Pentecost

May 23, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Acts 2:1-4 "When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. 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. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, as the Spirit gave them ability."

Interpretations abound on this passage and its importance for the birth of the church.

I am struck on how it emphasized unity; that all could hear and understand. In a time of fracture and tribalism and disunity and information bubbles, the church could provide a setting where all belong. The church should.


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