November 5, 2023
TEXT: Acts 2:1-13

Introduction: Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-38
This is the fulfillment of prophecy and promise from God
God the Father v. 16.  Peter connected this to Joel 2:28-29
God the Son Acts 1:4-5

I. Holy Spirit came to indwell God’s children vv. 1-4
A. They were all together in obedient unity waiting on the Lord v. 1
B. They were all touched by the same things v. 2
C. They were all filled by the same Spirit the same way v. 4
D. They were all witnesses of the same Salvation v. 4
II. The Holy Spirit helped them speak the Gospel so others understood vv. 5-11
A. The Holy Spirit enabled God’s children to help others hear the Gospel v. 5
B. The Holy Spirit helped God’s children go beyond their own ability vv. 6-7
C. The Holy Spirit helped the lost people to hear the message of Christ vv. 8-11
III. The Holy Spirit was not accurately understood even then vv. 12-13
A. Some were amazed
B. Some were doubting
C. Some were mocking
> The Holy Spirit existed in eternity before time began Genesis 1:1-2
> The Holy Spirit helped people temporarily in the Old Testament Genesis 41:38; Exodus 35:21; 31; I Samuel 16:14
> The Holy Spirit aided Jesus in His human from while in His earthly ministry.  Luke 4:1
> The Holy Spirit helps believers today live to God’s glory and witness of Him to others. Acts 4:31
– Today He seals us when we are saved.  II Corinthians 1:22; Ephesians 1:12-13; Galatians 4:6
– Today He remains in us until we get to Heaven.  Romans 8:15-16;
-Today He remains in us until we get to Heaven.  John 14:15-24; 15:26-27;16:4-14