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Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Yom Rivii, 13 Kislev 5776



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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.



Messianic Significance

Spring feasts

Religious New Year begins




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



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



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


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