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Pentecost is this Sunday. What is Pentecost?

From a historical perspective, Christianity didn’t start with Jesus’ birth, his death or even his storied ascension to heaven. It started with Pentecost — the day the “Holy Spirit” entered a room holding Jesus’ apostles and entered each of them, an event which — as my minister uncle tells me — “makes the church the church.” 413 more words

The Holy Bible

Judge Much?

Judges.  Hypocrites.  That’s how the church is often known in the world.  Unfortunately, we earn it most of the time.  Today we hear from Jesus that we shouldn’t be judging our neighbours.  432 more words

Marc Kinna

May 24, 2015: Pentecost Sunday (B)

1st Reading – Acts 2:1-11

When the time for Pentecost was fulfilled,
they were all in one place together.
And suddenly there came from the sky… 4,709 more words


Sixty Six years ago

Sixty six years ago today my mother Betty had a life-changing event. At 9:30 in the morning of 22nd May 1949 a son, Michael, was born to her and her husband John. 443 more words

Childhood Memories

The Lord's Prayer for His People pt. 2 (John 17:6-19)

Here are two undeniable things in the life of God’s people:

1. As God’s people we are limited and weak and therefore we often fail in walking in obedience…

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The Lord's Prayer for His People (John 17:1-5)

Just before the events of the following chapters what do we find Jesus doing? He is praying. Prayer was a constant part of His earthly ministry ( 1,220 more words


Dry bones and yearning for wisdom

Readings here

How on earth do I (the mortal) prophesy in such a way that dry bones live? Is there really such a power in God’s words, even filtered through me, to change reality? 890 more words