BIBLE SERIES: ACTS OF THE APOSTLES,THE [DVD] 
Dramatic episodes from the New Testament account of the development of the early Christian church. The work of Paul, Barnabas, Philip, Peter, and others is faithfully visualized.
MPAA Rating: NR
Animation & Shorts
Animation & Shorts
A special collection of films; dramatic episodes from the New Testament account of the development of the early Christian church. The work of Paul, Barnabas, Philip, Peter, and others is faithfully visualized.
ENDUED WITH POWER
18 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 1 – 5) Christ’s promise of the Holy Spirit becomes a reality on Pentecost and empowers the disciples to preach salvation and win converts.
A FAITHFUL WITNESS
14 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 4:1 – 8:40) Events from the early Christian movement highlighted by the selection and ordination of Stephen, Philip, and five other laymen.
LIGHT FROM HEAVEN
14 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 7:58 – 8:3; 9:1 – 30; 26:1 – 32; 1 Timothy 1:15 – 17) Saul leads a relentless campaign to wipe out Jesus’ followers. On the road to Damascus, a vision transforms him into a powerful leader of the early church.
EVERY CHRISTIAN A MISSIONARY
16 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 8 – 13) Leaving Jerusalem, each apostle goes as a missionary and witness. The chief persecutor of Christians, Saul of Tarsus, now is “a chosen vessel” of the Lord.
WHAT MUST I DO TO BE SAVED?
18 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 15:4 – 16:34; Ephesians 2:8 – 9) The early events of Paul’s second missionary journey – being sent to Macedonia, preaching in Philippi, healing the slave girl, and leading the Philippian jailer to faith.
WITNESS BEFORE A KING
17 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 21:35 – 26:32) Paul’s arrest at Jerusalem by the chief priests does not stop him from preaching Jesus Christ. He witnesses before Felix, then Festus, and finally, King Agrippa.
NO RESPECTER OF PERSONS
17 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 10:1 – 11:18; Romans 10:12 – 13) The conversion of Cornelius and his household demonstrates the broadening scope of the Gospel as it is preached and lived by Christ’s early followers.
GOD’S CARE OF HIS OWN
14 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 11:19 – 12:24; Romans 8:35, 37 – 39) Despite persecution, Christianity spreads. James, brother of John, is martyred by Herod. Peter, imprisoned and awaiting the same fate, is miraculously released.
SALVATION AND CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
16 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 15:1-35) God’s plan for salvation, by grace through faith, is preached by Paul and Barnabas before the church leaders in Jerusalem. The Christian brotherhood is proclaimed.
17 mins. / Color / 1957 (Acts 28:16-31; Ephesians 6:10 – 17; Colossians 3, Philippians 3:8 – 11, 4:8 – 9; 2 Timothy 1:9 – 12, 4:1 – 8) The joyful, hopeful tone of Paul’s letters from prison shows that the goodness of God in his life overshadows the evil. His second letter to Timothy expresses a triumphant conclusion to a heroic life.
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