Tag: Gospel

Pentecost

Pentecost

The setting of today’s Gospel (John 20:19-23) is Jesus’ last discourse to his disciples, at the table with them the night before he died. Jesus promises to send the Spirit, an Advocate on their behalf, the Spirit of truth. Read the passage, and note that the intimate workings between the Father, the Son, and the Spirit are how the disciples are drawn into this by the power of the Spirit at work in their lives. On their part, the disciples must receive what the Spirit declares to them and testify on Jesus’ behalf.

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