Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
if it be in vain. he therefore that ministreth the spirit to you, and worketh miracles among you, doth he it by the works of the law, or by the preaching of faith?
Peter replied, repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy spirit.
who upon their arrival, prayed for them that they might receive the holy spirit.
Peter was yet speaking, when the holy spirit descended on all that heard him.
and while I was speaking to them, the holy spirit descended upon them, as it did on us, at the beginning.
God who knows their hearts has granted them a testimonial, by giving them the holy spirit, even as he did to us:
did you receive the holy spirit, when you made profession of your faith? they answer'd, we have not so much as heard of a holy spirit.
1 Corinthians 12:7
now to particular men the spirit gives particular gifts, that they may be displayed to greater advantage.
2 Corinthians 11:4
if he that is come to you, preaches another Jesus whom I have not preached, or if ye receive other gifts of the spirit, than what ye have received from me, or another gospel, than what you have accepted, you might well bear with his pretensions:
by whom you also have heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: and having believed in him, ye were mark'd with the seal of the holy spirit, which was promised:
God also giving an additional testimony both by signs, by prodigies, by divers miracles, and gifts of the holy spirit, which he distributes as he pleases.
For it is impossible for those who were once enlightned, and have received the heavenly gifts, communicated by the holy spirit,
1 Peter 1:12
and were answer'd, that it was not they, but we, who were concern'd in the events which they predicted, events which have been now represented to you by those, whom the holy spirit from heaven inspired to preach the gospel to you: a secret which the angels desire to penetrate into.