Feasts of the lord


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Feasts of the lord

  1. 1. LOGOFeasts of the LordPeriod of SpiritualInstruction
  2. 2. This PSI Will Cover1234Seven Feasts of the LordCeremonial FulfillmentProphetic Significance2Discerning God’s Timing
  3. 3. God Moves In Seasons3
  4. 4. The Seven Feasts of the LordThe PassoverFeasts of Unleavened BreadFirst fruitsFeast of WeeksFeast of TrumpetsDay of AtonementFeast of Tabernacles4
  5. 5. What Is The Passover?God declared Passover to be apermanent celebration for alleternity (Exodus 12:2,6,13-14).Historically, Passover celebratesGods deliverance of the children ofIsrael from bondage in Egypt, wherethey were slaves to the Egyptians(Exodus 2:23-24; 6:5-8; 13:3,14).5
  6. 6. When Is The Passover?Passover is celebrated onthe 14th day of the monthof Nissan. The civilequivalent is the monthsof March or April.6
  7. 7. Hebrew Definitionpecach71) passovera) sacrifice of passoverb) animal victim of the passoverc) festival of the passoverOccurs 49 times in 46 verses in theHebrew concordance of the KJV
  8. 8. Where Is It?8Law of the 1st ReferenceAnd thus shall ye eat it; with yourloins girded, your shoes on yourfeet, and your staff in your hand;and ye shall eat it in haste: it is theLORDs passover.- Exodus 12:11
  9. 9. Beginning of the HarvestSeasonIt is a MemorialCelebration of Deliverancefrom EgyptPassover Lamb is Killed andEatenBlood Applied Over Doors ofHomeElements of the Passover9It is the First of the PilgrimFestivals
  10. 10. Understanding the PassoverNatural Application Passover was thebeginning of months The lamb was hidden forfour days The lamb was to bewithout blemish The lamb was of the firstyear It is a male It is a lamb for a houseSpiritual Application Christ is our newbeginning Christ examined 4 daysfrom Palm Sunday toCalvary Christ without sin Jesus is the firstborn Jesus the son of man Whole families can besaved10
  11. 11. Understanding the PassoverNatural Application The whole assembly shallkill it The lamb must be eaten inhaste Not a bone of the lambwas to be broken The Egyptians werespoiled at the Exodus No work was to be doneSpiritual Application A Congregation of peoplewas involved Christ’sdeath Believers must be quick toleave the world’s ways None of Jesus’ boneswere broken Satan was spoiled at thecross of Christ Christ gives us rest11
  12. 12. Understanding the PassoverNatural Application There is healing power inthe lamb Passover must be killedoutside the gates of thecity They sang a song ofrejoicing to the Lord Israel is the firstborn ofGodSpiritual Application By the wounds of Christour healing is provided Jesus was crucifiedoutside the city walls ofJerusalem Believer’s are to rejoiceover the enemies All those who acceptJesus are called thefirstborn of God12
  13. 13. What & When Is The Feast of Unleavened Bread?The Feast of Unleavened Bread is thefifteenth day of the month ofNisan, which is the day followingPassover. It is a seven-day festival tothe Lord (Leviticus 23:6-7; Exodus12:7-8,14-17). On the fifteenth of Nisanand for the next seven days, Godforbade the people to have anyleavened bread in their houses.13
  14. 14. Hebrew Definition14matstsah1) unleavened (bread, cake), withoutleaven.Occurs 53 times in 42 verses in theHebrew concordance of the KJV
  15. 15. Where Is It?15Law of the 1st ReferenceAnd he pressed upon them greatly;and they turned in unto him, andentered into his house; and he madethem a feast, and did bakeunleavened bread, and they did eat.- Genesis 19:3
  16. 16. Began After the PassoverUnleavened Bread RepresentsConsecration And HolinessLasted For Seven DaysAll Unleavened Bread Had ToBe Removed From HomesPrimary Theme Of This FeastIs The Purging Out Of SinElements of the Unleavened Bread16
  17. 17. Understanding the Unleavened BreadNatural Application Unleavened Bread waseaten Yeast removed from theBread Unleavened Bread removedfrom the home The Exodus journeybeginning from EgyptSpiritual Application Jesus is the Bread of Life The bread representsconsecration Sin to be removed from ourbody The burial of Jesus after Hiscrucifixion17
  18. 18. The leaven of HerodThe leaven of the PhariseesThe leaven of the SadduceesThe leaven at Corinth.Four Types of Leaven to Avoid18
