Monthly Archives: April 2016

Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread, First Fruits

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  […]

Happy New Year!

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 […]