The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost. The book is divided into three parts. h�ė�k�0����eɿ�����2v��aPJ�]��h�q�������] a��";�lp�4! 6938 0 obj <>stream He was in a sense to take the place of Jesus. acts of the apostles! The local Church - 2:43-47 B. #�T���3�,�?:��e8;�C�F?v\{�SS@��AB�! with the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:5), and this is specifically elucidated as “power from on high” to witness (Luke 24:49; Acts 1:8). etc.. Baptism and the Holy Spirit in Samaria, Acts 8 The second incident of the baptism of the Holy Spirit is in Acts chapter eight. (3) The Holy Spirit is not known or received by everyone—only those who are prepared for Him. This wide-ranging study also considers theological implications raised for today's readers. Acts 11:24 tells us, "He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord." Acts 8:15-17 [Peter and John] came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, 16 for He had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Jesus is God, the second person of the triune Godhead, born of a virgin, crucified and resurrected bodily and spiritually to new life. 1. acts of the apostles:: church, missions & the holy spirit!1 3. July 28, 2019. THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES. Do you know the gospel message? Insightful, open-ended questions will facilitate lively group discussion or personal study. ޖE��]>~~ The question is simply, What does the Bible say about how New Testament believers became Christians? This study course will cover scriptures concerning these facts as well as other subjects. Note, first of all, the distinction between water baptism in the name of Jesus and the reception of the Judging by the number of references to Holy Ghost in Luke's gospel and Acts, it is no wonder that Luke is designated as the “enthusiast in/for the Spirit” or that the Acts of the Apostles is called “the Acts of the Holy Spirit.” The Holy Spirit has also been one of the most constantly debated subjects among the many issues concerning Luke and/or Acts. Author: Thomas TATTERSHALL (the Younger. IT’S TIME TO RELEASE: UNDERSTANDING THE HOLY GHOST (HOLY SPIRIT) pg. endstream endobj 6943 0 obj <>stream That is what this book will challenge you to do. ), The Power Of The Holy Spirit 12-Week Study Guide, Publisher: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC, Being an Examination of the Active Mission and Ministry of the Spirit of God, the Divine Paraclete, as Set Forth in the Acts of the Apostles, Acts 15:28 Notebook, Bible Verse Christian Journal/Diary Gift, Doodle Present, Author: Practical Christianity Foundation, Publisher: Practical Christianity Foundation, Publisher: Society of Biblical Literature. The First Sermon of Peter - 2:14-36 a. %PDF-1.6 %���� The Holy Spirit in Acts: The Filling of the Holy Spirit. He's guiding the church. There are 50 (Pentecost) references to the Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts. hެX�n�8~����((��r��n������ǣL���mҧ_��lϑi�X4�(��D�4i)�G�P:q�9R��(�����W�L�� study guide:: justin & sarah hutts! They could have said Jesus told us to do this or that. Part One provides a thematic analysis and exegetical commentary on all the relevant biblical and cognate literature, including Josephus, Philo and the Mishnah. The Holy Spirit has also been one of the most constantly debated subjects among the many issues concerning Luke and/or Acts. h��Xm��0�+��NK��B���� B�a�UP :�!�=��inݺqpyM;M��d&2�T�)�"]f�Š�r?P3Yn��Z�I鰦�L Eze�r�U"S�V�P&�^�YP�6�iW����ٽ�:[5���ó'����j���j�eټ��. Linzeys work is more than an articulate apologetic; it is an unveiling of the Person of the Holy Spirit by one who has had an intimate encounter.- Dr. M. Wayne BensonPresident, Central Bible CollegeThis is the most comprehensive book on the working and ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of a New Testament believer available today.- Benjamin L. Thornley, D.D.Vice President, Kingsway Theological SeminaryThe author got it right! This is a new release of the original 1943 edition. Spirit (Acts 1:4). Because of the power of the Holy Spirit, the Church became an agent for change, bore witness to the faith and became a radically unique and diverse community. V. Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful, R. And enkindle in them the fire of Your love. - Introduction. Holy Spirit, in Christian belief, the third person of the Trinity. Here Stephen Binz has chosen key biblical texts to help readers discover how to rekindle the fire of the Holy Spirit and allow Gods Spirit to manifest these divine graces and spiritual gifts more richly within them. The Holy Spirit’s ministry explains the remarkable community of the early church. endstream endobj 6946 0 obj <>stream Also, since the word "baptize" comes from a Greek word that means to immerse, the use of the preposition "in" is consistent with that understanding. It could be argued that even the material surrounding the ministry of Peter only provides an introduction to Paul and his ministry to the Gentiles. It is ideal for use especially in the weeks between Easter and Pentecost, but of course it can be used at any time of year. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. َ/$I�)҈h���������y[e���"�����p��Z{�-���k151�QdU�P�r�Z҆BLO� �d\߅�����i}9� �X$H�p������(6�p"��0rdd��|!#�����2���F�,�:l#l�+��u� �1��}?`�c��~,�hjV��M�v,F��&>��?a������uG�kvlэ���:����gaЏ�ޚ�Xӓ�d��X��Y�z�U\Ŵ'��fYz�mMhzd����Fn������n܌��f�z-�w8�X��VQg}7����X���,�.����B��E�7�fe���?n�b��,A@-%�����7�Q? The Holy Spirit in the Book of Acts . ?i ��&�6�_:7��v#�b�?J��bt�2ƴ���.��X&q��v�lsN�ػL�,[� May we heed the words of Christ and open our ears to "hear what the Spirit says to the churches.". Dont be alarmed. Even Simon the sorcerer was amazed at the manifestations of God's power through the gifts of the Spirit, in the ministry of Philip the deacon, and became a believer and many others with him. Do you know how to lead someone to Christ? The Holy Spirit is given names which are only appropriate to God (1 Corinthians 6;11, Romans 8:9, 15; 1 Peter 1:11) and is even called Lord (2 Corinthians 3:17,18) 6. This approach allows Hur to elucidate the narrative role of the Spirit in Luke-Acts in terms of point of view, characterisation, plot, and function and their effects on the implied reader. He is the church’s advocate and helper (John 14:16). Throughout the book of Acts, the message that persists is very simple: Whenever the Holy Spirit fell, people’s lives were changed. The explanation - 2:14-21 b. According to John 16:8, he has come to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment. In A Biblical Theology of the Holy Spirit, Matthias Wenk explores Luke’s theology of the Holy Spirit in Acts, as well as the Gospel of Luke. with the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:5), and this is specifically elucidated as “power from on high” to witness (Luke 24:49; Acts 1:8). (John 16:13) He gives the gift of tongues. Inspired by The Passion Translation, this heart-level Bible study is ideal for both individual devotional study and small groups. These reflect three different positions in regard to this subject. How can the gospel make the same life-changing impact today as it made in the first century? The importance of the Holy Spirit in the early days of the church cannot be underestimated. The Scriptures in Acts 9 only tell us that the Holy Spirit came upon Saul. Four sections guide readers through Acts in a way that will help you discover, explore, experience, and share the heart of God more deeply. The Study Guide for The Acts of the Apostles is designed for use in several ways, depending upon the interests of the user. filled with the Spirit and preached the gospel with power. Spirit, the church of God today is called to service for the purpose of completing the work begun by the apostles twenty centuries ago. The Holy Spirit is the 3rd person of the trinity, co-equal with the Father and the Son. 2 Romans 8:27 Now He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints according to the will of God. Since my earliest days in Christ I have been fascinated by the Holy Spirit. Does God transform lives today as He did at Pentecost? 4 Paul and the Holy Spirit in the Church 40 5 Paul and the Spirit in the end times 49 6 The Holy Spirit in the later New Testament 57 Conclusion 65. He has a will: 1 Corinthians 12:11 But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one He asked if they had received the Holy Spirit since they believed. Acts 8:15-17 [Peter and John] came down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit, 16 for He had not yet fallen on any of them, but they had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. Acts 6:5 tells us, "They chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit." 