Spirit

{THE PROMISED SPIRIT}

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  1. The Age of the Spirit - (The Gift of the Spirit is part of the New Covenant, and the first fruits of the New Creation and the gathering of the nations) - {PDF Copy}
  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 wait in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them to be his witnesses on the Earth- Acts 1:1-11)
  4. Arrival of the Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (On the day of Pentecost, the time of fulfillment dawned when Jesus bestowed the Gift of the Spirit on his assembled saints – Acts 2:1-4)
  5. The Spirit of Life - {PDF Copy} - (The Spirit of God imparts life, especially the everlasting life of which the Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee)
  6. Spirit and 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 signaled the commencement of the Last Days, the era of the Spirit and fulfillment)
  8. The Final Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (The outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost fulfilled what the feast symbolized and marked the start of the Final Harvest)
  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 and woman who repents, even to those afar off, and this is in fulfillment of the Promise - 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. Life-Giving Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus dispenses the Life-Giving Spirit without which there is no enduring life. His words are spirit, and they are life)
  14. Covenant Heirs - {PDF Copy} - (With the outpouring of the Spirit on the Day of Pentecost, the blessings for all nations promised to Abraham commenced)
  15. Promise and Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit is one of God’s covenant promises and his ways of blessing 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. The 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 Spirit of Promise - {PDF Copy} - (The Promise of the Spirit is one of the blessings of Abraham promised by God for the nations and the children of the Patriarch)
  19. The Man of the 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 descended on Jesus, equipping him for his Messianic mission, the One who baptizes his followers in the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  22. New Covenant in Jesus - (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}
  23. The Sign of the Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (The Gift of the Spirit demonstrates beyond question who belongs to the covenant community of Jesus, and who does not)
  24. Inheritance of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Believers are the heirs of Abraham, and the possession of their inheritance is secured by possession of the Gift of the Spirit)
  25. One People - {PDF Copy} - (By his Death and Resurrection, Jesus formed one covenant community - One New Man - based on faith in him, not ethnicity or nationality – Ephesians 2:11-22)

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