being assembled together
not by all the people, but by us, witnesses appointed beforehand by God, who ate and drank with Him after He rose from the dead.
But while they still could not believe because of [their] joy and were amazed, He asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"
So they gave Him a piece of a broiled fish,
and He took it and ate in their presence.
And look, I am sending you what My Father promised. As for you, stay in the city until you are empowered from on high."
Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear.
because you are not speaking, but the Spirit of your Father is speaking through you.
If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?"
For the Holy Spirit will teach you at that very hour what must be said."
He said this about the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were going to receive, for the Spirit had not yet been received, because Jesus had not yet been glorified.
And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit-- the Father will send Him in My name-- will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you.
"Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Your heart must not be troubled or fearful.
You have heard Me tell you, 'I am going away and I am coming to you.' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.
"When the Counselor comes, the One I will send to you from the Father-- the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father-- He will testify about Me.
Nevertheless, I am telling you the truth. It is for your benefit that I go away, because if I don't go away the Counselor will not come to you. If I go, I will send Him to you.
When He comes, He will convict the world about sin, righteousness, and judgment:
about sin, because they do not believe in Me;
about righteousness, because I am going to the Father and you will no longer see Me;
and about judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged.
"I still have many things to tell you, but you can't bear them now.
When the Spirit of truth comes, He will guide you into all the truth. For He will not speak on His own, but He will speak whatever He hears. He will also declare to you what is to come.
He will glorify Me, because He will take from what is Mine and declare it to you.
Everything the Father has is Mine. This is why I told you that He takes from what is Mine and will declare it to you.
After saying this, He breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.