THE FEAST DAYS of the LORD!

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The FEAST DAYS

of the

LORD!



It was recently asked of me if I believe the that Jesus will return ON one of the FEAST DAYS of the Lord, since Jesus fulfilled the first four feast days at his first coming. Now while I had studied a little on the feast days prior to this person asking me this question I had not as yet done any in-depth studying on this subject as of yet.

Now many or most of my studies are done while I am writing them. I usually begin by asking God what he would like me to study next and within a day or so the answer comes as to the direction of what God desires me to study. This direction comes through either a person asking me a specific question or by the leading of the Holy Spirit in the way of a deep desire to know the truth of a certain matter.

However, in this case it is a combination of several things. For one thing I desired to know if what I have studied earlier by reading the studies of others is in fact the truth, because I had not had time, or at least I had not taken the time to look into it as yet as thoroughly as I like to do. That is to say there are the conclusions that others have drawn and I desire to know if these conclusions of others are based on SOUND Biblical evidence.

Also I wanted to complete an earlier study that I started on the feast days by searching the Bible on the names of the MONTHS that God had given to his chosen people Israel, which many DIFFER from the names given to the months in today's Jewish calender.

And thirdly this leading to study in this area seemed to be confirmed to me when this person asked me about the coming of Jesus and the feast days of the Lord.

[ Now while I have much written I must tell you that I have not fully completed this study on the feast days of the Lord. Please feel free to read what I have written and any insight you may have I would like to here from you. Thanks and may God bless you richly as you study and share his word. Mark]


So then let us begin this study in God's word by reading the verses found in the word of TRUTH, the Holy Bible, pertaining to the MONTHS of the year and the NAME for each month that God gave to his people Israel in the Bible.

Please read Exodus 12:1,2 which teaches us that God CHANGED the FIRST month to another month by saying that this month in which God brought the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt SHALL BE the FIRST month of the year to them, or the BEGINNINGS of months. In other words, there was a certain month of the year that Israel was brought out of the land of Egypt that we are not given the name and God CHANGED this month of time of the year to be the BEGINNING of the year or the beginning of MONTHS. Whatever month or time of the year it was or used to be God now CHANGED this time to be the FIRST month of the year.


"And the LORD spoke unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,

2. THIS MONTH (the month that I bring you out of the land of Egypt or the land of BONDAGE) shall be unto you the BEGINNING of months: it shall be the FIRST month of the year to you."


Now again, here in this particular verse we are not given the NAME of this month, which from this point on in time will be considered the BEGINNINGS of the months and the FIRST MONTH of the year to Israel. We do not learn the NAME of this month in which time of the year Israel was brought out of the land of Egypt until the next chapter, Exodus 13:3,4 which says,


"And Moses said unto the people, Remember THIS DAY, in which you came out from Egypt, out of the house of BONDAGE; for by strength of hand the LORD brought you out from this place: there shall no leavened bread be eaten.

4. This day came you out in the month ABIB."


In other words, the NAME of the month in which Israel came out of bondage was called ABIB and God established this TIME of the year to be the BEGINNINGS of MONTHS. Now to me IF this month called ABIB was ALREADY the FIRST month of the year, then WHY would Almighty God say to his people Israel that this time when they where brought out of bondage from the land of Egypt is to be the BEGINNINGS of months and the FIRST month of the year. To me it is quite clear that there was a CHANGE in the ORDER of the months.

Later in the book of Esther we learn that the NAME of the FIRST month is called NISAN and NOT ABIB. Now to me I do not believe God simply changed the NAME of this month from ABIB to NISAN, but rather also changed the ORDER of the months. Please read Esther 3:7, which teaches us the names of BOTH the FIRST month and the TWELFTH month.


"In the FIRST month, that is, the month NISAN, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the TWELFTH month, that is, the month ADAR."


