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Chart from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission

THE EXPANDING WITNESS OF THE SPIRIT-EMPOWERED CHURCH


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Paul's First Missionary Journey Acts 13:4-14:28
Paul's Second Missionary Journey Acts 15:36-18:22
Paul's Third Missionary Journey Acts 18:23-21:26
  • Maps in table above are from the Holman Bible Atlas (digital bookHardcover/Paperback version) copyrighted © 1998 B&H Publishing Group, used by permission, all rights reserved. This is one of the best resources for Bible maps as the maps also include helpful short descriptions of the events portrayed on the maps. Please do not download for use on another website. Thank you.
  • Here is a map with all three journeys on one map.

THE ITINERARY OF PAUL'S
THREE MISSIONARY JOURNEYS

FIRST SECOND THIRD
  1. Antioch Acts 13:1-3
  2. Seleucia Acts 13:4
  3. Salamis on Cyprus Acts 13:5
  4. Paphos on Cyprus Acts 13:6-12
  5. Perga in Pamphylia Acts 13:13
  6. Pisidian Antioch Acts 13:14-50
  7. Iconium Acts 13:51
  8. Lystra Acts 14:6-20
  9. Derbe Acts 14:20
  10. Lystra Acts 14:21
  11. Iconium Acts 14:21
  12. Pisidian Antioch Acts 14:21
  13. Pamphylia Acts 14:24
  14. Perga Acts 14:25
  15. Attalia Acts 14:25
  16. Antioch Acts 14:26 
  1. Antioch Acts 15:36-40
  2. Syria Acts 15:41
  3. Cilicia Acts 15:41
  4. Derbe Acts 16:1
  5. Lystra Acts 16:1-5
  6. Phrygia/Galatia Acts 16:6
  7. Mysia Acts 16:7
  8. Troas Acts 16:8-10
  9. Samothrace Acts 16:11
  10. Neapolis Acts 16:11
  11. Philippi Acts 16:12
  12. Amphipolis Acts 17:1
  13. Apollonia Acts 17:1
  14. Thessalonica Acts 17:1-9
  15. Berea Acts 17:10-14
  16. Athens Acts 17:15-34
  17. Corinth Acts 18:1-17
  18. Cenchreae  Acts 18:18
  19. Ephesus Acts 18:19
  20. Caesarea  Acts 18:22
  21. Jerusalem Acts 18:22
  22. Antioch Acts 18:22
  1. Antioch Acts 18:23
  2. Phrygia/Galatia Acts 18:23-28
  3. Ephesus Acts 19:1-41
  4. Macedonia Acts 20:1
  5. Greece Acts 20:2
  6. Macedonia Acts 20:3-5
  7. Philippi Acts 20:6
  8. Troas Acts 20:6-12
  9. Assos Acts 20:13
  10. Mitylene Acts 20:14
  11. Samos Acts 20:15
  12. Miletus Acts 20:15-38
  13. Cos Acts 21:1
  14. Rhodes Acts 21:1
  15. Patara Acts 21:1
  16. Tyre Acts 21:3-6
  17. Ptolemais Acts 21:7
  18. Caesarea Acts 21:8-14

Charles Swindoll points out that "When we study the journeys of Paul in the book of Acts, we’re not just reading the travel log of a man; we’re observing the redemptive plan of God unfolding as He promised. Through the ministry of Saul of Tarsus, God’s mission to reclaim His creation from the death grip of evil would move to its next stage. The plan of this mission was outlined in the Lord’s promise at His ascension, where He said,

“You will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses...

  1. In Jerusalem [Stage 1: Acts 2–7],
  2. and in all Judea and Samaria [Stage 2: Acts 8–12],
  3. and even to the remotest part of the earth [Stage 3: Acts 13–‍28].” (Acts 1:8+)

John Hannah's Outline for Third  Missionary Journey (see map)

