Parallels in the Ministries of Jesus, Peter, and Paul in Luke–Acts
Luke shows Peter and Paul continuing the ministry of Jesus in the book of Acts. Representative examples are cited on the chart below.
|Type of Ministry||Jesus||Peter||Paul|
|Preaching that the OT is fulfilled in Jesus the Messiah||Luke 4; 24||Acts 2; 3||Acts 13; 17|
|Casting out unclean spirits||Luke 4:31–37||Acts 5:16||Acts 16:16–18|
|Healing the lame||Luke 6:6–11||Acts 3:1–10||Acts 14:8–10|
|Raising the dead||Luke 7:11–17||Acts 9:36–43||Acts 20:7–12|
|Healing by a touch, a shadow, or cloths||Luke 8:42–48||Acts 5:15||Acts 19:11–12|