30 April, 2015
Search The Scriptures — Study 05 — Acts 2:37-47
Study 05 From The book of Acts Is: Acts 2:37-47
1. What twofold offer is made in verse 38, and on what condition?
2. What features marked the lives of these new believers and of the early church according to verses 42-47? How many of these are true in your experience?
Note. The receiving of the Holy Spirit in 2:4 is an extraordinary event. The receiving of the Holy Spirit in 2:38 is the ordinary New Testament pattern.
Note how baptism with water symbolizes the two gospel benefits of cleansing from sin and of new life from above by the baptism of the Spirit.