So then, the FIRST month of the year, also called the BEGINNINGS of months God has given the NAME the month to be NISAN, which was once the TIME of the year called the month of ABIB. Now we do not know from what we have read so far WHAT month of the year was the month of ABIB. All we know for sure at this point is that this TIME of the year was CHANGED to be known from this point on as the FIRST month of the year and the NAME was CHANGED for the month of ABIB to the month of NISAN.

Also we know for sure that the TWELFTH month of the year is called the month of ADAR.

In other words, we know the NAME of the FIRST month and the name of the TWELFTH month. And we also know a name of ANOTHER month, the month of ABIB, but we do not know what order of the year this month of ABIB used to be. And that is ASSUMING the month of ABID was even a name of a certain month before God said that this month in which you came out of Egypt shall be the FIRST month or the BEGINNING of months to you from now on. So really all we know for sure is that the month of NISSAN used to be the first month of the year and NOW the name of the FIRST month of the year is called ABIB.

For ME, I do not see God simply changing the NAME of NISSAN to the name ABIB, but rather I see God CHANGING the ORDER of the months. In other words, let us say that the first month of the year called Nissan was equivalent to our month of January in the WINTER and Israel was brought out of Egypt in the SPRING of the year. Then God said to Israel since I brought you out of bondage in the SPRING of the year this time of year shall be the BEGINNINGS of months to you. IT this MONTH in which you came out of Egypt shall be the FIRST month of the year to you. Please read Exodus 12:1,2 and Exodus 13:3,4 again as one continuous passage of scripture.


1. "And the LORD spoke unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,

2. THIS MONTH (the month that I bring you out of the land of Egypt or the land of BONDAGE) shall be unto you the BEGINNING of months: it shall be the FIRST month of the year to you."....................................................................

3. "And Moses said unto the people, Remember THIS DAY, in which you came out from Egypt, out of the house of BONDAGE; for by strength of hand the LORD brought you out from this place: there shall no leavened bread be eaten.

4. This day came you out in the month ABIB."


So then, to ME, I am seeing that THIS DAY was KNOWN to Israel already as the month of ABIB which we know today as being in the SPRING time of the year. In other words, what ever SEASON of the year that the month of NISSAN USED to be as the first of the year is now CHANGE to this month of ABIB now being the FIRST month of the year, which we know today as the SPRING time of the year.

With that being said, let us continue on in this study in God's word to see if we can find the NAMES that God gave to the remaining months of the year.

We find in 1 Kings 6:1 that the name of the SECOND month is called ZIF.


"And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month ZIF, which is the SECOND month, that he began to build the house of the LORD."


In Esther 8:9 we read that the name of the THIRD month is called SIVAN.


"Then were the king's scribes called at that time in the THIRD month, that is, the month SIVAN, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language."



Now the FOURTH month, FIFTH month, and SIXTH month are not so easily found by simply doing a word search on phases such as "fourth month", "fifth month", or "sixth month". so we will skip over these three months and move on to the SEVENTH month and then come back to these months.


We read in 1 Kings 8:2 that the name of the SEVENTH month is ETHANIM.


"And all the men of Israel assembled themselves unto king Solomon at the feast in the month ETHANIM, which is the SEVENTH month."



Then in 1 Kings 6:37,38 we read where the foundation of this house of God was laid in the month of ZIF, and then in the EIGHTH month which is called BUL was the house of God finished.


"In the fourth year was the foundation of the house of the LORD laid, in the month ZIF:

38. And in the eleventh year, in the month BUL, which is the EIGHT month, was the house finished throughout all the parts thereof, and according to all the fashion of it. So was he seven years in building it."


We then read in Zechariah that the name of the NINTH month is called CHISLEU.


"And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of the LORD came unto Zechariah in the day of the NINTH month, even in CHISLEU;"


Then in Esther 2:16 we read that the name of the TENTH month is called TEBETH.


"So Esther was taken unto king Ahasuerus into his house royal in the TENTH month, which is the month TEBETH, in the seventh year of his reign."


In Zechariah 1:7 we read that the ELEVENTH month is called SEBAT.


