Here we are on the Feast of Pentecost 2023. How many of you ever thought you would be here on this Holy Day, this year? Yet here we are. In my last message, I covered the Holy Spirit and in thinking about Pentecost, it prompted three questions we are going to answer today: What do we know about the Day of Pentecost? What does the term First Fruits refer to? And, what do the Wave Sheaf and the two Wave Loaves associated with Pentecost symbolize?
Dan Taylor serves as the pastor of the Lubbock, Texas United Church of God congregation. He is married and he and his wife Corinne have of two children. He formerly served as a writer and head of the research department for the Plain Truth and other other Church publications for 13 years. Prior to serving as pastor he worked in the high tech field for 22 years.