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Lecture exploring repentants and unrepentants in the accounts of feasts Luke and Acts.

Robertson, John; Ovey, Michael

The speaker discusses repentance and faith as gifts, and the role that they play in sharing the gospel. He goes on to discuss the role of the Spirit in relation to guidance for Paul's trip to Jerusaleum, and the knowledge that he will face suffering. He encourages his listeners to keep watch over the flock and over themselves. The gospel is the answer so be faithful to it.

Peterson, David

Bible. Acts - Criticism, interpretation, etc., Bible - History of contemporary events

Forbes, Chris

Chapman speaks on Acts 20. He stresses that it was the gospel that was taught by Paul for 3 years. Chapman explores the different ways John describes sin. He explores society's dislike of addressing death. Chapman explains the reasons the gospel writers chose the events which are included in their biographies. Chapman explores Peter's revelation that Jesus is the Christ, and that Jesus came to die and rise again.

Chapman, John, 1930-2012.

Fiocco speaks on what to look for when looking for a new church. He stresses that Acts is a unique period in salvation history, and looks at implications of Pentecost. Fiocco challenges his audience if they are a church that a visitor would want to join, looking at the characteristics of the early church, including their structure, teaching and fellowship.


Fiocco explains the concept 'how does scripture interpret scripture' to consider whether things are applied from the Ancient World into our setting. Fiocco speaks on the healing of the lame man, and Peter's speech from Acts 3 and 4. He expounds the speech to show who Jesus is, and that Jesus is the only one who can offer forgiveness.


Fiocco stresses that the church is full of imperfect people. He explores being generous with the resources that God has given us, using the ancient church as a model. He explores the judgement on Ananias and Sapphira, comparing it to the book of Joshua. Fiocco givse examples of present-day hypocrites, but gives thanks that people didn't strike down people today as he did before, and that God is changing us to make us more like Jesus in this area.


Fiocco introduces the Book of Acts, including the authorship and content. He shows that Acts is about the Spirit at work in the world. Fiocco shows that Acts is descriptive, not prescriptive. Fiocco then speaks in detail on Acts 1 beginning at verse 6. He reminds his listeners: 1. Not to try to work out when the end is, instead trust God 2. The Gospel must go out to the ends of the earth Fiocco speaks on the reality and importance of Christ's asscention. He has the application of fixing our eyes on Jesus, in a way that keeps our focus on the present.


Bible reading by Marcus Reeves. Bales explores what the church in Antioch was like. He shares stories from working in Pakistan to show God's grace in Jesus. Bales offers encouragement to the congregation in Canberra. Bales explores the relationship between Barnabus and Saul, their teaching and their work in Antioch. Some discussion around prophesy in comparison to the scriptures. Bales explores the leadership team, highlighting their responsibilities and that none of them are locals.

Bales, John

McDonald discusses God's guidance, both his methods and his promises. He explores how the Spirit and the Word work together. McDonald explores that we run to God's freedom and ignore his promises, and encourages his listeners to not play up God's freedom or play down God's promises. McDonald reminds his listeners that God is soverign and is able to guide. He explores God working his will through our will, with examples from Acts and from Genesis. Detailed discussion on applying the Bible to decision-making.

McDonald, David

Fiocco speaks on Acts 10-11, to address favouritism and racism in our churches. He gives an overview of chapters 7-9, and then chapter 10 is read. Fiocco explains the Jewish understanding of salvation, and the racist gap between Jews and Gentiles that ensued. He explains the need for change in the Jewish heart, and Acts 10:9-23 is read. Fiocco expounds Peter's dream, and the visit to Cornelius. He provides a summary of Peter's presentation of the gospel. Discussion of the effect on the Jewish church in Jerusaleum.

Fiocco, Dom

Fiocco explores what makes a good church and what to look for. He explores the events and outcomes of Pentecost, but stresses that what happened is descriptive, and is unlikely to happen in a contemporary church. The marks of a good church - a learning church, a fellowshipping church, a worshipping church, a joyful church, an evangelistic church.

Fiocco, Dom

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