Sermons on Acts 2:1-21

Sermons on Acts 2:1-21

Who’s Afraid of the Holy Spirit?

(Transcribed by machine 04/15/2024) Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father, and from our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen. Well, I haven’t yet gotten in the habit of giving titles to my sermons. And when I read this text, I thought I’d be real smart and come up with something creative. And so I came up with, Who’s Afraid of the Holy Spirit? But…

Waiting for the Spirit

Pentecost. A great and festive day in the church year, to be sure. Yet we often forget that the Pentecost we hear about in our second lesson today was by no means the first Pentecost. The children of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob had been celebrating it for over 14 centuries by the time of Christ and the apostles. The word means “fiftieth,” and there are 50 days between the…