Acts 5 Resources


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THE EXPANDING WITNESS OF THE SPIRIT-EMPOWERED CHURCH


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James Rosscup: "This work, originally out in 1857, has proved helpful to many, though it is now far out of date as to literature commenting on Acts.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

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)

WILLIAM BARCLAY'S DAILY STUDY BIBLE

ALBERT BARNES Notes on the New Testament on Acts

BRIAN BELL SERMON NOTES

CHRIS BENFIELD SERMONS BOOK OF ACTS

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 

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

CHARLES ELLICOTT, EDITOR - E H PLUMPTRE - AUTHOR

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

EXPOSITOR'S DICTIONARY

DON FORTNER

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 5:1-11Video Honesty and Integrity: When we give material possessions to support God's work, we are to do so with pure motives.
  • Acts 5:12-32Video Our Dual Citizenship: As followers of Jesus Christ, we are to be good citizens, but if we are asked to engage in actions that are out of harmony with God's will, we must not violate biblical principles.
  • Acts 5:33-42Video Resentment and Persecution: Regardless of our efforts to respect government authorities, when we practice Christian values in a hostile environment, we should be prepared for persecution.

GEORGE GILBERT

GOSPEL COALITION

GRACE NOTES - Expositional Study by Warren Doud

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)

MATTHEW HENRY Commentary on Acts

HOLMAN PUBLISHING - study notes

DAVID HOLWICK SERMON NOTES ACTS 

HOMILETICS - Acts 5

BARRY HORNER

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.

H A IRONSIDE Commentary on Acts

JAMIESON, FAUSSET, BROWN Commentary on Acts

S. LEWIS JOHNSON Sermons on Acts

WILLIAM KELLY

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

DAVID LEGGE

MARTYN LLOYD JONES - SERMONS

HERBERT LOCKYER

JOHN MACARTHUR Verse by Verse Sermons on Acts

ALEXANDER MACLAREN Sermons on Acts

J VERNON MCGEE Thru the Bible The Acts of the Apostles

F B MEYER

HEINRICH A. W. MEYER

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

JOSEPH PARKER

PASTOR LIFE

Failures in our Relationship to the Holy Spirit Acts  5:1-11 Holy Spirit; Commitment; Surrender Denis Lyle
You Can't Fool God Acts  5:1-11 Hypocrisy; Stewardship; Giving; Lying Mark Adams
The Gates of Jail Shall Not Prevail Acts  5:12-25 God, Power of; Victory Terry Trivette
Obedience is our Obligation Acts  5:29 Obedience; Christian Living Donnie L. Martin

