The Gospel Rolls Forth: 352 New Testament Events from Acts Through Revelation

The Gospel Rolls Forth is a truly useful book-one that will be of great value to readers of the New Testament, and especially to students of the Book of Acts, the Pauline Epistles. and the letters of the other early church leaders found in the New Testament canon. It provides a detailed chronological sequence for 353 events described in these books, and of later events through the Second Roman War (the Bar-Kochba Rebellion of A.D. 132-135). It is a valuable sequel to the popular Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King , which gives detailed coverage of 414 events in the four gospels.

This book contains:
. The most comprehensive outline of the travels and activities of Christ’s disciples in print
. Numerous maps showing the travels of Paul and other early missionaries in every
period of their life and ministry
. The known chronological and geographical details (place, time, date and season)
for every event
. A simple but effective Bible-marking system for the New Testament
. Summaries of eleven major discourses in the Book of Acts
. Identification of passages with significant doctrinal content
. More than 200 notes on historical and geographical items

The Gospel Rolls Forth- 353 New Testament Events from Acts Through Revelation provides a rich scriptural and historical basis for New Testament study. It is non-denominational in its approach and focuses on historical rather than doctrinal items. It is useful, concise, complete, and deserves a place in your library!

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    by Duane S. Crowther

    The Gospel Rolls Forth is a truly useful book—one that will be of great value to readers of the New Testament, and especially to students of the book of Acts, the Pauline Epistles, and the letters to the other early church leaders found in the New Testament canon. It provides a detailed chronological sequence for 352 events described in these books and of later events through the Second Roman War (the Bar Kochba Rebellion of A.D. 132-135). It is a valuable sequel to the author’s popular Jesus of Nazareth, Savior and King, which give detailed coverage of 414 events in the four gospels.

    This book contains:

    * The most comprehensive outline of the travels and activities of Christ’s disciples in print.

    * Numerous maps showing the travels of Paul and other early missionaries in every period of their life and ministry.

    * The known chronological and geographical details (place, time, date and season) for every event.

    * A simple but effective Bible-marking system for the New Testament.

    * Summaries of eleven major discourses in the book of Acts.

    * Identification of passages with significant doctrinal content.

    * More than 200 notes on historical and geographical items.

    The Gospel Rolls Forth–352 New Testament Events from Acts through Revelation provides a rich scriptural and historical basis for New Testament study. It is non-denominational in its approach and focuses on historical rather than doctrinal items. It is useful, concise, complete, and deserves a place in your library.

    Table of Contents

    Preface, 11
    The Purposes of This Book, 11
    Observations Concerning Dating and Chronological Order, 12
    Historical Notes on the Date of Christ’s Birth, 12
    The Beginning Dates for The Gospel Rolls Forth, 14
    Uncertainty of Routes Traveled, 14

    An Effective Bible-Marking System, 16
    A Chronological Emphasis, 16
    Identifying Parallel Passages, 17
    What This System Will Do For You, 17

    Period 1: The Early Ministry of the Apostles in Jerusalem, 18
    Chart: The Jewish Year, 20
    Table: The Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, 22
    Table: Scriptural Lists of the Twelve Apostles, 26
    Chart: The Jewish and Roman Time Systems, 27

    Jesus Is Our Lord and Our Christ ( A Summary of Major Discourse #1, given by Peter ), 28
    Map: The Temple of Herod in Jerusalem, 30

    God Has Glorified His Son Jesus, Who Will Bless All the Kindreds of the Earth When He Comes in the Last Days ( A Summary of Major Discourse #2, given by Peter ), 32
    Map: The Ascension of Jesus and Day of Pentecost Events, 37
    Table: The Jewish High Priests, 39

    Period 2: Early Missionary Activities of the Disciples, 40

    You Are the Betrayers and Murderers of the Just One ( A Summary of Major Discourse #3, given by Stephen ), 42
    Map: The Stoning of Stephen and the Scattering of the Church, 47
    Map: The Missions of Peter, John and Philip, 48

    Period 3: Saul’s Conversion and Early Ministry, 49
    Map: Saul’s Conversion and Early Ministry, 50
    Table: Roman Procurators of Judea, 55
    Map: The Roman Provinces During the Time of Paul, 56

    Period 4: Peter’s Ministry, 57
    Map: Peter’s Mission to the Coastal Cities, 59

    God Is No Respecter of Persons: All Who Believe in Jesus Can Receive a Remission of Their Sins  (A Summary of Major Discourse #4, given by Peter ), 61

