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Pentecost

May 28, 2023 - 12:00am EDT

The Feast of Pentecost, or firstfruits, teaches us that Jesus Christ came to build His Church. This festival pictures the coming of the Holy Spirit and the establishment of the Church. The firstfruits are those who will be given salvation at the return of Christ. They have been empowered with the Holy Spirit, which creates in each one a new heart and nature to live by the commandments of God (Exodus 23:16; Acts 2:1-4, Acts 2:37-39; Acts 5:32; James 1:18). Pentecost serves as a reminder that God grants His Holy Spirit to the firstfruits of His spiritual harvest.

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The Feast of Pentecost: The Firstfruits of God's Harvest

Why Should Christians celebrate the Feast of Pentecost?