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  1. Spirit of Life - {PDF Copy} - (A people filled with the Spirit has been foundational to the redemptive plan of God from the very beginning)
  2. Spirit and Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (It is the Spirit of God that imparts all life, especially the everlasting life in Jesus of which the gift of the Spirit is a foretaste and guarantee)
  3. Joel's Prophecy in the New Testament - {PDF Copy} - (Joel 2:28-32 - The outpouring of the promised Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the “last days”)
  4. The Blessing of Abraham - the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 3:25 - The promise of the Father, the gift of the Spirit was sent by Jesus to bless all the nations)
  5. Upon These Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The new era of fulfillment began with the death, resurrection, and exaltation of the Son of God, Jesus - Hebrews 1:1-3)
  6. The Quickening Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (There is no life without the Spirit of God, for it is His Spirit that creates, animates, sustains, and restores all life, and now, only through Jesus)

  1. Tarry in Jerusalem - {PDF Copy- (Acts 1:1-11 - Jesus commanded his disciples to tarry in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them to become his witnesses)
  2. Between Law and Spirit - {PDF Copy- (Acts 1:12-26 -Between the ascension and the gift of the Spirit, the apostles tarried in prayer and appointed Matthias to complete their number)
  3. When Pentecost Arrived - {PDF Copy- (Acts 2:1-4 - On the day of Pentecost, the long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived when Jesus unleashed the Spirit of God)
  4. Fulfillment of the Feast -{PDF Copy- (Acts 2:1-4 - The outpouring of the Spirit fulfilled what Pentecost symbolized and began the church age)
  5. "What Does This Mean?" -- {PDF Copy- (Acts 2:4-13 - The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost caused a great commotion and much consternation in Jerusalem)
  6. Pentecost and the "Last Days" - {PDF Copy- (Acts 2:14-21 - The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the “last days”)
  7. The First "Christian" Sermon - {PDF Copy- (Acts 2:16-36 - Peter explained what God had accomplished in Jesus to a confused crowd in Jerusalem on the Day of Pentecost)
  8. "The Promise is unto you!" - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:37-43 - On the Day of Pentecost, Peter explained what God accomplished in Jesus and what his audience needed to do in response )
  9. Pentecost - Outcome - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:42-47 - Following the events of the Day of Pentecost, the congregation established itself as a fellowship of believers centered in Jerusalem)
  10. "Signs and Wonders" - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:17-21 - The prophecy from Joel by Peter on the Day of Pentecost sets the tone for the book of Acts, all linked to the gift of the Spirit)
  11. Boldness in the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 4:5-31 - In response to threats from the high priest, the now Spirit-filled the fledgling church with “boldness of speech”)
  12. First Martyr - {PDF Copy} - (Under the guidance of the Spirit, and in fulfillment of Scripture, Stephen gave eloquent and effective testimony to the leaders of Israel)
  13. To Samaria - {PDF Copy} - (Due to persecution, the disciple began to preach the gospel outside Judea, beginning in Samaria - Acts 8:1-25)

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