Missionary journeys of paul from the book of acts wall decorations by nicole yah. In pauls view, the unit was the province rather than the city. This amazing resource features interesting videos with animation and photographs of the areas in which paul traveled. Lynn cohick examines both acts and pauls letters to paint a vivid. See more ideas about bible mapping, travel and ancient greek city. Pauls journey and trials bible for kids paul believed that god wanted him to tell gentiles about jesus. Pauls travels to asia minor and greece, peter and pauls clashes over jewish law, and peters decision to follow in pauls courageous footsteps. Craig keener begins by laying the groundwork, focusing on the genre and historical elements, and then dr. Pauls travels, a comments on acts 17 bible explained.
The second half, however, follows the missionary journeys of one remarkable person, paul. Map of pauls missionary journeys a handy dandy map of pauls travels around the roman empire. In the last two installments in this series we covered events from the start of the christian church to pauls first travels through the mediterranean world. Pauls missionary journeys book of acts sunday school lesson resource. Most notable is the incongruity between pauls gospel message in acts and the message we see in his letters, especially romans and galatians. Pauls apostolic ministry in acts forget the channel. Firstly, paul identified and focused on provinces in asia minor. A larger acts map and blank map are provided below. It highlights all the major parts of pauls story from the book of acts, including getting locked in prison, writing to philemon and timothy, and requesting to be tried in rome by nero. Pauls missionary journeys book of acts sunday school lesson. The book of acts summary online bible nwt american. Sugar land bible church the book of titus, session 001. Pauls release from prison and further travels, 6366.
Come with us to explore the people and places paul experienced on his first. This class covers the missionary journeys of paul from the book of acts. In this article we conclude our discussion of the book of acts by covering pauls trips to ephesus, jerusalem and rome. Paul, with silas and timothy, went through the regions of phrygia and galatia, then on to troas acts 16. Pauls emphasis on justification by faith is completely absent from his speeches and sermons in acts, where he seems more aligned with peters mission to the jews compare acts 2 and acts. The book of acts tells how the multiethnic, international. Provide a free high quality map of pauls first and second missionary journeys from the book of acts. Missionary journeys of paul from the book of acts wall. Thanks to the modern tools of archaeology, researchers have found much cultural, historical and geographical background material that supports the biblical account of pauls trips through the mediterranean world.
Probably written about ad 160180, the acts of paul is an account of the apostle pauls travels and teachings. However acts chapter 27 is not the end but the beginning of the church, in fact acts is still going on, for we are now the church acting, we are now the bringers of the gospel, instrument of righteousness to be used by god for his glory. Thats when he made his way to rome when he arrived in rome, he was he was imprisoned house arrest in 8060 and it was during this time. The book of acts and the epistles of paul sometimes tell us the length of time between one event and another. After a brief section on the pauls damascus including two short essays on acts 9.
Teaching pauls missionary journeys to kids embracing him. Lets take a look at some of the most intriguing things in acts and develop a new appreciation for this fascinating book. It conveys rich information drawn from historians and second hand accounts that are not included in the bible. Beginning in jerusalem and using the book of acts as a roadmap, dave travels the mediterranean region to share the people, places, and events that launched the christian faith. In our third video on the book of acts, well explore all of this and more. Chronology of apostle paul s journeys and epistles matthew mcgee. Acts facts people, places, and verse by verse study. What was it like for the apostle paul to travel around the roman. A chronology of the book of acts resource publications. We would love to show this video for our vbs, im wondering if youre. Select option 1 to buy a copy for your personal use, or option 2 group license if you would like to make multiple copies for your group, church, ministry or. Pauls letters are integrated into the story of the acts of the apostles at the points in his journeys when they are generally believed to have been written. In my former book, theophilus, i wrote about all that jesus began to do and to teach, writes luke, at the beginning of his second volume acts 1. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available.
Acts the continued life of jesus through the apostles. Theres never been much contention about the authorship of acts. These speeches make up about 25% of the entire book of acts. As a second volume to lukes gospel, it joins what jesus began to do and to teach 1. Told from pauls point of view, this book follows all four of pauls journeys through asia and southern europe. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats. After athens he went to work in corinth where he met aquila and priscilla acts 18. Its a slight reworking of the words in pauls dream in acts 16. Thus paul was forbidden to preach the word in asia acts 16. It features a native american saying the words come over and help us. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about html5.
Free bible lessons for teaching elementary school students. As acts focuses more on the story of pauls travels, the trajectories move out farther and farther from jerusalem, all around the north shore of the mediterranean sea. Once youve completed your personal study of paul and his travels, youre ready to teach pauls missionary journey to your kids. The studies in acts bundle develops your understanding of acts with the help of todays foremost scholars of this important book.
