Jesus died and rose again on Easter Sunday. He spent 40 days on earth with His disciples.
And He was taken up before their very eyes – that was His ascension. Jesus specifically asked them to “wait for a gift my Father promised” (Acts 1:5) and this gift is the Holy Spirit. Ten days later – the day of Pentecost, they received the gift as promised.
Today is Pentecost sunday – 50 days after Easter. We remember the gift – the Holy Spirit – that God poured out upon the Church.
This is important because on Pentecost day, the Church began. Pentecost day made the headlines. Pentecost was a once-in-history event, and we can learn a lot of lessons from this event.
(1) THE CHURCH WAS ESTABLISHED BY GOD.
The coming of the Holy Spirit, was an act of God and not man. Pentecost day was not an institution of…
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