Color map map of the new testament world this map reveals the nations within the ancient world during the. The holy spirit comes to the apostles in the form of tongues of fire acts 2. The journeys of philip the evangelist as recorded in the acts of the apostles. The book of acts tells the story of the early christian church in the first century ad, with particular focus on the ministry of the apostles peter and paul, who are the main figures of the middle and later chapters of the book. It shows the approximate routes he took including the places he visited. The book of acts provides a detailed, orderly, eyewitness account of the birth and growth of the early church and the spread of the gospel immediately after the resurrection of jesus christ.
Feb 05, 2010 lets say, for example, that youre reading in acts 17 and you want to map all the places mentioned in the first verse. The ancient world had a number of cities named antioch. Turn book or chapter layers on and off to see patterns across the. Galyn wiemers bible teacher, bible teaching facebookgenword. Some say that this verse means that they all began to speak in tongues. Without this historical record, little would be known about the expansion of the church. This verse says, and they were all filled with the holy spirit and began to speak in different tongues, even as the spirit gave to them to speak forth. Click or touch any place to bring corresponding map to top of screen click or touch the info button to go to information about the place. Acts facts people, places, and verse by verse study simply bible. Philippi thessalonica north sea roman empire itantic ocean black sea mediterranean sea jerusalem 500 miles 500 kilometers galatia antioch a ntioch seleucia berea. While antiochene chrisitians sponsored pauls outreach to gentiles, the book of acts portrays the city and paul as subservient to the longstanding influence and traditions of the jerusalembased leadership, especially peter. Joppa all about archaeology gives a brief look at the site, and includes the text of jonah 1. Lets say, for example, that youre reading in acts 17 and you want to map all the places mentioned in the first verse.
However, we need to read those passages with a proper discernment and logical understanding. Antioch was an important city in early christian formation and was where the term christian was coined. Each place is located on a map and then we note the people and events associated with that place. The book is filled with some of the finest saints ever to live, coming into contact with some of the most evil enemies of the cross ever to trouble the church. In the great commission, jesus said his followers would be his witnesses in jerusalem, in all judea and samaria, and to the ends of the earth acts 1. Summary of the book of acts bible history online maps. The initial question regards the identity of theophilus, the one for whom the book is written. While the main biblical place names like jerusalem, athens, damascus, alexandria, and rome have been used for centuries, some might have changed through the years. Old testament maps detailed, verse by verse notes generation.
The book of acts is the only historical record of the birth and early days following christs establishing his church. Peter came to joppa from lydda to raise tabitha dorcas from the dead acts 9. Acts facts people, places, and verse by verse study. Unfortunately, many have totally misunderstood the purpose of acts. Acts 2 niv the holy spirit comes at pentecost bible. Many of the destinations were personally visited by him. While in joppa, the apostle stayed at the house of simon the tanner. Characters of the acts of the apostles bible study guide. Feel free to copy, project or edit for your teaching, lessons. Bible maps indexed including places in acts simply bible. Matthias is appointed to replace judas as the 12th apostle acts 1. Acts of the aposltes, maps, people, places, definitions jewish period. I have used these photographs in virtually every class i teach in order to add some colorful graphics to an.
You will be my witnesses in jerusalem and in all judea and samaria, and to the end of the earth acts 1. People in jerusalem at pentecost map acts 2 nations of pentecost. Stephen and the hellenists in lukan apologetic historiography bloomsbury, 2004. Identifying place names in the book of acts logos bible. Click on the map to enlarge caesarea maritima the starting point of. Map multiple locations, get transitwalkingdriving directions, view live traffic conditions, plan trips, view satellite, aerial and street side imagery. When peter was praying on the roof, he had a vision of a large sheet filled with animals being lowered from heaven acts 9. The former treatise have i made, o theophilus, of all that jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the holy ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen. To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by. Mapping sites mentioned in acts accordance bible software. List of modern names for biblical place names wikipedia. You could then go back to the text, select apollonia, and click the map button again. Maps shows locations of the places that are mentioned in the bible. A larger acts map and blank map are provided below.
