Firstfruit: What Is That?
Presented by Jim Franks
After the Feast of Unleavened Bread we enter the countdown for Pentecost, which is also called the Feast of Firstfruits. We are to count 50 days from the Sunday during Unleavened Bread in order to establish the date for Pentecost. Over the years the dating of Pentecost has been controversial, and there has also been some controversy about the term “firstfruit.” This is an agricultural term that has a spiritual application. What does it really mean?