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  1. Pentecost and the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, the era of salvation and fulfillment)
  2. In Jerusalem - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus commanded his disciples to tarry in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them to be his witnesses on the earth- Acts 1:1-11)
  3. Between Law and Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Between the ascension and the outpouring of the Spirit, the apostles pray and appoint Matthias to complete their number)
  4. When Pentecost Arrived - {PDF Copy} - (On the day of Pentecost, the long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived when Jesus bestowed the Spirit on his church)
  5. The Final Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized and inaugurated the final harvest of the earth)
  6. What Does This Mean? - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost caused a great commotion and much consternation in Jerusalem)
  7. First Sermon - (Peter explained what God accomplished in Jesus to a confused crowd on the Day of Pentecost, stressing fulfillment in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Signs on the Earth - (The prophecy in the book of Joel sets the tone for Acts, including the signs and wonders that accompany the gospel) - {PDF Copy}
  9. As Many as He Calls - (The Gift of the Spirit is for every man who repents, even to those afar off, and in fulfillment of the promise of the Father - Acts 2:37-41) - {PDF Copy}
  10. In the Last Days... - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, just as prophesied by the Prophet Joel – Acts 2:17-21) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Pentecost - Outcome - (Following the events of Pentecost, the congregation established itself as a fellowship of believers in Jerusalem – Acts 2:42-47) - {PDF Copy}

  1. To Samaria - (Despite persecution, or perhaps because of it, the disciple began to preach the gospel outside Judea, beginning in Samaria) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Tongues in Jerusalem - (The outpouring of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost was marked by audible and visual “signs” that caused much consternation) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Tongues in Samaria - (In Samaria, something about the gift of the Spirit impressed the Magician, Simon, but did the gift’s recipients speak in tongues?) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Tongues in Caesarea - (In Caesarea, Gentile converts spoke in tongues and “magnified God” after receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Tongues in Ephesus - (In the city of Ephesus, disciples of John spoke in tongues and prophesied after receiving the gift of the Holy Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Baptized, Filled, Received - (Do the different terms used for the receipt of the gift of the Spirit refer to different experiences or even ordinances?) - {PDF Copy}
  7. We are Witnesses - (The gift of the Spirit equips the church to bear witness concerning Jesus, especially about his resurrection from the dead) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Sign of the Spirit - (Is speaking in tongues THE sign of the Spirit? Based on the evidence in Acts, the answer to this is not necessarily straightforward) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Tarrying for the Spirit? - (Does the New Testament teach that believers must spend time “tarrying” before they can receive the gift of the Spirit?) - {PDF Copy}

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