NLT - 22 Then he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.
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I believe it happened when he spoke and have no reason to think otherwise. "And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm." (Mark 4:39) "And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise" (Luke 8:54) read on... "And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat.(V.55) In John 5:7 He told the infirm man to rise, take up thy bed and walk. The crippled man got up and walked. When he said, Lazarus come forth in John 14:43 Lazarus came forth. When Jesus issued a command things happened! These incidents are no different from the account of creation in Genesis 1. (V.3) "And God said, Let there be light: and there was light." "All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made." (John 1:3)
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