Shavuot was both an agricultural festival and a celebration of God giving His newly-free people the Torah at Mt. Sinai. Through the giving of the Law, He taught them how to live as a redeemed community, a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation (Ex. 19:6). The presence of God on that day was attended with great supernatural events (Exodus 19:18-19). On the first Shavuot after Yeshua’s last Passover, death, and resurrection, God poured out the Holy Spirit on Yeshua’s followers in order to write the Law on their hearts (Acts 2.). Many recognize this event by its Greek name, Pentecost. Pentecost is the Greek word for fifty, which references the fifty days between Passover and Shavuot.
Shavuot and Knowing the Jewish Roots of Your Faith
Shavuot: What is It and What Should You Know Shavuot is one of three pilgrimage feasts that the Jewish People were commanded to observe at..