The Acts of the Holy Spirit

The Acts of the Holy Spirit

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The Bible's Book of the Acts of the Holy Spirit, commonly known as the "Book of Acts" or the "Acts of the Apostles," details the beginning and expansion of Christianity and its church. The fifth book in the Christian New Testament, it is also the second half of a two-part work written by Luke, a first century doctor and historian. Offering detailed analysis and commentary of each of the book's verses, author Donald C. Buck uses his years of research, ministry, and study to offer fresh insight into the early church and the working of the Holy Spirit in the world both then and now. Buck also addresses the book's primary areas of interpretation, including the title, the authorship of Luke, the date of writing, and the book's purpose, as well as Luke's status as an eyewitness, the sources he used, and his trustworthiness as a historian. Filled with rich insights and detailed research, "The Acts of the Holy Spirit "is an essential addition to the library of anyone interested in how God's Holy Spirit continues to work in the twenty-first century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 15.49mm | 467.2g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507856563
  • 9781507856567

About Donald C Buck

Donald C. Buck was born in 1930 in Jennings County, Indiana, on his grandparent's farm. After high school, he attended Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky, for two years before serving in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He entered the ministry in 1972, graduating from Indiana Christian University and, later, from Boyce Bible College. Throughout his forty years of ministry, Buck was the pastor of three churches and served as interim pastor for seven others. He retired in 2013 as the pastor of the Osgood, Indiana, First Baptist Church, where he was awarded the position of Pastor Emeritus. He is also the recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest honor bestowed by the Indiana governor on a civilian.show more