I will pour out my Spirit on all people.
Your sons and daughters will prophesy,
your old men will dream dreams,
your young men will see visions.
Even on my servants, both men and women,
I will pour out my Spirit in those days.
Joel 2: 28 – 29, NIV
The Book of Acts
Today I am sharing a memory verse (above) and definitions of some of the terms used in Acts.
Agnostic: A person that believes it is not possible to know if God exists
Ascension: The going up of Jesus to heaven 40 days after His resurrection
Baptism in the Holy Spirit: The event in which a believer is first filled with the Holy Spirit with the initial, physical evidence of speaking in tongues (in a new language). God’s will is for each believer be filled with the Holy Spirit
Blasphemous: Disrespectful to God
Edifies: Builds up
Epistle: A letter written by early Christian writers and included as books of the Bible
Mount of Olives: The place from which Jesus ascended and the place to which he will return
Passover: Yearly feast to commemorate God’s delivering Israel from Egypt and death
Pentecost: Means fiftieth, Old Testament harvest festival, New Testament birthday of the church
Repentance: Changing your mind and turning away from a previous sinful way of life
Tongues: Speaking in other languages as the Spirit enables
Trinity: Term to describe the nature of God in three persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit
Yom Kipper: The holiest day of the Jewish year, also called The Day of Atonement