ARTHUR PEAKE

F N PELOUBET

PETER PETT

JOHN PIPER Sermons on Acts

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

REFORMATION STUDY BIBLE STUDY NOTES

ROBERT RAYBURN SERMONS BOOK OF ACTS

A. T. ROBERTSON Word Pictures on Acts

DON ROBINSON Sermons on Acts 

ADRIAN ROGERS

ROB SALVATO - Sermons

JOHNNY SANDERS

JOHN SCHULTZ

CHARLES SIMEON Sermons on Acts Horae Homileticae

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

JOHN STEVENSON - Sermons

RICHARD STRAUSS

JOSEPH SUTCLIFFE

DEREK THOMAS SERMONS BOOK OF ACTS

DAVID THOMPSON - Sermons, well-done

TODAY IN THE WORD DEVOTIONALS Book of Acts

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

JOHN TRAPP

BOB UTLEY - Acts Commentary

MARVIN VINCENT New Testament Word Studies On the Book of Acts

DANIEL WHEDON

STEVE ZEISLER SERMONS ON ACTS

SERMONS BY VERSE
 

The Death of Arian R.A. Redford Acts 5:1-6
A Fatal Forgetfulness W. Clarkson Acts 5:1-10
A Broken Vow J. B. Converse. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira J. Parker, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira Monday Club Sermons Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira H. Thomson, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira W. G. Moorehead, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira D. J. Burrell, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira G. C. Osgood. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira   Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira T. De Witt Talmage. Acts 5:1-11
Ananias and Sapphira -- Lessons of the Narrative J. Dick, A. M. Acts 5:1-11
Dangers Within the Early Church J. Thompson, A. M. Acts 5:1-11
Deception Exposed and Punished   Acts 5:1-11
Fraudulent Benevolence   Acts 5:1-11
Hypocrites Appear After Revivals C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 5:1-11
Hypocrites in the Church   Acts 5:1-11
Privileged with the Gospel, But not Improved by It   Acts 5:1-11
The Beacon -- Ananias W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 5:1-11
The Divine Judgment on Duplicity W. H. Davison. Acts 5:1-11
The First Sin Dean Vaughan. Acts 5:1-11
The First Tare Among the Wheat K. Gerok. Acts 5:1-11
The Hardship of Hypocrisy H. W. Beecher. Acts 5:1-11
The Sin and the Doom of Ananias and Sapphira T. Binney. Acts 5:1-11
The Sin of Heart: Untruth and its Punishment E. Johnson Acts 5:1-11
Keeping Back the Price C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:2
Making Gain Out of a Pretence of Godliness C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:2
The Nature of the Sin R. Winterbotham, M. A. Acts 5:2
The Sin of Pretence and its Punishment G. T. Stokes, D. D. Acts 5:2
Insincere Christians an Easy Prey to Satan   Acts 5:3
Lying to the Holy Spirit J. Morgan. D. D. Acts 5:3
Satan J. W. Alexander, D. D. Acts 5:3
Satan Filling the Heart G. V. Lechler, D. D. Acts 5:3
Satan's Worms of Avarice Christian Herald Acts 5:3
The Devil's Trade Wind   Acts 5:3
The Indwelling of the Spirit, the Common Privilege of All Believers George Whitefield Acts 5:3
The Resistibility of Evil W. L. Watkinson. Acts 5:3
The Conviction of Ananias R. Tuck Acts 5:3, 4
Lying unto God C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:4
Self Deception J. Caryl. Acts 5:4
The Permanence of a Lie Biblical Museum Acts 5:4
The Retribution of Falsehood   Acts 5:4
Death by the Visitation of God C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:7-10
Helpers in Sin Must be Sharers in Judgment R. Tuck Acts 5:7-10
Plain Language H. W. Beecher. Acts 5:7-10
The Perversion of the Marriage Bond K. Gerok. Acts 5:7-10
The Sin in the Purpose More than in the Act   Acts 5:7-10
The Sin of Sapphira Greater than that of Ananias Rieger. Acts 5:7-10
Conspiracy Against God R.A. Redford Acts 5:7-11
After Judgment, Revival W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 5:11-16
Authority and Faith Dean Travers Smith. Acts 5:11-16
Contrasts Apostolic Pastor Acts 5:11-16
Elements of Influence W. Clarkson Acts 5:11-16
Phases of the Young Church D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 5:11-16
The Power of God with the Apostles J. Fawcett, M. A. Acts 5:11-16
The Ungodly Repelled   Acts 5:11-16
Clear Shining After Rain R.A. Redford Acts 5:12-16
Jerusalem's Second Summer P.C. Barker Acts 5:12-16
The Healing Personality of Christ's Servants E. Johnson Acts 5:12-16
Hindrances to Belief R. Tuck Acts 5:13
Casting Shadows C. Wadsworth, D. D. Acts 5:15
Casting Shadows in Life J. M. McNulty, D. D. Acts 5:15
Healing and Hurting Shadows R. Collyer, D. D. Acts 5:15
Personal Influence E. H. Palmer. Acts 5:15
The Healing Shadow H. Macmillan, LL. D. Acts 5:15
The Mysterious Power of a Man Filled with the Holy Ghost K. Gerok. Acts 5:15
The Shadow of Peter P. Hall, M. A. Acts 5:15
Unconscious Influence   Acts 5:15
Unconscious Influence H. W. Beecher. Acts 5:15
Bodily Healings May Prepare for Spiritual Ones R. Tuck Acts 5:15, 16
On Zeal John Wesley Acts 5:17
Whom to Obey -- Annas or Angel? Alexander Maclaren Acts 5:17
Arrest of the Apostles E. Johnson Acts 5:17-26
Persecution Renewed M. G. Hazard. Acts 5:17-26
Persecution Renewed   Acts 5:17-26
The Activity and Bafflement of the Persecutors D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 5:17-26
The Apostles Persecuted J. Parker, D. D. Acts 5:17-26
