VIDEO What Is Pentecost and Where Did It Come From?



Dr. Ray Pritchard 19 May 2021

If you go back and read the Old Testament, you will discover thatPentecostwas one of the Jewish feast days. Only they didnโ€™t call it Pentecost. Thatโ€™s the Greek name. The Jews called it the Feast of Harvest or the Feast of Weeks. It is mentioned five places in the first five books โ€” inExodus 23,Exodus 24,Leviticus 16,Numbers 28, andDeuteronomy 16.

What is the Origin of Pentecost?

Pentecost was the celebration of the beginning of the early weeks of harvest. In Palestine, there were two harvests each year. The early harvest came during the months of May and June; the final harvest came in the Fall. Pentecost was the celebration of the beginning of the early wheat harvest, which meant that Pentecost always fell sometime during the middle of the month of Mayโ€ฆ

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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