Christ in the Feast of Pentecost
The author is the current president of Jews for Jesus, a ministry dedicated to reaching Jews with the Gospel. This book is written for Jews, messianic believers, and Gentiles curious about the connection between the ancient harvest festival of the...
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The author is the current president of Jews for Jesus, a ministry dedicated to reaching Jews with the Gospel. This book is written for Jews, messianic believers, and Gentiles curious about the connection between the ancient harvest festival of the Old Testament and Jesus Christ, and for missionaries evangelizing to Jewish people. A companion book to Christ in the Passover and Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles.
This engrossing book will quickly capture your attention as you realize the excitement leading up to this festive occasion and the richness it will bring to your understanding of both the Old and New Testament references. The authors treat us to the sense of anticipation that "cannot be overstated" as their insightful account of traditions leading up to this holiday unfolds...a boy's first haircut, bonfires, sweet treats, artful paper cutting, firstfruits. Shavnot will lead believers in Jesus into greater understanding of the significance of the omer, the waiting period, which foreshadows our watching for His return and gives further meaning to our work of building His kingdom.
David Brickner is the Executive Director of Jews for Jesus. He is a fifth generation Jewish believer in Jesus. It was through the ministry of Jews for Jesus in the 1970s that David rededicated his life to the Lord while a music student at Boston University. His desire to tell others about Jesus became stronger, and he enrolled in Moody Bible Institute. On staff with Jews for Jesus since 1977, David has served as leader of our mobile evangelistic music and drama team, The Liberated Wailing Wall; Director of our Chicago and New York branches; and Minister-at-Large. He has authored books is written for Jews, messianic believers, and Gentiles curious about the connection between the ancient festivals of the Old Testament and Jesus Christ, such as Christ in the Passover, Christ in the Feast of Pentecost and Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles.
- <div>foreword  / 9<br>glossary  / 11<br>a Note From The Authors  / 17<br><br>1. What's In A Name? / 21<br>2. Pentecost In The Old Testament  / 33<br>3. Forty-nine Days Of Purpose?  / 57<br>4. Celebrating Pentecost: Customs And   / 79<br>    Traditions For Home And Synagogue<br>5. Pentecost In The Gospels  / 99<br>6. The Day Pentecost Was Fulfilled  / 113<br>7. More Reflections On Firstfruits  / 125<br>    From The New Testament<br>8. A Pentecost Meditation:  / 143<br>    How To Anticipate Christ's Return<br>9. The Countdown Commission  / 151<br><br>looking Forward  / 165<br>appendix A: Daily Readings  / 169<br>appendix B: A Christian Shavuot (pentecost)  / 179<br>                    Celebration<br>appendix C: Recipes For Shavuot  / 189<br>appendix D: Law, Grace, And Tradition  / 213<br>suggested Reading List  / 221<br>notes  / 223<br>index  / 233<br>acknowledgments  / 237</div>