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Universal Charger Acts 2:1-21

Universal Charger

We are being given a Holy Spirit Hi-Charger, one that puts power into just the right spot.


The flame of God’s presence is always with us, and the Spirit pushes us to reach out and share that divine energy with others. The book of Acts challenges us to break down barriers of language, location, and other demographics, and be like a universal charger, connecting to people who may not be exactly like ourselves.



For material based on today’s psalm, see “Divine Design,” May 19, 2013.


Tesla. Chevy. Nissan. Porsche. Audi. VW. A dozen major car-makers are now building electric vehicles, and the market is expected to grow.

But there’s a problem: The charging ports are all over the cars.

When you go to a gas station to fill up your gas-powered car, you can be pretty sure that you will pump gas into the tank from the side of the car, near the rear. But where do you put the charger into your electric car?

Could be the front. Or the back. Or one of the sides.

Very confusing.

In Korea, the car-maker ...

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