sCited from Joel 2:28-32
amCited from Ps. 16:8-11
bhCited from Ps. 110:1
cg[See ver. 44 above]

Acts 2

The Coming of the Holy Spirit

1When athe day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. 2And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like ba mighty rushing wind, and cit filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3And divided tongues das of fire appeared to them and rested
Or  And tongues as of fire appeared to them, distributed among them, and rested
on each one of them.
4And they were all ffilled with the Holy Spirit and began gto speak in other tongues has the Spirit gave them utterance.

5Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. 6And iat this sound the multitude came together, and they were bewildered, because each one was hearing them speak in his own language. 7And jthey were amazed and astonished, saying, “Are not all these who are speaking kGalileans? 8And how is it that we hear, each of us in his own native language? 9Parthians and lMedes and mElamites and residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, 11both Jews and nproselytes, Cretans and Arabians—we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God.” 12And oall were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?” 13But others pmocking said, “They are filled with new wine.”

Peter’s Sermon at Pentecost

14But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and addressed them: “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give ear to my words. 15For these people are not drunk, as you suppose, qsince it is only the third hour of the day.
That is, 9 a.m.
16But this is what was uttered through the prophet Joel:

17 s“‘And in the last days it shall be, God declares,
tthat I will pour out my Spirit uon all flesh,
and your sons and vyour daughters shall prophesy,
and your young men shall see visions,
and your old men shall dream dreams;
18even on my male servants
Greek bondservants; twice in this verse
and female servants
in those days I will pour out my Spirit, and xthey shall prophesy.
19And I will show wonders in the heavens above
and signs on the earth below,
blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke;
20 ythe sun shall be turned to darkness
and the moon to blood,
before zthe day of the Lord comes, the great and magnificent day.
21And it shall come to pass that aaeveryone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.’
22Men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, aba man attested to you by God acwith admighty works and wonders and signs that aeGod did through him in your midst, as you yourselves know 23this Jesus,
Greek this one
agdelivered up according to ahthe definite plan and aiforeknowledge of God, ajyou crucified and killed by the hands of lawless men.
24 akGod raised him up, loosing the pangs of death, because alit was not possible for him to be held by it. 25For David says concerning him,

am“‘I saw the Lord always before me,
for he is at my right hand that I may not be shaken;
26therefore my heart was glad, and my tongue rejoiced;
my flesh also will dwell anin hope.
27For you will not abandon my soul to aoHades,
apor let your aqHoly One arsee corruption.
28You have made known to me the paths of life;
you will make me full of gladness with your presence.’
29Brothers, I may say to you with confidence about asthe patriarch David atthat he both died and auwas buried, and avhis tomb is with us to this day. 30 awBeing therefore a prophet, and knowing that axGod had sworn with an oath to him that he would set one of his descendants on his throne, 31he foresaw and spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that ayhe was not abandoned to Hades, nor did his flesh see corruption. 32This Jesus azGod raised up, baand of that we all are witnesses. 33 bbBeing therefore bcexalted at the right hand of God, and having received from bdthe Father bethe promise of the Holy Spirit, bfhe has poured out this that you yourselves are seeing and hearing. 34For bgDavid did not ascend into the heavens, but he himself says,

bh“‘The Lord said to my Lord,
Sit at my right hand,
35until I make your enemies your footstool.”’
36Let all the house of Israel therefore know for certain that biGod has made him bjboth Lord and Christ, this Jesus bkwhom you crucified.”

37Now when blthey heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, bmwhat shall we do?” 38And Peter said to them, bnRepent and bobe baptized every one of you bpin the name of Jesus Christ bqfor the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive brthe gift of the Holy Spirit. 39For bsthe promise is for you and btfor your children and for all buwho are far off, everyone bvwhom the Lord our God calls to himself.” 40And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, bwSave yourselves from this bxcrooked generation.” 41So those who received his word were baptized, and bythere were added that day about three thousand souls.

The Fellowship of the Believers

42And bzthey devoted themselves to the apostlescateaching and the cbfellowship, to ccthe breaking of bread and the prayers. 43And awe
Or fear
came upon every soul, and cemany wonders and signs were being done through the apostles.
44And all who believed were together and cfhad all things in common. 45And cgthey were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. 46And day by day, chattending the temple citogether and cjbreaking bread in their homes, they received their food ckwith glad and generous hearts, 47praising God and clhaving favor with all the people. And the Lord cmadded to their number cnday by day those who cowere being saved.

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