Tuesday, January 04, 2005

Luke 1:1-4

Connection

1:1
"... the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear ..." (2 Tim.4:17 NASB)
1:2
"... it is necessary that of the men who have accompanied us all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us ..." (Acts 1:21 NASB)

"... for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister and a witness ..." (Acts 26:16 NASB)

"Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God." (1 Cor.4:1 NASB)

"... our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction; just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake." (1 Thes.1:5 NASB)

"... so great a salvation ... was at the first spoken through the Lord ... confirmed to us by those who heard ..." (Heb.2:3 NASB)

"... we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty." (2 Pet.1:16 NASB)

"What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have looked at and touched with our hands, concerning the Word of Life — and the life was manifested, and we have seen and testify and proclaim ..." (1 Jn.1:1-2 NASB)
1:3
"... they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so." (Acts 17:11 NASB)

"In pointing out these things to the brethren, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, constantly nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound doctrine which you have been following." (1 Tim.4:6 NASB)

"The first account I composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen." (Acts 1:1-2 NASB)

"... proceeded to explain to them in orderly sequence ..." (Acts 11:4 NASB)

"... most excellent Felix ..." (Acts 23:26; 24:3; 26:25)
1:4
"This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the things concerning Jesus ..." (Acts 18:25 NASB)

"... being fully assured that what God had promised, He was able also to perform ..." (Rom.4:21 NASB)

"... attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God’s mystery, that is, Christ Himself ..." (Col.2:2 NASB)

"... always laboring earnestly for you ... that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God." (Col.4:12 NASB)

"... so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end ..." (Heb.6:11 NASB)

"... let us draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith ..." (Heb.10:22a NASB)