1 The first account I [a]composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach,2 until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had [b]by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen.3 To [c]these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God.4 [d]Gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for [e]what the Father had promised, “Which,”He said, “you heard of from Me;5 for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized [f]with the Holy Spirit [g]not many days from now.”
2 When the day of Pentecost [a]had come, they were all together in one place.2 And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting.3 And there appeared to them tongues as of fire [b]distributing themselves, and [c]they [d]rested on each one of them.4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other [e]tongues, as the Spirit was giving them [f]utterance.
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