S. S. Times
And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem…
1. The great promise of the Father was, that He would send His Spirit into the hearts of men.
2. The promise is worth waiting for. Tarry ye, etc.
3. The fulfilment of the promise always brings power with it, and will make witnesses for Christ of all those who receive it.
4. When the promise is to be claimed, let no ambitious desires turn one away from receiving its baptism.
5. The Father, in His own good time, will fulfil His declarations concerning the universal sway of His kingdom.
(S. S. Times.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And, being assembled together with them, commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem, but wait for the promise of the Father, which, saith he, ye have heard of me.