Peter: No Pope, or Pentecostalist, but Protestant!

Regarding that Hebrew-Christian Stephen, the Non-Christian Jews "were not able to resist the wisdom and the Spirit by which he spoke."3301   Stephen told them: "You stiffnecked and

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uncircumcised in heart and ears — you always keep on resisting the Holy Ghost!   As your fathers did — so do you!"3302     

But Stephen, "being full of the Holy Ghost, looked up steadfastly into Heaven….   They stoned Stephen while he was calling upon God…saying ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!’"3303 

Another Deacon, the Hebrew-Christian Philip, prayed for listeners among the Samaritans "that they might receive the Holy Ghost.   For as yet He had fallen upon none of them."   But when Peter and John "laid their hands on them…they received the Holy Ghost."3304