    God Has Also Granted Repentance Unto Life to the Gentiles  (A Summary of Major Discourse #5, given by Peter ), 63
    Map: Saul’s Visit to Jerusalem and Peter’s Persecution by Herod Agrippa I, 71
    Table: Roman Legates in Judea, 70
    Map: The Kingdom of Herod Agrippa I, 71

    Period 5: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, 72
    Paul’s First Missionary Journey Begins, 73
    Map: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Part 1 (Outward Journey), 74

    We Are Witnesses that Forgiveness and Justification Come Through Jesus (A Summary of Major Discourse #6, given by Paul), 77
    Map: Paul’s First Missionary Journey, Part 2 (Return Journey), 81
    Paul’s First Missionary Journey Ends, 83
    Chart: Approximate Distances Traveled by Paul During His First Missionary Journey, 83

    Period 6: The Council at Jerusalem, 84
    Table: The Caesars of Rome 49 B.C.-A.D. 211, 88
    Map: The Council at Jerusalem, 89

    Period 7: Paul’s Second Missionary Journey, 90
    Paul’s Second Missionary Journey Begins, 91
    Map: Paul’s Second Missionary Journey, Part 1, 92
    Map: Paul’s Second Missionary Journey, Part 2, 94

    The Lord and Creator of the Earth, and Our Relationship to Him (A Summary of Major Discourse #7, given by Paul ), 100
    Map: Paul’s Second Missionary Journey, Part 3, 105
    Paul’s Second Missionary Journey Ends, 107
    Chart: Approximate Distances Traveled By Paul During His Second Missionary Journey, 107

    Period 8: Paul’s Third Missionary Journey, 108
    Paul’s Third Missionary Journey Begins, 108
    Map: Paul’s Third Missionary Journey, Part 1, 109
    Map: Journeys of Other Christians, 113
    Map: Paul’s Third Missionary Journey, Part 2, 116
    Map: Paul’s Third Missionary Journey, Part 3, 118

    Feed the Church of God Over Which You Are Overseers (A Summary of Major Discourse #8, given by Paul ), 122
    Paul’s Third Missionary Journey Ends, 125
    Chart: Approximate Distances Traveled By Paul During His Third Missionary Journey, 126

    Period 9: Paul’s Trials in Jerusalem and Caesarea, 127
    Map: Paul’s Trials in Jerusalem and Caesarea, 129

    Thou Shalt Be His Witness Unto All Men ( A Summary of Major Discourse #9, given by Paul ), 131

    I Have a Conscience Void of Offense Toward God and Men ( A Summary of Major Discourse #10, given by Paul ), 136

    I Am a Witness That Christ Rose From the Dead  ( A Summary of Major Discourse #11, given by Paul ), 139

    Period 10: Paul’s First Imprisonment In Rome, 142
    Paul’s Journey to Rome Begins, 143
    Map: Paul’s Journey to Rome, 143
    Paul’s Journey to Rome Ends, 147
    Map: Activities of Paul and his Companions During Paul’s First Imprisonment in Rome, 150
    Map: The Kingdom of Herod Agrippa II, 153

    Period 11: Paul’s Final Journeys, Imprisonment and Martyrdom, 154
    Map: Paul’s Final Journeys and Martyrdom, 156
    Paul’s Second Roman Imprisonment Begins, 159

    Period 12: Peters Later Ministry and Martyrdom; the Writing of the Synoptic Gospels, 162
    Map: Probable Tour of Silas with the First Epistle of Peter, 166

    Period 13: The Christian Exodus from Judea and the Fall of Jerusalem, 170

    Period 14: The Later Ministry of John; the “Johannine” Writings, 179
    Map: The Isle of Patmos and the Seven Churches of Asia Minor, 180

    Period 15: Events Preceding and Following the Second Roman War, 185

    Reference Materials

    Major Discourses in the Book of Acts, 193

    Miracles, Visions and Heavenly Visitations, 195

    List of Explanatory Notes, 199

    The Family of Herod, 207

    Bibliography, 208
    Books and Periodicals, 208
    Computer Software, 213

    Index, 215

    6″ x 9″ paperback

    224 pages

     

    Topics: New Testament, Acts, Pauline Epistles, Apostles, discourse summaries, maps, charts, tables, Peter, James, John, Luke, Philip, Paul, Timothy, Titus, Caesars, Rome, Athens, Caesarea, Corinth, missionary journey, Rome, Herod Agrippa II
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    Title

    The Gospel Rolls Forth: 352 New Testament Events from Acts Through Revelation

    Author

    Duane S. Crowther

    Pages

    224

    Size

    6" x 9"

    Binding

    Paperback

    ISBN

    0-88290-667-4

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