PENTECOST = FIFTY “pente” greek for 5 & “koste” greek for X’s 10.
(Acts 2:1-4 NKJV) ..Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord on one place. suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as 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.
√ Feast of Passover.
(Romans 8:29 NKLV) … the firstborn among many brethren.
√ Feast of Pentecost.
√ Feast of Tabernacles. also called FEAST OF TRUMPET
(Matthew 24:36 NKJV) …of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, but My Father only.
What happened that day?
(Acts 2:5-13 NKJV) 5And there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men, from every nation under heaven. 6And when this sound occurred, the multitude came together, and were confused, because everyone heard them speak in his own language.7Then they were all amazed and marveled, saying to one another, “Look, are not all these who speak Galileans?8And how is it that we hear, each in our own language in which we were born? 9Parthians and Medes and Elamites, those dwelling in Mesopotamia, Judea and Cappadocia, Pontus and Asia, 10Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya adjoining Cyrene, visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes, 11Cretans and Arabs—we hear them speaking in our own tongues the wonderful works of God.”12So they were all amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “Whatever could this mean?”13Others mocking said, “They are full of new wine.”
√ The NATIONS gathered.
(Matthew 25:32 NKJV) All the nations will be gathered before Him….
√ 120 people SPOKE LANGUAGES they’d never known before.
(Matthew 22:37-40 NKJV) ‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind…. You shall love your neighbor as yourself … hang all the Law and the Prophets.
√ 1000’s of people HEARD people speaking their native language.
(Ephesians 4:3 NKJV) …endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
(Acts 2:37-39 NKJV) Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, “Men and brethren, what shall we do?”
Peter’s Response: 1. REPENT 2. BE WATER BAPTIZED 3. RECEIVE THE HOLY SPIRIT.
Three questions to ask yourself….
1. Can you personally experience the Fulfillment of PASSOVER?
2. Can you personally experience the Fulfillment of TABERNACLE?
3. Have you personally experienced the fulfilled reality of PENTECOST?
√ It is by FAITH I receive the HOLY SPIRIT.