Jesus’ resurrection lies at the heart of the apostles’ preaching throughout the book of Acts.
Although all the themes in the graphic above are integral to the proclamation of the “good news”, the message of the risen Jesus is the single theme that appears in every recorded gospel explanation in the book and is clearly is the motivation that drives them to boldly proclaim Jesus “from Jerusalem … to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8).
In fact, Paul was renown for simply “preaching Jesus and the resurrection” (17:18) and was ultimately arrested and put on trial because of his belief in the risen Lord Jesus (23:6; 24:21).
The progress of the gospel in the book of Acts. PDF version (2.5 MB)
A map showing the apostle Paul’s journey to Rome to face Caesar (Acts 27:1 – 28:16; AD 59-60). PDF version (330 KB)
A map showing the apostle Paul’s third missionary journey (Acts 18:23 – 21:17; AD 53-57). PDF version (320 KB)
A map showing the apostle Paul’s second missionary journey (Acts 15:39 – 18:22; AD 49-52). PDF version (308 KB)
A map showing the apostle Paul’s first missionary journey (Acts 13:4 – 14:28; AD 46-48). PDF version (300 KB)