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What is Pentecost?

Sometimes referred to as the “Birthday of the Christian Church,” Pentecost is the day the Holy Spirit Jesus had promised came to His disciples, as described in Acts, Chapter 2:

1When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the rushing of a violent wind came from heaven, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw divided tongues that were like fire resting on each one of them. They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other languages, since the Spirit was giving them the ability to speak fluently. Now there were godly Jewish men from every nation under heaven living in Jerusalem. When this sound was heard, a crowd came together and was confused, because each one heard them speaking in his own language… Read More  (Acts 2:1-6 EHV)