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|Title: Acts: Catching up with the Spirit, Leader Guide|
By: Matthew L. Skinner
Number of Pages: 64
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2020
|Weight: 3 ounces|
Stock No: WW894572
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The Acts of the Apostles is a unique and crucial book that chronicles the story of Gods grace flooding out to the world through the lives of the apostles in the decades immediately following Christs ascension into heaven.
In Acts: Catching up with the Spirit, author and biblical scholar Matthew Skinner provides a broad yet theologically attuned introduction to this important book and its message of fulfilling the Great Commission.
Skinner explores six key themes that illustrate the ways in which reading Acts is capable of igniting our imagination about the character of the Christian gospel, the work of Gods people (the church), and the challenges of living faithfully in a complex and changing world.
The Leader Guide contains everything needed to guide a group through the six-week study including session plans, activities, and discussion questions, as well as multiple format options.
Matthew Skinner is Professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary and has contributed to various resources for scholars, church leaders, and laypeople interested in the Bibles connections to faith and life. He is the author of Intrusive God, Disruptive Gospel: Encountering the Divine in the Book of Acts, A Companion to the New Testament, and The Trial Narratives: Conflict, Power, and Identity in the New Testament. He has written about the Bible for websites including Huffington Post, Working Preacher, and ON Scripture and he co-hosts Sermon Brainwave, a popular weekly podcast that offers assistance to preachers as they interpret biblical texts to prepare their sermons.