The Deliverance of St. Paul and St. Barnabas (oil on canvas) by Halle, Claude-Guy (1652-1736) oil on canvas Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France out of copyright
The Book of Acts
Pentecost or Shavuoth was a Holiday of Harvest. It signified the end of Israel’s harvest season. Spiritually, at this point, Israel’s harvest season is coming to an end and the Church is being born.
Acts 2.mp3 Acts 2.pdf
- It is the night before Jesus is crucified. Christ is fulfilling the role of a high priest by interceding for his followers – both in prayer and by then going to the cross. He prays for both the disciples that were with him and future disciples like us.