As Easter follows Christmas, and Ascension follows Easter, so Pentecost follows Ascension. The early church knew in the coming of the Spirit that the Son was at the Father's right hand in the Glory, and had received from Him the gift of the Spirit. Jesus had said while here on earth when conversing with his … Continue reading Pentecost – what of it?
This weekend the church celebrated Pentecost, the coming of the Spirit, and what a momentous event that first Pentecost was! All of a sudden ordinary Galilean Christians were filled with the Spirit speaking in languages they had never learned and as a result their worship, prayer and witness was radically transformed, and their impact on … Continue reading Got it all?
Back to Pentecost and the things of the Spirit Jesus on the last day of the feast “cried out, saying, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, 'From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.'" But this He spoke of … Continue reading The Spirit Filled Life & Church
Pentcost What a day in the life of the church! And what a difference it made to those who were there! In fact if you took the dynamic of the Holy Spirit out of the book of Acts you wouldn't have a story to tell. The big question is, is it simply a past event … Continue reading Pentecost: Past Event or Present Reality?