Sermon Series: II Corinthians

2 Corinthians PromoWe are now transitioning into the Pentecost season of the liturgical year. With that, we will be kicking off a sermon series based on II Corinthians. Throughout the series, we will explore Paul’s advice to the Corinthian church on the following themes: Pentecost, Consolation, Forgiveness, Treasure in Clay Jars, Walk by Faith not Sight, Reconciliation, and Generosity.

Please join us! All are welcome.

Date Topic Reading Preacher
15 May Pentecost John 14:8-17 Rev. Dr. Sivin
22 May Consolation II Cor. 1:1-11 Pastor Daniel
29 May Forgiveness II Cor. 2:1-10 Rama Ramanathan
5 June Treasure in Jars of Clay II Cor. 4:1-15 Eugene Yap
12 June Walk by Faith not Sight II Cor. 4:16-5:10 Rev. Dr. Sivin
19 June Reconciliation II Cor. 5:11-21 Rev. Dr. Sivin
26 June Generosity II Cor. 8:1-15 John Cheah

Pentecost Sunday Sermon: The Holy Spirit – Oil, Water, Wind, Fire – Rev. Augustin

Today is Pentecost Sunday.

Pentecost (Greek: Πεντηκοστή [Pentēkostē] means “the fiftieth [day]”) is the fiftieth and last day of the Easter season. This morning’s service celebrates the sending of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ, as described in the Acts of the Apostles 2:1–31. We also recognize it as the “Birthday of the Church”.

It was lovely to see the altar decoration – especially our lightbox cross – set up for today’s celebrations. Special thanks goes to Mei Li for helping us with this.

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Drawing from this week’s lectionary readings, Pastor Augustin’s sermon today reflected on four symbols used in the Bible for the Holy Spirit: Oil, Water, Wind and Fire. Each symbol represented the way the Holy Spirit worked in the lives of believers.

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May the unceasing faithfulness of God finish His work in us through the power of the Holy Spirit.