The promise of the Holy Spirit III

Christian Religious Studies JSS3 First Term

Sub-theme: The promise of the Holy Spirit

Week 3

The promise of the Holy Spirit III

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

1, Give an account of peter’s speech on the Pentecost day and its effect


Peter’s first speech and its effect (Acts 2:14-41)

On hearing the false accusation that the disciples who were under the influence of the Holy Spirit were drunk, Peter stood up to refute the charge of drunkenness. This led to his first speech on the day of Pentecost.

Peter told his hearers that it was unlikely that they would be drunk at the third hour of the day, that is, 9.00 am. He made references to the Old Testament to prove that Jesus of Nazareth was the Messiah. He quoted Joel 2:28 to show that.... View More

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