Acts 1: 2: “Until the day when He was taken up, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom he had chosen.” Pop quiz: What is the first action the Book of Acts ascribes to the Holy Spirit? Comforter? Friend? Guide? Intercessor? Empowerer? All good, all real - and all incorrect. The first recorded action of the Holy Spirit in Acts is giving orders. If we’re talking Kingdom (v. 3) we’re talking authority, i.e., orders. And that’s the job of the Trinity, Holy Spirit included. His other actions and roles follow this one.