PENTECOST HOLY SPIRIT

Celebrate God’s abundant blessings through Jesus Christ known on Shavuot day of Pentecost. This name Pentecost comes from the Greek word pente, meaning fifty. Jesus commanded the diciples to wait for the HOLY SPIRIT as the promised paraclete to help guide them into all truth of God by remaining in the Upper room. Exactly 50 days after Jesus ascended into heaven the countdown to the Holy Spirit Shavuot manifested like clove tongues of fire upon the heads of the 120 disciples in the Upper room on the second day of Passover. So the Hellenist Jews influenced by Greek culture after the conquests of Alexander the Great called the holiday Pentecost. This day became especially significant for Christians because, 7 weeks after the resurrection of Jesus, during the Jewish celebration of Shavuot Pentecost. The Feast of passover celebrated exodus of Israelites from bondage in slavery. The Holy Pentecost Sunday celebrates each year on the 50th day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha Easter 10 days after the Feast the Holy Spirit was poured out upon first followers empowering them for ministry gathering together of Christian church.

 happy-pentecost-sunday This very day 2,000 years ago, when Jesus resurrected after 40 days and was seen by over 500 people in the visible glorified flesh body. Jesus ate with disciples then ascended into heaven. 10th days after arrival in heaven God poured out the promised Ruach HaKodesh Holy Spirit on the first Believers in Yeshua as promised. Jesusas, the Jewish People plus others in Jerusalem celebrating Shavuot. It was on the day of Pentecost that the Ruach Hakodesh the Holy Spirit of God came on the followers of Jesus in Jerusalem the Holy City. The Bible says, when the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. There appeared to them divided tongues of fire and one sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance in Acts 2:1-4. Following that the disciples who previously in seclusion and hiding went out into the streets in power and fulfilled final command Jesus gave them to be witnesses to Him beginning in Jerusalem.

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“When the day of Pentecost came all of them were filled with the Ruach HaKodesh and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them in Acts 2:1–4. Pentecost is therefore a Christian holy day commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of Jesus Christ according to the New Testament in the Bible. During the harvest of first fruits tremendous blessings and gifts from God provides for our physical needs.God also gives the great gift of Holy Spirit in the Torah called Ruach to enable us to reap harvests of righteousness. The celebration of the giving of the Torah and the Ruach on the same day, as well as the offering of thanksgiving to God for the first fruits, reveals something wonderful about God’s priorities. God wants us to know His Ways and be empowered by His Ruach to live holy lives, bearing much fruit in Him. “And I will put My Ruach within you to cause you to walk in My statutes in obedience. The Pentecost Power in the amazing version of God’s Power at work in His people in Acts 2. This weekend  juxtaposition of the Feast of Pentecost and the passover feast is a pointed reminder of the goodness and mercy of God to mankind to be careful to obey God’s Rules in Ezekiel 36:27.

 When the Ruach descended in power, it transformed the Believers in Jerusalem from the inside out, empowering them to reach Israel and the nations with the Gospel of Yeshua. As Peter preached on Shavuot in Jerusalem, about 3,000 devout Jews came to faith in Yeshua. “And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, ‘Save yourselves from this crooked generation.’  So those who received his word were immersed, and there were added that day about 3000 souls in Acts 2:40–41.Through the Holy Spirit we are restored to God in Christ Jesus led back to the Kingdom of heaven and adopted as children, given confidence to call the father God. Pentecost Holy Spirit fire equips believer to gain better understanding of word of God. So becomes more effective as part of end time harvest first fruit tremendous blessings and gifts from God. Jehovah Jireh, provides for our spiritual, physical needs. The Torah and the Ruach enable us to reap a harvest of righteousness. The celebration of the giving of the Torah and the Ruach on the same day offers thanksgiving to God for first fruits to reveal God’s priorities. On Pentecost day, 3000 people who came to Jerusalem from all around the world believed the Gospel message of redemption Peter preached. God wants us to know His Ways and be empowered by His Ruach to live holy lives, bearing much fruit in Him. “And I will put My Ruach within you, and cause you to walk in My statutes and be careful to obey My rules in Ezekiel 36:27. When the Ruach descended in power, it transformed the Believers in Jerusalem from the inside out, empowering them to reach Israel and the nations with the Gospel of Yeshua. Peter preached on Shavuot in Jerusalem and 3,000 devout Jews including converts came to faith in Yeshua. “And with many other words he bore witness and continued to exhort them, saying, ‘Save yourselves from this crooked generation.’  Those who received his word were immersed, and there were added that day about 3000 souls in Acts 2:40–41. God adds people to the disciples daily as they planted the seed word of God faithfully. The Holy Spirit continues to live in people, so activates the living waters word of life to flow through the believer’s spirit. God multiplies the harvest to bear great fruit in Jesus Name. Those who believe will receive the Holy Spirit still at work into their lives in Jesus Name.

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