The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost

When the day of Pentecost(A) came, they were all together(B) in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.(C) They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit(D) and began to speak in other tongues[a](E) as the Spirit enabled them.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 2:4 Or languages; also in verse 11

41 Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number(A) that day.

The Fellowship of the Believers

42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching(B) and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread(C) and to prayer.(D) 43 Everyone was filled with awe at the many wonders and signs performed by the apostles.(E) 44 All the believers were together and had everything in common.(F) 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.(G) 46 Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts.(H) They broke bread(I) in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, 47 praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people.(J) And the Lord added to their number(K) daily those who were being saved.

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