The Spirit And Wisdom Of The Holy Ghost Essay

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This power gave them the ability work miracles, preaching, healing the sick, casting out demons, raising the dead, and the ability to pass on their gift by the laying of hands “Now when the apostles which were at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had received the word of God, they sent unto them Peter and John: Who, when they were come down, prayed for them, that they might receive the Holy Ghost: (For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.) Then laid they their hands on them, and they received the Holy Ghost” (Acts 8:14-17). Those of who received the gift of miracles after the apostles laid their hands on them. In Act seven godly men were chosen ministry to the Grecian widows Jerusalem.
Their tasks would be to distribute food and clothing to some widows who had been overlooked. These men were to be of honest report, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom. These men were set before the apostles “And the saying pleased the whole multitude: and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip, and Prochorus, and Nicanor, and Timon, and Parmenas, and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch: Whom they set before the apostles: and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them” (Acts 6:5-6). Philip one of these men preached the gospel and worked miracles in the city of Samaria “And the people with one accord gave heed unto those things which Philip spake, hearing and seeing the miracles which he did. For…

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