But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you;(A) and you will be my witnesses(B) in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria,(C) and to the ends of the earth.”(D)

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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

38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized,(A) every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins.(B) And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.(C)

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31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken.(A) And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit(B) and spoke the word of God(C) boldly.(D)

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Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan(A) has so filled your heart(B) that you have lied to the Holy Spirit(C) and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land?(D)

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Brothers and sisters,(A) choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit(B) and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them(C)

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55 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit,(A) looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.(B)

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17 Then Peter and John placed their hands on them,(A) and they received the Holy Spirit.(B)

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39 When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord suddenly took Philip away,(A) and the eunuch did not see him again, but went on his way rejoicing.

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44 While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit came on(A) all who heard the message.

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While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said,(A) “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work(B) to which I have called them.”(C)

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28 It seemed good to the Holy Spirit(A) and to us not to burden you with anything beyond the following requirements:

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Paul’s Vision of the Man of Macedonia

Paul and his companions traveled throughout the region of Phrygia(A) and Galatia,(B) having been kept by the Holy Spirit from preaching the word in the province of Asia.(C)

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Paul in Ephesus

19 While Apollos(A) was at Corinth,(B) Paul took the road through the interior and arrived at Ephesus.(C) There he found some disciples and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit(D) when[a] you believed?”

They answered, “No, we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.”

So Paul asked, “Then what baptism did you receive?”

“John’s baptism,” they replied.

Paul said, “John’s baptism(E) was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the one coming after him, that is, in Jesus.”(F) On hearing this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.(G) When Paul placed his hands on them,(H) the Holy Spirit came on them,(I) and they spoke in tongues[b](J) and prophesied.

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Footnotes

  1. Acts 19:2 Or after
  2. Acts 19:6 Or other languages

You, however, are not in the realm of the flesh(A) but are in the realm of the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God lives in you.(B) And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ,(C) they do not belong to Christ. 10 But if Christ is in you,(D) then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life[a] because of righteousness. 11 And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead(E) is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies(F) because of[b] his Spirit who lives in you.

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  1. Romans 8:10 Or you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive
  2. Romans 8:11 Some manuscripts bodies through

14 For those who are led by the Spirit of God(A) are the children of God.(B) 15 The Spirit(C) you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again;(D) rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship.[a] And by him we cry, “Abba,[b] Father.”(E) 16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit(F) that we are God’s children.(G)

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  1. Romans 8:15 The Greek word for adoption to sonship is a term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture; also in verse 23.
  2. Romans 8:15 Aramaic for father

26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit(A) himself intercedes for us(B) through wordless groans. 27 And he who searches our hearts(C) knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes(D) for God’s people in accordance with the will of God.

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10 these are the things God has revealed(A) to us by his Spirit.(B)

The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. 11 For who knows a person’s thoughts(C) except their own spirit(D) within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. 12 What we have received is not the spirit(E) of the world,(F) but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may understand what God has freely given us. 13 This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom(G) but in words taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual realities with Spirit-taught words.[a] 14 The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God(H) but considers them foolishness,(I) and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 2:13 Or Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual

16 Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple(A) and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?(B)

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Therefore I want you to know that no one who is speaking by the Spirit of God says, “Jesus be cursed,”(A) and no one can say, “Jesus is Lord,”(B) except by the Holy Spirit.(C)

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit(D) distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone(E) it is the same God(F) at work.

Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good.(G) To one there is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom,(H) to another a message of knowledge(I) by means of the same Spirit, to another faith(J) by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing(K) by that one Spirit, 10 to another miraculous powers,(L) to another prophecy,(M) to another distinguishing between spirits,(N) to another speaking in different kinds of tongues,[a](O) and to still another the interpretation of tongues.[b] 11 All these are the work of one and the same Spirit,(P) and he distributes them to each one, just as he determines.

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  1. 1 Corinthians 12:10 Or languages; also in verse 28
  2. 1 Corinthians 12:10 Or languages; also in verse 28

13 For we were all baptized(A) by[a] one Spirit(B) so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free(C)—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.(D)

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  1. 1 Corinthians 12:13 Or with; or in