acts

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

  • Acts 15 - multiple devotionals on one page

JOHN TRAPP

BOB UTLEY - Acts Commentary

MARVIN VINCENT New Testament Word Studies On the Book of Acts

DANIEL WHEDON

STEVE ZEISLER

SERMONS BY VERSE

Circumcision and Salvation R. Tuck Acts 15:1
The Breaking Out of Discord Alexander Maclaren Acts 15:1
The Judaizers At Antioch E. Johnson Acts 15:1-5
A Grave Crisis in the Kingdom of God: More Lessons W. Clarkson Acts 15:1-11
The First Council: Spiritual Liberty Established R.A. Redford Acts 15:1-21
A Catholic Platform   Acts 15:1-29
Christian Liberty M. C. Hazard. Acts 15:1-29
Church Controversy P. Schaff, D. D. Acts 15:1-29
Controversialists J. Thomas. Acts 15:1-29
Controversies, After Effects Of Dean Stanley. Acts 15:1-29
Controversy Among Christians C. S. Robinson. Acts 15:1-29
Controversy, Frequently the Result of Misunderstanding J. M. Buckley, D. D. Acts 15:1-29
Disturbers of the Church S. S. Times Acts 15:1-29
Essentials and Non-Essentials   Acts 15:1-29
Law and Gospel J. Mason, M. A. Acts 15:1-29
The Assembly At Jerusalem D. Fraser, D. D. Acts 15:1-29
The Assembly At Jerusalem: a Model K. Gerok. Acts 15:1-29
The Assembly At Jerusalem: its Importance K. Gerok. Acts 15:1-29
The First Ecclesiastical Council D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 15:1-29
The First Ecclesiastical Council D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 15:1-29
The Gospel not a Matter for Controversy, But for Use C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 15:1-29
Times in Church History K. Gerok. Acts 15:1-29
A Great Dissension P.C. Barker Acts 15:1-35
The Jerusalem Church R. Tuck Acts 15:2, 4
Working on the Road J. Parker, D. D. Acts 15:3-6
The Council At Jerusalem E. Johnson Acts 15:6-21
Peter's Speech J. Parker, D. D. Acts 15:7-11
Faith Purifying the Heart C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 15:8-9
Faith Purifying the Heart From Dean Afford. Acts 15:8-9
God's Sovereignty H. C. Trumbull, D. D. Acts 15:8-9
Purity of Heart H. J. Booth. Acts 15:8-9
Now the End of the Commandment Hugh Binning Acts 15:9
The Spirituality of the Gospel R.A. Redford Acts 15:9
Salvation by Grace for All R. Tuck Acts 15:9-11
Common Salvation James Parsons. Acts 15:11
Grace -- the One Way of Salvation C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 15:11
Salvation by Grace W. Le Poer Trench, B. D. Acts 15:11
The Christian's Creed Leonhardi and Spiegelhauer. Acts 15:11
Apostolic Testimony J. Parker, D. D. Acts 15:12
The Charter of Gentile Liberty Alexander Maclaren Acts 15:12
A Grave Crisis in the Kingdom of God: More Lessons W. Clarkson Acts 15:12-35
A Triumph of Spirituality and Liberty A. H. Bradford, D. D. Acts 15:13-29
The Decision of the Council J. Parker, D. D. Acts 15:13-29
A Message from the Crowned Christ by S. D. Gordon Acts 15:14
Decision of the Council At Jerusalem E. Johnson Acts 15:22-29
A Life Hazarded for Christ   Acts 15:23-29
Christian Self-Devotion   Acts 15:23-29
Legal Christians H. W. Beecher. Acts 15:23-29
Life Hazarded in Christ's Cause J. Sherman. Acts 15:23-29
Preference for the Spoken Word   Acts 15:23-29
The Apostolic Letter J. Dowse. Acts 15:23-29
The Motto of Christian Service   Acts 15:23-29
The Spoken Word H. W. Beecher. Acts 15:23-29
The True Missionary C. Stanford, D. D. Acts 15:23-29
The Yoke Broken A. H. Currier. Acts 15:23-29
Two Heroes Preacher's Analyst Acts 15:23-29
Reasonable and Unreasonable Burdens R. Tuck Acts 15:28, 29
The First Principles of Church Life and Action   Acts 15:28-31
The Holy Spirit and the Church J. W. Burn. Acts 15:28-31
The Upshot of the First Ecclesiastical Assembly a Triumph of the Holy Ghost K. Gerok. Acts 15:28-31
Effects of the Mission from the Church E. Johnson Acts 15:30-34
Church Visitation J. S. Howson. Acts 15:36
Paul's Second Missionary Journey M. C. Hazard. Acts 15:36
Paul's Second Missionary Journey A. Mitchell, D. D. Acts 15:36
Paul's Second Missionary Journey J. M. King, D. D. Acts 15:36
Revisiting the Churches Sermons by the Monday Club Acts 15:36
The Pastor's Visit to His Flock J. Clayton, A. M. Acts 15:36
Apostles At Fault W. Clarkson Acts 15:36-41
Beginning of the Second Missionary Journey E. Johnson Acts 15:36-41
Contention Amongst Brethren R.A. Redford Acts 15:36-41
A Good Man's Faults Alexander Maclaren Acts 15:37
Contentions and Separations R. Tuck Acts 15:37-39
Paul and Barnabas, Their Contention and Separation J. Parker, D. D. Acts 15:37-39
Symptoms More Starting P.C. Barker Acts 15:37-39
The Contention Between Paul and Barnabas J. Hacket, D. D. Acts 15:37-39
The Dissension Between Paul and Barnabas Sermons by the Monday Club Acts 15:37-39
The Quarrel About John Mark E. H. Higgins. Acts 15:37-39
The Quarrel of Barnabas and Saul D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 15:37-39
The Separation of Paul and Barnabas J. Parker, D. D. Acts 15:37-39
Unity in Disunion Dean Vaughan. Acts 15:37-39
Paul as a Model for All Gospel Ministers D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 15:41

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