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Feasts of the lord 2014

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Powerpoint from James Willis Ministries covering the Feasts of the Lord

Powerpoint from James Willis Ministries covering the Feasts of the Lord

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  • 1. LOGO Feasts of the Lord Period of Spiritual Instruction James Willis Ministries Copyright 2014 All Rights Reserved
  • 2. This PSI Will Cover 1 2 3 4 Seven Feasts of the Lord Ceremonial Fulfillment Prophetic Significance 2 Discerning God’s Timing
  • 3. God Moves In Seasons 3
  • 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 Tabernacles 4
  • 5. What Is The Passover? God declared Passover to be a permanent celebration for all eternity (Exodus 12:2,6,13-14). Historically, Passover celebrates God's deliverance of the children of Israel from bondage in Egypt, where they were slaves to the Egyptians (Exodus 2:23-24; 6:5-8; 13:3,14). 5
  • 6. When Is The Passover? Passover is celebrated on the 14th day of the month of Nissan. The civil equivalent is the months of March or April. 6
  • 7. Hebrew Definition pecach 7 1) passover a) sacrifice of passover b) animal victim of the passover c) festival of the passover Occurs 49 times in 46 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
  • 8. Where Is It? 8 Law of the 1st Reference And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD's passover. - Exodus 12:11
  • 9. Beginning of the Harvest Season It is a Memorial Celebration of Deliverance from Egypt Passover Lamb is Killed and Eaten Blood Applied Over Doors of Home Elements of the Passover 9 It is the First of the Pilgrim Festivals
  • 10. Understanding the Passover Natural Application  Passover was the beginning of months  The lamb was hidden for four days  The lamb was to be without blemish  The lamb was of the first year  It is a male  It is a lamb for a house Spiritual Application  Christ is our new beginning  Christ examined 4 days from Palm Sunday to Calvary  Christ without sin  Jesus is the firstborn  Jesus the son of man  Whole families can be saved 10
  • 11. Understanding the Passover Natural Application  The whole assembly shall kill it  The lamb must be eaten in haste  Not a bone of the lamb was to be broken  The Egyptians were spoiled at the Exodus  No work was to be done Spiritual Application  A Congregation of people was involved Christ’s death  Believers must be quick to leave the world’s ways  None of Jesus’ bones were broken  Satan was spoiled at the cross of Christ  Christ gives us rest 11
  • 12. Understanding the Passover Natural Application  There is healing power in the lamb  Passover must be killed outside the gates of the city  They sang a song of rejoicing to the Lord  Israel is the firstborn of God Spiritual Application  By the wounds of Christ our healing is provided  Jesus was crucified outside the city walls of Jerusalem  Believer’s are to rejoice over the enemies  All those who accept Jesus are called the firstborn of God 12
  • 13. What & When Is The Feast of Unleavened Bread? The Feast of Unleavened Bread is the fifteenth day of the month of Nisan, which is the day following Passover. It is a seven-day festival to the Lord (Leviticus 23:6-7; Exodus 12:7-8,14- 17). On the fifteenth of Nisan and for the next seven days, God forbade the people to have any leavened bread in their houses. 13
  • 14. Hebrew Definition 14 matstsah 1) unleavened (bread, cake), without leaven. Occurs 53 times in 42 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
  • 15. Where Is It? 15 Law of the 1st Reference And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him, and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did bake unleavened bread, and they did eat. - Genesis 19:3
  • 16. Began After the Passover Unleavened Bread Represents Consecration And Holiness Lasted For Seven Days All Unleavened Bread Had To Be Removed From Homes Primary Theme Of This Feast Is The Purging Out Of Sin Elements of the Unleavened Bread 16
  • 17. Understanding the Unleavened Bread Natural Application  Unleavened Bread was eaten  Yeast removed from the Bread  Unleavened Bread removed from the home  The Exodus journey beginning from Egypt Spiritual Application  Jesus is the Bread of Life  The bread represents consecration  Sin to be removed from our body  The burial of Jesus after His crucifixion 17
  • 18. The leaven of Herod The leaven of the Pharisees The leaven of the Sadducees The leaven at Corinth. Four Types of Leaven to Avoid 18
  • 19. What & When Is First fruits? The day following the sabbath during Passover is called the Feast of First Fruits (Leviticus 23:10- 11).The observance was carried out in this manner, when the standing ripe harvest of barley and wheat was ready to be reaped. The celebrant would take one sheaf from the standing harvest and bring it to the priest. The lone sheaf was called "the sheaf of the first fruits." The priest was then to take this one sheaf and wave it before the Lord in His house. This was to be done "the day after the sabbath." Prescribed offerings were also to be presented along with the sheaf. 19
