Acts 1:1-5 (Class #3: Jan 25, 2009)

This is the outline for class #3 in our Bible Study in Acts at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Austin, TX.  The title of the course is “A New Kind of Conquest.” For the outline of Acts we are using, see here, and for more info please contact Matt.

I. Resurrection leads to a New World.

Features of this new world (from Luke 24):

A. Surprise

B. Hope & Joy from Loss & Despair

C. New Prominent Role for Women

D. Holy Spirit Power

II. Holy Spirit

A. “This coming baptism will be like John’s baptism.”

1. plunged into _____ / _____.

2. restored _____ / _____.

3. But not just outside, rather on the inside.[1]

B. Don’t do anything yet; just wait … on the Spirit.

III. What do these 2 things tell us about this “new conquest?”


[1] Jesus is becoming King, and you will know this as a reality inside your own selves.

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