Jesus is being anointed by the Holy Spirit in a way that makes sense because of what we know from the Old Testament.
We have to understand that crisis and process are both important for good Christian maturity. We need both the crisis events and the ongoing process.
In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands explains how three elements present at Pentecost—wind, fire, and speaking in tongues, all represent the continual work that the Spirit of God wants to accomplish in and through his church.
What is expository preaching, and does it only count when a preacher goes through a biblical passage verse by verse? In today’s article, Aaron Perry reveals how the mixture of sermons in the Book of Acts demonstrate a practical way of reaching a broad audience with the contextualized message of the gospel.
But to effectively serve Christ in the world, we must not merely be called holy; we must actually be holy. In today’s article, Timothy Tennent helpfully explains how the pouring out of the Spirit at Pentecost provides the church with this needed holiness.
“The same Spirit who breathed life into God’s people, birthing the Church, is the same Spirit who is breathed onto us and breathes flame into our hearts with the same message Jesus gave to his disciples so long ago: ‘You shall be my witnesses.'” Keith Turner explains how Pentecost is not an event, but a lifestyle.