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The Gift of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38)

The Gift of the Holy Spirit Acts 2:38

Acts 2:38

I. Voices of the past

    A. Non-miraculous indwelling? (Coffman, McGarvey, Jackson)
    B. Miraculous gifts of first century? (Boles, Camp, Woods)

II. Context

    A. Joel’s prophecy of the miraculous (Joel 2:28-32)
    B. Pentecost as the fulfillment of that prophecy (Acts 2)

III. “Receive”

    A. Samaria (Acts 8:14-17)
    B. Cornelius (Acts 10:44-47)
    C. Ephesus (Acts 19:1-6)

IV. “Gift”

    A. Samaria (Acts 8:18-20)
    B. Cornelius (Acts 10:45; 11:15-17)

V. Parallel with Mark 16:16-18

    A. Salvation and its divine conditions (Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38a)
    B. The gift of the Holy Spirit (Mark 16:17-18; Acts 2:38b)