Christ Church, Mountain Top; Pentecost
my prayers, Spain
Spirit comes upon you
sharing “God’s deeds of power”?
story told using the images of prior stories, intentional echoes
– wind, fire, voice
Spirit on ALL flesh” (2.17)
name of the Lord shall be saved”
to understand – the languages
not seek to understand; seek to be set on fire.
language is not the important thing, only the glory of God, and the gospel of
awkwardness or inhibition in our witness
story told using patterns from Luke (“volume 1”) (Tannehill, 29)
preaching based on Israel’s prophets
upon me …” (Luke 4)
(volume 2, Acts)
ministry (Jesus’) begins with preaching, prophets
all flesh” (Acts 2)
Covenant: Joshua wanted to protect Moses as uniquely endowed with the Spirit
12:3 Now the man Moses was very humble,
more so than anyone else on the face of the earth.
story told as the reverse of the Babel curse (Genesis 11)
(Pentecost) is God’s gift