Acts 2:1-13 1 When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. 4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
5 Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing Jews from every nation under heaven.6 When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment, because each one heard their own language being spoken. 7 Utterly amazed, they asked: “Aren’t all these who are speaking Galileans? 8 Then how is it that each of us hears them in our native language? 9 Parthians, Medes and Elamites; residents of Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10 Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya near Cyrene; visitors from Rome 11 (both Jews and converts to Judaism); Cretans and Arabs—we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!” 12 Amazed and perplexed, they asked one another, “What does this mean?”
13 Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.”
This is a very well known verse. It is talked about in churches all over the country. Looking at the working of the Holy Spirit coming and filling people with, power and boldness, through the image of fire! I love it. Isn’t God great in giving us this gift?
Have you ever noticed that last verse? “Some, however, made fun of them and said, “They have had too much wine.”
Have you ever been made fun of for your faith? Whenever we experience God in a mighty way the devil will try to put that fire out. Don’t be bullied into loosing what God has given you…a healing, a promise, a family, a job, a friend, a church, whatever it is. Know that God is there giving you power to overcome!