Acts Chapter 2

The Holy Spirit

Christ at the last great day of the feast announcing the incoming of the Holy Spirit. He is seen as the giver of living water to the believer, the outpouring of the Spirit at Pentecost, Acts 2:1-4 and introducing the Millennium, Ezek 47:1-12.

Acts 2:1-4

Isaiah 12:3

Isaiah 55:1

Ezekiel 47:1-12

Zechariah 14:8

John 4:10

John 7:37-39 (P,M)

John 14:16,17

John 15:26,27

John 16:7-14

Revelation 7:17

Millennium

The Spirit poured out in blessing in the Millennium. See most references in Isaiah 44:3.

Acts 2:14-21

Isaiah 32:15 (P)

Isaiah 44:3

Joel 2:28-32

Romans 8:18-23

The Holy Spirit

Christ begging the Father to give you another Comforter, the Holy Spirit. See John 7:37-39. Fulfilled in Acts 2:16-21.

Acts 2:16-21

John 7:37-39

John 14:16,17 (P)

The Holy Spirit

As the day of Pentecost was now accomplishing, the Holy Spirit was poured out. Peter quotes Joel 2:28-32 which has a present application but also a future one related to the day of the Lord. Note,Lev.23 spring feasts were accomplished but not the fall.

Acts 2:16-21 (P)

Note important footnote in JND synopsis vol.2 pg. 365 (bottom) re. partial fulfillment in Acts.

Joel 2:28-31

John 14:16,17

JND v11, pp152

JND Collected writings.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

The Spirit poured out upon all flesh. Wonders in heaven, fire, blood, darkness, and day of the Lord.Also has a dual meaning, as Peter quotes it in the incoming of the Holy Spirit in Acts 2:16-21. See Is.2:12, Day of the Lord and Is.44:3,Spirit poured out.

Acts 2:16-21

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 32:15

Isaiah 44:3

Isaiah 59:19-21

Isaiah 60:2

Darkness

Ezekiel 36:27

Ezekiel 37:14

Ezekiel 39:29

Joel 2:28-32 (P)

Matthew 24:29

Revelation 6:12

JND v3, pp1

JND Notes and Comments.

Millennium

Pouring His Spirit on His people in preparation for the Millennium.

Acts 2:17-21

Isaiah 32:15

Isaiah 44:3 (P)

Ezekiel 39:29

Joel 2:28-32

Zechariah 12:10

Wonders in heaven, darkness etc. Looking to the day of the Lord. No doubt Peter quotes Joel as a warning to the Jews in his preaching. See Joel 2:1,2,10,11.

Acts 2:19,20 (P)

Joel 2:1,2,10,11

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Day of Jehovah cometh, trumpet blown, and darkness. See links in Isaiah 2:12. Note also further references to the trumpet and darkness.

Acts 2:19-20

Peter quotes Joel in his preaching.

Numbers 10:1-2

Silver Trumpets.

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 18:3

Trumpet is blown.

Isaiah 27:13

Trumpet shall be blown.

Isaiah 58:1

Lift up thy voice like a trumpet.

Joel 2:1-2,10-11 (P)

Joel 2:31

Sun shall be changed to darkness.

Zephaniah 1:16

A day of the trumpet.

Zechariah 9:14

The Lord Jehovah will blow the trumpet.

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 8:6

Angel that had the 7 trumpets.

Revelation 16:10-11

Kingdom of the beast becomes darkened.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Darkness and earthquakes in the Tribulation.

Acts 2:20

Isaiah 8:22

Isaiah 13:10-13 (P)

Isaiah 24:23

Joel 2:2,10,11,28-31

See link with Acts 2:20.

Joel 3:14-16

Amos 8:9

Zechariah 14:6,7

Matthew 24:29

Mark 13:24,25

Revelation 6:12-14

Revelation 8:12

Revelation 16:10,11

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also involving Christ's appearing. See further references in Joel 2:1,2.

Acts 2:20

Psalms 2:1-9

Psalms 11:6

Psalms 82:8

Isaiah 2:12 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:4,11

Isaiah 13:6-10

Isaiah 24:21-23

Isaiah 30:30-33

Isaiah 34:3-8

Isaiah 63:1-6

Isaiah 66:15,16

Jeremiah 25:15,30-33

Ezekiel 13:5

Ezekiel 20:33

Ezekiel 30:3

Daniel 2:35,44,45

Daniel 7:10-12

Daniel 8:26

Daniel 9:26

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 12:1

Joel 1:15

Joel 2:1,2

See further references as to the trumpet, darkness ect.