  • 20. Feast of the Harvest - First Fruits 20 bikkuwr 1) first-fruits a) the first of the crops and fruit that ripened, was gathered, and offered to God according to the ritual of Pentecost Occurs 18 times in 16 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
  • 21. Feast of the Harvest - First Fruits 21 Law of the 1st Reference And the feast of harvest, the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field: and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field. - Exodus 23:16
  • 22. Included The Barley & Wheat Harvest It Is An Agricultural Harvest The Israelites Would Go And Reap The Harvest A Sheave Offering Was Waved Before the Lord The First fruits Belongs Unto God Elements of the Firstfruits 22
  • 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 (Hebrews 1:6).  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 (1 Corinthians 15:20,23).  Jesus is the beginning of the creation of God (Revelation 3:14).  Jesus is the preeminent One (Colossians 1:18). 23
  • 24. The Seventeenth of Nisan -- Resurrection and Salvation 1. Noah's 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 (Joshua 5:10-12). 4. Haman is defeated (Esther 3:1-6). 5. The resurrection of Jesus the Messiah (John 12:24; 1 Corinthians 15:16-20). 24
  • 25. The Seventeenth of Nisan -- Resurrection and Salvation 6. Hebrews entered Egypt 430 before deliverance. (Exodus 12:40-41) 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 the same day (Hebrew Year 360) are 1 in 129,000 The Odds of all of these events happening on the same day are 1 in 783 quadrillion. (783,000,000,000,000,000) 25
  • 26. Feasts Fulfilled Prophetically By Christ  1 Corinthians 5:7,8  Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. Passover – Jesus is our Passover lamb slain for us. Unleavened Bread – The leaven or sin was put into the body of Jesus for us. He fulfilled this feast prophetically in his burial. First fruits – If the first is holy, then the rest is holy. Jesus is the first fruits from the dead. 26
  • 27. PowerPoint has new layouts that give you more ways to present your words, images and media. Christ’s Fulfillment of the Spring Feasts – 1st Coming of Jesus Christ The Passover Feast of Unleavened Bread First fruits 27
  • 28. What & When Is The Feast of Weeks (Pentecost)? The Feast of Weeks or Pentecost as it is known in the Greek, began fifty days after the first fruits (Leviticus 23:15-17,21). It is a celebration of the harvest. 28
  • 29. Hebrew Definition 29 shabuwa` 1) seven, period of seven (days or years), heptad, week a) period of seven days, a week 1) Feast of Weeks b) heptad, seven (of years) Occurs 15 times in 13 verses in the KJV
  • 30. Where Is It? 30 Law of the 1st Reference And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest, and the feast of ingathering at the year's end. -Exodus 34:22
  • 31. Feast of Weeks Old Testament  The giving of the Ten Commandments.  3,000 men killed  Commandments written on stone  Letter of the Law – death  Mount Sinai New Testament  The giving of the Holy Spirit  3,000 men saved  Commandments written on hearts  Spirit of the Law – life  Mount Zion 31
  • 32. It Is The Second of the Pilgrim Festivals Season Associated With New Revelation Occurred 50 Days After First fruits Celebration of the Harvest Outpouring of God’s Spirit Elements of the Feast of Weeks (Pentecost) 32
  • 33. PowerPoint has new layouts that give you more ways to present your words, images and media. Church’s Fulfillment of Pentecost 33
  • 34. What Is The Feast of Trumpets? Rosh HaShanah marks the Jewish New Year and is a part of the season of repentance. Rosh in Hebrew means "chief or head" and shanah means "year." Rosh HaShanah is the head of the year on the civil calendar, and is also known as the birthday of the world since the world was created on this day (Talmud, Rosh Hashanah 11a). Jewish tradition believes that Adam was created on this day (Mishnah, San Hedrin 38b). 34
  • 35. When Is The Feast of Trumpets? A special season known as Teshuvah, which in Hebrew means "to return or repent," begins on the first day of the month of Elul and continues 40 days, ending with Yom Kippur. Feast of Trumpets occurs 10 days before the Day of Atonement. Teshuvah (repentance) speaks to all people. Those who believe in the Jesus are called to examine their lives and see where they have departed from God. 35
  • 36. Feast of Trumpets chatsotsĕrah 36 1) trumpet, clarion Occurs 29 times in 27 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
  • 37. Feast of Trumpets 37 Law of the 1st Reference Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation. - Leviticus 23:24
  • 38. Only Holiday Celebrated for Two Days in Israel. This Begins the Fall Feasts The Shofar is Sounded Over 100 Times During This Festival Jews Consider This Feast the Birthday of the World The Last Trumpet is Sounded During This Feast Elements of the Feast of Trumpets 38
