Bible Verses about Pentecost Sunday – Bible Scriptures about Pentecost; What does the Bible say about Pentecost? What does the Bible say about the Day of Pentecost?
What is Pentecost Sunday? (Please Scroll further down for Bible Verses)
On Pentecost Sunday, we celebrate the receiving of the Holy Spirit by the first Christians (the disciples). Jesus’ Ascension happened 40 days after his Resurrection, and Pentecost happened 10 days after this (so Pentecost happened 50 days after Easter). Jesus had promised that after he left the earth (physically), The Holy Spirit would come and be a Comforter, Counselor, Helper and Guide to the Christians (John 16:5-15). The Day of Pentecost is the first fulfillment of this promise.
The Holy Spirit is a gift from God the Father to us his children. The Holy Spirit is a representative of Jesus Christ (John 14:26). On the day of Pentecost, The Holy Spirit descended upon the believers in the upper room, and they were filled with the Holy Spirit (Acts 2). Pentecost is known as the birthday of the church, because after Pentecost, the early church began in full force. Christians began to spread the gospel all around the world, by the power of the Holy Spirit. When Peter first received the Holy Spirit, he spoke to the crowd and about 3,000 people believed and were baptized. (Acts 2:41)
We gratefully celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit today and always. The Gift of The Holy Spirit is not only available for a special set of Christians. The Gift of The Holy Spirit is available to all followers of Jesus. Praise God for His precious gift to us! Happy Pentecost Sunday – May we live our lives honoring and glorifying God.
Bible Verses about Pentecost
The Day of Pentecost
Acts 2:1-4, ESV When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance.
Acts 2:17, ESV And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams;
Acts 2:21, ESV And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.’ Getting to know God
Acts 2:38b, ESV Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. More: How to become a Christian
Acts 2:39, ESV For the promise is for you and for your children and for all who are far off, everyone whom the Lord our God calls to himself.
The Prophecy of Pentecost by John the Baptist
Matthew 3:11, ESV “I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
The Promise of Pentecost by Jesus Christ
John 14:26, ESV But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.
John 14:26, NLT But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative – that is, the Holy Spirit – he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you.
John 16:13-15, ESV When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come. He will glorify me, for he will take what is mine and declare it to you. All that the Father has is mine; therefore I said that he will take what is mine and declare it to you.
Acts 1:3-5, ESV 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. 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; for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now.”
Romans 8:9-11, ESV You, however, are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if in fact the Spirit of God dwells in you. Anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him. But if Christ is in you, although the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness. If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.
John 3:16, ESV For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Romans 10:13, ESV For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
Hebrews 13:8, ESV Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Amen!)
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