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Acts 15:22–24 in Latin (left column) and Greek (right column) in Codex Laudianus, written about AD 550.
|Book||Acts of the Apostles|
|Bible part||New Testament|
|Order in the Bible part||5|
Acts 1 is the first chapter of the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It records the events of the ascension of Jesus Christ until before Pentecost. The book containing this chapter is anonymous but early Christian tradition uniformly affirmed that Luke composed this book as well as the Gospel of Luke.
- Codex Vaticanus (AD 325–350)
- Codex Sinaiticus (AD 330–360)
- Codex Bezae (ca. AD 400)
- Codex Alexandrinus (ca. AD 400–440)
- Codex Ephraemi Rescriptus (ca. AD 450; extant: verses 3–26)
- Papyrus 56 (5th/6th century)
- Codex Laudianus (ca. AD 550)
This chapter can be grouped (with cross references to other parts of the Bible):
- Acts 1:1–3 = Prologue
- Acts 1:4–8 = The Holy Spirit Promised
- Acts 1:9–11 = Jesus Ascends to Heaven (Luke 24:50–53)
- Acts 1:12–14 = The Upper Room Prayer Meeting
- Acts 1:15–26 = Matthias Chosen
- Ascension of Jesus
- Mount of Olives
- Simon Peter
- Judas Iscariot
- Theophilus (biblical)
- Other related Bible parts: Psalm 69, Psalm 109, Isaiah 49, Matthew 27, Mark 16, Luke 1, Luke 24, Acts 2
- Halley, Henry H. Halley's Bible Handbook: an abbreviated Bible commentary. 23rd edition. Zondervan Publishing House. 1962.
- Holman Illustrated Bible Handbook. Holman Bible Publishers, Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.