Contributed on May 7, 2008
Luke in his account of the Ascension draws the listener to remember the story of Elijah’s Ascension. Pentecost is the day the church received the Mantle of the Spirit as Elisha received Elijah’s Mantle.
The Mantle I (Copyright: Rev. Bill Versteeg 2008) The disciples had been arrested by miracles. First there was the crucifixion, an offering offered in righteousness and purity, even the Roman Centurion had to admit that this crucified one was “the Son of God.” But many doubted. Thomas, one ...read more