38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.
40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.
42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
43 And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.
44 And all that believed were together, and had all things common;
45 And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men
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Pentecost means "fifty days", referring to the number of days from the offering of the barley sheaf at the beginning of the Passover. The 50th day was the Feast of Pentecost. The time elapsed was 7 weeks and so it is also called the " feast of weeks" (Ex. 34:22 Deut. 16:10). It is also called, "feast of harvest", and "day of first fruits" (Ex. 23:16 Num. 28:26). Pentecost was also regarded by the Jews as the anniversary of the law-giving at Sinai. As with most things started in the Old Testament this feast of Pentecost was a real life model or example of something to come in Christ's spiritual kingdom.
Jesus Christ was crucified and buried on the Passover. Exactly 50 days after Christ's death, He returned to his followers and filled them with His Holy Spirit (Acts 2). We find 120 men and women who became the first fruit in Christ's new kingdom (James 1:18-19). This was not a one time deal
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