Tag - Pentecost

When You Just Don’t Know

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Romans 8:26 In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. O-bservation: Here St Paul writes that when it comes to knowing what to pray for, there are times in your prayer life, “When You Just Don’t Know.” I have faced prayer times like that on many occasions. I have felt a burden, but didn’t know what the burden was. Paul tells us that it’s in those times that Holy Spirit will help...

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Pentecost In Genesis

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Genesis 1:2 Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. O-bservation: HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is the second verse in the Bible. In the first verse, God the Father is mentioned. Here, in the second verse, the Holy Spirit is referenced. Jesus is not alluded to until Genesis 3:15. Why is this important? It’s important because the main character in the entire Bible is Jesus. Yet the Holy Spirit, whom some would like to sweep under the carpet...

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Pentecost

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Numbers 28:26 On the day of firstfruits, when you present to the Lord an offering of new grain during the Festival of Weeks, hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work. O-bservation: The “Feast of Weeks” was also known as “Pentecost.” It initially took place fifty days after Israel had escaped the bondage of Egypt. The people of God had gathered at the foot of Mt. Sinai, and Moses ascended the mountain to receive the law from God himself. Every year after that, the Israeli people were commanded by the Lord to celebrate this...

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Preaching That Cuts to The Heart

S. O. A. P. Here's your 90 second AM devotional! S-cripture: Acts 2:37 Now when they heard this they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” O-bservation: On this, the inauguration of the Christian Church, the Apostle Peter delivered a message that elicited a two-fold response from the listeners. First, the people felt "cut to their hearts" by his words. That feeling then produced a verbal response that asked, "Brothers what shall we do?" A-pplication: Can you imagine a message on a "Church Day" where the crowd was so moved that they asked the preacher ... "What...

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