E8: Acts 2, Part 1: The Gift of the Spirit and the Hope of Israel

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Common ideas in the church today associate Acts 2 and the giving of the Spirit as “the birth of the church” or a break from legalistic Judaism, but the apostles viewed the events of the day of Pentecost as a strong affirmation of Jewish apocalyptic expectations.  In this episode, we begin to look at Acts 2 and what it meant for the early followers of the Messiah.