By Lilly Lewin
This Sunday, we celebrate the birthday of the Church, Pentecost. The day that the gift promised by Jesus fell upon his followers gathered in the upper room. They had returned to Jerusalem to wait and pray.
So they went back to Jerusalem. Those Followers who watched Jesus ascend into the clouds.
They actually listened to Jesus and his command.
They went back to Jerusalem.
They went back to that upper room that was so special, so sacred and so familiar and normal.
But they had to wait…
They had to receive …
They returned to their friends and shared the story
They waited and they prayed.
All before they could go out again and share the Light .
All before they could go make disciples around the globe.
Jesus is telling us there’s so much more…
We just need to wait and see!
We don’t need to run ahead of Him!
Instead, we need to wait on Him.
We need to seek Jesus in prayer, in the scripture, in silence and solitude and we need to experience Him in nature.