Author: Ron Graham

Book of Acts

Acts Facts
—People, places, and verse by verse

acts A study of the book of Acts ( lessons). We look at the places mentioned in Acts, taking them in alphabetical order. Each place is located on a map and then we note the people and events associated with that place. Quizzes are included. We also study the whole book verse by verse.

arrow The Spread of ChristianityIntroduction to the Acts Facts series: The Spread of Christianity and the six parts of the book of Acts.


arrow Paul's JourneysSummary of the journeys and periods of the apostle Paul. Traditionally, Paul is said to have made three missionary journeys, plus a fourth journey to Rome.


Acts places with maps

arrow Achaia to AntiochMaps and Info about Achaia, Adramyttium, Adria, Alexandria, Amphipolis, and Antioch.


arrow Antipatris to AzotusMaps and Info about Antipatris, Apollonia, Apii Forum, Arabia, Asia, Assos, Athens, Attalia, and Azotus.


arrow Berea to CiliciaMaps and Info about Berea, Bithynia, Caesarea, Cappadocia, Cape Salmone, Cenchrea, Chios, and Cilicia.


arrow Clauda to CyreneMaps and Info about Clauda, Cnidus, Coos, Corinth, Crete, Cyprus, and Cyrene.


arrow Damascus to Fair HavensMaps and Info about Damascus, Derbe, Egypt, Ephesus, Ethiopia, and Fair Havens.


arrow Galatia to JudeaMaps and Info about Galatia, Galilee, Gaza, Iconium, Illyricum, Dalmatia, Italy, Jerusalem, Joppa, and Judea.


arrow Lasea to MediaMaps and Info about Lasea, Libya, Lycaonia, Lycia, Lydda, Lystra, Macedonia, and Media.


arrow Melita to OlivetMaps and Info about Melita, Mesopotamia, Miletus, Mitylene, Myra, Mysia, Nazareth, Neapolis, and Olivet.


arrow Pamphylia to PhoneciaMaps and Info about Pamphylia, Paphos, Parthia, Patara, Perga, Pergamum, Phenice, Philadelphia, Philippi, Phoenix, and Phonecia.


arrow Phrygia to RomeMaps and Info about Phrygia, Pisidia, Pontus, Ptolemais, Puteoli, Rhegium, Rhodes, and Rome.


arrow Salamis to SmyrnaMaps and Info about Salamis, Samaria, Samos, Samothrace, Sardis, Saron, Selucia, Sidon, and Smyrna.


arrow Syracuse to TyreMaps and Info about Syracuse, Syria, Sirtis, Tarsus, Thessalonica, Three Taverns, Thyatira, Troas, Trogyllium, and Tyre.


Acts quizzes

arrow Acts Facts Quiz 1A quiz with maps to help, about places in Acts and what happened there.


arrow Acts Facts Quiz 2Another quiz with maps to help, about places in Acts and what happened there.


Acts verse by verse

arrow Preface to Studies in ActsIntroduction and overview of the verse by verse exposition of Acts of the Apostles.


arrow Acts 1:1-8A verse by verse study of Luke's introduction to the book of Acts.


arrow Acts 1:9-14A verse by verse study about the ascension of Christ, and the return of the disciples to Jerusalem.


arrow Acts 1:15-26A verse by verse study of how Judas the betrayer, who had committed suicide, was replaced by Matthias.


arrow Acts 2:1-13A verse by verse study of how the apostles received power through a baptism of the Holy Spirit.


arrow chart Acts 2:14-39An outline study of Peter's sermon on the day of Pentecost.


arrow Acts 2:14-36A verse by verse study of Peter’s sermon in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost following our Lord’s ascension.


arrow Acts 2:37-47A verse by verse study of how the first church of Christ was established in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost following our Lord’s ascension.


arrow Acts 3:1-11A verse by verse study of the healing of the man born lame, a miracle Peter and John did at the temple gate.


arrow Acts 3:12-26A verse by verse study of Peter’s message after healing the man born lame.


arrow Acts 4:1-22A verse by verse study of how the religious rulers of Jerusalem tried to stop Peter and John from preaching after the healing of the man born lame.


arrow Acts 4:23-37A verse by verse study. These verses describe the disciples’ prayer and encouragement after Peter and John’s release from custody.


arrow Acts 5:1-16A verse by verse study about the lie told by Ananias and Sapphira, and the miracles done through the apostles’ hands.


arrow Acts 5:17-42A verse by verse study. These verses describe how the apostles were arrested and jailed but miraculously escaped and kept on preaching Jesus.


arrow Acts 6:1-15A verse by verse study. These verses describe how seven men were chosen as special ministers, and one of them, Stephen, fell foul of the authorities.


arrow Acts 7:1-19A verse by verse study. These verses describe Stephen’s narrative of Israel’s history from Abraham to Moses.


arrow Acts 7:20-41A verse by verse study. These verses describe Stephen's narrative of Israel's history during the time of Moses.


arrow Acts 7:42-60A verse by verse study. These verses describe Stephen’s rebuke to the Sanhedrin and his death at their hands.


