Happy Birthday to the Church!

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It's Pentecost Sunday, the Sunday of 50 days after Easter. That means it's the birthday of the Christian Church, as described in Acts 2. (FYI for those who may not follow a liturgical calendar).

Regarding His Church, Jesus said "the gates of hell shall not prevail against it" (Mt. 16:18), so we can rejoice because we know that Christ has the victory over sin and death. Praise God, who has blessed us abundantly with the gift of the Church!

-- Emily (jesusfollower7@yahoo.com), May 30, 2004



-- (bump@bump.bump), May 30, 2004.

May the Holy Spirit shower us with Grace.

-- - (David@excite.com), May 30, 2004.


you sound like the church is the salvation..."gift of the church"..should it be gift of God?

-- Henri (kxhenri@yahoo.com), June 03, 2004.

No, Henry, that's not what I was saying. I was simply stating that the Church is God's gift to us. I tried to make my post as Protestant-friendly as possible so that we could celebrate what we have in common.

God bless,

-- Emily ("jesusfollower7@yahoo.com), June 03, 2004.

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