  • The third missionary journey of Paul  (Acts 18:23-21:16)
    1. The ministry in Galatia and Phrygia  (Acts 18:23)
    2. The ministry in Ephesus  (Acts 18:24-19:41)
      1. Instruction of Apollos  (Acts 18:24-28)
      2. Instruction of some of John's followers  (Acts 19:1-7)
      3. Instruction of the Ephesians  (Acts 19:8-20)
      4. Instructions concerning his plans  (Acts 19:21-22)
      5. The riots in Ephesus  (Acts 19:23-41)
    3. The ministry in Macedonia and Achaia  (Acts 20:1-5)
    4. The ministry in Troas  (Acts 20:6-12)
    5. The ministry in Miletus  (Acts 20:13-38)
      1. His journey to Miletus  (Acts 20:13-16)
      2. His message to the Ephesian elders  (Acts 20:17-35)
        1. Concerning his ministry  (Acts 20:17-27)
        2. Concerning the church  (Acts 20:28-35)
      3. His farewell to the Ephesians  (Acts 20:36-38)
    6. The  ministry at Tyre  (Acts 21:1-6)
      1. His journey to Tyre  (Acts 21:1-3)
      2. His ministry in Tyre  (Acts 21:4-6)
    7. The ministry in Caesarea  (Acts 21:7-16)
      1. Agabus' prediction  (Acts 21:7-12)
      2. Paul's reply  (Acts 21:13-14)
      3. The journey toward Jerusalem  (Acts 21:15-16)
  • The journey of Paul to Rome  (Acts 21:17-28:31)
    1. His witness in Jerusalem  (Acts 21:17-23:35)
      1. Paul's report to the elders  (Acts 21:17-26)
      2. Paul's arrest  (Acts 21:27-36)
      3. Paul's defense  (Acts 21:37-23:10)
        1. His first defense  (Acts 21:37-22:23)
          1. The background  (Acts 21:37-40)
          2. The content  (Acts 22:1-21)
          3. The result  (Acts 22:22-23)
        2. His second defense  (Acts 22:24-23:10)
          1. The background  (Acts 22:24-29)
          2. The council  (Acts 22:30)
          3. The content  (Acts 23:1-9)
          4. The conflict  (Acts 23:10)
      4. Paul's deliverance  (Acts 23:11-35)
        1. The encouragement  (Acts 23:11)
        2. The plot  (Acts 23:12-16)
        3. The counterplot  (Acts 23:17-24)
        4. The letter to Felix  (Acts 23:25-30)
        5. The deliverance to Felix  (Acts 23:31-35)
    2. His witness in Caesarea  (Acts 24:1-26:32)
      1. Paul's defense before Felix  (Acts 24:1-27)
        1. The setting  (Acts 24:1)
        2. The accusations of Tertullus  (Acts 24:2-9)
        3. The reply of Paul  (Acts 24:10-21)
        4. The consequences  (Acts 24:22-27)
      2. Paul's defense before Festus  (Acts 25:1-12)
        1. The setting  (Acts 25:1-5)
        2. The trial  (Acts 25:6-11)
        3. The result  (Acts 25:12)
      3. Paul's defense before Agrippa  (Acts 25:13-26:32)
        1. The arrival of Agrippa  (Acts 25:13)
        2. Festus' presentation of Paul's case  (Acts 25:14-22)
        3. Festus' presentation of Paul  (Acts 25:23-27)
        4. Paul's defense before Agrippa  (Acts 26:1-23)
        5. Paul's answer to Festus  (Acts 26:24-26)
        6. Paul's interaction with Agrippa  (Acts 26:27-29)
        7. The conclusion  (Acts 26:30-32)
    3. His witness on the way to Rome  (Acts 27:1-28:15)
      1. His witness aboard ship  (Acts 27:1-44)
      2. His witness on Malta  (Acts 28:1-15)
        1. Paul's miraculous preservation  (Acts 28:1-6)
        2. Paul's healing of Publius' father  (Acts 28:7-10)
        3. Paul's continued journey toward Rome  (Acts 28:11-15)
    4. His witness in Rome  (Acts 28:16-31)
      1. The occasion for his witness  (Acts 28:16-22)
      2. The content of his witness  (Acts 28:23-28)
      3. The result of his witness  (Acts 28:29)
      4. The summary of Paul's witness in Rome  (Acts 28:30-31)
  • Hannah's Bible Outlines - Recommended Resource

