97. How has our exalted Lord equipped His messengers for their service?
The Lord filled His messengers, the apostles, with the Holy Spirit, Who He sent to them as divine assistance from heaven on the day of the feast of Pentecost.
- I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever – the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive. (John 14:16-17)
- 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. (Acts 1:8)
- They were all filled with the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:4)