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Acts Verse by Verse (Osborne New Testament Commentaries)

ISBN: 9781683592747


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Acts Verse by Verse

The events in the book of Acts changed our world forever.

Following his account of Jesus’ life and ministry in his Gospel, Luke recounts the formation of the early church in Acts. And while the apostles appear to be at the center of this narrative, all of their work is done through the presence and guidance of the Holy Spirit. In every chapter in Acts, we see Spirit-empowered apostles sharing the gospel reality of the risen Christ to the ends of the earth.

In Acts Verse by Verse, Grant Osborne guides readers through these crucial events in history. He shows us that by sending his Holy Spirit, the risen and exalted Lord was acting through the apostles—and through us today—to transform human history. Osborne skillfully explains the significance of these events and shows us how we can draw inspiration from them today.

The Osborne New Testament Commentaries

Lexham Press is proud to announce a New Testament commentary series from respected biblical scholar Grant R. Osborne. His seminal work, The Hermeneutical Spiral, has become a standard for biblical interpretation, and as a culmination of his life’s ministry, he's bringing his academic acumen to an accessible, application-focused commentary.

The Osborne New Testament Commentaries interpret Scripture verse by verse, bridging the gap between scholarship and the Church. This set of commentaries is for people seeking a straightforward explanation of the text in its context, avoiding either oversimplification or technical complexity. Osborne brings out the riches of the New Testament, making each book accessible for pastors and all who consider themselves students of Scripture.

Learn more about the other titles in this series.


Praise for the Osborne New Testament Commentaries

With this new series, readers will have before them what we—his students—experienced in all of Professor Osborne's classes: patient regard for every word in the text, exegetical finesse, a preference for an eclectic resolution to the options facing the interpreter, a sensitivity to theological questions, and most of all a reverence for God's word.

—Scot McKnight, Julius R. Mantey Professor in New Testament, Northern Seminary

The Osborne New Testament Commentaries draw from the deep well of a lifetime of serious study and teaching. They present significant interpretive insights in a highly accessible, spiritually nurturing format. This is a tremendous resource that will serve a new generation of Bible readers well for years to come. Highly recommended!

—Andreas J. Kӧstenberger, Founder of Biblical Foundations™, senior research professor of New Testament & biblical theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary


  • Introduction to Acts
  • Preliminary Events to the Mission
  • Pentecost and the Coming of the Spirit
  • Opening Events in the New Messianic Community
  • Persecution and Power
  • Community Life of Jewish Christianity
  • Persecution: The Second Stage
  • Final Stages of the Palestinian Church
  • Stephen’s Defense Speech and Aftermath
  • Samaria and the Ethiopian Eunuch
  • Saul’s Conversion and Peter’s Mission
  • Cornelius: The Gospel Goes to the Gentiles
  • The Gentile Mission: Cornelius and Antioch
  • Persecution under Herod
  • Paul’s Mission in Cyprus and Galatia
  • Paul’s Mission in Galatia Continues
  • The Jerusalem Council
  • Mission in Macedonia and Achaia, Part 1
  • Mission in Macedonia and Achaia, Part 2
  • Mission in Corinth and Aftermath
  • Mission in Ephesus
  • Paul’s Return to Jerusalem, Part 1
  • Paul’s Return to Jerusalem, Part 2
  • Paul’s Defense at the Temple
  • Paul’s Imprisonment in Jerusalem
  • Trial before Governor Felix
  • Trial before Festus and Agrippa
  • Paul Makes His Defense
  • The Sea Journey to Rome
  • Paul Reaches Rome

Product Details

  • Title: Acts Verse by Verse
  • Author: Grant R. Osborne
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Page Count: 576
  • Format: Logos Digital, Paperback
  • Trim Size: 5.5x8.5
  • ISBN: 9781683592747

About Grant R. Osborne

Grant R. Osborne is professor emeritus of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He is the author of numerous books, including The Hermeneutical Spiral: A Comprehensive Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, and commentaries on Revelation (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament), Romans (IVP New Testament Commentary), Matthew (Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament), and John, James, 1-2 Peter, and Jude (Cornerstone Biblical Commentary). He has also taught at Winnipeg Theological Seminary and the University of Aberdeen, and has pastored churches in Ohio and Illinois.

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