“UNHINDERED”. Acts Overview. unhindered (akolutos)- “nothing in the way; without hindrance; unhindered” > Only NT occurrence > Root word- koluo (kwluw) : “forbid, hinder, hindering, kept, prevent, refuse, restrained, stand in the way, withhold”. Big Idea
> Only NT occurrence
> Root word- koluo (kwluw):
“forbid, hinder, hindering, kept, prevent, refuse, restrained, stand in the way, withhold”
“but you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth.”
I. Witness in Jerusalem (1:1-6:7)
II. Witness in Judea & Samaria
III. Witness to Remotest Parts of the Earth (9:32-28:31)
Acts 1:15 And at this time Peter stood up in the midst of the brethren (a gathering of about one hundred and twenty persons was there together)
Acts 2:41 So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and there were added that day about three thousand souls
Acts 4:4 But many of those who had heard the message believed; and the number of the men came to be about five thousand.
Acts 5:14 And all the more believers in the Lord, multitudes of men and women, were constantly added to their number;
Acts 6:1 Now at this time while the disciples were increasing in number…
Acts 6:7 And the word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
Acts 9:31 So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria enjoyed peace, being built up; and, going on in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it continued to increase.
Acts 9:42 And it became known all over Joppa, and many believed in the Lord.
Acts 11:21 And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a large number who believed turned to the Lord.
Acts 11:24 And considerable numbers were brought to the Lord.
Lucy- “Boy, Charlie Brown, I’m really down.”
Charlie Brown- “Lucy, life has its ups and downs.”
Charlie Brown- “Good grief.”