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  • Learning to experience Pentecost daily

    Acts 2 explains the Day of Pentecost when the Holy Spirit came upon the twelve apostles—there was a sound of rushing wind, there were tongues like fire that rested on each person, and they were given ability by the Holy Spirit to speak in all languages present so the diverse gathered crowd understood what was being spoken. Bystanders were amazed, perplexed, and even judgmental of what was happening. Then Peter stood with the apostles and preached to the crowd.

  • Making Neighbors

    In Luke 10, Jesus responds to the questioning of a lawyer, who asks two questions. First, he asks “what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus responds to the first question with a question, indicating that the man knows the answer to his own question. When the man presses, Luke gives us his own read of the man’s intentions: “But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, ‘And who is my neighbor?’” Jesus responds with one of the most well-known passages of scripture: the Parable of the Good ...