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HENRY ALFORD

FRANK ALLEN

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ADAM CLARKE

STEVEN COLE

TOM CONSTABLE

W A CRISWELL

BOB DEFFINBAUGH

DAN DUNCAN

JOHN EADIE

Cyril Barber - This companion volume to Steir's The Words of the Risen Saviour and Words of the Apostles deals with the messages of the apostle Paul in the book of Acts. C. H. Spurgeon said Eadie's work was "designed to give ordinary readers a juster and fuller conception of the doctrine and life-work of the apostle:' 

  • PART IV.  BEFORE FESTUS AND AGRIPPA - Acts 25:13–27; 26:1–32

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EXPOSITOR'S GREEK TESTAMENT

MICHAEL FRONCZAK

DON FORTNER

WILLIAM FURNEAUX

A C GAEBELEIN

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

  • Acts 25:13-26:32;Video Distorted Perspectives: We should not be surprised if some unbelievers accuse us of being foolish and out of touch with reality because of our faith in Jesus Christ.

GEORGE H GILBERT

JOHN GILL

GOSPEL COALITION

GRACE NOTES - Expositional Study by Warren Doud

L M GRANT

DAVE GUZIK

HORATIO B HACKETT

JAMES HASTINGS

MATTHEW HENRY

F B HOLE

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DAVID HOLWICK

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H A IRONSIDE

IVP COMMENTARY William Larkin - Excellent Commentary

Preceptaustin - This is a very helpful commentary.

