“The Sound of Heaven” by Garris Elkins

by | Jan 8, 2012 | Church, Culture, Evangelism, Holy Spirit, Kingdom of God | 0 comments

On the Day
of Pentecost God released the sound of heaven into the Upper Room to empower
the Church to release the sound of heaven into the world.  

Many
supernatural things took place on the Day of Pentecost, like a sudden sound coming
to earth from heaven, a roaring wind that blew through the room, flames resting
on each person and those present speaking in languages they had never learned.
This is what took place at the birth of the Church. It was a very supernatural
experience.

As we read
the account of that day, the real message of Pentecost can be obscured behind
all the supernatural things that took place. In Acts 2:11 the people said,
“And we all hear these people speaking in our own languages about the
wonderful things of God has done.” The sound of heaven, spoken through the
Church, was be heard as “the wonderful things God has done.”

It seems to
me the message of the Church today should still be this wonderful message of
the great things God has done.  These “wonderful things” is the
sound of heaven.  When the voice of heaven speaks through the Church of
the wonderful things God has done, the culture’s response will be the same
today as it was on the Day of Pentecost.

The sound of heaven
is a message filled with a wonder at the love of God.  This sound of
heaven is our message to the world and this is truly the evidence that we are
Spirit-filled believers.

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