Pentecost: The Holy Spirit

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Pentecost The Holy Spirit started to guide and influence the church at pentecost, and it continues to guide to this day. The Holy Spirit guides the apostles to preach the good news. The Church would be lost without the guidance of the Holy Spirit. In Church history there are many instances where the Holy Spirit guides people to make the right decision. Many people decide to set aside the Holy Spirit in there lives. They continue to choose bad decisions, and continue to not listen to Holy Spirit in there lives. I think if someone feels a calling from the Holy Spirit they should act upon it. “And suddenly there came from the sky a noise like a strong driving wind, and it filled the entire house in which they were. Then there appeared…show more content…
The Holy Spirit came in as a strong wind. It gave the apostles tongues of fire. The apostles could then speak in all different languages, and they preached to each other because they could understand each other. The people who passed by first thought that they were drunk. They believed the apostle Peter when he said that the other apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit. I love the story of pentecost. The Holy Spirit started to guide the church at pentecost, but it did not stop there. The Holy Spirit guided many people in the Old Testament and New Testament. The Holy Spirit guided Mary. The Holy Spirit came to Mary and told her that she was going to bear a son and that she shall name him Jesus. There is many times in church history when the Holy Spirit comes to people and they do not think that it is real. Mary thought the same thing when the Holy Spirit came to her in her dream. Mary came to realize that her dream was not fake, and the Holy Spirit actually came to her and she wasn't just imagining it. This event was one of the biggest things that the Holy Spirit did in…show more content…
In the New Testament the Holy Spirit was with Jesus at the last supper. Without the Holy Spirit, Jesus would not have been able to change the bread and wine into the body and blood. Without the Holy Spirit, Jesus wouldn't have known that someone was going to betray him that night. Without the Holy Spirit, Jesus would also not have known that Peter would have denied him three times before the cock crowed twice. “There the angel of the Lord appeared to him as fire flaming out of a bush. When he looked, although the bush was on fire, it was not being consumed. So Moses decided, “I must turn aside to look at this remarkable sight. Why does the bush not burn up?”When the Lord saw that he had turned aside to look, God called out to him from the bush: Moses! Moses! He answered, “Here I am.” God said: Do not come near! Remove your sandals from your feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground. I am the God of your father, he continued, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God (The
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