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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
1:8 But ye shall receive power - and shall be witnesses to me - That is, ye shall be empowered to witness my Gospel, both by your preaching and suffering.
Ac 1:8 Ye shall receive power. Not temporal power, such as they dreamed of, but spiritual and moral power. Ye shall be witnesses to me. Testify of him of their personal knowledge. They all knew personally of his life, his miracles, his death, his resurrection, and the Great Commission. There could be no mistake. Their witness is true, unless they were deceivers. In Jerusalem. First, in the headquarters of Judaism, the capital of their own country, the place where the Lord was crucified; then in an ever-widening circle from that center; in Judea, then in Samaria, then to the uttermost parts of the earth. This order was followed exactly. It should always be followed in our efforts to evangelize the world.
Pastor Roger's comment on 2014-02-18 12:42:52:
Once the Holy Ghost comes upon you you receive divine power to become an effective witness for the kingdom of God You have no power within yourself the power has to be divine much greater than that of man We are only conduit that God works through
Alan's comment on 2014-02-09 19:29:13:
you receive holy spirit and preach the goods of Gods kingdom that will soon end all suffering today in others it does not say to make miracles or signs and tongues signs and tongues is for none believers 1corth 13 30 31 but prophesy is for believers
Apostle Elaina White's comment on 2013-12-30 18:10:43:
The Bible says after receive the gife of the holy ghost you shall receive power and be witness in jerusalem and judea and upper most part of the world , after receive the holy ghost meaning speaking in other tongues as the holy spirit or comfort give utterance the bible says you have the power to go forth in the world to preach the gospel now because of holy spirit and the power of God will be with you and you will be a witness meaning that the Lord will confirm that you are a true witness for him.
Thy Word Is Truth's comment on 2013-12-11 13:03:39:
IN verse 8 this is what happens when someone gets the Holy Ghost, "ye shall be witnesses unto me ". The Holy Ghost will glorify Jesus ( Jn 16:14 ), not brag on himself and use a sinner to pray in publick to be seen of men ( Matt 6:5).
Paul Michael's comment on 2013-11-14 16:00:38:
the holy spirit is a confirmation 2 every believers, so if you are a believer be hungry for it now.
Pat's comment on 2013-11-11 10:19:56:
Without the Holy Spirit which is Jesus' strength power passion and Love for the lost evangelism is at an all time low of 1% of Christians that obey the Great Commission.We could lose our country by default.We are in a battlegroung and not a playground.
Adu Gyamfi Emmanuel's comment on 2013-03-08 01:15:23:
Without the holy spirit you are not a vessel in Christ, so pray without season for it and you shall receive Power to lead you. Stay blessed.
Emmanuel Prah's comment on 2013-01-19 09:15:51:
The holy spirit is a supernatural power.
Lukmon Onimama's comment on 2013-01-09 17:30:10:
Why the Gospels stories do not support each other?
David Bombard's comment on 2013-01-09 06:19:48:
Thank you for all your Godly views and the King James 1611 Bible Verses.
ELAINA WHITE's comment on 2012-12-12 20:15:58:
When you truly fall in love with Jesus, HE will anoint you from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet. Falling in love with Jesus means to take all of HIS KNOWLEDGE, not only what you want. But you must love Jesus fully. Not only when it is convenient for you, or it is working for you.
Pastor's comment on 2012-11-20 23:29:36:
We can understand the New Testament better by studying the Old Testament, for it is a shadow of the New Testament. When God chose David to be king, He sent Samuel to anoint him. That gave him authority to go and rule. So anointing is synonymous with power, i.e. authority to execute the commission in Mark 16. You can only be a true witness if you have the experience, not hearsay thatís why it is important to receive the Holy Ghost. Be blessed.
Alli Olufunmilayo's comment on 2012-10-16 08:34:16:
This verse points to the fact that without Holy Spirit, we cannot do anything. So if you have not received the baptism of the Holy Spirit, you have great work to do to be able to function well as a believer.
Oni Bukola Eunice's comment on 2012-07-13 03:50:30:
The Holyspirit comes first before receiving the power.The power is to launch us fully into that which Jesus has commissioned us to do.
Faustine Nessie's comment on 2011-12-06 16:35:53:
the most exciting verse l like in the book of acts even that l am not able to speak in tongues l wonder WHY? Pls.pray for me to receive the power.
Sister D's comment on 2011-04-09 23:51:15:
But ye shall receive power, after that the holy Ghost is come vpon you.
I reads as if God gave the Apostles power first and then the Holy Ghost came afterwards.
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