Pastor Rusty Brian
- To do a good job, we need to be told the expectations and how to do the job.
- Bible provides answers: We were created by a good, loving God, that we might worship a good loving God, bring people to worship, to serve God.
- We are vessels to be filled up with God. We are empty, a void looking to be filled. What will fill us up, and what purpose will we serve?
- God want to fill us with living water, new wine. He was us to overflow, that we are giving. We are overflowing with newness. The newness is only through God.
- In the passage, the Holy Spirit gathered the Jesus’ followers, and through Him, spoke and all understood.
- We are intended to be filled in the Holy Spirit with the new wine, overflow with God’s love, so that other know Him.
- This passage was the start of the church.
- The earlier followers began to start new patterns, gathering together on one day, the first day of the week.
- As they gather, the become emboldened to speak out, proclaiming Jesus, our Savior. (Note: Jesus’ followers, disciples had been in hiding after his Crucifixion.
- This is Pentecost.