ACTS 2. PENTECOST

2021-03-22T15:39:51+00:00

ACTS 2 PENTECOST THE BEGINNING OF THE WORK OF THE APOSTLES   [2:1]. «When the day of Pentecost arrived». Every Jewish male had the obligation to present himself in Jerusalem «before YHWH» during three particular feasts (Ex 23:14-17; Deu 16; Lev 23): at Easter or the Feast of Unleavened Bread (around April), 50 days later at Pentecost or Harvest (end of May), finally at the Feast of Booths or Collection (mid-October). For those who lived near Jerusalem it was easier to observe these rules, while it was in fact impossible for a "synagogue Judaism" now spread from the Persian Gulf to the entire [...]