Pentecost, or Shavuot as it is known in Hebrew, is a holiday associated with the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai during the First Exodus, and the giving of the Holy Spirit during the Second Exodus in Acts 2. In this teaching, we will delve into the concept of why the Spirit descended on a group of Galileans rather than into the Holy of Holies of the Temple and what that means for us today. This is the first teaching of three recorded for the online Outpouring of the Spirit 2020 Conference hosted by Lion and Lamb Ministries.
Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. And at this sound the multitude came together, and they were bewildered, because each one was hearing them speak in his own language. And they were amazed and astonished, saying, “Are not all these who are speaking Galileans? And how is it that we hear, each of us in his own native language?