Joel 2:11,31

Joel 2:12

See footnote "i" JND bible

Joel 3:2,3,9-17

Amos 5:18,20

Obadiah 1:15

Micah 4:11-13

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18

Zephaniah 2:11

Zephaniah 2:2

Zephaniah 3:8

Haggai 2:6-8,20,21

Zechariah 12:1-4

Zechariah 14:1-5

Malachi 4:1-6

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:21

Matthew 24:27,30

Matthew 24:37-39

Matthew 26:64

Mark 13:19,26

Luke 21:27

Acts 1:11

Colossians 3:4

Could also be related to being with Christ after the rapture.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

1 Thessalonians 2:19

Could be his public appearing or private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4,9,23

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

2 Thessalonians 2:2,4,8

1 Timothy 6:14

2 Timothy 4:1,8

Titus 2:13

Hebrews 9:27,28

James 5:7,8

1 Peter 1:7,13

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 4:13

2 Peter 2:9

2 Peter 3:10

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 1:7

Revelation 3:10

Revelation 11:2,3

Revelation 13:4,5,13-15

Revelation 14:10-20

Revelation 16:13-16

Revelation 19:11-20

Revelation 20:11,13,15

Whosoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. See also the "remnant that shall return", Is. 10:20-22. Also relates to the Day of Grace in Acts 2:21.

Acts 2:21

Isaiah 10:20-22

Joel 2:32 (P)

Romans 10:13,14

Present Day of Grace

Whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. See Joel 2:32.

Acts 2:21 (P)

Joel 2:32

Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord, shall be saved. See this connection with Joel 2:32 which mainly applies to Israel in the future. Acts 2:21 was the current appeal to the Jews after Pentecost.

Acts 2:21

Joel 2:28-32

Romans 10:13,14 (P)

Christ's Atoning Sufferings

Christ's suffering, especially atoning sufferings at the hand of God. This is such holy ground that these connections hardly cover this work.

Acts 2:23

Isaiah 53:5,6 (P,M)

Romans 5:6-8

Hebrews 9:28

1 Peter 2:24

JND v11, pp133

JND Collected writings.

Christ saying that except the grain of wheat falling into the ground die, it abides alone, but if it die, it bears much fruit. This speaks of His death and the fruitful result.

Acts 2:24-28

Psalms 22:22,29-31

John 12:24 (P)

Hebrews 2:12

Christ's Resurrection

Peter's preaching stressing how Christ was loosed from the pains of death by the Father. See Psalm 22:21 (1st half, saved from the lion's mouth and heard from the horns of the buffalo). See also Psalm 16:8-11.

Acts 2:24 (P)

Psalms 16:8-11

Psalms 22:21

JND v2, pp302

JND Collected writings.

Christ's Resurrection

The Father answering Christ by raising Him from the dead. See many references, such as Psalm 16:8-11 and Acts 2:24-28.

Acts 2:24

Loosed from the pains of death (horns of the buffaloe).

Acts 2:25-28

One who set Jehovah continually before him, would be raised by the glory of the Father.

Psalms 16:8-11

Psalms 22:21 (P)

1st. half of vs. Loosed from the pains of death, lions mouth, and horns of the buffaloe. 2nd.half of vs. appearing to his brethren and praising in the Assembly Heb. 2:12.

Matthew 28:5,6

Mark 16:6

Luke 24:6,7

John 2:22

John 20:9

Acts 10:39-41

Witnesses of Christ's resurrection.

Acts 13:35

Romans 4:24,25

Romans 6:4

1 Corinthians 15:3-8

Christ's Resurrection

Peter's first preaching stressing Christ's resurrection. See many references in Psalm 16;8-11 and John 12:24.

Acts 2:25-28 (P)

Psalms 16:8-11

John 12:24

Christ's Resurrection

Christ's resurrection and reward.

Acts 2:25-27

Psalms 16:10,11 (P,M)

Psalms 21:4

Matthew 12:38-40

Matthew 28:5,6

Mark 16:6

Luke 24:6,7

John 20:9

Acts 4:10

Acts 13:34,35

Romans 8:34

1 Corinthians 15:4,20

JND v11, pp137

JND Collected writings.

Christ's trust and confidence in His Father.

Acts 2:25

Psalms 16:8,9 (P,M)

Psalms 31:1

Isaiah 53:10,11

John 12:24

Root and Offspring of David

Christ's throne promised by David. See most references in 2 Sam.7:13,16.

Acts 2:29,30 (P,M)

2 Samuel 7:13,16

Root and Offspring of David

David's seed to be established forever in Christ.