An understanding of the chronological order of events in paul s ministry can be very valuable as a tool for the study of acts and paul s epistles. A visual guide to pauls first missionary journey in the book of acts. I have more pictures to share with you from my niece nicole whitacre. Acts of the apostles online commentary america magazine. There is a booklet that i have used and have the kids flip through the pages with me and as i am telling the bible lesson, i hand out a little item that will hopefully remind them of that part of pauls life. Also, it is hard to fit some of the particulars of pauls travels in acts with information from his letters. Chapter five of the book evidence and pauls journeys is titled pauls voyage to rome and shipwreck and is reproduced in full below. To list beginning events of pauls first missionary journey and the meanings of the colors of the wordless book to discuss how people will try to stop us from telling others about the gospel materials. Chapter 27 ends with paul, under house arrest, just writing epistles of the new testament. Paul, still called saul at this point, has taken an active part in the persecution of the christian movement after the. Pauls journeys activity book bible pathway adventures. Paul was stoned and presumed dead but revived and continued preaching acts 14. Andy patton the first half of acts tells the story of the early years of the christian movement from the point of view of a variety of characters.
Darrell bock takes you chapter by chapter through the key speeches and events. Autoplay when autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Actus apostolorum, often referred to simply as acts, or formally the book of acts, is the fifth book of the new testament. The tortoise and the hare fairy tales and bedtime stories for kids duration. Where was the book written after pauls first imprisonment in syria, acts 20. Fairy tales and stories for kids recommended for you. This is an 84page downloadable activity book in pdf format. Map of pauls early travels city mountain pass saul commissioned to journey to damascus and seek out christians acts 9. Inductive bible study form, create a wordless book if you do not have one already or you can use a bracelet or other form of telling the. Acts of paul, one of the earliest of a series of pseudepigraphal noncanonical new testament writings known collectively as the apocryphal acts. So when was the book written 8060 three to 60 six our next question. Acts groups pauls travels into three distinct missionary journeys, and a fourth final journey, to rome, where the book ends.
An excellent place to begin a childrens study is with bible wises 2011 holy land tour. Pauls first missionary journey begins, and he strikes elymas the sorcerer blind. The book of acts provides a bridge for the writings of the nt. Obviously it is prudent to use only what scripture expounds, but the extra information is very interesting and useful for teaching about this extraordinary leader. These verses describe events after peters escape from prison. Feel free to copy, project or edit for your teaching, lessons or private use. Both luke and paul referred consistently to provinces rather than cities. See where paul went on his missionary journeys and read the book of acts with a new perspective. Lystra when paul healed a cripple, he and barnabas were hailed as gods. Pauls ministry in corinth 117 return to antioch of syria 1822 paul departs for galatia and phrygia 23 eloquent apollos gets help 2428 19. This is a delightful book on the life and travels of paul, the apostle.
Paul went down to achaia and worked in athens acts 17. Preparations for a worldwide witnessing work address to theophilus jesus shows himself during 40 days and speaks about gods kingdom jesus instructs the apostles to stay in jerusalem and wait for the promised holy spirit jesus answers the apostles question about when the kingdom will be restored to israel jesus commissions the apostles to be witnesses of him to the ends of the. The book of acts is an adventure thrill ride from start to finish, but we tend to skip over a lot of the incredibly compelling details. In chapter nine of acts, luke tells us the famous story of pauls conversion. It includes, among others, an episode reminiscent of the greek fable of androcles and the lion, in which paul escapes from the wild. Derbe paul and barnabas preached the gospel in this city acts 14. So paul, the dominant figure of the latter part of acts, is presented as one who continues and fulfils. Sunday school lesson, we learn about some of the journeys of paul. Link to ivp academic like the other books in the week in the life series, beers is a new testament scholar who attempts to bring to life the world of the first century. See more ideas about pauls missionary journeys, bible for kids and bible lessons. Sealed with acts the first seal of the massachusetts bay colony. Thirteen of the twentyseven books in the new testament have traditionally been attributed to paul. Philippi is an old greek city that was conquered by philip of macedon in 300bc and was refounded over two hundred years later as a roman colonia by retired roman soldiers and their families see map 24. Beers is associate professor of religious studies at westmont college.1494 1002 1278 992 63 998 1495 633 1091 1419 1249 1497 148 1451 1229 962 1503 1132 927 1154 113 1191 482 1424 15 1231 1084 605 996 293 540 65 102 1066 734 1421 657 1163