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

JAMIESON, FAUSSET, BROWN

S LEWIS JOHNSON

WILLIAM KELLY

STEVE KRELOFF

PAUL KRETZMANN

LANGE COMMENTARY

JOHN MACARTHUR

ALEXANDER MACLAREN

MAPS - related to Acts

P G MATTHEW

F B MEYER

J VERNON MCGEE

J R MILLER

MONERGISM

G CAMPBELL MORGAN

HENRY MORRIS - Defender's Study Bible Notes

NET BIBLE NOTES

PHIL NEWTON

OUR DAILY BREAD - Devotionals

T E PAGE

ARTHUR PEAKE

F N PELOUBET

E A PLUMPTRE

JOHN PIPER

JOSEPH PARKER

RAY PRITCHARD

PREACHER'S HOMILETICAL

PULPIT COMMENTARY

RICHARD RACKHAM

ROBERT RAYBURN

REFORMATION STUDY BIBLE

EARNEST REISINGER

AREND REMMERS

RON RITCHIE

A T ROBERTSON

ADRIAN ROGERS

J C RYLE

DON ROBINSON

ROB SALVATO

JOHNNY SANDERS

PHILLIP SCHAFF

JOHN SCHULTZ

CHARLES SIMEON

CHUCK SMITH

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SPEAKER'S COMMENTARY

C H SPURGEON

RAY STEDMAN

THIRD MILLENNIUM STUDY NOTES

DEREK THOMAS

DAVID THOMPSON Book of Acts Expositions 

BOB UTLEY

MARVIN VINCENT

TODAY IN WORD

DANIEL WHEDON

GEORGE WHITFIELD

STEVE ZEISLER

SERMONS BY VERSE

Me a Christian!' Alexander Maclaren Acts 26:1
The Reasonableness of a Resurrection Various Acts 26:1
Patti's Defence Before Agrippa D. C. Hughes. Acts 26:1-32
Paul Before Agrippa J. Parker, D. D. Acts 26:1-32
Paul Before Agrippa D. Katterns. Acts 26:1-32
Paul Before Agrippa J. Parker, D. D. Acts 26:1-32
Paul Before Festus and Agrippa E. Johnson Acts 26:1-32
Paul's Defence Before Agrippa D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 26:1-32
Paul's Defence Before Agrippa J. W. Burn. Acts 26:1-32
Paul's Sermon Before Agrippa T. D. Witherspoon, D. D. Acts 26:1-32
Paul's Stretched-Out Arm K. Gerok. Acts 26:1-32
That Many Rest Upon a Strict Way of Religion A. Burgess. Acts 26:1-32
The Apostolic Defense in the Presence of Festus and Agrippa R.A. Redford Acts 26:1-32
The Conditions of Hearing to Profit P.C. Barker Acts 26:3
St. Paul a Pharisee R. Tuck Acts 26:5
The Messianic Promise R. Tuck Acts 26:6
The Hope of the Promise P.C. Barker Acts 26:6-8
Resurrection in the Light of Revelation R.A. Redford Acts 26:8
The Credibility of the Resurrection H. Melvill, B. D. Acts 26:8
The Credibility of the Resurrection W. Clarkson Acts 26:8
The Incredibility of the Resurrection R. Tuck Acts 26:8
The Resurrection Credible C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:8
The Resurrection of the Dead Homiletic Monthly Acts 26:8
The Resurrection of the Dead Daniel Moore, M. A. Acts 26:8
The Resurrection of the Dead James Bromley. Acts 26:8
Why is the Resurrection Incredible J. B. Donaldson. Acts 26:8
Gradations in Guilt W. Clarkson Acts 26:9, 10
Compulsory Blasphemy C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:9-11
Fallibility of Conscience S. Martin. Acts 26:9-11
Paul's Doctrinal Petrifaction C. H. Parkhurst, D. D. Acts 26:9-11
Sincerity Misguided H. W. Beecher. Acts 26:9-11
St. Paul's Thought with Himself T. W. Colt, D. D. Acts 26:9-11
The Reckless Rushing to Assume the Moral Responsibilities of Others - an Exceeding Madness P.C. Barker Acts 26:11
Christ and Paul C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:12-18
Christ's Remonstrances A. Maclaren, D. D. Acts 26:12-18
Kicking Against the Pricks C. F. Childe, M. A. Acts 26:12-18
Opposition to the Truth Fatal   Acts 26:12-18
Opposition to the Truth, Self-Destructive   Acts 26:12-18
Striving Against Conviction U. R. Thomas. Acts 26:12-18
The Conversion of Saul of Tarsus Essex Congregational Remembrancer Acts 26:12-18
The Conversion of Saul: its Genuineness Canon Liddon. Acts 26:12-18
The Ox and the Goad C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:12-18
The Sinner His Own Enemy Dean Vaughan. Acts 26:12-18
The Conversion of Saul of Tarsus Charles Haddon Spurgeon Acts 26:14
Apostolic Ministry D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 26:16-18
Christian Ministry Defined J. Parker, D. D. Acts 26:16-18
Christianity Self-Attested J. Parker, D. D. Acts 26:16-18
God's Work Upon Minister and Convert C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:16-18
Minister and Messenger W. Clarkson Acts 26:16-18
The Objects of the Christian Ministry O. A. Jeary. Acts 26:16-18
Why am I Saved G. E. Reed. Acts 26:16-18
Christ's Own Stress Laid on Faith in a Personal Object P.C. Barker Acts 26:18
Divine Forgiveness   Acts 26:18
Faith in Christ A Maclaren, D. D. Acts 26:18
The Ascended Savior's Description of His Own Work Among Men P.C. Barker Acts 26:18
The Commission of the Apostle Paul J. Benson. Acts 26:18
The Effects of the Gospel E. Craig, M. A. Acts 26:18
The Mission of the Gospel to the World R.A. Redford Acts 26:18