Acts 2:29,30

2 Samuel 7:13,16 (P,M)

1 Kings 8:20

1 Chronicles 17:11-14

Psalms 89:3,4

Psalms 132:11,12

Jeremiah 33:22

Ezekiel 34:23

Ezekiel 37:24

Matthew 1:1

Luke 1:32,33

Acts 13:23

Revelation 20:4-7

Revelation 22:16

JND v2, pp356

JND Collected writings.

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Jesus shows His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem and suffer, and be killed, and be raised the third day.

Acts 2:31

Isaiah 53:3

Matthew 16:21 (P)

Matthew 17:22,23

Matthew 20:18,19

Matthew 27:62,66

Mark 8:31

Mark 9:31

Mark 10:33,34

Mark 16:6

Luke 9:22,44,45

Luke 18:31-33

Luke 24:7

John 20:1-9

Acts 10:40

1 Peter 4:1

Christ Suffering at the Hands of Men

Christ taunted by the passers-by about what He said in John 2:19: "destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up". See other references in Psalm 109:25 and Lam 2:15.

Acts 2:32

Psalms 109:25

Lamentations 2:15

Matthew 27:40 (P)

John 2:19-22

John 10:18

Acts 10:40,41

1 Corinthians 15:3-8

Christ's Resurrection

The disciples are witnesses of Christ's resurrection.

Acts 2:32 (P)

Acts 1:3

Acts 10:40,41

1 Corinthians 15:5-8

Christ exalted and ascended at God's right hand. See Psalm 68:18 and 110:1.

Acts 2:33-35 (P)

Psalms 68:18

Psalms 110:1

Christ seated at the right hand of God, enemies made as footstool at His feet. # Indicates His present position at the right hand of God in references below,** indicates Him taking His own throne of glory in the future.

Acts 2:33-35

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Psalms 2:6-8

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Psalms 8:6

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Psalms 68:18

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Psalms 110:1 (P,M)

Daniel 7:9

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Zechariah 6:13

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Matthew 25:31

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Matthew 26:64

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Mark 12:35-37

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Mark 14:62

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Mark 16:19

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Luke 20:41-44

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1 Corinthians 15:25,25

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Ephesians 1:22

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Ephesians 4:8

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Colossians 1:16

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Hebrews 1:3,13

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Hebrews 2:6-8

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Hebrews 4:14

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Hebrews 8:1

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Hebrews 10:12,13

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Revelation 1:4

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JND v2, pp338

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp285

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp312

JND Collected writings. Note Christ rises from the right hand of the Farthers throne, to take His own throne.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

Christ's ascension at God's right hand.

Acts 2:34

Psalms 68:18 (P,M)

Psalms 110:1

Mark 16:19

John 6:62

John 20:17

Acts 1:9-11

Ephesians 4:8

Hebrews 1:3

Hebrews 4:14

Hebrews 8:1

Hebrews 10:12

Revelation 12:5

Christ's command to His 11 disciples to go and make disciples of all the nations and confirming to them that "I am with you all the days, until the completion of the age".

Acts 2:37-41

Peter's 1st. preaching to make disciples first to the house of Isreal.

Matthew 28:19,20 (P)

Acts 10:34-48

Peters preaching to the Gentiles.

JT v48, pp454

Present Day of Grace

Peter's preaching to you and your children (Israel) and to those who are afar off. Result is 3,000 added. See Matt 28:19,20 and Mark 16:15,16.

Acts 2:39-41 (P)

Matthew 28:19,20

Mark 16:15,16

Romans 10:18

JND v2, pp320

JND Collected writings.

Go and make disciples of all the nations. Christ's commission to His disciples to make the report go out throughout all the earth. This will be completed in the day of grace and also preceding the Millennial day. See Acts 2:39.

Acts 2:39-41

Matthew 28:19,20 (P,M)

The report (voice) has gone out into all the earth. The glad tidings have gone out to Jew first and the Gentiles in our day, and will also go out to the remnant of all Israel and all the nations, before the Millennium. See Acts 2:39, Matt 24:14.

Acts 2:39-41

Matthew 24:14

Matthew 24:14

Gospel of the kingdom will be preached prior to the Millenium.

Romans 10:18 (P)

Regathering and Restoration of All Israel in the Future

Jehovah regathering His people. His remnant shall feed and lie down. They will have pure speech. See links in regathering in Deut.30:20-22. For the remnant see Isaiah 10:20-22.

Acts 2:39-41

Deuteronomy 30:3-10

Nehemiah 13:24 (G)

Spoke half the language of Ashdod.

Isaiah 10:20-22

Isaiah 19:18

Speaking the language of Canaan.

Isaiah 57:19

Create the fruit of the lips.

Jeremiah 31:23

Captivity turned and "they shall again use this speech".

Zephaniah 3:9-20 (P)

JND v2, pp337,366

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp277,308

JND Collected writings.