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I have never been able to locate the source of this little tale. But it seems worth repeating as a reminder that the purpose of Pentecost was to gather, never to create division or bring judgment.

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Six years ago, as Easter was approaching, I read to the congregation in my sermon an unusually long quote written by a young man named Benjamin Moberg.

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37On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, 38and let the one who believes in me drink.

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I wonder how many preachers will elect on Pentecost this Sunday to preach on John 7:37-39.

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It comes up every three years, and every time I find myself puzzling over the Gospel reading offered in the Revised Common Lectionary as one of the options for Year A on Pentecost Sunday.

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The testimony of much of Scripture, bears witness to the conviction that Jesus came to break down dividing walls and uncover the reality of the oneness of all humanity.

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I have no idea the origin of this little story.

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In preparation for Pentecost this coming Sunday, I looked back thirteen years and revisited a Pentecost sermon I delivered on 8 June 2003.

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As Pentecost approaches, the Archbishop of Canterbury is set to issue a call to the Anglican Church to engage in evangelism.

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It is interesting to come across an old sermon and see if the words and ideas some years later are perhaps not totally embarrassing.

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