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The Promised Spirit

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  1. The Gift of the Spirit is the Promised Blessing to Abraham - (The New Testament connects the promise of blessing to Abraham to the gift of the Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Life-Giving Spirit - (Promises of New Covenant and New Creation begin their fulfillment in the outpouring of God's life-giving Spirit) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Promise of the Spirit and the New Covenant - (The Church and the gift of the Spirit have been integral to the redemptive plan of God from the very beginning) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Joel's Prophecy of the Spirit in the New Testament (The New Testament links the prophecy of Joel about the outpouring of the Spirit in the "last days" to the gift of the Spirit first given at Pentecost) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Anointed King and Son of God - (Jesus is the promised Messiah, the King who reigns on David’s throne, and the anointed Son of God Psalm 2:1-9) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Having begun in the Spirit - (Galatians 3:1-4 - The receipt of the Spirit by the Galatians when they were yet uncircumcised demonstrates that God has accepted Gentile believers apart from the requirements of the Torah) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The fulfillment of the Feast of Pentecost - (Acts 2:1-4 - The outpouring of the Spirit marked the fulfillment of the Feast) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Jesus, the Place of True Worship - {PDF Copy} - (John 4:20-24 - Jesus is the Greater, True and Final Temple foreshadowed by the Tabernacle and the Temple constructed by ancient Israel)
  1. Tarry in Jerusalem - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 1:1-11 - Jesus commanded his disciples to tarry in Jerusalem until they received the Spirit, empowering them to become his witnesses)
  2. Between Law and Spirit - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 1:12-26Between the ascension and the gift of the Spirit, the apostles tarried in prayer and appointed Matthias to complete their number)
  3. When Pentecost Arrived - {PDF Copy} - (Acts 2:1-4 - On the day of Pentecost, the long-anticipated time of fulfillment arrived when Jesus unleashed the Spirit of God )
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Photo by Edward Koorey on Unsplash