Tag Archives: Pentecost

What is the New Testament? (Part 2)

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in the New Testament (Part 2) By Rev. Steve M. Schlissel Go, Johnny, Go The universality of John’s Gospel must be read in the light of all I said previously. If it … Continue reading

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Pentecost’s Power: Subversion and Victory

Cultural Subversion By P. Andrew Sandlin Because culture is religion externalized, every attempt to alter the structure and content of a culture constitutes a form of religious subversion. The ancient Greek philosophers were well aware of the possibility of cultural … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Preparation for Pentecost

Preparation for Pentecost (Acts 1:1-26) by Bob Diffinbaugh Introduction1 Ben Hadad, the king of Syria, was threatening war against Israel and its King, Ahab.  He boasted of his victory over Israel, and we read, The king of Israel replied, “Tell … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Day of Pentecost

The Day of Pentecost Revisited By Pete Coker Introduction After Jesus had been crucified and raised from the dead, He presented Himself to His disciples for a period of forty days. During this period He spoke to the disciples about … Continue reading

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The Seven Churches of Revelation

The Seven Churches of Revelation 2–3 By Gary DeMar Revelation was written to seven first-century churches as a spiritual wake-up call because of events that were “about to take place upon the whole world [oikoumenē]” (Rev. 3:10). The use of oikoumenē instead … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit: Theology, Language, and the Gospel

The Holy Spirit by Jim Lee (SlimJim) Reblogged from veritasdomain.wordpress.com   Introduction For the Christian who participates in the task of theology, the use of language is unavoidable.  Language becomes what oxygen is to breathing: The process of theology necessarily involves interaction … Continue reading

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Jesus Sends the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit as Seal and Pledge by Edmund Clowney The figure of a roaring lion stretches across the little jasper seal. In ancient Hebrew letters it bears the inscription, “Belonging to Shema, servant of Jeroboam.” Recovered from the biblical site of … Continue reading

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