Spirit

{THE GIFT OF THE SPIRIT}

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  1. The Life-giving Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The Spirit of God is the creative force that originates, sustains, and restores life, be it individual or corporate, biological or spiritual)
  2. The Blessing of Abraham - the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The promise of the Father, the gift of the Spirit was sent by Jesus to bless all the nations – Acts 3:25)
  3. Spirit and Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (The Church and the gift of the Spirit have been integral to the redemptive plan of God from the very beginning)
  4. Abraham and the New Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (With the ascension of Jesus, the gift of the Spirit arrived with blessings for all believers – The promise of Abraham)
  5. Having begun in the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The receipt of the Spirit while in an uncircumcised state is irrefutable proof that Gentiles are accepted by God AS GENTILES – Galatians 3:1-4)
{BOOK OF ACTS}
  1. Tarry in Jerusalem - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 1:1-11Jesus commanded his disciples to tarry in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them to become his witnesses)
  2. Between Law and Spirit -  {PDF Copy} - (Acts 1:12-26 - Between the ascension and the gift of the Spirit, the apostles tarried in prayer and appointed Matthias to complete their number)
  3. When Pentecost Arrived - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:1-4 - On the day of Pentecost, the long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived when Jesus unleashed the Spirit of God)
  4. "What Does This Mean?" - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:4-13 - The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost caused a great commotion and much consternation in Jerusalem)
  5. Peter's First Sermon - {PDF Copy} - (Peter explained what God had accomplished in Jesus to a confused crowd on the Day of Pentecost, stressing fulfillment in Jesus – Acts 2:16-36)
  6. The Fulfillment of the Feast - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:1-4- The Spirit was poured out when the day of Pentecost was "fully come")
  7. Pentecost and the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days – Acts 2:14-21)
  8. "Signs and Wonders" - {PDF Copy} - (The prophecy from Joel sets the tone for the book of Acts, including the “signs and wonders” that accompanied the gospel)
  9. Boldness in the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 4:5-31 In response to threats from the high priest, the Spirit filled the fledgling church with “boldness of speech”)


Waterfall Torres Del Paine National Park - Patagonia, Chile by Delaney Van on Unsplash
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