Part 8 Purpose Of Pentecost Audio. If I asked the average church goer the purpose of this feast they probably wouldn’t know what Pentecost is. If they did know they would tell me “talking in tongues.” No. That is not the purpose of Pentecost.

Part 8 Purpose Of Pentecost Audio

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Acts 1:5-8

5 For John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence.
6 When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?
7 And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.
8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

Romans 8:26 Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

(Phillips translation)

Romans 8:26 The Spirit of God not only maintains this hope within us, but helps us in our present limitations. For example, we do not know how to pray worthily as sons of God, but his Spirit within us is actually praying for us in those agonising longings which never find words.

Jerusalem Bible

Romans 8:26 And as well as this, the Spirit too comes to help us in our weakness, for, when we do not know how to pray properly, then the Spirit personally makes our petitions for us in groans that cannot be put into words;

New English Bible

Romans 8:26 In the same way the Spirit comes to the aid of our weakness. We do not even know how we ought to pray, Or: what it is right to pray for. but through our inarticulate groans the Spirit himself is pleading for us

Jude 1:20 But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost,

Part 8 Purpose Of Pentecost Audio

Part 8 Purpose Of Pentecost Audio

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