“THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT” [Acts 2:38]

Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.” vs38 The promise of the Holy Spirit is given to everyone of us. This is not a promise for special Christians in the … Continue reading “THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT” [Acts 2:38]

“WHEN THE HOLY SPIRIT COMES” [Acts 1:8]

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” vs8 Even the Apostles could do nothing without the Holy Spirit: It is INSUFFICIENT to have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love … Continue reading “WHEN THE HOLY SPIRIT COMES” [Acts 1:8]

“AS ANYONE HAD A NEED” (Acts 2:44-45)

What a church is, and what a church is supposed to do is directly tackled here. It says, “Now all the believers were together and held all things in common [vs44].” This is not a command but an illustration. “They sold their possessions and property and distributed the proceeds to all, as anyone had a … Continue reading “AS ANYONE HAD A NEED” (Acts 2:44-45)