s20070819m_MYSTERIES OF YOUR PENTECOST
MYSTERIES OF YOUR PENTECOST – ACTS CHAPTER 2
He made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ. Ephesians 1:9
THE MYSTERIES OF GOD THAT HE REVEALS ABOUT YOUR PENTECOST
1. THE MYSTERY OF BEING IN THE RIGHT PLACE.
4b …he gave them this command: “Do not leave Jerusalem…1When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Acts 1:4b & 2:1
6It still remains that some will enter that rest, and those who formerly had the gospel preached to them did not go in, because of their disobedience. 7Therefore God again set a certain day, calling it Today, when a long time later he spoke through David, as was said before: “Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” Hebrews 4:6-7
v If I Am in The Right Place For Pentecost It Is Because I [HEAR GOD’S VOICE].
2. THE MYSTERY OF GETTING READY.
4All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. Acts 2:4
35“Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, 36like men waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. 37It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes. I tell you the truth, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them. Luke 12:35-37
v If I Am Ready for Pentecost It Is Because I Have [DRESSED MY LIFE FOR SERVICE].
3. THE MYSTERY OF GOD ADDING PARTNERS.
41Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day. Acts 2:41
22I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one: 23I in them and you in me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me. John 17:22-23
v If i am Added to God’s Partners at Pentecost that [DETERMINES MY IMPACT]
4. THE MYSTERY OF PAYING THE PRICE.
37When the people heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to Peter and the other apostles, “Brothers, what shall we do?” 38Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:37-38
They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. Acts 2:42
v If I Follow God’s Great Purpose Of Pentecost It Requires a [GREAT PRICE FROM ME].