Category Archives: Acts

Paul and John the Baptist

In his speech to King Agrippa, Paul describes how, immediately after his call by the Jesus, he began to preach, first to Jews and then to Gentiles, “that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for … Continue reading

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The Spirit and spirits

Is the Holy Spirit figured by spirits (i.e., Glenlivet)? Of course! The Holy Spirit intoxicates its recipients in a way whose closest earthly analogue is fermented drink (though an analogue that falls far short, and all too often serves only … Continue reading

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In The Last Days

When Peter quotes from the prophet Joel at the end of his Pentecost sermon, he seems to begin the quotation with the words, “And it will be in the last days, says the LORD, I will pour out my Spirit … Continue reading

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