Acts 2 The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place.2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came […]
James 3:1-12 (ESV) Taming the Tongue 3 Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2 For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body. 3 If we put bits into […]
The vision of SCCC is to “be a people who passionately follow Jesus to see all made whole.” To move forward in accomplishing the vision significant planning working together is required. However . . . we will not rely on planning. We will not rely on perseverance. We will follow the example of King David in Psalm 33 and place our hope and trust in God. We will rely on the power of God’s Spirit in us to move forward.
The mission that Jesus gave the church is to “be witnesses”, to “make disciples” of Jesus Christ. As we celebrate Pentecost we are reminded that the Spirit of God has been given to us; the Spirit is in us. We will not presume to be able to fulfill the mission of Jesus on our own. As individuals and a church, we will rely on the power of God’s Spirit in us to be witnesses of Jesus.