The Publisher to the Reader Hugh Binning Acts 26:18
The Work of Man and the Gift of God Dean Vaughan. Acts 26:18
Vital Ministry J. Parker, D. D. Acts 26:18
Before Governors and Kings' Alexander Maclaren Acts 26:19
the Heavenly Vision' Alexander Maclaren Acts 26:19
The Heavenly Vision, a Sermon to the Young W. Clarkson Acts 26:19
The Make of a Heavenly Vision, and its Use P.C. Barker Acts 26:19
Heavenly Visions and Human Duty Theodore Hooke. Acts 26:19-23
Man Dependent Upon God for Natural and Spiritual Life R. P. Buddicom, M. A. Acts 26:19-23
Obedience to the Heavenly Vision A. Barnes, D. D. Acts 26:19-23
Perseverance S. Baring Gould. Acts 26:19-23
Preaching to the Gentiles S. S. Times Acts 26:19-23
Repentance Should be Immediate C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:19-23
The Arguments on Both Sides of the Question Concerning the Validity of a Death Bed Repentance R. Fiddes, D. D. Acts 26:19-23
The Gospel Ministry J. L. F. Russell, M. A. Acts 26:19-23
The Heavenly Vision A. Maclaren, D. D. Acts 26:19-23
The Heavenly Vision H. S. Lunn. Acts 26:19-23
The Nature of the Gospel Ministry J. Parsons. Acts 26:19-23
The Three Stages of the Spiritual Life Dean Plumptre. Acts 26:19-23
Visions of the Soul T. Monod. Acts 26:19-23
The Mission and Burden of the Evangelist P.C. Barker Acts 26:20
The Penalty and the Resources of a Devoted Life W. Clarkson Acts 26:20-23
The Believing Retrospect R.A. Redford Acts 26:22
A Good Confession P.C. Barker Acts 26:22, 23
St. Paul's Message Compared with Prophecy R. Tuck Acts 26:22, 23
The Nature of Enthusiasm John Wesley Acts 26:24
A Moral Duel Homilist Acts 26:24-25
A Preacher's Sanity Questioned   Acts 26:24-25
Christian Enthusiasm, its Reasonableness   Acts 26:24-25
Earnest Christianity Vindicated from the Charge of Madness Thomas Baron. Acts 26:24-25
Evangelistic Madness   Acts 26:24-25
Illustrious Fools and Madmen J. Cuttell. Acts 26:24-25
Paul and Festus -- a Contrast Bp. Lightfoot. Acts 26:24-25
The Effects of Paul's Defence on Festus D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 26:24-25
The Sanity of Paul J. W. Burn. Acts 26:24-25
The Upper Classes W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 26:24-25
The Wise Answer Oliver Cromwell. Acts 26:24-25
The World's Estimate of Christianity J. W. Burn. Acts 26:24-25
Who is Mad Paul or Festus K. Gerok. Acts 26:24-25
Who is the Madman   Acts 26:24-25
An Unwilling Contribution to the Truth P.C. Barker Acts 26:24-26
The Christian's Desire W. Clarkson Acts 26:24-28
A Threefold Illustration of the Irrepressible Energy of the Truth P.C. Barker Acts 26:24-32
The Gospel Openly Published Bp. Atterbury. Acts 26:26
The Publicity of Christianity J. W. Burn. Acts 26:26
A Christian R. Thomas. Acts 26:27-29
Almost a Christian W. Johnson. Acts 26:27-29
Almost a Christian D. Moore, M. A. Acts 26:27-29
Almost a Christian W. M. Punshon, LL. D. Acts 26:27-29
Almost Persuaded G. R. Leavitt. Acts 26:27-29
Almost Persuaded W. H. Davison. Acts 26:27-29
Almost Saved W. M. Taylor, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
Almost Saved -- But Lost   Acts 26:27-29
Almost Thou Persuadest Me to be a Christian E. B. Pusey. Acts 26:27-29
Me a Christian A. Maclaren, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
Paul Before Agrippa S. S. Times Acts 26:27-29
Paul Before Agrippa A. Barnes, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
Paul Before Agrippa D. J. Burrell, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
St. Paul Before Agrippa J. B. Smith. Acts 26:27-29
The Almost Christian H. Kollock, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
The Almost Christian Bp. S. Wilberforce. Acts 26:27-29
The Almost Christian G. Whitefield. Acts 26:27-29
The Danger of Indecision in Religion Homiletic Review Acts 26:27-29
The Effect of Paul's Defence on Agrippa D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
The Nature and Causes of Irresolution in Religion S. Clark, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
The Somewhat Christian J. A. Broadus, D. D. Acts 26:27-29
To Those Who are Almost Persuaded C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 26:27-29
The Almost Christian John Wesley Acts 26:28
The Great Decision R.A. Redford Acts 26:28
A Mournful Almost, on a Light Lip P.C. Barker Acts 26:28, 29
A Preacher's Best Wish for a King Bp. Cheney. Acts 26:29
Both Almost, and Altogether R. Tuck Acts 26:29
Paul's Prayer Before Agrippa T. Kidd. Acts 26:29
The Philanthropy of the Apostle Paul J. F. Smythe. Acts 26:29
Secret Acquittals P.C. Barker Acts 26:30-32

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