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Are we full and overflowing with the presence of God? A Pentecost Sermon
This is a talk I have put together using a variety of Bible passages, visuals and video clips that thinks about how we need to be overflowing with rather than just being full of and content with the presence of … Continue reading
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Pentecost: Knowing God rather than just knowing about him
It’s Pentecost Sunday but did you know that during the festival of Pentecost (originally called Weeks) that the Jews remembered the giving of the 10 commandments? God gave these commandments and the rest of the law to show people at … Continue reading
Are we thankful for Pentecost?
It’s nearly Pentecost but did you know that the Jewish festival of Pentecost (originally called Weeks) was a harvest festival? The Bible says, ‘Celebrate the Festival of Weeks with the firstfruits of the wheat harvest’ (Exodus 34.22) The festival of … Continue reading
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The one about candles, the Holy Spirit and Pentecost
As a part of our celebration of Pentecost Sunday at Orchard Baptist we finished the service with a prayer response using candles. People were invited to pray a prayer asking to be filled with the Spirit before writing their name on a … Continue reading
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Explaining the Holy Spirit simply – an all age talk / Sermon for Pentecost
This 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 … Continue reading
I want it now
What are you like at waiting for things? If you’ve read or watched Charlie and the Chocolate Factory you will be familiar with Veruca Salt and her constant use of the phrase ‘I want it now’. While she makes all … Continue reading
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