Shabbat Shalom, today we celebrate the holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot is a biblical Jewish holiday that doesn’t get as much attention in modern times as other days like Yom Kippur or Passover, but it is very important. Shavuot was a holiday that was required to be attended when the Temple still stood. Shavuot means the “Feast of Weeks,” and is
Rabbi Glenn spends this week's Bible Study going over the biblical holiday of Shavuot.
The Jewish holidays are fantastic. Year by year they pace our lives according to the cycle God has designed into nature. They teach us many things. They remind us of some of the great things God has done in Israel's history. They are prophecies which reveal God's plan to redeem a remnant of fallen humanity. The holidays begin in the
Shavuot is a holiday that reflects God’s generosity. Shavuot is the time of Israel’s wheat harvest. Historically, it was the time of the giving of the Torah at Mt. Sinai, as well as the giving of the Holy Spirit after Yeshua’s resurrection and ascension. All these are gifts from a lavishly gracious God and Father. Most conversations about the “gifts
This year during our Shavuot service we invited people to read Acts 2:5-8 in the language of their culture. The audio recording of this special event is available above. Acts 2:5-8: 5 Now there were Jews living in Jerusalem, devout men from every nation under heaven. 6 And when this sound occurred, the crowd came together, and were bewildered because each one of