In Acts 3:1 , Peter and John went to the temple for the three o’clock prayer service.
Read more at the source: Monday: The Healing of a Lame Man
In conversation with a young adult I’ll call Sophie, we talked about the suicide of a friend of hers I’ll call Tommy. “He was the life of the party!” Sophie said, “He lit up the room. Everyone felt like his best friend.” Clearly this Tommy’s relational life thrived. “But he didn’t know what to do with his life. Everyone else was choosing careers and he just didn’t have a direction
Read more at the source: Dear Tommy: You Didn’t Leave Us, We Left You
Further Thought: The outpouring of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost revealed a crucial truth about what happened in heaven and about how God the Father accepted Christ’s sacrifice for the sins of the world.
Read more at the source: Friday: Further Thought – Pentecost
Peter’s hearers were cut to the heart by his words. Some of them might have been among those who asked for Jesus’ crucifixion a few weeks before ( Luke 23:13-25 ) . But now, persuaded that Jesus of Nazareth was indeed God’s appointed Messiah, they cried out in sorrow: “What shall we do?” ( Acts 2:37 ) . Read Acts 2:38 .
Read more at the source: Thursday: The Firstfruits
My apologies that the hymns are late for this week. Sunday – The Holy Spirit descended to the brand new church and so we ask for that now: Hymn 269, “Come, Holy Spirit” and Hymn 268, “Holy Spirit, Light Divine” . Monday – Hymn 250, “O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing” and Hymn 81, “Though I Speak With Tongues” . Tuesday Peter’s sermon brings out the wonderful story of the resurrection of Jesus: Hymn 526, “Because He Lives” . On Wednesday, there are two hymns that remind us that Jesus is exalted: Hymn 166, “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today” , Hymn 230, “All Glory, Laud, and Honor Forgiveness is shown on Thursday in Hymn 299, “Forgive Our Sins as We Forgive”
Read more at the source: 2: Pentecost – Singing with Inspiration