June 4, 2017

Reading Acts 2:1-21 (NRSV) Today's reading recounts a wondrous occasion. The Holy Spirit comes upon Peter and the disciples. They feel the rush of a violent wind. Tongues of fire rest on each of them. They begin speaking in languages they do not know. Onlookers are amazed to hear about God's deeds of power in … Continue reading June 4, 2017

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May 8, 2016

Reading Ephesians 1:13-20; Isaiah 61:1-3 (NRSV) Today's readings tell us that the Holy Spirit comes to people who hear the word of truth and believe the gospel of God's saving love. The Spirit comes and sends us to do God's most important work: to bring good news to people who have only heard bad news, … Continue reading May 8, 2016