Passover began on Nisan 14 on the Hebrew calendar. On our Gregorian calendar, that was sundown Thursday, April 21, until sundown April 22. The first day of Unleavened Bread began on Friday, Nisan 15 or April 22 at sundown. If you think that’s confusing, you’re not alone. The “sundown” part of the equation is confusing to those of […]
Today (April 9) is Nisan 1, the beginning of the Biblical year. Nisan 1 actually began yesterday at sundown because a day in God’s timing is from sundown to sundown. (See Genesis 1: 5.) Nissan is called “the first month” in Leviticus 23: 5. The New Year is followed by Passover, the beginning of the Spring Feasts, on Nissan […]
Then came the Day of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover must be killed. And He [Jesus] sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and prepare the Passover for us, that we may eat.” So they said to Him, “Where do You want us to prepare?” And He said to them, “Behold, when you have entered the […]
Many people will celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus the Messiah on Easter Sunday, March 27, although Jesus rose from the dead on First Fruits after the beginning of Passover. Passover this year begins Friday, April 22. There’s almost a month between Easter and Passover in 2016. Why is that? I went to Israel several weeks ago, […]
My mother passed away December 8, 2015. She was 97 years old. The call I had dreaded for many years came December 1. I had planned on seeing my mother that day, but I was sick with a sore throat and fever. Around 5 p.m. I got a call from a nurse in assisted […]
Would Jesus Celebrate Hanukkah? Actually, Jesus DID celebrate Hanukkah. Other names for Hanukkah are the Feast of Dedication and the Festival of Lights. John 10: 22 refers to the Feast of Dedication: At that time the Feast of the Dedication took place in Jerusalem; it was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple in […]
Which of these sayings are NOT in the Bible? God helps those who help themselves. It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you are sincere. God is love. What goes around comes around. Laughter is the best medicine. Make love not war. Answer: 1,2,4,5,6 *Number three is found in 1John 4: 16 (KJV).