arrow Acts 8:1-25A verse by verse study. These verses describe Philip s evangelism in Samaria and the conversion of Simon the sorcerer.


arrow Acts 8:26-40A verse by verse study. We look at the account of Philip converting the man from Ethiopia who was riding in his chariot.


arrow Acts 9:1-19A verse by verse study. This passage is about the conversion of Saul with the assistance of Ananias.


arrow Acts 9:20-31A verse by verse study. These verses describe Saul’s first experiences as a disciple of Christ.


arrow Acts 9:32-43A verse by verse study looking at Peter’s Miracles in Lydda and Joppa. Peter healed a paralyzed man and raised Tabitha from death back to life.


arrow Acts 10:1-23A verse by verse study. These verses are about two visions, one experienced by the good man Cornelius, and the other by the apostle Peter. God prepares these two men, a Gentile and a Jew, to meet each other.


arrow Acts 10:24-33A verse by verse study about Peter the apostle going, by God’s directive, to the house of Cornelius a Gentile.


arrow Acts 10:34-48A verse by verse study of Peter’s preaching to Cornelius and his household, and the falling of the Holy Spirit upon them.


arrow Acts 11:1-18A verse by verse study of Peter’s own account of the Conversion of Cornelius. Through Peter’s eyes we get some extra insights.


arrow Acts 11:19-30A verse by verse study of the establishment of a new church in Antioch Syria, and the involvement in this work of Paul and Barnabas.


arrow Acts 12:1-17A verse by verse study. These verses describe James’s death, Peter’s imprisonment and escape.


arrow Acts 12:18-25.A verse by verse study. These verses describe events after Peter’s escape from prison. Herod is eaten by worms and dies.


arrow Acts 13:1-12.A verse by verse study. Paul’s first missionary journey begins, and he strikes Elymas the sorcerer blind.


arrow Acts 13:13-42.A verse by verse study. Paul’s speech in the synagogue at Antioch in Pisidia.


arrow Acts 13:43-52.Paul and Barnabas are persecuted in Antioch Pisidia, and driven out of the city.


arrow Acts 14:1-18.About how Paul and Barnabas were persecuted in Iconium, and mistaken for gods in Lystra.


arrow Acts 14:19-28.These verses describe how Paul was stoned by opponents in Lystra.


arrow Acts 15:1-12.These verses describe how Paul spoke to the council at Jerusalem regarding the error of the Judeans.


arrow Acts 15:13-31.A record of James’s speech to the council at Jerusalem regarding the error of the Judeans.


arrow Acts 15:32-41.The beginning of Paul’s second missionary journey gets off to a shaky start.


arrow Acts 16:1-15.These verses describe Paul’s second missionary journey as far as Philippi, and the conversion of Lydia.


arrow Acts 16:16-40.These verses describe Paul’s experiences and work with Silas in Philippi, including the conversion of the Philippian jailer.


arrow Acts 17:1-15.about Paul’s experiences and work in Thessalonica and Berea, with Silas and Timothy, during his second missionary journey.


arrow Acts 17:16-34.about Paul’s experiences and work in Athens, especially his speech to the philosophers in the Areopagus.


arrow Acts 18:1-17.These verses describe Paul’s work in the city of Corinth, tentmaking and preaching, and the fiasco when the Jews brought Paul to trial before Gallio.


arrow Acts 18:18-28.Records the completion of Paul’s second missionary journey. There is also a brief account of Apollos’s gospel work.


arrow Acts 19:1-20.These verses describe Paul’s experiences and work in Ephesus during his third missionary journey. Includes an account of Paul’s miracles and the burning of magic books.


arrow Acts 19:21-41.These verses describe Paul’s troubles in Ephesus with the followers of the goddess Diana, also known as Artemis.


arrow Acts 20:1-16.These verses describe Paul’s week in Troas and his return to Macedonia and Greece during his third missionary journey.


arrow Acts 20:17-38.These verses record Paul’s farewell speech to the Ephesian elders.


arrow Acts 21:1-17.These verses briefly describe Paul’s journey from Miletus to Jerusalem, as his third missionary journey draws to a close.


arrow Acts 21:18-40.These verses describe Paul’s troubles in Jerusalem at the end of his third missionary journey.


arrow Acts 22:1-30.These verses record Paul’s speech to a hostile crowd in Jerusalem.


arrow Acts 23:1-35These verses describe how the Sanhedrin persecuted Paul in Jerusalem, and the Roman commander Lysias rescued him.


arrow Acts 24:1-27.These verses describe how Paul was examined by Felix in Caesarea with Tertullus and the Jews accusing Paul.


arrow Acts 25:1-27.These verses describe how Paul was examined by Festus and Agrippa in Caesarea..


arrow Acts 26:1-32.These verses record the speech that Paul made to King Agrippa.


arrow Acts 27:1-44.These verses describe Paul’s journey from Jerusalem toward Rome, the storm at sea and shipwreck on Malta.


arrow Acts 28:1-31.These verses describe Paul’s stay on Malta, the journey from Malta to Rome, and a little of his work in Rome.



ico All Places in Acts (pdf)

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