Essay about Jesus and holy Ghost

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beyond belief a study of salvation

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ALL scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for Doctrine.... II Timothy 3:16
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Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. II Timothy 2:15

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How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him; Hebrews 2:3
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And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. Matthew 16:18-19

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He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. Mark 16:16

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And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. Luke 24:47

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He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the Spirit, which they that believe on him should receive: for the Holy Ghost was not yet given; because that Jesus was not yet glorified.) John 7:38-39

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To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God: Acts 1:3
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And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. Acts 1:9

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Then returned they unto Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is from Jerusalem a sabbath day’s journey. Acts 1:12

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And they were all amazed, and were in doubt, saying one to another, What meaneth this?
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Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine. Acts 2:12-13

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But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words: Acts 2:14
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Now when they heard this they were pricked in their heart and said unto Peter and the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren what shall we do? Acts 2:37

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Then Peter said unto them, 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 Ghost. Acts 2:38

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Let us recall what Hebrews 2:3 states. How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him; Hebrews 2:3
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The table below provides an overview of what was spoken by the Lord and the corresponding confirmation by Peter and the apostles (them that heard him).

Spoken by the Lord Repentance Luke 24:47 Baptism Mark 16:16 Remission of sins in his name Luke 24:47 Believers receive the Holy Ghost John 7:38

Confirmed by Peter and the apostles Repentance Acts 2:38 Baptism Acts 2:38 In the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins Acts 2:38 Shall receive the Holy Ghost Acts 2:38

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And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: Matthew 3:16

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Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. John 3:5
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Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: 15 Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: 16 (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them:…