Study flashcards on the book of actsnames and places at. A place name listed more than once, can be found on more than one map. Repeat the process for the entire process for the entire bible except for acts. The story begins with paul in troas, a town on the western coast of modern turkey, where he dreams of a man from macedonia pleading with him to cross the aegean sea and help the. With caroline vander stichele, he cowrote contextualizing gender in early christian discourse. There has been much debate as to the purpose of acts.
The chart forms an overview of the geography of the book, filled with the travels of paul and co. Besides linking the gospel narratives on the one hand and the apostolic letters on the. We look at the places, people and events mentioned in the book of acts. Maps, acts, apostles, philip, samaritans, ethiopian, eunuch. It begins with recording the spread of the christian church in jerusalem, judea and samaria got, n. Bible places map maps shows locations of the places that are mentioned in the bible. People in jerusalem at pentecost map acts 2 nations of.
Listing of numerous maps related to the book of acts. Places in the book of acts this place list includes both the place names and the address in the book of acts that the place is mentioned. The main issues revolve around whether he is a man perhaps a greek official for whom lukeacts is an apologetic for the gospel or a kind of generic. An overview of new testament geography catholic news agency. Hover your cursor over the dots to see the name of a place, or click on the dots and an information window will pop up. Before he ascended he gave his instructions, through the holy spirit, to the special messengers of his choice. At the time of the book of acts, all these regions were parts of the parthian. The acts of the apostles, often referred to simply as acts, is the fifth book of the new testament. The 28 chapters of the acts of the apostles provide a wide variety of compelling characters, both good and bad. And the lord said unto him, arise, and go into the city, and it shall be told thee what thou must do.
Yellow places associated with jesus or mentioned as places where the apostles are from. The whole book is an account of the advance of christianity from jerusalem. The chapter starts by describing the coming of the holy spirit upon the faithful believers, apostles and disciples of jesus, gathered in jerusalem in the upper room and continues by recounting the events that followed, when those believers began preaching. The pictures of christian activity that we discover in the book of acts are designed to instruct later generation christians as to what is normal activity for the church. An important city forty miles west of athens, where paul preached, and the seat of one of the leading churches acts 18. Christ appears to the apostles after his resurrection acts 1. I have colorcoded the markers according to how the cities appear in acts. Greece printu neapolis apolloniaa troas aksos mitylene ephesus iconium colossae derbe miletus. This journey is described in the bibles book of acts, chapters 26, 27 and 28.
Tx002290handoutdkey places in the acts of the apostles. Maps of bible places including every place mentioned in acts. What can we learn about sharing the gospel from john 1. See more ideas about acts bible, bible and bible lessons.
Studies include maps, references, quizzes, and versebyverse exposition. Todd bolen has been producing high quality resources for bible teachers for many years on his website bible. Overview of the book of acts third millennium ministries. In those days, many considered the roman empire to reach to the ends of the earth. This acts map shows pauls first and second missionary journeys that are described in the book of acts. We look at the places mentioned in acts, taking them in alphabetical order. I first became aware of bolenss pictorial library of biblical lands at an ets in 2003. As implied by the title acts of the apostles, the 5th book in the gospel is a contemporaneous document of what the apostles did after jesus resurrection. See more ideas about bible for kids, bible crafts and sunday school crafts.
The map below list the various locations or names used in acts 27. Most scholars believe that the place of the writing of acts was in rome. The book of acts is the record of that commission beingcarried out. Since that time, the gospel has traveled around the globe many times over. Map the earliest missionary journeys philip the evangelist. Acts of the aposltes, maps, people, places, definitions. The authors primary purpose was to give a detailed account of how men and women were converted to. Prologue the former account i made, o theophilus, of all that jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which he was taken up, after he through the holy spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom he had chosen, to whom he also presented himself alive after his suffering. The book of acts provides a bridge for the writings of the nt. History of jaffa artmag another perspective on the history of jaffa, including the scriptural references. He was the founder of the seleucid empire that ruled from turkey to iran. Some, however, such as coos, rhodes and patara acts 21. This map is a broad view of the area where some of the key events took place described in acts 112 immediately following the resurrection of christ.