The Imprisonment and Deliverance of the Apostles J. Bennett, D. D. Acts 5:17-26
The Priests and the Preachers C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:17-26
The Sanhedrin and the Apostles S. J. Niccolls, D. D. Acts 5:17-26
Vain Efforts to Oppose the Gospel Christian Age Acts 5:17-26
Three Things Divine W. Clarkson Acts 5:17-29
A Grand Victory for the Truth Along the Whole Line P.C. Barker Acts 5:17-40
Second Persecution of the Church R.A. Redford Acts 5:17-42
Angel-Help R. Tuck Acts 5:19
Angelic Interference and Apostolic Work G. S. Rowe. Acts 5:19-20
Christianity a Life H. M. Dubose. Acts 5:19-20
Christianity and the People C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 5:19-20
Christianity, a Voice to the People A. J. Morris. Acts 5:19-20
Distinguishing Properties of Spiritual Life Robert Hall. Acts 5:19-20
Divine Idea of Christianity W. H. Burton. Acts 5:19-20
Divine Interposition C. S. Robinson, D. D. Acts 5:19-20
Ministers Must Preach the Whole Gospel C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 5:19-20
Miraculous Interposition Weekly Pulpit Acts 5:19-20
Preachers Must Reach the People C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 5:19-20
The Burden of the Preacher -- Speaking in the Temple F. Ferguson, D. D. Acts 5:19-20
The Gospel Message J. Stoughton, D. D. Acts 5:19-20
The Proclamation and the Power of the Gospel W. J. Henderson, B. A. Acts 5:19-20
The Religion of the People J. C. Shanks. Acts 5:19-20
The Church's Mission to the World R.A. Redford Acts 5:20
The Theme of Themes: the Angel's Charge P.C. Barker Acts 5:20
The Hopelessness of Fighting Against God R. Tuck Acts 5:21-24
The Characteristics of Opposition to the Truth J. W. Burn. Acts 5:21-26
Fidelity Under Intimidation   Acts 5:27-29
The Apostles Persecuted E. S. Tead. Acts 5:27-29
Obedience to God   Acts 5:29
Obedience to God W. Nevins, D. D. Acts 5:29
Obedience to God in Spite of Danger N. T. Anecdotes Acts 5:29
Obedience to God Rather than Man E. P. Hammond. Acts 5:29
Ought H. C. Trumbull, D. D. Acts 5:29
Ought J. Cynddylan Jones, D. D. Acts 5:29
Three Classes of People   Acts 5:29
We Ought to Obey God Rather than Men R.A. Redford Acts 5:29
The Cross and the Crown W. Clarkson Acts 5:30-32
A Prince and a Saviour C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 5:31
Christ an Exalted Prince and a Glorified Saviour W. Orr. Acts 5:31
Exalted to Give W. Arnot, D. D. Acts 5:31
Jesus Christ a Prince and a Saviour K. Gerok. Acts 5:31
Our Captain Alexander Maclaren Acts 5:31
Repentance and Forgiveness A. Thomson, D. D. Acts 5:31
Repentance and Remission of Sin James Brewster. Acts 5:31
Repentance the Gift of Christ Bp. Butler. Acts 5:31
The End of the Saviour's Exaltation W. Jay. Acts 5:31
The Present Royalty and Rights of Jesus R. Tuck Acts 5:31
The Salvation in Christ K. Gerok. Acts 5:31
The Throne of Mercy R.A. Redford Acts 5:31
Christian Witnesses American National Preacher Acts 5:32
God's Chosen Witnesses J. Hall, D. D. Acts 5:32
The Evidence from Experience C. D. Foss, D. D. Acts 5:32
The Test of Experience C. D. Foss, D. D. Acts 5:32
The Witness of the Word and of the Spirit WB. Pope, D. D. Acts 5:32
Cut to the Heart Dean Plumptre. Acts 5:33-42
Four Characters Dean Vaughan. Acts 5:33-42
Gamaliel Bp. Phillips Brooks. Acts 5:33-42
Gamaliel's Counsel K. Gerok. Acts 5:33-42
Gamaliel's Counsel K. Gerok. Acts 5:33-42
Our Attitude Towards God W. Clarkson Acts 5:33-42
Preaching to the Heart R. Bruce, D. D. Acts 5:33-42
The Advice of the Cautious R. Tuck Acts 5:33-42
The Speech of Gamaliel At the Sanhedrin D. Thomas, D. D. Acts 5:33-42
The Victory of the Truth Starke. Acts 5:33-42
Power and Weakness E. Johnson Acts 5:34-42
The False Prophet and the True K. Gerok. Acts 5:36-37
Theudas: an Ancient Personage with Modern Lessons W. H. P. Faunce, D. D. Acts 5:36-37
Gamaliel's Counsel Alexander Maclaren Acts 5:38
Gamaliel John Congreve, M. A. Acts 5:38-39
Gamaliel and His Advice Henry Harries, M. A. Acts 5:38-39
Moral Truths Inextinguishable Scientific Illustrations Acts 5:38-39
The Fate of Antagonists to Christianity J. L. Nye. Acts 5:38-39
The Success of Christianity an Argument for its Divine Origin J. Cairns, D. D. Acts 5:38-39
The Witness of History to Christianity R. D. Hitchcock, D. D. Acts 5:38-39
Apostolic Joy American National Preacher Acts 5:41
Four Classes in the School of Suffering Hartman. Acts 5:41
Heroic for the Truth F. W. Brown. Acts 5:41
Joy in Christian Work, and Peace Amid Tribulation W. E. Chadwick, M. A. Acts 5:41
Joy in the Fellowship of Shame P.C. Barker Acts 5:41
Rejoicing in Tribulation J. W. Burn. Acts 5:41
The Effects of Persecution   Acts 5:41
The Joy of Suffering for Christ   Acts 5:41
The True Witnessing Spirit R.A. Redford Acts 5:41, 42
The True Witnessing Spirit R.A. Redford Acts 5:41, 42
A Model Christian Ministry W. Jones. Acts 5:42
Apostolic Ministration J. Sherman. Acts 5:42
Daily Apostolic Labours R. Tuck, B. A. Acts 5:42
Ministerial Fidelity and Devotedness Henry Abney, B. A. Acts 5:42
Preaching Christ C. H. Spurgeon. Acts 5:42
Preaching Christ T. J. Judkin. Acts 5:42
Teaching and Preaching W. L. Alexander, D. D. Acts 5:42
The First Sermon in the Tabernacle Charles Haddon Spurgeon Acts 5:42

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