VII. Outline

VII. Outline

  1. Introduction (1:1-2:47)
    1. Context of the New Community (1:1-11)
    2. The Waiting Community (1:12-26)
    3. Content of the New Community (2:1-42)
    4. Structure of the New Community (2:43-47)
  2. Jewish Outreach and Opposition (3:1-9:31)
    1. Outreach to Jews in Jerusalem (3:1-8:4)
      1. First opposition (3:1-4:31)
      2. Community life (4:32-5:11)
      3. Second opposition (5:12-42)
      4. Community life (6:1-6)
      5. Third opposition (6:8-8:4)
    2. Outreach to Samaritans and Proselytes (8:5-9:31)
      1. The Samaritans (8:5-25)
      2. The proselyte (8:26-40)
      3. Saul's conversion (9:1-31)
  3. Outreach to God-fearers and Opposition (9:32-11:18)
    1. Peter's Travels (9:32-43)
    2. Peter and Cornelius (10:1-48)
    3. Jewish-Christian Opposition in Jerusalem (11:1-18)
  4. Antioch and Jerusalem (11:19-12:25)
    1. From Jerusalem to Antioch (11:19-26)
    2. From Antioch to Jerusalem (11:27-12:25)
  5. Antioch's Outreach to Gentiles (13:1-14:28)
    1. Cyprus Mission to Jews (13:1-12)
    2. Galatian Mission to Gentiles (13:13-14:28)
  6. Antioch Versus Jerusalem (15:1-35)
    1. The Nature of the Issue (15:1-5)
    2. The Jerusalem Council (15:6-29)
    3. Return to Antioch (15:30-35)
  7. The Pauline Mission (15:36-21:16)
    1. Paul's Second Mission (15:36-18:22)
      1. Antioch to Troas (15:36-16:8)
      2. Greece (16:9-18:17)
      3. Return to Antioch (18:18-22)
    2. Paul's Third Mission (18:23-21:16)
      1. Through Galatia and Phrygia to Ephesus (18:23-20:1)
      2. Macedonia, Greece, and back to Jerusalem (20:2-21:16)
  8. Paul's Arrest and Imprisonment (21:17-26:32)
    1. Imprisonment and Hearing in Jerusalem (21:17-23:22)
      1. Problems with Jewish Christians (21:17-26)
      2. Riot and arrest (21:27-22:29)
      3. Hearing before the Sanhedrin (22:30-23:10)
      4. The plot against Paul (23:11-22)
    2. Imprisonment and Hearings in Caesarea Philippi (23:23-26:32)
      1. Paul to Caesarea (23:23-35)
      2. Hearing before Felix (24:1-27)
      3. Hearing before Festus (25:1-12)
      4. Hearing before Festus and Agrippa (25:13-26:32)
  9. Voyage to Rome (27:1-28:16)
    1. Caesarea to Crete (27:1-13)
    2. Shipwreck (27:14-44)
    3. Winter on Malta (28:1-10)
    4. Malta to Rome (28:11-16)
  10. Paul in Rome (28:17-31)