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Never Ending Story - The Day Has Come

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The Day Has Come

Pentecost - Feast of Weeks
Associated with the renewal of the covenant - Noah then Moses - giving of the law
1 of 3 pilgrimage feast - people from everywhere
Fulfilled Promise
Joel 2
Joel 2:28–29 ESV
“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. Even on the male and female servants in those days I will pour out my Spirit.
Fulfilled Promise
Acts 2: 2-4
God’s presence = wind and fire
Filled - continued to be filled
OT - filled for specific purpose - changed at Pentecost
Filled/Baptized - at point of conversion (Cornelius)
Tongues - foreign languages
Can’t Contain
Acts 2:6-8
Couldn’t keep it in side
People from all over
vs 12-13 - when we don’t understand - we try to explain it away
Power and Witness
vs 14-15
Peter the one who denied - now led
sermon - prophecy fulfilled - last days vs 16-21
The point and focus is Jesus - vs 22
vs 24 changed the direction
Acts 2:24 ESV
God raised him up, loosing the pangs of death, because it was not possible for him to be held by it.
Power and Witness
Acts 2:32-33
We tell what we know
The Gospel Changes Everything
What must we do in light of Jesus?
Repent - change direction
Baptism -public profession on account of
Baptism - joining to a community - identifying with
Conduits of Power
The ones who fled, denied, and hid, now stood
Acts 2:40–41 ESV
And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, “Save yourselves from this crooked generation.” So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.
“How little chance the Holy Ghost has nowadays. The churches and missionary societies have so bound him in red tape that they practically ask Him to sit in a corner while they do the work themselves.” -C.T. Studd
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