Kingdom of God in Acts

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Acts 1:3 Person of the Kingdom
Acts 8:12 Proclamation and Power of the Kingdom
Acts 14:22 Patience in the Kingdom
Acts 19:8 Persuasion of the Kingdom
Acts 20:25 Propagation of the Kingdom
Acts 28:23 Proof of the Kingdom
Acts 28:31 Preaching of the Kingdom


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Brief Outline of Acts

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Acts 1-12 Operation Holy Land
- The Greater Jerusalem Crusade
- Headed up by Peter
- Assisted by John, Stephen and Philip

Acts 13-28 Operation Whole Earth
- The Global Crusade
- Headed up by Paul
- Assisted by Barnabas, Silas, Mark, Timothy and Luke

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Michael the Archangel

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"Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee." Jude 9

His Dignity - Yet Michael the archangel,
His Deliberation - when contending with the devil he disputed
His Duty - about the body of Moses
His Deference - durst not bring against him a railing accusation
His Defense - but said, The Lord rebuke thee

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To the Only Wise God

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"To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen." Jude 25

Glory - sum attributes of God
Majesty - sovereign ascription of Lordship
Dominion - strong action of rule
Power - supreme authority to reign

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Ungodly

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Ungodly Denial (Jude 4)
Ungodly Disposition (Jude 15)
Ungodly Deeds (Jude 15)
Ungodly Determination (Jude 15)
Ungodly Defiance (Jude 15)
Ungodly Desire (Jude 18)

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Chiastic Outline of Jude

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A Commencement and Benediction (Jude 1-2)
B  Purpose to contend for the faith (Jude 3)
C   Threefold accusation concerning men crept in unawares (Jude 4)
D    Reminder of three parties from the Holy Scriptures (Jude 5-7)
D    (unbelieving Israelites, fallen angels, Sodom and Gomorrha)
E      Renewed Accusation in triple form (Jude 8)
F       Picture of Michael – Satan was rebuked (Jude 9)
G        Condemnation described in the Past – Three Practices of Three Persons (Jude 11)
G        (way of Cain, error of Balaam, gainsaying of Core) 
X           Woe unto them (Jude 11)
G'       Condemnation described in Pictures – Six Portrayals (Jude 10, 12-13)
G'       (brute beasts, spots, clouds without water, trees twice dead, raging waves, wandering stars)
F'       Prophecy of Enoch – Sinners will be recompensed (Jude 14-15)
E'      Renewed Accusation in triple form (Jude 16)
D'    Reminder of three parties by the Holy Apostles (Jude 16-18)
D'    (murmurers, complainers and mockers)
C'   Threefold accusation concerning the apostates (Jude 19)
B'  Purpose to build up the faith (Jude 20-23)
A' Conclusion and Doxology (Jude 24-25)

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Brief Outline of Jude

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Jude 1-3 Diligence of Jude
Jude 4-7 Discernment of Apostasy
Jude 8-10 Denouncement of Apostasy
Jude 11-15 Doom of the Apostates
Jude 16-23 Deterrent to Apostasy
Jude 24-25 Doxology

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My Lord

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Five persons referred the Lord Jesus as "my Lord"
  • David (Ps 110:1)
  • Elizabeth (Luke 1:43)
  • Mary Magdalene (John 20:13)
  • Thomas (John 20:28)
  • Paul (Phil 3:8)

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