Tour the cities in acts click tour, next in upper right corner. Click here to see the third and fourth missionary journeys of paul in the book of acts. Acts in the picture study bible the book of acts with maps and. Click or touch any place to bring corresponding map to top of screen click or touch. Table of the book of acts acts of the apostles overview.
Click or touch any place to bring corresponding map to top of screen click or touch the info button to go to information about the place maps page with index of places in acts. Color map map of the new testament world this map reveals the nations within the ancient world during the first century a. Exodus new york state parks parting the red sea bible mapping 10 commandments bible knowledge what is it called historical maps book of mormon. This place list includes both the place names and the address in the book of acts that the place is mentioned. Kjv the book of acts is the historical link between the. The philippian church according to acts bible odyssey. Acts 2 new international version niv the holy spirit comes at pentecost. Parthians, and medes, and elamites, and the dwellers in mesopotamia, and in judaea, and cappadocia, in pontus, and asia, medes. Most of them were founded by seleucis i who ruled from 305 to 281bc. To guide the church in its continuing mission by describing how the holy spirit empowered the apostles to spread their witness on christs behalf to the gentile world. That gives you all geographical places mentioned in acts. T he book of acts in the bible, written around 6263 a. Christs witnesses are empowered by the holy spirit. Acts 14 pauls first missionary journey mission work and map.
It was the seat of grecian learning, and the place where paul delivered one of his most famous discourses acts 17. If you select amphipolis and click the map button on the resource palette, a map window will open with amphipolis highlighted in red. While there are some areas of great detail of the acts of the apostles, many times you must use cross references to the gospels of matthew, mark, luke and john as well as some other epistles in the new testament to get the full picture of what was. Interactive maps involving jesus, christianity and the bible. Todd penner is the author of numerous essays on the acts of the apostles, including the book in praise of christian origins. Acts in the picture study bible the book of acts with.
Have you ever wondered why luke chose to record a nearly endless list of places in the book of acts. Intro to acts biblica the international bible society. According to the book of acts, after his shipwreck on the island of malta acts 28 he came to italy and was put on house arrest for two years acts 28. The book of acts bible history online maps, images. In that sense, the progression jesus described is precisely what we see happen in the book of acts as the gospel spreads from jerusalem, judea, and samaria to the ends of the roman empire. Below is a comprehensive list of biblical places linked or related to the apostle pauls life and ministry. Green jerusalem and rome starting point and ending point. The answer is in his gospels opening words, spoken by the risen christ. First place apostle paul evangelized during his first missionary journey acts.
They were faithful jewish men living around the city of cyrene, which is. The philippian church according to acts by coleman baker the author of the book of acts describes the founding of the christian community in philippi in acts 16. Key places in the acts of the apostles saint marys press macedonia amphipofis. As a second volume to lukes gospel, it joins what jesus began to do and to teach 1. Antioch, sidon, tyre, damascus,caesarea, capernaum, joppa, samaria, philippi, and tarsus. Jaffa catholic encyclopedia recounts the history of the city from the time of the israelite conquest until the modern era. I would like your permission to print off for use in powerhouse this sunday, reply. The day of pentecost marks the birth of the new testament church and we find the account of the events that took place on that day in acts 2. If you really mean mentioned only in acts, convert the list to a passage list. Its narrative supplies a bridge connecting the life and ministry of jesus to the life of the church and the witness of the earliest believers.1488 1266 1464 1438 1002 590 799 1038 882 28 1451 223 1269 1252 196 450 1405 1037 239 1464 1450 258 112 1123 993 674 1420 848 603 1084 1360 1168 896 132 934 1399 119 1314 767 719 1488 916 299