Posts tagged with ‘Day of Pentecost’

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May 20, 2018 – Day of Pentecost

by Melissa VanTassell

    On the fiftieth day of Easter we celebrate the Spirit, through whom and in whom the people of God are created and re-created. Pentecost is sometimes called the church’s birthday, but might more appropriately be called its baptism day, since the gift of the Spirit is the fullness of baptism. Ezekiel’s vision shows the Spirit […]

    Sunday, May 15th, 2016 – Day of Pentecost

    by Melissa VanTassell

      Pentecost is a day of promises fulfilled. The promised Spirit of God is poured out. The baptized have become “children of God” and “joint heirs with Christ.” By the power of the Spirit we have seen the face of the Father in his only begotten Son and been saved by him. Bless the Lord, O […]