Messages on Pentecost
Acts 2:1-21 is the scripture for today. It describes the birth of the church as the Holy Spirit was unleashed among the disciples. It was a day when tongues of flame appeared and real languages unknown to the speakers were spoken attesting to the risen Christ. The story of Pentecost is the story of the beginning of the Church. It’s a story that we will investigate over the next few weeks as we look at being the church in a…
Home, family, and renewal. What does it mean for Jesus? What does it mean for us? Mark 3:19-35 and 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1 are the scriptures on this 2nd Sunday after Pentecost. We will share in Holy Communion, so go ahead and gather your juice and bread (whatever you have) so we can celebrate together. Please register your attendance by commenting below.
Spirit Poured Out
Winds howling and whooshing, flames descending and alighting, what did it mean then? What does it mean now? How does this act empower the church today? Join us as we explore Pentecost.
“Suddenly a sound from heaven like the howling of a fierce wind filled the entire house where they were sitting, They saw what seemed to be individual flames of fire alighting on each one of them (Acts 2:2-3, Common English Bible).” This is how Luke describes the event of Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit to the Disciples in a dramatic and powerful way. That scene, 50 days after the Resurrection of Jesus, was the spark that enabled, emboldened,…