Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
"Turn to my reproof, Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you; I will make my words known to you.
Until the Spirit is poured out upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fertile field, And the fertile field is considered as a forest.
'For I will pour out water on the thirsty land And streams on the dry ground; I will pour out My Spirit on your offspring And My blessing on your descendants;
"I will not hide My face from them any longer, for I will have poured out My Spirit on the house of Israel," declares the Lord GOD.
But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.
but this is what was spoken of through the prophet Joel:
Then the glory of the LORD will be revealed, And all flesh will see it together; For the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
He says, "It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant To raise up the tribes of Jacob and to restore the preserved ones of Israel; I will also make You a light of the nations So that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth."
"I will pour out on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the Spirit of grace and of supplication, so that they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him, as one mourns for an only son, and they will weep bitterly over Him like the bitter weeping over a firstborn.
AND ALL FLESH WILL SEE THE SALVATION OF GOD.'"
And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting.
While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who were listening to the message.
"And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning.
After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to them, "Brethren, you know that in the early days God made a choice among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles would hear the word of the gospel and believe.
"All your sons will be taught of the LORD; And the well-being of your sons will be great.
Now this man had four virgin daughters who were prophetesses.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Then Joseph had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.
He said, "Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision I shall speak with him in a dream.
"The prophet who has a dream may relate his dream, but let him who has My word speak My word in truth What does straw have in common with grain?" declares the LORD.