"Upon the four and twentieth day of the ELEVENTH month, which is the month SEBAT, in the second year of Darius, came the word of the LORD unto Zechariah, the son of Berechiah, the son of Iddo the prophet, saying,"


And if you remember in Esther 3:7 we were given the names of TWO months. The name of the OLD first month was NISAN and the name of the TWELFTH month s called ADAR. Or it may be that the OLD name for the first month was ABIB and now is called NISAN. The Bible does not clearly come right out and plainly state that this month that Israel came out of Egypt shall NOW be CALLED ABIB. So to ME, it can go either way.


"In the FIRST month, that is, the month NISAN, in the twelfth year of king Ahasuerus, they cast Pur, that is, the lot, before Haman from day to day, and from month to month, to the TWELFTH month, that is, the month ADAR."


So then, so far we have the NAMES of nine of the twelve months of the year that God have given us thus far that we have found.


The FIRST month is NISAN, that was previously called ABIB,

or

The FIRST month is ABIB, that was previously called NISAN.

The FIRST month is ABIB / NISAN

The SECOND month is ZIF.

The THIRD month is SIVAN.

The FOUTH month is unknown at this point in our study.

The FIFTH month is unknown at this point in our study.

The SIXTH month is unknown at this point in our study.

The SEVENTH month is ETHANIM.

The EIGHTH month is BUL.

The NINTH month is CHISLEU.

The TENTH month is TEBETH.

The ELEVENTH month is SEBAT.

The TWELFTH month is ADAR.


But WHAT are the NAMES of the FOURTH, FIFTH, and SIXTH months? Well in Nehemiah 6:15 we find the NAME of ANOTHER month given to us, but in this particular passage of scripture we are NOT given the NUMBER or the ORDER in which this month appears in relation to the other months. Here is what Nehemiah 6:15 tells us,


"So the WALL was FINISHED in the twenty and fifth day of the month ELUL, in fifty and two days."


In Nehemiah chapter 6 and verse 15 we see that the WALL was FINISHED on the 25th DAY of the MONTH of ELUL. In verse 1 however we see that Nehemiah had not yet placed or set up the doors upon the gates of the city on the walls.


"Now it came to pass, when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and Geshem the Arabian, and the rest of our enemies, heard that I had built the WALL, and that there was no breach left therein; (though at that TIME I had NOT set up the doors upon the gates;)"


Then in the next chapter, Nehemiah chapter 6 verse 1 through 6 we are given a CLUE as to what month this month NAMED ELUL might be.


"Now it came to pass, when the wall was built, and I had set up the doors, (in other words, when the wall was FINISHED completely in the month of ELUL by the doors of the gates being set up) and the porters and the singers and the Levites were appointed,

2. That I gave my brother Hanani, and Hananiah the ruler of the palace, charge over Jerusalem: for he was a faithful man, and feared God above many.

3. And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.

4. Now the city was large and great: but the people were few therein, and the houses were not built.

5. And my God put into mine heart to gather together the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by genealogy. And I found a register of the genealogy of them which came up at the first, and found written therein,"


Then if we skip down past the reading of the genealogies we read in Nehemiah 7:73 about the COMING of the SEVENTH month.


"So the priests, and the Levites, and the porters, and the singers, and some of the people, and the Nethinims, and all Israel, dwelt in their cities; and when the SEVENTH month CAME, the children of Israel were in their cities."


Now keeping in mind that we were just speaking about the 25th day of the month of ELUL in the previous chapter and now in this next chapter we see that the SEVENTH month has COME. So then we can safely ASSUME that the month of ELUL is the SIXTH month, which obviously immediately precedes the seventh which which just CAME. In the very next chapter we read that it the very FIRST day of the SEVENTH month. Please read Nehemiah 8:1,2, which says,


"And all the people gathered themselves together as one man into the street that was before the water gate; and they spake unto Ezra the scribe to bring the book of the law of Moses, which the LORD had commanded to Israel.

