As I mentioned in introducing the Gospel and as you noticed when you listened, St. Luke tells us Pentecost Sunday happened 50 days after Easter. St. John tells us it was Easter Sunday night. You might wonder, "Well, how come such a clear discrepancy?" But it's a reminder to us -- and it's a very important reminder -- of how the Scripture writers were not writing history as we think of it, were not writing the biography of Jesus.
Kingdom of God
The Peace Pulpit: If we’re going to be really intent on seeking the kingdom of God, it’s important for us to have a sense, “What do we mean by the kingdom of God?”