What is the difference between receiving the
Holy Spirit and Baptism in the Holy Spirit?
Was the Holy Spirit Baptism given while Jesus was on
When was the Holy Spirit Baptism released to
When was the Holy Spirit first given to the
Does the Glorification of Christ refer to his
Ascension or his Resurrection?
The Gospels are about who?
How do they begin?
How do they end?
Do they all teach the same thing?
Are there any conflicts or inconsistencies between any of the
1:4-5 what did Jesus say was going to happen in a few days?
When did he say this?
When was it fulfilled?
Are there any parallel passages in the Bible?
Are Luke 24:36-49
and John 20:19-23 parallel passages?
What did Jesus say to the disciples in
Does a study of the
original Greek New Testament shed any light on this?
If the disciples received the Holy Spirit while Jesus was
still with them, why do the other Gospels not mention such an important and
The word for 'receive' in John 20:22 can also be translated
as 'take'. In fact, on the other six instances it is used in the New
Testament, it is translated as 'take'. Could Jesus have been telling the
disciples to take the Holy Spirit and go to the Gentiles?
Can we tell whether Jesus was
saying i) "As the father has sent me, I am sending you.....Take (receive) the Holy Spirit
(now) and if you forgive anybody their sins, I will forgive them"
OR ii) "As the father has sent me, I am sending you.....take
the Holy Spirit (which I am about to
give you) and if you forgive anybody
their sins, I will forgive them" ?
Which of these explanations agrees with other passages in
the Bible that talk about receiving the Holy Spirit?
What about Luke 11:13. How do you
Which of these explanations agrees with the other Gospels?
Which of these explanations agrees with John
7:39 and John 16:7-8?
24:36-49 John 20:19-23 and Acts 1:4-5 be parallel