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The Greatest Book  V


Acts 2:38-42

v.38 Peter replied

         “Repent and be baptized…

          and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

v.39 The promise is for you and your children…

v.40 With many other words he warned them…

        “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.”

v.41 Those who accepted his message were baptized,

         and about three thousand were added…that day.

v.42 They devoted themselves…

         to teaching, fellowship, bread, prayer.


The Greatest Book -


          Gospels          History          Letters          Prophesy

                (99%)           (God & People)  (to Christians)    (Speak/Future)

Matthew- teaching   Acts- of Apostles

Mark- doing

Luke- hoping

John- loving


Threads of the Bible– Old Testament & New Testament

The great importance of the Holy Spirit

   Genesis 1:2 and the Spirit of God was hovering…

   Exodus 31:3 I have filled him with my Spirit: skill in crafts

   Ezekiel 37:1 he brought me out by the Spirit

   John 14:16 I will ask the Father… give you the Spirit

   Acts 2:38 Repent, be baptized in Jesus name…receive Spirit

*without the Spirit you will not understand God!!! 

God and People –


Acts 1:8 You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you,

     and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and

     the ends of the earth.


The Book of Acts – A Book of Power

1- changed lives

2- leadership

3- the battle

4- good from bad

     * a problem in our hands 

        is an opportunity in God’s hands!!!