Empowered to Empower. Today we celebrate the power of Pentecost, that 50th day after Easter where the disciples receive the “empowerment” of the Holy Spirit. Yet, if we read carefully back in the Old Testament book of Judges, we realize that Samson had also been empowered by the Holy Spirit. What’s the difference and what does this tell us about the character of God AND how does this news change our lives?
This sermon was preached on Sunday, June 9, 2019.