Mary Alice Birdwhistell: Known by the Love of the Spirit | Baptists Preaching

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Mary Alice Birdwhistell: Pentecost People: Known by the Love of the Spirit (Psalm 33:13-22, Galatians 5:16-26)

Mary Alice Birdwhistell

Mary Alice Birdwhistell, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas, reflects on love as the primary characteristic of a person who lives by the Spirit of God. The Holy Spirit is perhaps the most mysterious part of the Trinity, and yet love seems to be the calling card of the Spirit. In this sermon, Birdwhistell provides a couple of examples of what the love of the Spirit might look like when demonstrated by Christians in the world. To listen to the audio of this sermon, use the player below or click here to open in a new window. The manuscript for this sermon is available here.

This sermon was delivered during the morning worship service at Calvary Baptist on September 16, 2018, and was the last of a series titled “Living as Pentecost People.”

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