In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Easter and Pentecost seasons close with the celebration of one of Christianity's greatest mysteries: God as one, yet three.
- From time to time there is talk of a fixed date for Easter and Pentecost Sunday - all part of the minimizing of symbolic distinctiveness, in the service of secular convenience, and a slow form of ritual suicide for any religious tradition.
- Technically it is more important than Christmas, ranking after Easter and Pentecost.
- There's a balance on the course between Easter, the death and resurrection of Jesus, and Pentecost, the outpouring of the spirit.
- At Pentecost, the Holy Spirit gave the disciples the gift of speaking in different languages - the languages of their hearers.
- Of course, these stern warnings only make sense in light of what was announced and celebrated on Pentecost and Trinity Sundays.
- Only the experiences which are described as Easter and Pentecost created their faith in the paradoxical character of the messianic claim.
- The reading from Acts comes in the lull between Jesus' ascension and Pentecost.
- As the church prepares to celebrate the ascension and Pentecost, readings are focused on the life of the disciples after Jesus.
- Proselytes were among the Christians at the first Pentecost after the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
- From Easter to Pentecost they live in relative plenty on the nearby Paradise of the Birds.
- Changing the names of the Sundays between Easter Day and Pentecost to Sundays of Easter appropriately connected the Resurrection to the outpouring of the Spirit, making it clear that Easter is not a day but a week of weeks.
- In many communities a second day is added to the celebrations of Christmas, Easter, and Pentecost.
- These weeks from Easter to Pentecost memorialize the calling forth and sending out of Jesus' witnesses.
- There are the usual holy days of the Roman Catholic Church - Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, the Immaculate Conception and others.
- What joy, then, when the dovelike Holy Spirit descended at Pentecost.
- This scripture is used to prove that the disciples received the Holy Spirit prior to Pentecost without speaking in tongues.
- After his seventh Pentecost at sea Brendan finally sails back towards Ireland and home, with the Steward in the prow as pilot.
- First, assorted passages from Revelation made up the second reading for six of the seven Sundays between Easter and Pentecost.
- These are manifestations of the Spirit's coming to the church on the day of Pentecost shortly after Jesus' ascension.
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