The Holy Spirit Falls on the Gentiles
While Peter was still speaking these words, q the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who heard the word.
r And those of the circumcision who believed were astonished, as many as came with Peter, s because the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out on the Gentiles also.
For they heard them speak with tongues and magnify God. Then Peter answered,
"Can anyone forbid water, that these should not be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit t just as we have?"
u And he commanded them to be baptized v in the name of the Lord. Then they asked him to stay a few days.
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And when they had prayed, the place where they were assembled together was shaken; and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and they spoke the word of God with boldness.
Then he invited them in and lodged them. On the next day Peter went away with them, and some brethren from Joppa accompanied him.
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And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
While Peter was still speaking these words, the Holy Spirit fell upon all those who heard the word.
"If therefore God gave them the same gift as He gave us when we believed on the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I that I could withstand God?"
So God, who knows the heart, acknowledged them by giving them the Holy Spirit, just as He did to us.
1 Corinthians 1:14 - 17
I thank God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius.
Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
For as yet He had fallen upon none of them. They had only been baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.