116. Selecting and Appointing Church Leaders (cheirotonein) in the New Testament (Acts 14:23)

Alexander Strauch in his book Biblical Eldership. An Urgent Call To Restore Biblical Church Leadership devotes an entire chapter to the issue of appointing elders (chapter 6). He focuses attention upon the use of the verb cheirotonein used by Luke … Continue reading

85. The “Coming of the Holy Spirit Upon You”
Luke 1:35 and Acts 1:8

It is probable that the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles form one literary work split into two volumes. The overlap between the ending of this Gospel and the beginning of Acts, with focus upon the Ascension … Continue reading