Weeks of Harvest – Jeremiah 5:24

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Weeks of Harvest – Jeremiah 5:24

The Bible does not explicitly describe Shavuot, the Festival of Weeks, as the day of the giving of the Torah. We can calculate that the date of the festival coincides with that historic revelation but the explicit association is not there. One explanation given for this conspicuous omission is that there is no one day of the “giving of the Torah”. Every day is a day when God grants teaching to His people as they study His word with awe and love. To point to one day as the day of the “giving of the Torah” would imply that there is a limit to God’s granting of teaching to His people when in fact God grants His people wisdom every day of the year (Proverbs 2:6).

I would like to approach this issue from another angle.

The exodus from Egypt is described in the…

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