35 Insightful Bible Verses for Pentecost to Pay Tribute to the Power of the Holy Spirit

As part of the Trinity of God, the Holy Spirit plays a vital part in the lives of Christians. After Jesus died, rose and ascended back to heaven, the Holy Spirit was poured out on His Apostles. The Spirit then filled the followers with boldness and confidence to go out and preach the gospel without fear. This day is known as Pentecost and the beginning of the church age. That first pouring out of the Spirit happened fifty days after the resurrection of Christ. Its remembrance is celebrated today by many Christian churches on Pentecost Sunday. To better understand and recognize the gift of the Holy Spirit, these Pentecost Bible verses offer plenty of insight.

Since everyone who believes in Jesus receives the Holy Spirit, it's good to know just how amazing this gift is. The Holy Spirit works to guide us, enlighten us, strengthen us, convict us and so much more. And, what better power to indwell us than the very Spirit of God? On Pentecost Sunday, take time to reflect on these 35 Pentecost scriptures to better understand the power source that has been poured out to all believers.

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35 Pentecost Bible Verses

1. "As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire." - Matthew 3:11



2. "But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I said to you." - John 14:26

3. "for John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now." - Acts 1:5

4. "...but you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you and you shall be My witnesses both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth." - Acts 1:8

5. "So Jesus said to them again, 'Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.' And when He has said this, He breathed on them and said to them, 'Receive the Holy Spirit." - John 20:21-22

6. "Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." - Matthew 28:19-20

7. "When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire distributing themselves, and they rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit was giving them utterance." - Acts 2:1-4

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8. "But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good." - 1 Corinthians 12:7

9. "For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit." - 1 Corinthians 12:13

10. "However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him." - Romans 8:9

11. "If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness." - Romans 8:10

12. "But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you." - Romans 8:11

13. "...for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live. For all who are being led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God." - Romans 8:13-14

14. "In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words; and He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints according to the will of God." - Romans 8:26-27



15. "Yes, and I will rejoice, for I know that this will turn out for my deliverance through your prayers and the provision of the Spirit of Jesus Christ." - Philippians 1:18-19

16. "Peter said to them, 'Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit." - Acts 2:38

17. "I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may be with you forever; that is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it does not see Him or know Him, but you know Him because He abides with you and will be in you." - John 14:16-17

18. "If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?" - Luke 11:13

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19. "Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom." - 2 Corinthians 3:17

20. "But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come." - John 16:13

21. "Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13

22. "Therefore having been exalted to the right hand of God, and having received from the Father the promise of the Holy Spirit, He has poured forth this which you both see and hear." - Acts 2:33



23. "And when they had prayed, the place where they had gathered together was shaken, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness." - Acts 4:31

24. "And as I began to speak, the Holy Spirit fell upon them just as He did upon us at the beginning." - Acts 11:15

25. "Until the Spirit is poured out upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fertile field, And the fertile field is considered as a forest. Then justice will dwell in the wilderness and righteousness will abide in the fertile field." - Isaiah 32:15-16

26. "Therefore I urge you brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship." - Romans 12:1

27. "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law." - Galatians 5:22-23

28. "If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit." - Galatians 5:25

29. "Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted." - Galatians 6:1

30. "For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life." - Galatians 6:8

31. "After being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him." - Matthew 3:16



32. "It will come about after this that I will pour out My Spirit on all mankind; And your sons and daughters will prophesy, Your old men will dream dreams, Your young me will see visions. Even on the male and female servants, I will pour out My Spirit in those days." - Joel 2:28

33. "Now as they observed the confidence of Peter and John and understood that they were uneducated and untrained men, they were amazed, and began to recognize them as having been with Jesus." - Acts 4:13

34. "And with great power, the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all." - Acts 4:33

35. "In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation - having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is given as a pledge of our inheritance, with a view to the redemption of God's own possession, to the praise of His glory." - Ephesians 1:13-14

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