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Acts of the Apostles

Acts of the Apostles

Acts of the Apostles Figures

Meet the Cast

Paul of Tarsus

Jesus and Peter might start out the story, but it's Paul who takes center stage. From the moment he's introduced in Chapter 7, Paul grabs the spotlight and refuses to return it. Counting Acts, 15 o...

Simon Peter

The last time we left Peter was in the Gospel of Luke. Peter had become a fisher of men (Luke 5:10), recognized Jesus as the Messiah (Luke 9:20), seen Jesus stand in the presence of Elijah and Mose...

Jesus Christ

The Gospel of Luke was Jesus's story. Acts belongs to his apostles, right? Kind of. Even though Jesus is busy sitting at the right hand of the Father for most of the tale, he's still ever-present i...

The Twelve Apostles

The apostles have come a long way since we last left them in Luke's gospel. Back then they spent most of their time staring blankly at Jesus as he enfolded the mysteries of Heaven and Earth. But no...


Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon. Stephen was the first Christian to be put to death for his faith. No, it's not as fun as hopping along in outer space (getting crushed to de...

Jewish Leaders

Every story needs a villain and Acts is no different. Like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, or Star Wars, this story also features a group of baddies who keep bringing the evil even in the sequel.B...

Roman Officials

Imagine you're living in Judea around the beginning of the first century. You live under the rule of the big bad Roman Empire. Who are the people you'd like to avoid? Romans. Especially Romans with...

Other Christians

News flash: Acts of the Apostles has a lot of Christians in it. We mean a lot. Seriously. We started to put together a list of all the Christians that are mentioned in the story, but we got super e...
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