  19. 19. What & When Is First fruits?The day following the sabbath during Passover iscalled the Feast of First Fruits (Leviticus 23:10-11).The observance was carried out in thismanner, when the standing ripe harvest of barleyand wheat was ready to be reaped. The celebrantwould take one sheaf from the standing harvest andbring it to the priest. The lone sheaf was called "thesheaf of the first fruits." The priest was then to takethis one sheaf and wave it before the Lord in Hishouse. This was to be done "the day after thesabbath." Prescribed offerings were also to bepresented along with the sheaf.19
  20. 20. Feast of the Harvest - First Fruits20bikkuwr1) first-fruitsa) the first of the crops and fruit thatripened, was gathered, and offered toGod according to the ritual ofPentecostOccurs 18 times in 16 verses in theHebrew concordance of the KJV
  21. 21. Feast of the Harvest - First Fruits21Law of the 1st ReferenceAnd the feast of harvest, the firstfruitsof thy labours, which thou hast sown inthe field: and the feast ofingathering, which is in the end of theyear, when thou hast gathered in thylabours out of the field.- Exodus 23:16
  22. 22. Included The Barley & WheatHarvestIt Is An Agricultural HarvestThe Israelites Would Go AndReap The HarvestA Sheave Offering Was WavedBefore the LordThe First fruits Belongs UntoGodElements of the Firstfruits22
  23. 23. Jesus Is The First Fruits Jesus is the firstborn of Mary (Matthew 1:23-25). Jesus is the first-begotten of God the Father (Hebrews1:6). Jesus is the firstborn of every creature (Colossians 1:15). Jesus is the first-begotten from the dead (Revelation 1:5). Jesus is the firstborn of many brethren (Romans 8:29). Jesus is the first fruits of the resurrected ones (1Corinthians 15:20,23). Jesus is the beginning of the creation of God (Revelation3:14). Jesus is the preeminent One (Colossians 1:18).23
  24. 24. The Seventeenth of Nisan -- Resurrection and Salvation1. Noahs ark rests on Mount Ararat (Genesis 8:4).2. Israel crosses the Red Sea (Exodus 3:18; 5:3, 14).3. Israel eats the first fruits of the Promised Land (Joshua5:10-12).4. Haman is defeated (Esther 3:1-6).5. The resurrection of Jesus the Messiah (John 12:24; 1Corinthians 15:16-20).24
  25. 25. The Seventeenth of Nisan -- Resurrection and Salvation6. Hebrews entered Egypt 430 before deliverance. (Exodus12:40-41)7. Walls of Jericho fell down on firstfruits. (Joshua 5:10-12)8. Hezekiah cleansed the temple. (2 Chronicles 29:1-28)The Odds of just two of these events happening on thesame day (Hebrew Year 360) are 1 in 129,000The Odds of all of these events happening on the same dayare 1 in 783 quadrillion. (783,000,000,000,000,000)25
  26. 26. Feasts Fulfilled Prophetically By Christ 1 Corinthians 5:7,8 Therefore purge out the oldleaven, that you may be a newlump, since you truly areunleavened. For indeedChrist, our Passover, wassacrificed for us. Therefore let uskeep the feast, not with oldleaven, nor with the leaven ofmalice and wickedness, but withthe unleavened bread of sincerityand truth.Passover – Jesus is ourPassover lamb slain forus.Unleavened Bread – Theleaven or sin was put intothe body of Jesus for us.He fulfilled this feastprophetically in hisburial.First fruits – If the first isholy, then the rest is holy.Jesus is the first fruitsfrom the dead.26
  27. 27. PowerPoint has newlayouts that give youmore ways topresent yourwords, images andmedia.Christ’s Fulfillment of the Spring Feasts – 1stComing of Jesus ChristThe PassoverFeast of UnleavenedBreadFirst fruits27
  28. 28. What & When Is The Feast of Weeks (Pentecost)?The Feast of Weeks orPentecost as it is known inthe Greek, began fifty daysafter the first fruits(Leviticus 23:15-17,21). It isa celebration of the harvest.28
  29. 29. Hebrew Definition29shabuwa`1) seven, period of seven (days oryears), heptad, weeka) period of seven days, a week1) Feast of Weeksb) heptad, seven (of years)Occurs 15 times in 13 verses in theKJV
  30. 30. Where Is It?30Law of the 1st ReferenceAnd thou shalt observe the feast ofweeks, of the firstfruits of wheatharvest, and the feast of ingatheringat the years end.-Exodus 34:22
  31. 31. Feast of WeeksOld Testament The giving of the TenCommandments. 3,000 men killed Commandments writtenon stone Letter of the Law –death Mount SinaiNew Testament The giving of the HolySpirit 3,000 men saved Commandments writtenon hearts Spirit of the Law – life Mount Zion31
  32. 32. It Is The Second of the PilgrimFestivalsSeason Associated With NewRevelationOccurred 50 Days After FirstfruitsCelebration of the HarvestOutpouring of God’s SpiritElements of the Feast of Weeks (Pentecost)32
