The Bride and Pentecost

This feast is the insurance policy for the Bride of Christ

Pentecost is not just a feast in remembrance of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in Jerusalem, but it is also a feast that helps us to be expectant about the future. It holds a promise.

The feast of Pentecost is connected with the ancient Hebrew wedding ritual. In essence, this earthly wedding ceremony – in its original form – is a shadow of a heavenly blueprint of the covenant between the heavenly Bridegroom and the earthly Bride [1]. Paul compares the community of followers of Christ also with a bride.

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Passover: Proof that Jesus is the Messiah

Without a historical understanding of Passover, you can regard the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as a dramatic event on a random day. Just a day in history when the people and leaders decided to crucify Him who was without sin. Jesus, being the victim of human misunderstanding. An event like this could easily have taken place a week later or earlier. But not on God’s Calendar! For precisely this reason the Old Testament Feast of Pesach – through both timing and rituals – is the ultimate and powerful proof that Jesus was the promised Messiah.

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