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Following the Holy Spirit is Not for the Faint of Heart: The Day of Pentecost

Jun 9, 2019

By: The Reverend Bill Nesbit

This Sunday we ask the Holy Spirit to come among us. It takes courage to ask God to change your life, but we ask anyway. Come, Holy Spirit!

The Scripture references are Acts 2:1-21, Psalm104:25-35,37, and Romans 8:14-17. The Gospel reference is John 14:8-17.

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