Pentecost C

…This is our Pentecost text, of course, but the setting in John 14 takes us back to that last night before Jesus died. What that means is that even…

Day of Pentecost A

…everyone’s faces as he re-enacts Jesus’ breathing out of the Holy Spirit onto the disciples! This is in some ways John’s version of Pentecost (see the “Questions to Ask /…

Pentecost B

…One who was to come, or should we be on the lookout for somebody else?” John was looking for more Spirit, more fire. But in this Pentecost Year B lection…

Pentecost B

…the One who was to come, or should we be on the lookout for somebody else?” John was looking for more Spirit, more fire. But in this Pentecost Year B…

Proper 25C

…what was what and who was who in the grander scheme of things. Joel points to Pentecost. Joel points to a day when the Holy Spirit of God would infuse…

Epiphany 1C

…gift of God. The Holy Spirit blows into the church at Pentecost and the resultant explosive growth of the church is nothing less than miraculous. Great joy fills the church…

Easter 2A

…good, for instance). Still, getting Matthias on board was about all we know about the time that passed between Ascension and Pentecost. But then the promised Holy Spirit did come…

Epiphany 1B

…been fulfilled already. Still stuck in the ministry of John the Baptist, perhaps Apollos had not declared the Good News of Pentecost. Paul adds to the confusion by asking what…

Easter 7B

…the help from our Father in heaven that he can graciously give us.Pentecost hasn’t happened just yet and so maybe we can give Peter a break for an exegetical exercise…

Easter 7A

…it. There is a lot going on in this oft-called “High Priestly Prayer” of Jesus in John 17. But on the Sunday between the Ascension and Pentecost when the Lectionary…