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God's Annual Festivals
                                                                             The Holy Days — God's Master Plan
*Passover
Feast of Unleavened Bread
Day of Pentecost
Feast of Trumpets

Old Testament meaning
  • A lamb was sacrificed and its blood placed around the doors of Israelite houses in Egypt, which God "passed over" when slaying the Egyptian firstborn.  (Leviticus 23:5)
  • A seven-day festival during which leavening (such as yeast, which causes bread  to rise when baking) is put out of dwellings and is not eaten.
    (Leviticus  23:6-14)
  • A day celebrating the gathering in of the first and smaller of the two annual harvests; observed 50 days from a fixed point in the previous Feast.
    (Leviticus 23:15-22)
  • Called Rosh Hashana by the Jews; a day of rejoicing marked by the blowing of trumpets.
     (Leviticus  23:23-25)

New Testament meaning
  • Pictures Jesus Christ's shedding His blood for the sins of mankind.
  • Pictures the Christian's duty to "put out sin" from a life yielded to Jesus Christ.
  • Pictures the Christian's receiving God's Holy Spirit.
  • Pictures a time of war and plagues, concluding with Jesus Christ's Second Coming.

                                                                                                                                                                                      
Day of  Atonement
Feast  of Tabernacles
Last  Great Day

Old Testament meaning
  • A day of fasting and repentance, known to the Jews as Yom Kippur.
   (Leviticus 23:26-32)
  • A seven-day celebration of the great fall harvest, observed by living in temporary dwellings for the duration of the Feast.
    (Leviticus 23:33-43)
  • Adjacent to the Feast of Tabernacles, this eighth day is considered a separate Feast.
    (Leviticus 23:36,39)

New Testament meaning
  • Pictures the binding of Satan at the beginning of the Millennium and the world  becoming at one with God.
  • Pictures the Millennium, when the earth will be ruled by Jesus Christ and His saints.
  • Pictures the coming "Great White Throne Judgment" at which all of humanity  not previously called will have the chance to hear the True Gospel and accept  salvation.
* Observed the previous evening after sunset


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