Pentecost Sunday is fast approaching and I find myself reflecting on what it must have been like to be with the apostles that day, locked away in an upper room. Although they had experienced our Lord’s resurrection first-hand, He was now gone, having ascended into heaven 10 days earlier. I’m sure they must have wondered what would happen next. They had to have asked themselves “What now?”

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