Scripture Reading for Shavuot

Scripture Reading for Shavuot

Shavuot or Pentecost is the last of the four Spring Feasts of Yehovah. It concludes the time of rejoicing that makes up the period of counting the Omer. It is a time to remember the goodness of the Lord after the great Exodus from Egypt and the deliverance we now have in Jesus, and the help now available to us from the Holy Spirit.

Shavuot begins the Wheat harvest and it is a time to celebrate the provision of God. We see God renewing His covenant with Israel at Mount Sinai and in the Upper Room.

Here is a list of Shavuot scriptures to help you study- the day the Torah and the Holy Spirit were given to us.

Exodus 19 – 20 – The giving of the Torah.

Exodus 34: 22 – Shavuot starts the Wheat harvest.

Leviticus 23: 15 – 22 – Instructions on how to celebrate Shavuot.

Deuteronomy 8: 3 – The Lord tests us to remind us to rely on Him.

Deuteronomy 16: 9 – 12 – A command to keep Shavuot and to rejoice before the Lord. 

Deuteronomy 16: 16 – 17 – Shavuot is one of the three pilgrimage feasts.

Jeremiah 31: 31 – 34 – Elohim promises to give us the Holy Spirit.

Ezekiel 36: 26 – 28 – Elohim promises to give us a new heart because of the Holy Spirit.

Book of Ruth – This story occurs during the wheat harvest.

John 15: 15 – 29 – Jesus speaking of the coming of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 2 – The Holy Spirit was given on Shavuot, also called Pentecost.

Acts 20: 16 – Paul hurries to Jerusalem in order to be there in time to celebrate Shavuot. 

1 Corinthians 12 – The gifts of the Holy Spirit.

Galatians 5: 22 – 26 – The fruits of the Holy Spirit.

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