Shavuot in Hebrew spelled in pictographs– press into house…fasten your seat belt for the experience!
Feast #4 on our Menorah
4th Church of Revelation
odor of affliction
maturing work, service and worship of righteous
Ruth 2, Col. 1, Ex 32:1-6, Mt 13:1-23, Acts 2:1-8
Heart that devises wicked plans
He and his brother both brought first fruits but he chose not to obey.
Spirit of Ruach (breath)YHWH
Ez 11:19-20, Is 61, Lk 4:18-21, Rev 21:23, Ps 75:2-3, Mt 17:1-8
4th Day of Creation
sun, moon, stars
Separate day from night
Hebrew letter Dalet-door, leaf of a door, gate or page- pathway to life-movement into or out of
center main branch on menorah
The Torah was given on Mt Sinai on this day as was the Holy Spirit at the Temple in Acts. Similar tongues of fire accompanied both and interesting parallels.
Ruth occured at this time of Wheat harvest. 1st Fruits of Wheat
Eyeshet Chayil = woman of valor/warrior woman
widow and stranger
returns to Land of Israel
sh’ma (hear, understand, obey) Torah/Ketubah/marriage agreement that protects woman
becomes covenant bride in Israel
produces offspring in the Land and Covenant
Shavuot = weeks
Shavua = week
root is shab/shoob = same root for return, repent, Sabbath, week
taking it letter by letter it means ‘press, into house or family, nailed/fastened/hooked/connected, to see, know, experience’
Pentacost means count 50 days. But that has nothing to do with the real meaning of this. It is a Greek word that came about later. It is not about how many days, but about counting 7 weeks after the resurrection or after they left Egypt as the case may be.