Derek Morphew has given us a fast-paced and helpful introduction to Luke-Acts, setting Luke’s unique theological emphasis on salvation firmly in its broader and more wholistic and missional Kingdom narrative. Through the lens of Luke, Derek provides discerning clarity about the nature of the Kingdom so that we better know how to live out its revolutionary adventure today.

Glen A. Taylor
Pastor of Vineyard Pasadena Community Church and adjunct professor of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary and Talbot School of Theology

The Mission of the Kingdom is a study of the theology of Luke in Luke and Acts. Luke’s two volumes cover about 25% of the New Testament. Any writer who has contributed this much has to be important. Further, Luke is unique because he provides the big picture story of the kingdom, from the birth of Jesus, through his life and ministry, the Pentecost, then into the early church and right up to Rome. Luke-Acts is the mission document of the New Testament. As one delves into his works there is so much that

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Luke the Writer

Luke’s Theology

The Purpose of Luke-Acts

The Structure of Luke-Acts

Luke the Historian




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