Tag Archives: Pentecost

Winds of Salvation

In a previous post we went through various stories in Israel’s history that relate fire to the day of Pentecost in Acts 2.  We noted that fire from God’s presence had great symbolic importance relating to God’s acceptance of a … Continue reading

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A Fire From the Presence of God

The inspiration for the song of that title on our Songs page came from noticing how often God’s will makes itself known by fire from heaven in the Old Testament. This post will explore the theme of fire from God’s … Continue reading

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Pentecost: A Time to Gather In

As Kevin Howard and Marvin Rosenthal picture the scene in The Feasts of the Lord, the Temple service was just ending on that fateful Pentecost day in Jerusalem, when the throngs are attracted to a nondescript house near the Temple … Continue reading

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Two Songs For Pentecost

The first song is a meditation on God’s promise that King David’s seed would build a “house” for God’s name and how Jesus Christ fulfils that promise in an unexpected way. A House For God’s Name The second song is … Continue reading

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A House For God’s Name

In 1 Kings 8 we are told the story of the dedication of the Temple Solomon built in Jerusalem. Once the Ark of the Covenant is set up in the Temple, a cloud settles on the Temple and God’s glory … Continue reading

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Between Passover and Pentecost

Quote of the Week: Here is a quote that I really appreciated from Volume 16, Issue 61 (Sept. 2001) of Reformed Worship magazine. “Why Celebrate Festivals in Worship? How can New Testament Christians benefit from celebrating Old Testament festivals? We … Continue reading

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