Today is Pentecost Sunday which commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles and followers of Jesus Christ in the Book of Acts. It comes 50 days after His resurrection and actually coincides with the Jewish Festival of Weeks, Shavuot in Hebrew. The term Pentecost is derived from the Greek, pentekostos, meaning fifty.
With One Accord
Pentecost represents an open heaven when the Holy Spirit descends upon believers. It is the celebrated beginning of the church of Jesus Christ on earth. That beginning was one of unity not division. In the first two … Read the rest
Father, we stand in one accord, raised up ‘for such a time as this,’ to war for God’s Kingdom and God’s people. We come in agreement as we approach the 2016 Presidential Election that we heed Your counsel which stands forever. Your word says “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13) Father we thank You for the sacrifice of Jesus Christ who laid down His life for our … Read the rest
People from around the world are coming together today to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. In Esther’s Warriors we commit to pray daily for peace in Israel. Today hold Jerusalem in your prayers and heart as untold prayers come together for peace. In this season committed focused prayer is critical.
Going Up or Down?
Do you ever feel you are pressing to go up a steep narrowing staircase while seemingly throngs of others are on their way down to the wider, easier to navigate steps? Does the climb seem unrelenting with … Read the rest