Summary: why is Pentecost important today
Why is Pentecost important, Christ said in Acts 1:7&8, "It is not for you to know the times and seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you, an ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." Why is Pentecost so important, (first, second, third), Pentecost is important because it's:
1. A Fulfillment.
Why is Pentecost important today, Pentecost is important today because it's a fulfillment for every believer to receive power, a super-natural power, to face every storm, sorrow, and situation that may happen in life. Christ knew these believers would be starting the New Testament church, and they would be facing many storms, sorrows, and situations, so He told them to wait in Jerusalem until they received the power of the Holy Spirit, "ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: (Acts 1:8). Why is Pentecost important today, because you can receive power from the Holy Spirit to face every storm, sorrow, and situation your going through today!
2. As A Fire.
Why is Pentecost important today, because it's as a fire which represents the presence of Christ in our life, "and ye shall be witnesses unto me", Acts 1:8). Not only do we need power from the Holy Spirit as we face the storms, sorrows, and situations of life, but we need the presence of Christ as our comforter, counselor, and constant companion that can make a difference in our hearts, home and habit's. These New Testament believers had a fire that made a difference in their witness for Christ!
3. A Filling.
Why I Pentecost important today, because it's a filling so we're able to be a testimony, telling others, and taking the message of salvation to every man, woman, and child to the entire world today! 'and unto the uttermost part of the earth.' (Acts 1:8). These New Testament believers, as well as us today, need this filling of the Holy Spirit today so we're able to reach this world for Christ. This why is Pentecost is important today,, it's a filling which enables us o reach the entire world for Christ.
Concl: Are you facing a storm, sorrow, or situation, do you need Christ to make a difference in your heart, home, or habit, let's come up front and celebrate Pentecost today by spend a few minutes in prayer and praise. let's be filled with the Spirit so we're able to be a testimony, tell others, and take the message of Christ to the entire world today!