Spirit

{THE PROMISED SPIRIT}

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  1. The Era of the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant and the first fruits of the Resurrection and the New Creation)
  2. The Forerunner - {PDF Copy} - (John the Baptist prepared the way for the Messiah, the herald of the Good News of the Kingdom of God – Mark 1:4-8)
  3. Tarry in Jerusalem - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus commanded his disciples to tarry in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them for witness on the earth)
  4. When Pentecost Arrived - {PDF Copy} - (On the day of Pentecost, the long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived when Jesus bestowed the Spirit on his church)
  5. The Spirit of Life - {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)
  6. Spirit and the Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (The promise of the Spirit is integral to the redemption of humanity and the Covenant of God with His people)
  7. Pentecost and the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, the era of salvation and fulfillment)
  8. Fulfillment of the Feast - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized - Acts 2:1-4)
  9. What Does This Mean? - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost caused a great commotion and much consternation in Jerusalem)
  10. Signs on the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (The prophecy from Joel sets the tone of fulfillment in Acts, including the “signs and wonders” that accompanied the Spirit)
  11. To You is the Promise - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit is for every man who repents, even to those afar off, and in fulfillment of the promise of the Father - Acts 2:37-41)
  12. In the Last Days... - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, just as prophesied by the Prophet Joel – Acts 2:17-21)
  13. The Life-Giving Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (There is no life without the Spirit of God - His Spirit creates, animates, sustains, and restores all life)
  14. Covenant Heirs - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the seed of Abraham through whom his disciples inherit the covenant promises, including the Spirit)
  15. Promise and Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The gift of the Spirit is given by Jesus as part of God’s promise to bless all nations in Abraham’s seed)
  16. Bold Proclamation - {PDF Copy} - (In response to threats from the high priests, the young church was filled with great boldness of speech by the Spirit)
  17. Spirit and Resurrection - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee of the bodily resurrection and of the coming New Creation)
  18. The Promised Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The promise of the Spirit is part of the blessing of Abraham for the nations and the children of Abraham)
  19. Messiah and Spirit - (Jesus is the Messiah, the anointed Son of God. From the start, his life was characterized by the empowering presence of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  20. Spirit and Mission - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus dispenses the gift of the Spirit to his people, and it empowers them to carry out gospel proclamation to all nations)
  21. In Spirit and Fire - (At his baptism, the Spirit of God descends on Jesus, equipping him for his messianic mission – He is the one who baptizes in the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  22. The Age of the Spirit - (The gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant and the first fruits of the New Creation, the gathering of the nations, and the resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  23. Spirit and Inheritance - (The Gift of the Spirit is foundational to the New Covenant, and it is the first fruit of the Resurrection and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}

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