Acts 1.8 But you shall receive miraculous power, when the Holy Spirit comes upon you, and you shall be witnesses to Me ...
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Jesus is speaking to His disciples just before His ascension into heaven. He instructed them not to leave and not to start witnessing until they receive the miraculous power of the Holy Spirit. These words could be translated correctly to say: "Witness in the same way as I witnessed".
Jesus went everywhere with the miraculous-power of the Holy Spirit. He performed every kind of miracle that has ever been seen in the history of Israel, and one which the Jews had never before seen - the ability to cast out demons.
It is imperative that followers of Jesus know how to witness in the same manner that Jesus witnessed, so that they can do the works that He did.
This book contains a full description of how to receive the Baptism in the Holy Spirit followed by a complete description of each of the gifts of the Spirit, how they were used in the Old Testament, how Jesus functioned in the gifts of the Spirit and how the early church used the gifts.