(May 24, 2023) Robert and Maureen McQuillan comment on some Pentecost realities…
It was an amazing day for the early church!
Scripture records the incredible breakthrough those frightened, uncertain 120 believers experienced on the Day of Pentecost – ‘Without warning there was a sound like a strong wind, gale force – no one could tell where it came from. It filled the whole building. Then, like a wildfire, the Holy Spirit spread through their ranks, and they started speaking in a number of different languages as the Spirit prompted them’ (Acts 2:2-4 Message).
In reality, they were changed, charged, challenged, committed, commissioned!
More than just worship
This was something more than just worshipping God in new languages, glossolalia! It mightily changed those first disciples – they became daring men and women of faith who immediately witnessed the gospel and saw many converts genuinely repent of sin and turn to Jesus for salvation!
May 28 is Pentecost Sunday and many churches (not just Pentecostal) will be celebrating it as the…(more…)