#0063 (Series: The Kingdom Strikes Back pt.31 – Acts 1:1-8) – Jesus came on a mission to overthrow the kingdom of darkness and establish the Kingdom of God. In this episode, we learn how to receive the “Promise of the Father”, which is Power from on high so that we can do the works Jesus did!
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Luke 24:49 ESV – 49 And behold, I am sending the promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high.”
Galatians 5:16 ESV – 16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Galatians 5:22-23 ESV – 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
John 14:12 ESV – 12 “Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do, because I am going to the Father.
Acts 1:1-8 ESV – In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when he was taken up, after he had given commands through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. 3 He presented himself alive to them after his suffering by many proofs, appearing to them during forty days and speaking about the kingdom of God. 4 And while staying with them he ordered them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the promise of the Father, which, he said, “you heard from me; 5 for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.” 6 So when they had come together, they asked him, “Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” 7 He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority. 8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Luke 11:9-10 ESV – 9 And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.
Luke 11:13 ESV – 13 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him!”
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