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Hope, Love and the Holy Spirit

(Romans 5:5) Here we see a link between these three and how they interact to help us as Christians to grow. This verse reads: “…and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our … Continue reading

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Enlightened by the Holy Spirit

(Acts 23:1-11) Here we see that the Roman authorities had been puzzled as to the negative and violent reaction of the Jews against Paul on his return to Jerusalem. They had intended to flog Paul with whips to find the … Continue reading

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Baptism and Receiving the Holy Spirit

(Acts 19:1-6) There are six foundational teachings that underpin the practice of Christianity as taught in the bible. These are found in Hebrews 6:1-2 which says, 1 Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to … Continue reading

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Receiving the Holy Spirit

(Acts 8:14-25) One of the most frequent questions I receive by email from people who read this blog has to do with receiving the Holy Spirit. The questions usually go along the lines of, how do you receive the Holy … Continue reading

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Signs And Wonders

(Acts 4:23-31) Throughout the New Testament we see that first Jesus and then the disciples worked many signs of healing and other wonders as they preached the gospel and began to spread the words of the truth. Consider some of … Continue reading

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Promise of Salvation

(Acts 2:36-41) As Peter concluded his oration on Pentecost Day we see the unfolding of the first massive calling to the people and the revelation of salvation. In these few words we find an example of the Great Commission that … Continue reading

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Peter Convicts The Jews

(Acts 2:25-36) Peter stood with the disciples on the Day of Pentecost and with a voice powered by the Holy Spirit he spoke and convicted the people of Jerusalem over the death of Jesus. He showed them in no uncertain … Continue reading

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The Promise of the Holy Spirit

(Acts 2:14-21) When John the Baptist was working in his ministry he spoke of Jesus saying that He was the one who would baptise people with the Holy Spirit. John baptised with water, but Jesus came and died so that … Continue reading

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Speaking in Tongues

(Acts 2:5-13) In this section of scripture where the disciples received the Holy Spirit we see the first outpouring of the gift of speaking in tongues. Here we note the people in Jerusalem rush together at the sound of the … Continue reading

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Pentecost and Receiving the Holy Spirit

(Acts 2:1-4) Jesus appeared to the disciples for forty days after he had arisen. This was to show them the truth of the resurrection so that they would believe and know that all He had said concerning the ministry was … Continue reading

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