2. And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the FIRST day of the SEVENTH month."


Therefore to ME, given the context I am going to conclude for now that the SIXTH month is the named ELUL.

So then what are the NAMES of the FOURTH and FIFTH months? Well to this question I personally cannot find the answer from the 66 authorized books in the Holy Bible that have been accepted as the canonized books by the church. You can do a word search on the word MONTH yourself. When I search all the verses with the word month in them I personally only found ELEVEN different NAMES of the months. And of course the month of ABIB is now renamed to the month NISAN. Therefore we have the NAMES of only TEN months.

So then, ASSUMING that ELUL is the SIXTH month we still need to know the NAMES of the FOURTH and FIFTH months. I suppose that it is possible that the names of NISSAN and ABIB could have been switched or interchanged. For example if April, which is our SPRING time of the year where to be changed to the FIRST month of the year and named JANUARY and APRIL became WINTER. This would also now mean that our MARCH would be the TWELFTH month of the year. But to ME, this becomes very confusing. I may be wrong, but to ME, it seems as if the NAME of ABIB was CHANGED to NISSAN and whatever month this month of ABIB used to be this DAY or TIME of the year is now known as the BEGINNING of the months or the FIRST month of the year. I MAY be that I have it backward and the first month USED to be called NISSAN and now the FIRST month is called ABIB. I will leave this for you to decide for yourself as to whether the FISRT month should be NISSAN or ABIB.

The point still remains as to WHAT are the NAMES of the FOURTH and FIFTH months? One of these months MAY be NISSAN or ABIB. Or these two months may have other name given to them, but I personally have NOT found them in the Bible. Now for ME, I have to ask the question as to WHY? Why did Almighty God take the time to give to us the NAMES of just TEN of the TWELVE months of the year? WHY did not God give us the NAME of these OTHER TWO months? Or DID HE? Could it be that in one of the many books that were rejected by the church and NOT included in the AUTHORIZED list of canonized books of the Bible has the NAME of these OTHER TWO months that I personally have NOT found in the 66 books of the Bible. Or did I just OVERLOOK these name somehow? This is just a thought that I have that come to mind every now and then. The Catholic Bible has 73 books as opposed to the 66 books of the Protestant Bible.

You see, at the time of Jesus, there was no such thing as an official canon of the books of the Old Testament. This process of forming a list of books or defining the canon did not come to be until the third, fourth and fifth centuries, when disputes arose among the church

Now even during the time of Jesus there were a few different collections of Scripture of the Old Testament in circulation among the Jews. The two most widely accepted collections of Old Testament writings at that time were number one, the Septuagint, which was a Greek translation of the Old Testament. This collection of manuscripts contained 46 books, which are as follows:


Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1 and 2 Samuel, 1 and 2 Kings, 1 and 2 Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah, Tobit, Judith, Esther, 1 and 2 Maccabees, Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, the Song of Songs, the Wisdom of Solomon, Sirach ( or Ecclesiasticus), Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Baruch, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zachariah and Malachi.

Another collection of the Old Testament was written in Hebrew and this collection of manuscripts contained just 39 books. This collection in Hebrew omits or does not contain the following books:


Tobit, Judith, Wisdom, Sirach (or Ecclesiasticus), Baruch, and 1st and 2nd Maccabees.

This Hebrew collection of manuscripts also does not contain chapters 10-16 of the book of Esther, and three sections of the book of Daniel are not found in the Hebrew manuscripts. In Daniel chapter 3 verses 24-90 are not in the Hebrew manuscripts and as well chapters 13 and 14 are not found in the Hebrew manuscripts.

These books, chapters, and verses are called the deuterocanonical books, meaning “second canon”. So either these books, chapters and verses were ADDED later in the Greek manuscripts, OR these books, chapters and verse were OMITTED in the Hebrew manuscripts. This is something that has been debated for centuries and has caused much division and strife among believers. This point of this study is not to solve this debate nor do I wish to to up more strife.