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Title: The Acts of the Person of the Holy Spirit… This study will re-visit the topic of the Holy Spirit in Luke-Acts through a new perspective. He shows how the same Spirit who inspired the prophets and evangelists and who filled the life of Jesus now blows within and among all Gods people. Acts 13:9 tells us, "Then Saul, filled with the Holy Spirit, He is the source of an overflowing life in Christ. 8. �>������səI��|���l,��k�x����r���X��㽅u�Wfn�w(Tf)bJ�0:�t�1�)����E��V�A�P(`��Mr��Lü�3�$8k`)�Oj|��ܝ�i�뎣3�51?U��L�& �������`W��ʌ�O�+py7�w���c �ay7��.٦?v1���2h/�.��Π��9�~7��W�E�>��k,�o�8/g\�k[*O�U/��TݖT��r�aS��udW�\�=��7�NL@�FI��� ��,Vo2X�FW���]��]�_,ނ��\v6T���V�y6�B���,�,��T��ԈR�� Ѳ��k{��hS����T���K��}]B�je�Zf��+;i��œ�tϾl��ɞ-ټ��gP&3���� o� ĩ$_ The Spirit of Pentecost Announced by the Risen One at the end of the Gospel (Luke 24:49) and con-firmed at the beginning of Acts (Acts 1:5.8), the coming of the Spirit occurs at Pentecost. 17 Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit. Available at Amazon USA / UK. Kindle a burning desire for a passion-filled life fueled by the heart of God! Understanding the Holy Spirit The power, Filling, and Work of the Holy Spirit in the Christian By, Jeremy W. Pfeister Originally Written for: Liberty University Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary BIBL 364-B07, Study of Acts Published: 21 April 2015 Understanding the Holy Spirit Abstract For many people, whether Christian or otherwise, the subject matter of this paper is often hard to understand. 1. In the many Bibles that I have read and worn out, I have marked with a red pen countless references to the Holy Spirit in both the Old and New Testaments. Therefore, we should not insist that speaking in tongues is the initial evidence of the Holy Spirit. The Spirit enables us to understand God’s truth and empowers us for service (John 16:13; 1 John 2:27; 1 Cor. We need to acknowledge the presence of the Holy Spirit and appropriate His power. endstream endobj 6944 0 obj <>stream The Results - 2:37-47 a. Salvation - 2:37-42 b. What were their experiences, and what does the Bible say they believed and understood about those experiences? of the Holy Spirit Ministry espedally in the Acts of the Apostles, how_ever, some crucial information remains yet outstanding. Spirit (Acts 1:4). . This study course will cover scriptures concerning these facts as well as other subjects. This Bible study is designed to help you explore and discover God’s heart for the world through Luke’s biography of history’s most unlikely movement, the church of Jesus Christ. This book is completely Jesus-focused. 125-26. How did the young church maintain its momentum and unity? The book of Acts picks up where Jesus’ story left off in the gospel of Luke by exploring the continuing presence of Christ on earth: the church. The Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Jesus, dwells among us and showers us with spiritual gifts. The Study Guide for The Acts of the Apostles is designed for use in several ways, depending upon the interests of the user. Then Peter, filled with the Holy Spirit, said to them …(Acts 4:8) And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness. Part Three examines more recent writings on the Spirit, from the nineteenth century onwards, including major systematic theologians such as Schleiermacher, Barth and Moltmann, as well as biblical scholars such as James D G Dunn, Gordon Fee and Gerd Theissen. The Acts of the Person of the Holy Spirit HE TEACHES John 14:26 HE TESTIFIES John 15:26 HE GUIDES Romans 8:14 HE SPEAKS 1 Corinthians 2:13 HE ENLIGHTENS John 16:13 HE STRIVES Genesis 6:3 HE COMMANDS Acts 8:28 HE INTERCEDES Romans 8:26 HE SENDS WORKERS Acts 13:4 HE CALLS Revelation 22:17 HE COMFORTS John 16:17 HE WORKS 1 Corinthians 12:11. endstream endobj 6947 0 obj <>stream And sitting in his chariot, he was reading Isaiah the prophet. It will help them discover deeper insights for their lives and help open the doors of their hearts to the risen Christ. (�D@��i�#O�t# �%Ќ�ŕe����(�I4 �eڠ�#-��u֊a�%T"���1�mJz-�vn ���W�1�^4�+���=vN��̇��s�����Vy�#m����V7u����~�[��ۍI��$��su��xl���({�rjW�v�F�W[խ�;-�Rv!