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And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, "which," He said, "you have heard from Me; 5 for John truly baptized with water, but you shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now." 6 Therefore, when they had come together, they asked Him, saying, "Lord, will You at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?" 7 And He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority. 8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."
* Questions marked with an asterisk are optional for extra study.
a. Who was gathered together? (Review Acts 1:1-3)
b. What did Jesus command His apostles (2 things)?
c. Whose Promise does Jesus speak about here?
a. Jesus alludes to a comment made by John the Baptist. What did John say about this promise? (See John 1:29-34)
b. When would this promise be fulfilled for them?
6. What did the disciples want to know?
* Why do you think they asked this question? (Compare. Acts 1:3)
7. How did Jesus respond to this question?
a. What prediction did Jesus make about the things that would happen to them?
b. What is the purpose of the power of the Holy Spirit?
c. Where would this take place?
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