25 Observations from Acts 1:8

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts‬ ‭1:8‬ ‭ESV
  1. 1.
    It says the word "you" three times.
  2. 2.
    It starts with the word "but" indicating that it has something to do with the previous verse.
  3. 3.
    Jerusalem is mentioned.
  4. 4.
    Judea is mentioned.
  5. 5.
    Samaria is mentioned.
  6. 6.
    The Holy Spirit gives power.
  7. 7.
    The words are in red.
  8. 8.
    The sentence is a declaration of something to someone.
  9. 9.
    The ends of the earth are mentioned; not just the earth.
  10. 10.
    "Receive" is a verb.
  11. 11.
    It's in the book of Acts.
  12. 12.
    Power comes to "you", only when the Holy Spirit comes.
  13. 13.
    The verse is one sentence.
  14. 14.
    It speaks of something to come.
  15. 15.
    The witnesses are called to specific places.
  16. 16.
    The word "and" is mentioned four times.
  17. 17.
    The Holy Spirit comes upon "you".
  18. 18.
    "Will" is an adverb.
  19. 19.
    It is unclear who "you" is referring to.
  20. 20.
    "My" is referring to the one speaking.
  21. 21.
    The locations are specific in nature.
  22. 22.
    ALL of Judea and Samaria.
  23. 23.
    "When" is referring to the time the Holy Spirit comes upon "you".
  24. 24.
    The phrase "has come upon" explains how the Holy Spirit is received.
  25. 25.
    Witnesses have specific places to go.