Explaining the Holy Spirit simply – an all age talk / Sermon for Pentecost

Are you looking for an all age interactive talk to use to think about the Holy Spirit and Penetcost?

Honest about my faith

power lines light sunThis is a simple all age talk or sermon that demonstrates the difference that the Holy Spirit can make in our lives.

Before the disciples first received the Spirit on the day of Pentecost, Jesus told them to wait for the gift of the Holy Spirit. He also said,

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you. And you will be my witnesses, telling people about me everywhere—in Jerusalem, throughout Judea, in Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1.8)

Say that you want to explain some key things about the Christian faith using some visual aids.

Have a lamp or other light that depends on a mains connection but that isunplugged. (This works best if the plug from it goes out of sight eg behind the stage if you have one so that it looks like it is plugged in).

Talk about the fact that…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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