They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

More Thoughts on Pentecost

The feast of Pentecost encouraged the Israelites to leave the corners of their field so that the poor, the aliens, and the widows would have something to eat. Is it possible that Jesus benefited from this commandment?


Pentecost: God Changed His Address

Beginning with Moses and the Tabernacle and culminiating in the temples built by Solomon and Herod, God dwelt amongst his people in a place built by human hands. On a special day, fifty days after Jesus’ resurrection, God changed his address.


At the Father’s Right Hand

The hand was very symbolic in the ancient world representing an individual’s authority and serving as the instrument that carried out a person’s intentions. From Pharaoh to Caesar to Christ, the right hand was a symbol of authority and “to be seated at the right-hand” a place of honor.