Day of Pentecost

1 Day of PentecostToday in the Christian church we celebrate the Day of Pentecost. 

Pentecost is the day that the church was born. Christ was crucified, rose again, spent forty days with his disciples, then ascended to heaven. Pentecost immediately followed.  As our Pastor told the children, today is the Church’s Birthday.

From the books of Acts, the Church came into being on the day of Pentecost. “120 worshipers, including the Disciples, were fasting and praying in an upper room in Jerusalem, the Holy Spirit descended upon them in a violent rushing wind that was heard throughout the city. Small flames of fire rested upon their heads, and they began to speak in other languages. As crowds came to investigate the commotion, the Apostle Peter spoke to them about Jesus and urged them to repent. From the crowd of Jews and converts, 3,000 realized the truth of his words and became followers of Jesus.”

Today for many Pentecost is time of renewal. During our time of prayer we ask for empowerment from the Holy Spirit and a deeper intimacy with God. Pentecost is a celebration that strengthens our faith and makes us aware of a purpose much greater than our own.  

Today over 2,000 years ago the Spirit of God came to dwell in the hearts of all believers. 

The song “Spirit of Gentleness” tells of the transformation of our lives by the power of God’s Holy Spirit and fills us with the flaming desire to be His people through Jesus Christ His Son and our Savior.

The information about Pentecost is from Sharefaith.com

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6 Responses to Day of Pentecost

  1. We had a lovely Pentecost service today, and the lesson from the Second Chapter of Acts was read in several different languages. Thanks for your post!

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  2. I love that song, and we sang it today or last week; not sure…. The ‘church’ could do with another ‘first day of Pentecost’ I think sometimes…. Diane

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  3. Thank you Patty for sharing about the Celebration of Pentecost, interestingly although promised they still Prayed for The Holy Spirit to come, some just believe their sapped but Jesus our Teacher tells us to ask and we will receive.

    Luke 11:9-10 And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.(KJV)

    Luke 11:13b …… how much more shall your Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?

    1John 2:26-28 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you. But the anointing which ye have received of Him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man Teach you but as the same anointing Teacheth you of all things, and is Truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath Taught you, ye shall abide in Him.

    Christian Love Always – Anne

    P.S Sorry Patty I only remembered today about the card, I will send it soon

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    • Patty B says:

      And always amazing is how God answers our prayers even if it is not the answer we were seeking it is always better. These past two years I have seen first hand how God answers our prayers. No worry about the card – I just hope you are doing much better. I took a vacation day and today was a holiday so I had a nice 4 day weekend and had a list of things to do and you know what I had a lazy 4 day weekend – enjoying time with God, family and friends. So I am way behind on things…but that is ok, God is good and I know He will bless my time this week.
      blessings and hugs!

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