Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.
Peter and the other Apostles replied, "We must obey God rather than man.
and yet you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judaea and Samaria and to the remotest parts of the earth."
This Jesus, God has raised to life-- a fact to which all of us testify.
"And we are witnesses as to all that He did both in the country of the Jews and in Jerusalem. But they even put Him to death, by crucifixion.
And, after a few days, He appeared to the people who had gone up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem and are now witnesses concerning Him to the Jews.
and that proclamation would be made, in His name, of repentance and forgiveness of sins to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem.
And you also are witnesses, because you have been with me from the first.
2 Corinthians 13:1
This intended visit of mine is my third visit to you. "On the evidence of two or three witnesses every charge shall be sustained."
how shall *we* escape if we are indifferent to a salvation as great as that now offered to us? This, after having first of all been announced by the Lord Himself, had its truth made sure to us by those who heard Him,
"When the Advocate is come whom I will send to you from the Father's presence--the Spirit of Truth who comes forth from the Father's presence--He will be a witness concerning me.
"Yet it is the truth that I am telling you--it is to your advantage that I go away. For unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send Him to you.
while God corroborated their testimony by signs and marvels and various miracles, and by gifts of the Holy Spirit distributed in accordance with His own will.
1 Peter 1:12
To them it was revealed that they were serving not themselves but you, when they foretold the very things which have now been openly declared to you by those who, having been taught by the Holy Spirit which had been sent from Heaven, brought you the Good News. Angels long to stoop and look into these things.
They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in foreign languages according as the Spirit gave them words to utter.
While Peter was speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell on all who were listening to the Message.
He referred to the Spirit which those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not bestowed as yet, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.