PASSOVER/FEAST OF UNLEAVENED BREAD
The Passover is a memorial of when the Heavenly Father delivered the
children of Israel from the hand of Pharoah and the Egyptians from
captivity. The Lord passed over all Israelite born children in peace by not
slaying Israel. However the Most High killed the firstborn of the Egyptians.
Deuteronomy 16;1, "Observe the month Abib( Meaning the first month of
Spring Season) and keep the Passover unto the Lord thy God: in the
month of Abib the Lord thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night.
Exodus 12:12-13 "For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and
will smite "For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will
smite (kill) all the firstborn in the land of Egypt...I will Pass Over
you (Israel), and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you". The
Israelites were given a menu to eat on the Passover night. The children of
Israel were commanded to eat the roasted lamb, unleavened bread, and
bitter herbs on the Lords Passover.
Exodus 12:5-8, "Your Lamb shall be without blemish...And they shall eat
the flesh that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter
herbs they shall eat it". Unleavened bread, is bread made without yeast to
make the bread rise. In addition this meal had to be accompanied with
bitter herbs ( For ex dandelions)and lamb.
Leviticus 23:5, "In the fourteenth day of the first month at even is the
Lord’s Passover". According to the bible, the first month of the year was
called the month of Abib, which was usually falls in the month f March or
Leviticus 23:6 “ And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of
unleavened bread unto the LORD : seven days ye must eat unleavened
bread. The Passover begins the eating of unleavened bread. The
fourteenth day at even and fifteenth day is the same day.
Luke 22:1 “ Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called
Exodus 12:16, "And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and
in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh
day there shall be an holy convocation to you. No manner of work shall be
done in them, save that which every man must eat , that only may be done
of you. The first and last day of this seven day feast are Sabbaths.
Exodus 12:19, "Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your
houses", In our houses the leaven is suppose to be removed. ( Ex Bread,
Cookies, Cakes, Beer etc) The children were forbidden to eat any leavened
bread for seven days.
I Corinthians 5:8, "Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven(
Meaning sin and leaven in our houses) , neither with the leaven of malice
and wickedness;( Meaning Sin) but with the unleavened bread of sincerity
Exodus 12:17, "therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by
an ordinance for ever". The Passover is to be kept for ever.
Luke 2:40-42, "...Now his parents (Joseph and Mary) went to Jerusalem
every year at the feast of Passover -Meaning the Passover/ Feast of
Unleavened bread was kept every year)...And when he (Christ) was twelve
years old, they (Joseph and Mary) went up to Jerusalem after the custom
of the feast". Christ and his family observed the LORD’s Passover.
Luke 22:8 “ And he ( The Christ) sent Peter and John, saying Go and
prepare us the Passover, that we may eat. This shows us that the Lord
kept the Passover.
1 st Peter 2:21 “ For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also
suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps.”
1 st Corinthians 5:7 "...For even Christ our Passover is sacrificed for
us:” Christ i Christ is symbolically the sacrificial lamb for the Nation of
Israel. We must keep the Passover through him. Christ showed the
example he kept the Passover and commanded his disciples to make it
ready according to what is written in Exodus chapter twelve.
Keep the Feast Brothers & Sisters!!!!