Slaying the Passover lamb and recalling God’s deliverance of Israel from slavery in Egypt Eliminating all leaven (symbolic of sin). Ex. 12-14; Lev. 23:5-8
The Death of Messiah Yeshua (Jesus) died at the same moment when the Passover lambs were being sacrificed and was in the grave on Unleavened Bread.
(1 Peter 1:18-19). (1 Cor. 5:7; 2 Cor. 5:21).
Nisan 16 March/April
Offerings in the Temple of the first part of the harvest Lev. 23:9-14
The Resurrection of Messiah Yeshua rose from the dead on the day of First Fruits.
(1 Cor. 15:20-23).
Sivan 6 May/June
7 weeks of counting in anticipation of the initial harvest Commemorating the giving of the Law on Mt. Sinai on the original day of this feast. Lev. 23:15-22; Ex. 19
The giving of the Holy Spirit and calling out of believers On the day of Pentecost the Spirit came upon believers who were then called to take the Good News to the nations.
(John 14:26). (Acts 2:1,5,41).
The Present Time -Laboring in the fields – preparing for the final harvest
TRUMPETS(New Year)Rosh Hashanah
Tishri 1 September
Gathering the people together for a solemn assembly by the blowing of trumpets. Lev. 23:23-25
The return of Messiah and the gathering of the saints
(1 Thes. 4:16-17)
DAY OFATONEMENTYom Kippur
Tishri 10 September/ October
Israel’s national judgment day when the High Priest offered sacrifices and entered the Holy of Holies to obtain forgiveness from sin for the people. A time characterized by personal repentance. Lev. 23:26-32
The judgment of humanity and… Israel’s national repentance
(Rev. 20:12). (Heb. 9:11-15). (Zech. 12:10).
Tishri 15 September/ October
Dwelling in temporary shelters in memory of dwelling with God in the wilderness. Lev. 23:33-43