Archive for the ‘Feasts of the LORD’ Category

Holidays and Festivals: Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn day in the Jewish calendar. The Bible prescribes Yom Kippur as a day of affliction (Lev 16; 23:26-32). In the ancient world, the High Priest woke up early, donned his priestly garments, and sacrificed a bull for both himself and his family. He then cast lots over […]


Israel Arrives at Sinai It was during the third month of the Israelites leaving Egypt that they came to Sinai. In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. (Exodus 19:1) A quick reading of this […]

Rosh Hashanah: Is The Feast Of Trumpets A Dress Rehearsal For Future Events?

By Michael Snyder Did you know that all of the festivals in the Bible were designed to be dress rehearsals for future events?  The Hebrew word “moed” is commonly translated “feast” or “festival” in the Bible, but it really means “appointment”.  God has set a number of “divine appointments” with Him on the yearly calendar, […]

FEAST OF TRUMPETS, YOM T’RUAH (Jewish Wedding Ceremony)

FALL FEASTS THE SEASON OF THE FEASTS OF TABERNACLES..ALSO KNOWN AS THE FEAST OF INGATHERING The Feast of Tabernacles is the last of the required feast seasons. It includes the Feast of Trumpets, Atonement, and Tabernacles (Booths). As with Passover and Pentecost, all the Jewish males were, (prior to Calvary), required to journey to Jerusalem […]

Yom Kippur: (The Day of Atonement)

For it is on this day that atonement shall be made for you to cleanse you; and you shall be clean from all your sins before the Lord. It is to be a sabbath of solemn rest for you, that you may humble your souls; it is a permanent statute (Leviticus [Vayikra] 16:30-31 NAS). On […]

Celebrating Shavuot

Shavuot, also known as the Feast of Weeks, Firstfruits, and Pentecost, like all of the other Biblical feasts, is specifically commanded in Scripture with regards to the timing of the feast. To celebrate Shavuot properly the most important criteria to know is when to celebrate the feast. The Sadducees and the Pharisees interpreted differently the […]

The Feast of First Fruits

Posted at Truthnet The feast of First Fruits takes place on the 16th of Nisan, 2 days after Passover begins on the twilight of the 14th. The Feast of Unleavened Bread begins on the 15th of Nisan and ends on the 21st, seven days later. Therefore on the 16th of Nisan, both First Fruits and […]

Messiah Our Passover

By Jonathan Bernis Posted at Jewish Voice The LORD said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, “This month is to be for you the first month, the first month of your year. Tell the whole community of Israel that on the tenth day of this month each man is to take a lamb for his […]


Sukkot in Israel

By Rebecca J. Anderson The Jewish historian Josephus referred to Tabernacles, or Sukkot, as “A feast very much observed among us.”  (Ant. 15.3.3)  From the time it was first instituted at Mount Sinai, this feast has held a unique and special place among the festivals of Israel.  Its legal structure was given by God, its […]


By Steven Buckardt The Feast of Trumpets is called Rosh HaShanah in Hebrew. It takes place on the first day of the 7th month on the biblical calendar, which is the month Tishrei according to Leviticus 23:24-25 “Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, […]

Passover Seder

Seder Plate

By Steven Buckardt Seder simply means “Order”. It originates with Moses on the night the angel passed over Egypt killing the firstborn. It’s a “Feast of Freedom” done in remembrance of deliverance from bondage in Egypt but also, as believers in Messiah, deliverance from sin and the world. The Passover is observed on the eve […]