Leviticus 23:15-18 (NIV) Feast of Weeks : Pentecost ”‘ From the day after the Sabbath , the day you brought the sheaf of the wave offering, count off seven full weeks . 16 Count off fifty days up to the day after the seventh Sabbath, and then present an offering of new grain to the LORD.
Leviticus 23:15-18 (NIV) Feast of Weeks : Pentecost
”‘From the day after the Sabbath, the day you brought the sheaf of the wave offering, count off seven full weeks. 16 Count off fifty days up to the day after the seventh Sabbath, and then present an offering of new grain to the LORD.
From wherever you live, bring two loaves made of two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour, baked with yeast,as a wave offering of firstfruits to the LORD.
Jew and Gentile United and The Law and Holy Spirit United
The Kingdom of God is the eternal spiritual home where Believers will live with God in infinite blessing, provision, love, joy, intimacy & holiness as his children.
The Kingdom of God
The Kingdom of God is the very purpose and will of God expressed in creation and the Bible. So what happened? So what is happening? So what will happen?
Luke 4:43-44 But he said, “I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent.”
Kingdom of God Prospective
Kingdom of Men Perspective
Luke 16:16-17 “The Law and the Prophets were proclaimed until John. Since that time, the good news of the kingdom of God is being preached, and everyone is forcing his way into it.
It is easier for heaven and earth to disappear than for the least stroke of a pen to drop out of the Law.
Romans 3:21-22 But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference,
Love God, Yourself, Others
No other Gods
Do not bow down to them
Do not profane God’s name
Remember the Sabbath day, and keep it holy.
Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.
You shall not murder.
You shall not commit adultery.
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
You shall not covet
Galatians 5:18-24 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under law. The acts of the sinful nature are obvious:
Genesis 2:7-9 Now the LORD God had planted a garden in the east,in Eden; …In the middle of the garden were the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
The KOG was available to Adam and Eve!
Genesis 3:24-4:1 After he drove the man out,he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.
Diaspora/Judgment followed by God’s Promise:
Genesis 3:14-15 So the LORD God said to the serpent, …he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.”
Exodus 34:21-24 “Celebrate the Feast of Weeks (Pentecost) with the firstfruitsof the wheat harvest, and the Feast of Ingathering (Tabernacles) at the turn of the year.
…Bring the best of the firstfruits of your soil to the house of the LORD your God. (Remember Cain)
Three times a year all your men are to appear before the Sovereign LORD, the God of Israel.
Jeremiah 5:17-19 (Exile into Babylonia) As you have forsaken me and served foreign gods in your own land, so now you will serve foreigners in a land not your own.’
Israel is called The Promised Land. It represents God’s promise to redeem the Kingdom of God. We are all in exile from the Promised Land of the KOG.
Jeremiah 31:30-34 “The time is coming,” declares the LORD, “when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.”
Acts 1:4-5 “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised...in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”
Acts 2:1-4 The Holy Spirit Comes at Pentecost When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. …They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that separated and came to rest on each of them. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them.
The Ingathering of the Feasts remind us of God’s Promise to bring us back to His presence for Eternity.
Acts 2:5-13 Now there were staying in Jerusalem God-fearing Jews from every nation under heaven. When they heard this sound, a crowd came together in bewilderment,
because each one heard them speaking in his own language. Utterly amazed, …we hear them declaring the wonders of God in our own tongues!”
Genesis 11:1-4 Now the whole world had one language and a common speech. …
Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city, with a tower (Babel) that reaches to the heavens, so that we may make a name for ourselves
Genesis 11:8-10 So the LORD scattered them from there over all the earth,
Adam and Eve were in Diaspora from the Garden and now All Humanity is in Diaspora due to sin. They did not want to Honor God as King of Kings and Lord of Lords!
Exodus 32:27-29 The Levites did as Moses commanded, andthat day about three thousand of the people died. Then Moses said, “You have been set apart to the LORDtoday, for you were against your own sons and brothers, and he has blessed you this day.”
Acts 2:37-39 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand were added to their number that day.
3000 died on the first Pentecost but and 3000 were Born Again into Eternal Life upon the New Covenant Pentecost
Ephesians 3:6-7 This mystery is that through the gospel the Gentiles are heirs together with Israel, members together of one body, and sharers together in the promise in Christ Jesus. (Yeshua HaMashiac)
Ephesians 3:10 His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known,
Zechariah 14:15-17 Then the survivors from all the nations that have attacked Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, the LORD Almighty, and to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.
The Lord’s Feasts reveal The Kingdom Of God
and the Church Today!
Matthew 28:19-20 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.
June 7 2011
The Harvest Time is Now!