Word Studies for the Week of June 9, 2019
June 9 ● Pentecost – Knowing the Risen One: The Coming of the Holy Spirit ● Acts 2:1-21
Read Acts 1:14; how might that explain what was going on that first day of Pentecost in Acts 2?
What is the connection between prayer and the power of the Holy Spirit?
Read Acts 2:2; where does the Holy Spirit come from? Does it come from within the disciples themselves, or someone else?
Besides the disciples, who were gathered in Jerusalem that first Pentecost. Why might that be important to the story?
In what language do those gathered in Jerusalem hear the disciples preaching in? What does that say about the Spirit?
Does everyone really understand what the Spirit is doing? If some don’t understand, what might be getting in the way of them seeing what God is doing?
Read Acts 2:21; what does this say about what the Spirit is trying to do in the lives of all people?
What abilities does the Holy Spirit give people today? What gift of the Spirit have you seen at work most in your life?