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Christ in the Feast of Pentecost

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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...


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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.


^counted the days to a special occasion, and Pentecost--Shavnot--is the ^only holiday for which God commanded a countdown.

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, Executive Director of Jews for Jesus, heads up the ^largest Jewish evangelistic mission in the world. He is a fifth generation Jewish ^believer in Jesus and it was through the ministry of Jews for Jesus that David rededicated ^his life to the Lord. Brickner is a popular church and conference speaker and has ^authored Christ in the Feast of Pentacost and Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles ^with Moody Publishers as well as Future Hope: A Jewish Christian Look at the ^End of the World with Purple Pomegranate. He also writes a monthly online column, ^Jews for Jesus Real Time and has appeared on Larry King Live. Brickner ^resides with his wife, Patti, in San Francisco, California.


CONTENTS

Foreword  / 9
Glossary  / ^11
A Note from the Authors  / 17

1. What's in a Name? / 21
2. ^Pentecost in the Old Testament  / 33
3. Forty-Nine Days of Purpose?  ^/ 57
4. Celebrating Pentecost: Customs and   / 79
    ^Traditions for Home and Synagogue
5. Pentecost in the Gospels  / 99
6. ^The Day Pentecost Was Fulfilled  / 113
7. More Reflections on Firstfruits  ^/ 125
    from the New Testament
8. A Pentecost Meditation:  ^/ 143
    How to Anticipate Christ's Return
9. The Countdown ^Commission  / 151

Looking Forward  / 165
Appendix A: Daily Readings  ^/ 169
Appendix B: A Christian Shavuot (Pentecost)  / 179
                    ^Celebration
Appendix C: Recipes for Shavuot  / 189
Appendix D: Law, Grace, ^and Tradition  / 213
Suggested Reading List  / 221
Notes  / ^223
Index  / 233
Acknowledgments  / 237

The Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot in Hebrew) is one of the three major festivals ^of Israel. Studying this helps us understand such New Testament references as "First ^Fruits" and the biblical view of Pentecost in the book of Acts.


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.



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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 329593
  • Product Code 9781575673806
  • ISBN 1575673800
  • EAN 9781575673806
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category Christ
  • Publisher Moody Publishers
  • Publication Date Feb 2008
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 2.37 MB (EPUB)

David Brickner

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.

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