'Pentecost' Tagged Posts

'Pentecost' Tagged Posts

Daily Devotions

And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. Divided tongues, as of fire, appeared among them, and a tongue rested on each of them.” vss. 2-3 Acts 2:1-13 Luke’s picture of the Pentecost has caught the attention of artists in every age and we’ve all seen their renditions of men and women caught up in Spirit-filled ecstacy, each with a tongue of fire…

Daily Devotions

No, this is what was spoken through the prophet Joel: ‘In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.’” vss. 16-17 Acts 2:14-21 When the Spirit blew into the lives of the disciples with firepower beyond their imagining, no one was quite sure what was happening, and they…

Daily Devotions: May 26, 2020

Excuse the lateness. We have had a Microsoft update and several days of devotions are “swirling in place” instead of being delivered to you all. If you have received early June ones, the same thing–technology is great when it works, Hallelujah! May 26, 2020 Acts 2:12-21 … “In the last days it will be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit upon all flesh, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see…

Daily Devotions: May 25, 2020

May 25, 2020 Acts 2:1-11 … “And suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting.” vs. 2 The disciples had sensed that there was more coming after Jesus’ death and resurrection, but they didn’t know what it might be. Some were likely still looking for an overthrow of the oppressive occupation, but they had no clear direction; so they waited in Jerusalem and continued…

Daily Devotions: June 7, 2019

June 7, 2019 For full passage click: Acts 2:14-21 …“Then everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” vs. 21 Peter was so excited that he could not contain himself. The Holy Spirit had exploded on the scene in spectacular fashion and he was convinced that the things that were happening were a fulfillment of what had been written by the prophet Joel many centuries before. This was the pouring of the Spirit upon all flesh,…

Daily Devotions: May 20, 2018

May 20, 2018 John 16:7-15…“Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you.” vs. 7 If the disciples’ fervent prayers had been granted and Jesus would have been able to escape the cross, return to Galilee, and continue his teaching and healing ministry, we would never have heard of him.…