�5�(膍�H�aO���Fu��^�ׇf���U��\Vu���p�0�T�ӟ(G���l�����de�?f��)���+�1h�/�hmN���h��4�:]��5 �.+M5����imI�R����Si�4-O��>{���M�Uȉ���*�)*V�+RY�����'���&M��]T.*V�+�YѪ��+U.�P.��h�g��TT�tB��s��>gy�E� Their answer was, "We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost" (Acts 19:2). This book will be of particular interest to the non-Pentecostal Christian troubled by theological misunderstandings.- Major General James L. Gardner, USAF (Ret. endstream endobj 6939 0 obj <>stream Jn.2v11,23. I have included each verse in only one list. 1Cor.14v25. Although Luke’s narrative was addressed to an individual Acts 1:1, it is equally relevant to the Church of Jesus Christ across the ages. We need POWER from above for the EXTRAORDINARY John 3:6 assures us that our rebirth from the life of sin is an act of the Holy Spirit. ( Acts 2:39 ) According to the promise given in: (Acts 2:4) He releases prophecy, dreams and visions. When Peter was filled with the Holy Spirit he boldly proclaimed Jesus as Christ to the Jewish leaders (4:8ff). And it invites us to see the adventure continue in our own lives. 5. Many believed and were baptized (with water), Acts 8:12-13, including Simon the sorcerer. Therefore, the expression, "baptized in the Holy Spirit" will be the one used in this presentation. Of the about seventy occurrences of the word pneuma (πνεῦμα) in Acts, fifty five refer to the Holy Spirit. Acts tells us how the Holy Spirit came upon the church, and how the gospel spreads from Jerusalem to Rome. The messiahship of Jesus - 2:22-36 4. And so often they prayed and said the Spirit - he - told us to go here or to do this and to do that and he's giving individual guidance. �0�_�F]�䒻D(]�ĥ��8,�bu��M��������;bh0lȌ�ħ@�N� e������Ԫݴ3,L��j}��i^C�S��ҫ�;�CU���ZkI� ������j�A�g��I�!�>CȰH��hsZI��o7$��P�`�;�:�:/)=�I��G�l��D)��E��[�` l�y As mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles, outpourings of the Holy Spirit can include healing, prophecy, exorcism, and speaking in tongues. Verse 1.8 is programmatic for the book: the gospel will go to every strata of culture within every endstream endobj 6945 0 obj <>stream Baptism and the Holy Spirit in Samaria, Acts 8 The second incident of the baptism of the Holy Spirit is in Acts chapter eight. (John 15:26) He shows us things to come. Are you fully birthed into the family of God? In Appendix A is a list of references to the HS in Acts categorized by activity. but by the power of the Holy Spirit that Jesus promised to give. The Holy Spirit gives comfort, health, and strength. . His blood cleanses mankind of all sin, no one comes to God except through Him, and the Bible is the Word of God. This extensive Devotional Commentary candidly addresses various controversial issues and offers challenging devotional thoughts and precepts, assuring the redeemed and warning the unsaved about the unchanging Truth of God's Holy Word. The gift is the Holy Spirit. �C�04���;�:�Y�W�P�(>�D��Eǘh��c]��%�Ð���A{V�Cn"$��dp:l��!�nYI������KQ���c.\�,R_DG'1�ʧ(�`�5�ڑ�0^ۋ�� i�� endstream endobj 6941 0 obj <>stream (1) The Holy Spirit is another Helper or Comforter—Jesus was the first Helper or Comforter—in the absence of Jesus the Holy Spirit was to be sent. Acts.8v5-8. 17 Then they laid their hands on them and they received the Holy Spirit. 6. hޔ�� It introduces us to all kinds of people: apostles, prophets, martyrs, philosophers, governors, kings, merchants, jailers, and sailors. (Acts 2:17,18; 11:28) He can transport people physically. Acts 2:1-4, 14-21 The Promise of the Father It happened on the day of Pentecost – a Jewish festival on 50th day after Passover, also known as the Feast of Firstfruits (Harvest). The power of the Holy Spirit to perform signs and wonders to confirm the preaching of the word c. Rapid evangelism resulting in the establishment of local churches. It is not only the death and resurrection of Jesus, but it is the ongoing work of the Holy Spirit that allows us to be born again. It is 7x10 inches and has 109 blank pages. Think again. 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