These represent the notes I made during my reading of the scriptural text for this lesson. It is not a lesson outline or a lesson plan but really notes about issues and questions that struck me as interesting during my reading. Consequently, the notes do not have a conclusion and very little mention of application. I like to let those things arise while I teach.
2 Outline and Structure
This weeks lesson really does cover a lot of ground: the first five chapters of Acts. I do want to give a sense for the big picture, the events, and the themes developed in these chapters. So let me outline the first five chapters. As always, there is more than one way we could outline the chapters but I think the following outline is useful.1