When we speak of Pentecost or Whitsunday, what are we talking about? And what is this “Holy Ghost” or “Holy Spirit” that some folks keep talking about?
There are clues in the Bible to show that the Holy Ghost was always there from the beginning, just like the opening of John’s gospel shows us that God’s Son was there long before he was born as Jesus! The fact that they became obvious to us on particular days in ancient times does not mean that they came into existence at those times. And here is the real challenge of Pentecost!