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Thursday, 30 October 2014
Yom Chamishi, 6 Heshvan 5775

 



 







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The Moedim (Biblical Feasts) of the Lord - Chart


Here is a summary of the feasts in table form so you can see each feast and how Yeshua either has fulfilled or will yet fulfill each one.

Feast

Purpose

Messianic Significance

Spring feasts

Religious New Year begins

 

 

Passover

Nissan 14

 

Remembering the deliverance from Egyptian bondage.

Lamb slain

Blood applied to doorposts

Household saved

 

 

Remembering our deliverance from bondage

Yeshua, the sacrificial lamb was slain

Apply the blood to our heart

Eternal life

Unleavened Bread

Nisan 15

 

Leaven symbolizes sin

Unleavened bread – sanctification

Symbolizes cleaning sin out of our lives and walking holy with God

 

 

Yeshua is bread of life without sin

Matzah – striped, bruised, pierced

So was Yeshua

Day Yeshua was buried

Separating ourselves from sin

 

Day of First fruits

Nisan 17

Bikoreem

 

First of barley harvest

Was brought as an offering to the priest in the Tabernacle.

Priest offered it to the Lord by waving it back and forth. Reminded Hebrews that God gave them the land and harvest belonged to Him.

 

Yeshua is firstfruits (1 Cor 15:20-23). His resurrection marked the beginning of the harvest of souls.

Yeshua arose on First Fruits

 

Feast of Weeks

50 days after firstfruits

Pentacost/Shevout

 

Fifty days after 1st fruits

Remembrance of Giving of the Torah to Moses on Mt. Sinai.

2 loaves of unleavened bread offered to God.

Reminder that Jews were slaves to Egypt

3000 killed that day.

 

Fifty days after Yeshua arose

A group of Messianic Jews received the Holy Spirit.

God wrote Torah on hearts of believers.

3000 souls were saved that day.

 

 

 

 

 

Long time between spring and fall festivals,
indicating the long time between Yeshua’s resurrection and rapture of Church

Fall festivals

Civil New Year begins

 

 

Tishrei – 30 days before feast of trumpets –

 

time of introspection and cleansing of sins

 

Reviewing life for any sinful areas

Confessing, repenting, returning to God’s ways

Preparation to meet the Lord at the Rapture

Feast of Trumpets

Rosh Hashannah

Tishri 1

 

Jewish Civil New Year begins

The High Holy Days

Celebration of spiritual birthday of the world or creation

Blowing of trumpets

And coronation of the Kings

 

Possibly depicts rapture of the Church

Regathering of believers at the sound of the trumpet and judgment of wicked or second coming of Yeshua when he will be King of the earth

Day of Atonement

Yom Kippur

Tishri 10

 

HOLIEST DAY in the Jewish Year spent in fasting, prayer, and confession

One day a year God gave each individual an opportunity to receive forgiveness

High priest entered Holy of Holies to make atonement for the nation by sacrificing animals including 2 goats

 

Yeshua our High Priest, our Messiah displayed as our sacrificed.  A time of self searching, repentance, recommitment to God.  Possibly judgment day or Yeshua’s physical return to earth.

Feast of Tabernacles

Sukkot

Tishri 15

 

God told the people they should live in booths for 7 days so generations would know that His people lived in booths when He brought them out of Egypt.  A joyful celebration

 

Yeshua ha Mashiach is our tabernacle – our dwelling place. John 14:14

Yeshua on earth

Represents 1000 year rule or eternity, new heaven and earth, when God will dwell with us forever