Feasts of the Bible Pamphlet explains the Feasts of Israel and Their Significance to Christians Today
Throughout the Old Testament, God commanded the people of Israel to observe feasts and holy days (holidays) to remember the mighty things that He had done in the lives of Israel's ancestors. The Feasts of the Bible Pamphlet is a full-color booklet that celebrates and explains the meaning behind the biblical feasts and why they are important today. Feasts of the Bible contains an easy-to-read chart that provides each holiday's name, explanation, date of observance, pronunciation, and symbolic meaning pointing to Jesus as the promised Messiah. 12 panels, fits inside most Bibles, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, unfolds to 33 inches long
3 Facts Christian Should Know about the Hebrew roots of Christianity
- From childhood, Jesus celebrated these feasts and holy days.
- Jesus said he was the fulfillment of the Old Testament
- Jesus mentioned many parallels between the feasts and sacrifices and himself.
10 Feasts of the Bible—The Major Feasts of the Israel
- Passover (Pesach)
- Unleavened Bread (Hag HaMatzot)
- Firstfruits (Yom HaBikkurim)
- Feast of Weeks or Pentecost (Shavuot)
- Feast of Trumpets or Rosh HaShanah (New Year)
- Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur
- Tabernacles or Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles or Booths)
- Rejoicing in the Law or Torah (Simchat)
- Feast of Dedication or Hanukkah (Chanukah or Feast of Lights)
- Feast of Lots or Purim
Calendar of Fall Feasts of Israel for 2013
- September 25-26, 2013 - Feast of Trumpets - RoshHaShana (New Year)
- October 4-5, 2013- Day of Atonement - Yom Kippur
- October 9-16, 2013 - Feast of Tabernacles - Sukkot
- Passover: A hymn is usually sung at the end of the Passover service, as was the case with Jesus and his disciples during the Last Supper (Matthew 26:30).
- During the Feast of Trumpets synagogue services, the shofar (ram's horn) is blown 100 times.
- Hanukkah is known as the Feast of Lights or the Feast of Dedication because of a legendary miraculous provision of oil for the eternal light in the Temple.
- Purim marks the deliverance of the Jews through Queen Esther.
- Leviticus 23 is sometimes called "God's calendar of redeeming grace" because the 44 verses tell of God's redemptive plan.
- God told Moses that seven of the feasts were to be "appointed feasts of the Lord" and were to be proclaimed as sacred assemblies (Leviticus 23:1 & 2).
- Three of the feasts were pilgrimage feasts.
There's a small group DVD-based curriculum to go with this pamphlet. Visit the Feasts of the Bible website for samples guides and bonus material!
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