Only two events in all the bible that are described as holy spirit baptism there are no instances of holy spirit baptism after acts 10 and 11. (acts 1:4) • reception of the gift is baptism in the holy spirit on pentecost the promise was fulfilled “all of them were filled with the holy spirit” ( acts 2:4) • same gift was given later to the thousands who assembled, “peter replied, repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of jesus christ for the forgiveness of. Thus acts 2: 17-39 teaches that the outpouring of the holy spirit was a promise for all men thus acts twice (2:38 and 10:45) says god gave the holy spirit for all men so peter wants to know how could he withstand god in not being the baptizer so they might receive what god had promised and given-the holy spirit. The book of the acts of the apostles is really the book of the acts of jesus through the apostles by the holy spirit the holy spirit took a leading part in every move of the early church we see him explicitly at work in all the works of the early church. Baptism and the holy spirit in the book of acts water baptism vs baptized with the spirit and power the book of acts begins with jesus' parting words to his apostles before his ascension to the right hand of god the father.
The holy spirit plays a key role in the acts of the apostles, leading to the use of the titles book of the holy spirit or the acts of the holy spirit for that book of the new testament   of the about seventy occurrences of the word pneuma in acts, fifty five refer to the holy spirit. The book of acts details the spread of the gospel and the growth of the church from jerusalem to rome themes in the book of acts the book of acts begins with the outpouring of god's promised holy spirit on the day of pentecost. The holy spirit would also perform acts of power to authenticate the truth of the apostles' message, and he would give them words to speak to those who opposed them and of course, these demonstrations of the spirit appear over and over in the book of acts. The entire book is about the exploits of the holy spirit, the manifestation of the holy spirit, and the people used by the holy spirit the one common denominator is was the holy spirit the holy spirit in the book of acts is the same one that was with god in the book of genesis that moved upon the face of waters he was the same one.
A theological analysis of the work of the holy spirit in mission from acts of the apostles there are over fifty references to the holy spirit in the book of acts (kyeyune, 2010) the book has been called the book of the holy spirit because it has been such a predominant source of power and direction. Tonight we’re moving into the book of the acts of the apostles, but which more appropriately could be called, “the acts of the holy spirit” 2 we’re covering the ministry of the spirit in the life of the early church. Luke, who allegedly wrote a gospel and the acts of the apostles, has more to say about the spirit than any other biblical writer does he portrays the spirit as the activity and presence of god but also as an impersonal force or power (luke 5:17, luke 8:46), and, for example, as “the spirit of jesus” ()in turn, for luke, jesus was a man primarily of the spirit.
The holy spirit in acts: the power of the holy spirit the book of acts demonstrates that the holy spirit leads and empowers the church for growth and service the church’s success is vitally tied to its relationship with the spirit. The holy spirit in the book of acts luke as the author of the book of acts of the apostles shows the reader the ministry of jesus christ through the discharge of the holy spirit within the apostles and his church luke was a historian as well as a theologian luke accentuates the captivating facets of the holy spirit prophesied in the old testament luke speaks to the reader of acts about. Acts of the holy spirit is c peter wagner's complete commentary on the book of acts as the gospel began to spread to the world, the early church was confronted with spiritual and cultural barriers-strongholds-it had to overcome. The continuing acts of jesus by the spirit through the apostles caused by the holy spirit indeed, as we examine the book in detail we find that all occurrences of the holy spirit are of a miraculous character a man full of faith and of the holy spirit (acts 6:5) had the temporary spirit gift of faith ( 1 cor 12:9.
The book of acts makes it very clear that the primary purpose of the baptism in the holy spirit is to empower believers to become worldwide witnesses (acts 1:8. In the new testament alone there are some 261 passages which refer to the holy spirit he is mentioned fifty-six times in the gospels, fifty-seven times in the book of acts, 112 times in the. In preparation for this sunday’s sermon, meditate on these verses acts 2 38 “repent,” peter said to them, “and be baptized, each of you, in the name of jesus christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the holy spirit. “the holy spirit in the book of acts: a critique of jack deere’s surprised by the power of the spirit” restoration quarterly 41, no 2 (1999): 71–86 roberts, r l.
The holy spirit in acts came so that the gentile nation could know that the holy spirit was available for everyone conclusion in his book the holy spirit, billy graham say ―man has two spiritual needs. The holy spirit in the book of acts by dennis pollock since my earliest days in christ i have been fascinated by the holy spirit in the many bibles that i have read and worn out, i have marked with a red pen countless references to the holy spirit in both the old and new testaments. Two other instances occurred in acts—one in acts 10-11 on the occasion of peter speaking to the house of cornelius, and the other in acts 19 in acts 11 peter, analyzing their speaking in tongues, said, “and as i began to speak, the holy spirit fell upon them, just as he did upon us at the beginning” (acts 11:15. What luke intends to teach theophilus (acts 1:1), and all who later will read his book, is that baptism in the holy spirit is an encounter with the spirit of god that empowers the emerging church for worldwide witness to the salvation provided through the crucified and risen jesus.
The astounding, invigorating dynamics of the holy spirit have never been more present and available than now, lloyd ogilvie declares and where better to learn more about the power of the spirit than from the book of acts. Acts 2:1-13 new international version (niv) the holy spirit comes at pentecost 2 when the day of pentecost came, they were all together in one place 2 suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting 3 they saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them 4 all of them were filled. Who is the holy spirit the holy spirit appears in nearly every book of the bible 2 corinthians 13:14 may the grace of the lord jesus christ, and the love of god, and the fellowship of the holy spirit be with you all (niv) acts 2:32-33 god has raised this jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact exalted to the right hand.