THE HOLY SPIRIT
The Holy Spirit is YHVH's Spirit not a force that works on God's behalf.
He was promised by the Father to those that believe in Yeshua (Acts 1:4-5). Sent by God in Yeshua's name to teach us and remind us the Word of Truth. (John 14:26)
He is called Helper (John 14:16) Spirit of Truth (verse 17) ...
WHAT IS 'COUNTING THE OMER'?
Literally translated, OMER means “A SHEAF.” It refers to the measure of grain that was once offered at the Temple in Jerusalem. The Counting Of The Omer happens BETWEEN THE PERIOD of the Offering of the First Fruits or HaBikkurim And the Offering of The Feast of Weeks, Shavuot better known among Christians as Pentecost.
HOW TO COUNT THE OMER
The count goes for 49 days.
The 50th night begins the holiday of Shavuot;
Shavuot means "weeks," referring to these 7 weeks of counting.
Shavuot is the day God gave the Torah and His Holy Spirit/Ruach HaKodesh was outpoured, and thus the entire counting period becomes one of continuous growth and preparation ...
SHAVUOT, FEAST OF WEEKS, PENTECOST
Is the Feast of YHVH that is celebrated on the fiftieth day after the Feast of First Fruits.
The word Shavuot means weeks, and the festival of Shavuot marks the completion of the seven-week counting period between First Fruits and Shavuot.
Pentecost comes from a word in Greek that means fifty.
FULFILMENT OF SHAVUOT / PENTECOST
Shavuot Is one of the Appointed Times, Moedim or Feast Instituted by YHVH/ THE LORD.
The Two Events that were fulfilled in Shavuot/Pentecost are The Giving of The Torah and The Giving of The Holy Spirit.
Hanukkah in Hebrew means Dedication. It is an eight-day Festival of Lights that celebrates the triumph of light over darkness, of purity over adulteration, of spirituality over materiality.
If you wish to learn more, we have a short written teaching and videos on what is Hanukkah and how to celebrate it. A link to 1 Maccabees is also available where you can read the background behind Hanukkah.
WHAT IS 'TU B'SHEVAT'?
Tu B'Shevat (Hebrew: ט״ו בשבט) is a Jewish holiday occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat, the 11th month in God's Calendar. It is also called "Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot" (Hebrew: ראש השנה לאילנות), literally "New Year of the Trees."
This is the day when the sap begins to rise in the fruit trees in Israel—the start of a new growing season.