Spirit

{THE PROMISED SPIRIT}

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  1. Voice in the Wilderness - {PDF Copy} - (John arrived in Judea to prepare the way for the Messiah and herald the Good News of the Kingdom)
  2. Tarry in Jerusalem - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus commands his disciples to tarry in Jerusalem until they receive the Spirit, empowering them for witness on the earth)
  3. 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 – Acts 2:1-4)
  4. 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)
  5. Spirit and Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (A people filled with the Spirit has been foundational to the redemptive plan of God from the very beginning)
  6. Pentecost and the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on Pentecost signaled the arrival of the last days, the era of fulfillment)
  7. Pentecost Fulfilled - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:1-4 - The outpouring of the Spirit was the fulfillment of the Feast of Pentecost and the commencement of the Last Days)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. To You is the Promise - {PDF Copy} - (The gift of the Spirit is for all men who repent, even to those afar off, in fulfillment of the promise of the Father)
  11. In the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost signaled the arrival of the “last days,” as prophesied by the prophet Joel)
  12. Life-Giving Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (There is no true life without the Spirit of God. His promise of everlasting life finds its fulfillment in Jesus and the gift of the Spirit)
  13. Covenant Heirs - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the seed of Abraham through whom his disciples inherit the covenant promises, including the Spirit)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. Spirit and Resurrection - {PDF Copy} - (The gift of the Spirit is the first fruit of the bodily resurrection and the foretaste of the promised New Creation)
  17. 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)
  18. Son, Messiah, King - (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}
  19. 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)
  20. He Baptizes in the Spirit - (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}
  21. 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}

Sagres, Portugal
Ponta de Sagres, Portugal - Photo by Valentino Funghi on Unsplash