Bible: Acts 2:16-36

2:16 But this is what was spoken about through the prophet Joel: 1 

2:17And in the last days 2  it will be,God says,

that I will pour out my Spirit on all people, 3 

and your sons and your daughters will prophesy,

and your young men will see visions,

and your old men will dream dreams.

2:18 Even on my servants, 4  both men and women,

I will pour out my Spirit in those days, and they will prophesy. 5 

2:19 And I will perform wonders in the sky 6  above

and miraculous signs 7  on the earth below,

blood and fire and clouds of smoke.

2:20 The sun will be changed to darkness

and the moon to blood

before the great and glorious 8  day of the Lord comes.

2:21 And then 9  everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’ 10 

2:22Men of Israel, 11  listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man clearly attested to you by God with powerful deeds, 12  wonders, and miraculous signs 13  that God performed among you through him, just as you yourselves know 2:23 this man, who was handed over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you executed 14  by nailing him to a cross at the hands of Gentiles. 15  2:24 But God raised him up, 16  having released 17  him from the pains 18  of death, because it was not possible for him to be held in its power. 19  2:25 For David says about him,

I saw the Lord always in front of me, 20 

for he is at my right hand so that I will not be shaken.

2:26 Therefore my heart was glad and my tongue rejoiced;

my body 21  also will live in hope,

2:27 because you will not leave my soul in Hades, 22 

nor permit your Holy One to experience 23  decay.

2:28 You have made known to me the paths of life;

you will make me full of joy with your presence.’ 24 

2:29Brothers, 25  I can speak confidently 26  to you about our forefather 27  David, that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. 2:30 So then, because 28  he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him with an oath to seat one of his descendants 29  on his throne, 30  2:31 David by foreseeing this 31  spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, 32  that he was neither abandoned to Hades, 33  nor did his body 34  experience 35  decay. 36  2:32 This Jesus God raised up, and we are all witnesses of it. 37  2:33 So then, exalted 38  to the right hand 39  of God, and having received 40  the promise of the Holy Spirit 41  from the Father, he has poured out 42  what you both see and hear. 2:34 For David did not ascend into heaven, but he himself says,

The Lord said to my lord,

Sit 43  at my right hand

2:35 until I make your enemies a footstool 44  for your feet.”’ 45 

2:36 Therefore let all the house of Israel know beyond a doubt 46  that God has made this Jesus whom you crucified 47  both Lord 48  and Christ.” 49 

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