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OT and NT Pentecost: Why Did Jesus Pour Out His Spirit on This Particular Day?

OT and NT Pentecost: Why Did Jesus Pour Out His Spirit on This Particular Day?

Of the 364 other days of the year upon which Christ could have poured out His Holy Spirit, why did He do so on exactly the fiftieth day after Easter? What was so important about this day? It was, indeed, already a holy day, the OT Feast of Weeks. But why choose this feast day? What makes Weeks so fitting a time for Jesus to give His Holy Spirit to the church?