Understanding Passover, Unleavened Bread and First Fruits in Light of Crucifixion and Resurrection

As Christians, we will celebrate the most important day of the year this weekend: Resurrection Sunday.  Christ is risen, and if that were not true, Christianity would crumble.  We base our celebration on the Biblical accounts of Jesus’s death, burial and resurrection, which is succinctly wrapped up in this passage: For I delivered to you as of …

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Is There a Connection between Passover and the Coronavirus?

Ok, I recently heard something I didn't know before, and was awed once again by the incredible language of Hebrew! The language has so many treasures hidden in plain sight! I love the language, and encourage you to study God's Word by examining the Hebrew origin of words. (There are Bibles, such as the Hebrew-Greek …

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A Look Back at Palm Sunday: The Day of His Visitation

Yesterday was Palm Sunday.  As we set our sights on Resurrection weekend (next weekend), it is important to know and understand the significance of Palm Sunday...the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem, setting the stage for the remainder of what we now know as Passion Week.  The week would culminate with Jesus being crucified and resurrected, marking …

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How did the Feast of Trumpets become Rosh Hashanah?

Before we answer the question above, let's lay the groundwork. In Leviticus 23, God revealed details of His "appointed times," also known as the 7 major Jewish feasts. Three were to be commemorated in short order in the spring. (Feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread and First Fruits) The fourth was Penecost. Then, three fall feasts …

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