This and numerous other New Testament verses establish the fact that the Holy Spirit is a divine Person.
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Some religious folks assume that this passage teaches that salvation is given upon the basis of faith alone — without additional acts of obedience. This is a tragic mistake.
The family of man is one, and the Bible was right about this issue 2000 years ago!
God does not want the proclamation of His word to be characterized by a spirit of fearfulness.
Peter’s recognition of fulfilled prophecies in Acts chapter 1 affirms the inspiration of Scripture.
Does God have the ability to raise the dead? Paul affirms in his defense to Herod that he does.
All who wish to enjoy the remission of past sins will call on the name of the Lord by obeying the gospel plan of redemption. In no other way can one receive pardon.
Many denominationalists have long argued that “for the remission of sins” in Acts 2:38 can mean “because of” (i.e. – be baptized because your sins have been remitted). But the same term is found in Matthew 26:28 – clearly indicating the meaning of the term.
Another argument which denies the essential role baptism plays in our salvation is answered.
The Jerusalem church of Christ is a model that all churches should pattern themselves after. After all, they were operating under the direct instruction of the inspired apostles. The results are apparent in Acts 4:32.