  • 39. The Three Trumpets of God The first trump is associated with and was blown by God on the Feast of Shavuot (Pentecost) when God gave the Torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai (Exodus 19:19). The last trump is associated with and is blown on Rosh HaShanah. The rapture of believers will occur at the blast of this trumpet according to the Bible (I Corinthians.15:51-53 The great trump is associated with and is blown on Yom Kippur. Jesus said that He would return at His second coming at the sound of the great trump (Matthew 24:30-31). 39
  • 40. What Is The Day of Atonement? The Day of Atonement was the most solemn of all the feast days. It was the day of cleansing for the nation and for the sanctuary. On this day alone, once a year, the high priest entered into the holiest of all, the Holy of Holies in the temple, within the veil of the temple, with the blood of the Lord's goat, the sin offering. Here he sprinkled the blood on the mercy seat. The blood of the sin offering on the great Day of Atonement brought about the cleansing of all sin for the priesthood, the sanctuary, and Israel as a nation (Leviticus 16:29-34). 40
  • 41. Day of Atonement 41 kaphar 1) to cover over, pacify, propitiate 2) to cover over, atone for sin, make atonement for 3) to cover over, atone for sin and persons by legal rites Occurs 102 times in 94 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
  • 42. Day of Atonement 42 Law of the 1st Reference And they shall eat those things wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a stranger shall not eat thereof, because they are holy. - Exodus 29:33
  • 43. Holiest of all the Feasts High Priest Could Go Into the Holy of Holies Only Once a Year High Priest Would Go Beyond the Veil Red Heifer Sacrifice of was Conducted on this Day Involved the Scapegoat Elements of the Day of Atonement 43
  • 44. Day of Atonement Natural Application  The priest used a golden censer.  High Priest intercedes on behalf of the nation  He went within the veil once a year  He washed himself in water Spiritual Application  Incense of the golden censer represents the prayers.  Jesus is our high priest  By the blood of Jesus we can go beyond the veil daily  We wash in the water of the Word 44
  • 45. LOGO 45 Significance of the Blood It is a token of the New Covenant (Matthew 26:27-28; 1 Corinthians 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; Colossians 1:14; 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. What Is The Feast Of Tabernacles? Sukkot, usually translated as "Tabernacles," or the festival of "Booths," occurs for seven days, from Tishrei 15 to 21. There is therefore a quick transition from the high holidays, with their somber mood of repentance and judgment, to a holiday of rejoicing and celebration, for which the people are commanded to build a hut [sukkah; plural, sukkot) and make it their home. The Torah identifies the sukkah (booth) with the temporary dwellings in which the Israelites lived in the wilderness after they left Egypt on their way to the Promised Land (Leviticus 23:42) 46
  • 47. Feast of Tabernacles 47 cukkah 1) thicket, covert, booth a) thicket b) booth (rude or temporary shelter) Occurs 31 times in 29 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
  • 48. Feast of Tabernacles 48 Law of the 1st Reference Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the feast of tabernacles for seven days unto the LORD. - Leviticus 23:34
  • 49. Last of the Pilgrim Festivals Open Booths Reminded the Worshipper of the Glory Cloud During the Wilderness Wanderings This Feast Lasted a Week Israelites Built Booths During This Time Season of Rejoicing Elements of the Feast of Tabernacles 49
  • 50. 50 Understanding the Meaning of Booths/Tabernacles 1. Jesus tabernacled (sukkot) among us (John 1:14). 2. Peter spoke about his body being a tabernacle (2 Peter 1:13-14). 3. The apostle Paul told us that our earthly bodies were earthly 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 (Hebrews 11:8-9).
  • 51. 51 Understanding the Meaning of Booths/Tabernacles 6. The tabernacle of David was a tent or dwelling place (Acts 15:16; Amos 9:11). This tabernacle was the temple of Solomon (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 to earth (Revelation 21:1-3). 9. Jesus was the true tabernacle of God (Hebrews 9:11).
  • 52. Prophetic Fulfillment of Fall Feasts – 2nd Coming of Jesus Christ Feast of Trumpets- Rapture of the Church Day of Atonement- Judgment of the Nations Feast of Tabernacles- New Heavens & New Earth The Lord will dwell among us forever! 52
  • 53. PowerPoint has new layouts that give you more ways to present your words, images and media. Future Fulfillment of the Fall Feasts Feast of Trumpets Day of Atonement Feast of Tabernacles 53
  • 54. LOGO
  • 55. Hebrew Calendar Number English Length Civil Equivalent 1 Nissan 30 days March - April 2 Iyar 29 days April - May 3 Sivan 30 days May – June 4 Tammuz 29 days June – July 5 Av 30 days July – August 6 Elul 29 days August – September 7 Tishri 30 days September – October 8 Cheshvan 29 or 30 days October – November 9 Kislev 30 or 29 days November - December 10 Tevet 29 days December – January 11 Shevat 30 days January - February 12 Adar I (leap years only) 30 days February – March 13 Adar (called Adar Beit in leap years) 29 days February - March 55