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Act

1. See: Activity.

2. In insurance, any deed, especially one that foregoes the possibility of coverage. For example, life insurance policies rarely extend coverage if the policyholder commits suicide. In this case, the suicide is called an act.

ACT

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Jesus and the church are dynamically connected, so much so that Luke can refer to his Gospel as a record of all that Jesus began to do and teach in the power of the Holy Spirit, and refer to his second volume, the Acts of the Apostles, as a record of what Jesus continued to do through his church in the power of the Spirit.
The Acts of the Apostles, we remember, is authoritative history because of its gravitas and fides, which are inseparable from the inerrancy of divine inspiration.
So far as apocryphal Acts of the Apostles are concerned, they are to be used, at least in the case of [Pseudo-]Linus, to show the intrinsic link between the authority of Scripture and that of the church.
Just a brief glance at Luke's Acts of the Apostles surfaces the orderly pattern of evangelization he employs.
A postcolonial reading of the Acts of the Apostles.
The next report of these deliberations is contained in Acts of the Apostles, written in the 80s or 90s A.
The unifying theological vision across the Synoptic tradition is Jesus' proclamation of the coming kingdom of God (the Acts of the Apostles is ably treated with Luke).
He writes: "When the liturgical calendar rolls around to the Easter season each year, I become intrigued with the readings from the Acts of the Apostles.
The Acts of the Apostles records such an outpouring of generosity towards the relief of the famine-hit people in Judea.
Mark had close connection with the leaders of the early Church and Luke was a trustworthy historian also responsible for the record of the Acts of the Apostles.
Goodhew wrote: "I take no pleasure in publicly stating my disagreement, but I consider that Peter [Carnley]'s treatment of material from the New Testament book of the Acts of the Apostles is unhelpful and misleading.