12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the mount called Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day’s journey away. 13 And when they had entered, they went up to the upper room, where they were staying, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus and Simon the Zealot and Judas the son of James. 14 All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.*
There is something powerful that comes from corporate spiritual hunger. These followers of Jesus had spent three years with a close relationship with Christ. Nothing ceremonial or symbolic could replace that incredible intimacy that had experienced with the Lord. They knew something was coming. Jesus had promised. The Father had promised. The coming of the Holy Spirit was certain. Today we live in a time of similar expectancy. The world is filled with tragedy, prophetic fulfillment is all around us. It is apparent,creation, society, and His church are in trevail, anticipating the coming of the Lord. Jesus promised an incredible outpouring of His Spirit before He returned. The time is near, His coming is imminent.” Lord, pour out a hunger for You in this critical time. ” As we come together in one accord, He will certainly pour out His Spirit on all flesh in these last days.