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A Great Gift

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Acts 2:14, 22–33
 
 
The Holy Spirit is a gale blowing through us all
The Spirit was Jesus’s greatest gift to us, but we don’t rely on or turn to the Spirit enough in our lives.
 
Brother Lawrence said, "Those who have received the gale of the Holy Spirit go forward even in sleep.”  The Holy Spirit is God’s love poured into our hearts, and filled to overflowing with that love, like the apostles we are sent out to be bold and confident witnesses to the truth of the gospel.
 
Today, give thanks and praise to God for the many gifts that He has given us, but particularly the gift of rising from the dead and the gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.
 
"A gift is freely given, and expects no return.  its reason is love.  What is first given is love; that is the first gift.  The Holy Ghost comes forth as the substance of love, and Gift is his proper name.” (St Thomas Aquinas)
 
Chris
 
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