Happy Pentecost Sunday!
When I met Lydia, she patiently taught me the practicality of Pentecost. I remember her telling me one day: “Greg, I think you have loved Jesus for a long time, but you’ve tried to be a good Christian in your own power.” She knew from the dumbfounded look on my face that she better continue to explain. She told me: “This is the reason the Holy Spirit comes to live inside of you in your Baptism– so that you can live your Christian life in the power or the Holy Spirt, not just in your own power.
The article below shows the practicality of praying in tongues. Just one of the specific ways the Holy Spirit empowers us in our Christian walk.