Shemini Atzeret (Convocation of the Eighth Day, Lev. 23:33–36, 39–43), the day following the seven days of Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles or Booths), and Shavuot (Pentecost) are “buddies.” The symbolism of one is mirrored in the other. What happened on Shavuot throughout the Bible is a “shadow,” a likeness, of what will happen on a Shemini Atzeret during the Day of the LORD.
God created things in the physical world to explain what happens in the spiritual world. What is the spiritual teaching behind “rest,” “mist” and “breath” in Gen. 2:1-7? Continue reading Genesis 2:1-7 — ‘rest,’ ‘mist’ and ‘breath’
When people come together with “one mind” and “one heart,” the result can range from the kingdom of Heaven on Earth at best and blasphemous Babel at worst. To be one, believers in Messiah must look for ways to unite, as husband and wife should, under the purpose of God to reveal Salvation — Yeshua — to the world. As Rabban Gamaliel predicted in the trial of Peter and John, the movement of God through them through time has not been stopped.
This is a continuation of a discussion on "one mind" and "one heart" from Acts 4:32.