  33. 33. PowerPoint has newlayouts that give youmore ways topresent yourwords, images andmedia.Church’s Fulfillment of Pentecost33
  34. 34. What Is The Feast of Trumpets?Rosh HaShanah marks the Jewish New Yearand is a part of the season of repentance.Rosh in Hebrew means "chief or head" andshanah means "year." Rosh HaShanah is thehead of the year on the civil calendar, and isalso known as the birthday of the world sincethe world was created on this day(Talmud, Rosh Hashanah 11a). Jewishtradition believes that Adam was created onthis day (Mishnah, San Hedrin 38b).34
  35. 35. When Is The Feast of Trumpets?A special season known asTeshuvah, which in Hebrew means "toreturn or repent," begins on the first day ofthe month of Elul and continues 40days, ending with Yom Kippur. Feast ofTrumpets occurs 10 days before the Day ofAtonement. Teshuvah (repentance) speaksto all people. Those who believe in theJesus are called to examine their lives andsee where they have departed from God.35
  36. 36. Feast of Trumpetschatsotsĕrah361) trumpet, clarionOccurs 29 times in 27 verses in theHebrew concordance of the KJV
  37. 37. Feast of Trumpets37Law of the 1st ReferenceSpeak unto the children ofIsrael, saying, In the seventhmonth, in the first day of themonth, shall ye have a sabbath, amemorial of blowing of trumpets, anholy convocation.- Leviticus 23:24
  38. 38. Only Holiday Celebrated forTwo Days in Israel.This Begins the Fall FeastsThe Shofar is Sounded Over100 Times During This FestivalJews Consider This Feast theBirthday of the WorldThe Last Trumpet is SoundedDuring This FeastElements of the Feast of Trumpets38
  39. 39. The Three Trumpets of GodThe first trump is associated with and was blown byGod on the Feast of Shavuot (Pentecost) when Godgave the Torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai(Exodus 19:19).The last trump is associated with and is blown onRosh HaShanah. The rapture of believers will occur atthe blast of this trumpet according to the Bible(I Corinthians.15:51-53The great trump is associated with and is blown onYom Kippur. Jesus said that He would return at Hissecond coming at the sound of the great trump(Matthew 24:30-31).39
  40. 40. What Is The Day of Atonement?The Day of Atonement was the most solemn ofall the feast days. It was the day of cleansingfor the nation and for the sanctuary. On thisday alone, once a year, the high priest enteredinto the holiest of all, the Holy of Holies in thetemple, within the veil of the temple, with theblood of the Lords goat, the sin offering. Herehe sprinkled the blood on the mercy seat. Theblood of the sin offering on the great Day ofAtonement brought about the cleansing of allsin for the priesthood, the sanctuary, and Israelas a nation (Leviticus 16:29-34).40
  41. 41. Day of Atonement41kaphar1) to cover over, pacify, propitiate2) to cover over, atone for sin, makeatonement for3) to cover over, atone for sin andpersons by legal ritesOccurs 102 times in 94 verses in theHebrew concordance of the KJV
  42. 42. Day of Atonement42Law of the 1st ReferenceAnd they shall eat those thingswherewith the atonement wasmade, to consecrate and to sanctifythem: but a stranger shall not eatthereof, because they are holy.- Exodus 29:33
  43. 43. Holiest of all the FeastsHigh Priest Could Go Into theHoly of Holies Only Once aYearHigh Priest Would Go Beyondthe VeilRed Heifer Sacrifice of wasConducted on this DayInvolved the ScapegoatElements of the Day of Atonement43
  44. 44. Day of AtonementNatural Application The priest used a goldencenser. High Priest intercedes onbehalf of the nation He went within the veil oncea year He washed himself in waterSpiritual Application Incense of the goldencenser represents theprayers. Jesus is our high priest By the blood of Jesus wecan go beyond the veil daily We wash in the water of theWord44
  45. 45. LOGO45Significance of the BloodIt is a token of the New Covenant (Matthew 26:27-28; 1Corinthians 11:25).It gives eternal life (John 6:53-54).It brings redemption (Ephesians 1:7).It makes atonement (Romans 3:25; 1 John 2:2; 4:9-10).It justifies before God (Romans 5:9).It gives us forgiveness (Ephesians 1:7; 2:13; Colossians1:14; 1 John 1:9).It provides reconciliation (Colossians 1:19-20).It provides cleansing (1 John 1:7).It makes us overcomers (Revelation 12:11).
