Discipleship is a high calling and you might thing God would ‘shower favor’ on those who chose it. Well, maybe not. Yet absent the special favors of God, Tim Whalen shares with listeners that there is still very great benefit or reward for each person who lives a live of discipleship.
Pastor Dan is at General Assembly and our own Tim Whalen shared some thoughts from God’s Word on the subject: “What is discipleship? What is needed of a Christ Follower if he whats to be a disciple?
Pastor’s series on the revelation of Jesus comes in for a landing today with Peter’s sermon on Pentecost. Yes, Jesus has returned to heaven and the Holy Spirit has come and been poured upon “all people”. Surely this is the reason for Peter’s boldness. Yet the Holy Spirit keeps revealing Jesus – that is His primary task.
Christ’s death, burial and resurrection are unquestionably the great event in history and the Bible. Yet there are other important days or events in history of redemption learning of which can also help our understanding of the work of God in history as well as His current work in the world today. Pentecost is such an event, and Pastor Dan provides us with information and insight of this event in his sermon today.
In the forty (40) days after Jesus’ resurrection, things move very quickly in most of the Gospels and also the first chapter of Acts. The King of the Kingdom has come! Now it is time for the King to temporarily return to His Father, and it is time for the Holy Spirit to expand His role and activity here on earth. Actually, the book of Acts is the story of the beginning of this work.