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Shavuot (Pentecost): Spirit-transformed to follow God’s Law

Shavuot for Jews. Pentecost for Christians. We can have a great dialogue with our brethren in faith in the Holy One of Israel about the lessons taught in this memorial of the revelation of God. The Word was spoken and written at Sinai, become flesh in Yeshua the Mashiakh (Jesus the Christ), and put into action by the transformation of the Spirit.

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Exodus 34: Moshe gets to know God personally while getting the replacement tablets of the commandments

“Now the LORD said to Moses, ‘Cut out for yourself two stone tablets like the former ones, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets which you shattered.'” (Ex. 34:1)

Richard AgeeSome commentators believe God was angry at Moses for breaking those tablets with the 10 Commandments, but I don’t believe so. When Moses broke the tablets, Moses was simply acknowledging that the people had already broken the covenant that just 40 days earlier they had promised to uphold when they said, “What you say, we will do.” So it was appropriate for Moses to break those tablets. But it was also appropriate that the tablets had to be remade.

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Offerings of Sukkot foreshadow God’s change of our hearts

Daniel AgeeSukkot day 1 — Symbolism of the various offerings for God’s appointed time of סֻכֹּת Sukkot (Tabernacles) reveals the changes of heart each person and ultimately all nations will bring to God on the Day of the LORD.

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