  46. 46. What Is The Feast Of Tabernacles?Sukkot, usually translated as "Tabernacles," or thefestival of "Booths," occurs for seven days, fromTishrei 15 to 21. There is therefore a quicktransition from the high holidays, with their sombermood of repentance and judgment, to a holiday ofrejoicing and celebration, for which the people arecommanded to build a hut [sukkah; plural, sukkot)and make it their home. The Torah identifies thesukkah (booth) with the temporary dwellings inwhich the Israelites lived in the wilderness afterthey left Egypt on their way to the Promised Land(Leviticus 23:42)46
  47. 47. Feast of Tabernacles47cukkah1) thicket, covert, bootha) thicketb) booth (rude or temporary shelter)Occurs 31 times in 29 verses in theHebrew concordance of the KJV
  48. 48. Feast of Tabernacles48Law of the 1st ReferenceSpeak unto the children ofIsrael, saying, The fifteenth day ofthis seventh month shall be thefeast of tabernacles for seven daysunto the LORD.- Leviticus 23:34
  49. 49. Last of the Pilgrim FestivalsOpen Booths Reminded theWorshipper of the Glory CloudDuring the WildernessWanderingsThis Feast Lasted a WeekIsraelites Built Booths DuringThis TimeSeason of RejoicingElements of the Feast of Tabernacles49
  50. 50. 50Understanding the Meaning of Booths/Tabernacles1. Jesus tabernacled (sukkot) among us (John 1:14).2. Peter spoke about his body being a tabernacle (2 Peter1:13-14).3. The apostle Paul told us that our earthly bodies wereearthly houses or tabernacles (2 Corinthians 5:1-5).4. The tabernacle of Moses (Moshe) was a tent of habitation(Acts 7:44; Hebrews 9:2-8).5. Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob lived in tabernacles (Hebrews11:8-9).
  51. 51. 51Understanding the Meaning of Booths/Tabernacles6. The tabernacle of David was a tent or dwelling place (Acts15:16; Amos 9:11). This tabernacle was the temple ofSolomon (1 Kings 5:2-5; 8:1-21).7. Jesus entered the temple on the Feast of Sukkot(Tabernacles) (John 7:2,27-29).8. The Bible speaks of a heavenly tabernacle (Hebrews 8:1-2;Revelation 13:6; 15:5). This heavenly tabernacle will come toearth (Revelation 21:1-3).9. Jesus was the true tabernacle of God (Hebrews 9:11).
  52. 52. Prophetic Fulfillment of Fall Feasts – 2ndComing of Jesus ChristFeast of Trumpets- Rapture of the ChurchDay of Atonement- Judgment of the NationsFeast of Tabernacles- New Heavens & NewEarthThe Lord will dwell among us forever!52
  53. 53. PowerPoint has newlayouts that give youmore ways topresent yourwords, images andmedia.Future Fulfillment of the Fall FeastsFeast of TrumpetsDay of AtonementFeast of Tabernacles53
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  55. 55. Hebrew CalendarNumber English Length Civil Equivalent1 Nissan 30 days March - April2 Iyar 29 days April - May3 Sivan 30 days May – June4 Tammuz 29 days June – July5 Av 30 days July – August6 Elul 29 days August – September7 Tishri 30 days September – October8 Cheshvan 29 or 30 days October – November9 Kislev 30 or 29 days November - December10 Tevet 29 days December – January11 Shevat 30 days January - February12 Adar I (leap years only) 30 days February – March13 Adar (called Adar Beit inleap years)29 days February - March55