Contributed on Jun 17, 2022
To establish that the 12 apostles alone received the baptism of the Holy Ghost with power on the first Pentecost after Jesus’ death, burial, resurrection, and ascension into the heavens. This lesson identifies the "subjects" of this baptism and its empowering on Pentecost.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. The Day of Pentecost Introductory Remarks. 1. First, to avoid preaching again, the sermon entitled: "Ye Shall Receive Power.” I have removed point three of that lesson, which reviews Jesus' promise to the 11 apostles about the Holy Ghost baptism. Jesus taught them: ...read more
Contributed on Nov 20, 2018
To establish that Jesus’ promise to them, that: “ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you,” was fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost. Luke wrote an exhaustive narrative of the fulfillment of this event; which none can dispute, with any success.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Joel’s Prophecy: “I will pour out of my Spirit” 2. John’s Prediction: “Ye shall be baptized” 3. Jesus’ Promise: “Ye shall receive power” Remarks. 1. In our lesson today we are going to be discussing the theme: “Ye shall receive power.” This lesson will address the “who” it ...read more
Contributed on Oct 16, 2015
To establish that only Peter and the eleven received the Holy Ghost Baptism on the day of Pentecost. This gift of God (Holy Ghost Baptism) was not received by any of the assembled multitude, the 120 disciples or any other believers on that day.
INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Promise of the Holy Ghost 2. Purpose of the Holy Ghost 3. Pentecost and the Holy Ghost Remarks. 1. There has been many promises of the Holy Ghost baptism starting with the prophesy of Joel and culminating with the teachings of Christ. Joel said: "It shall come to ...read more