Pentecost: There is so much more

+Philip Jones

“Pentecost reverses the curse of Babel. It brings together different cultures. It brings together different languages. It brings together different people. The people could hear in their own language. The miracle wasn’t so much that they were speaking in different languages but that they were hearing in their own language. And what were the people hearing? They were hearing the great works of God declared. Not the great teaching of Christ. Not the great teaching of the Bible, but works of God. Christ on the cross at the resurrection was being declared to them.”

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+Philip Jones is the Lead Bishop of the Anglican Mission in America and also serves as Rector of All Saints Dallas. Philip was born and raised in Dallas. He practiced law in Waco, Texas for seven years before he was called to the ministry. He has led churches in Marshall and El Paso, Texas and St. Andrew’s Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. His wife, Claudia Clinton Jones, is from Burnet, Texas. They have seven children and thirteen grandchildren.

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