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SLM has given a full explanation of how Pentecost must be on a Sunday. All I would add is that the season of Shavuot, identified in Acts chapter 2 as Pentecost, is bound up with Passover. The two holidays are merged by counting seven full weeks, plus one day (50 days), from the second day of Passover. Just before Pentecost on Sunday 31 May this year, I ...


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The count to Pentecost involves a start and an end requirement in order to reach 7 weeks of 7 plus 1 day to equal 50 days. There's only one way to achieve that; start on a Sunday and end on a Sunday with 7 weeks of 7 between those two days. THE START And he shall wave the sheaf before the LORD, to be accepted for you: on the morrow after the sabbath the ...


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