I am just proposing to you, the reader, the question of WHY did God NOT give us the NAMES of the fourth and fifth months in the 66 books of the ACCEPTED Protestant Bible? Did God just leave these names out for whatever reason? Did I just overlook these names? Or are these names recorded in one of the books that are not accepted by the Protestants? It may be that the name of these books are not found in the accepted books of the Catholic church either. I do not know, because I have not looked as yet. It may be that these names of these two months are found in other books such as the book of Enoch or Japeth. Again, I do not know, because I have not searched these other books as yet. For now I will leave this task to you if you find yourself intrigue with this question as to why God did not give us ALL the name of the months in the 66 books of the Bible.


Well enough said for now on the NAMES of the months of the year as given by Almighty God in the Holy Bible.


Let us now turn our focus upon the FEAST DAYS of the Lord. There are SEVEN feast days of the Lord which are as follows:


The feast of PASSOVER

The feast of UNLEAVENED BREAD

The feast of FIRST TRUITS

The feast of WEEKS

The feast of TRUMPETS

The feast of ATONEMENT

The feast of TABENACLES


The Bible teaches us that these feast days are “APPOINTED” days or appointed times that are to be kept by the people of Israel throughout their generations. The word of God also teaches us that the things written in the Old Testament were for our example and that they were TYPES and SHADOWS or FIGURES of things to come. In other words, these feast days of the Lord are PROPHECIES of things to come.

Now the question that was asked of me was, “Since Jesus fulfilled the first FOUR feast days at his FIRST coming will Jesus fulfill the remaining three feast days at his SECOND coming?”

To answer this question let us briefly examine the first four feast the Jesus has already fulfilled at his first coming.


The feast of PASSOVER, which was fulfilled by Jesus being the Passover LAMB.

The feast of UNLEANED bread, which represents Jesus being offered WITHOUT SIN.

The feast of FIRST FRUITS, which is the RESURRECTION of Jesus being the first fruit unto God.

And the feast of WEEKS, which was fulfilled on the day of PENTECOST.


  1. You can read about all seven feast days in Leviticus chapter 23 either now or later on your own. Most of us know that Jesus is the LAMB that was slain from the foundation of the world. And most of us have heard the account of the Exodus of the children of Israel from Egypt and how God told them to apply blood to the post and lintels of the house so that the death angel would PASSOVER them and no harm would come to them. For those who may not know or remember let us read Exodus 12:1-15.


And the LORD spoke unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,

2. This month shall be unto you the BEGINNGING of months: it shall be the FIRST month of the year to you.

3. Speak you unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a LAMB, according to the house of their fathers, a LAMB for an house.

4. And if the household be too little for the LAMB, let him and his neighbor next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the LAMB.

5. Your LAMB shall be without blemish, (where Jesus was our LAMB that was WITHOUT SIN) a male of the first year: you shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:

6. And you shall keep it up until the FOURTEENTH day of the SAME month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the EVENING.

7. And they shall take of the BLOOD, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.

8. And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.

9. Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.

10. And you shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remains of it until the morning you shall burn with fire.

11. And thus shall you eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it in haste: it is the LORD'S PASSOVER.

12. For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD.

13. And the BLOOD shall be to you for a token upon the houses where you are: and when I see the BLOOD, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.

14. And this day shall be unto you (speaking to the children of Israel) for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; you shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.”

Then in 1 Corinthians 5:7 we read where Jesus Christ IS our PASSOVER that was SACRIFCED for US. In other words Jesus FULFILLED the feast of PASSOVER for us being our SACRIFICE or LAMB that was SLAIN for us. The BLOOD of Jesus was given as a token for us to FORGIVE us of all our sins, therefore we as BELIEVERS no longer KEEP the feast of the passover, because Jesus has FULFILLED this feast being our passover LAMB.

Now some may argue that the early church did keep the passover AFTER Jesus died and rose again, because the very next verse says that we are to KEEP the feast not with leaven bread but rather we are to KEEP the feast with UNLEAVENED bread.

However, if we read this verse in CONTEXT we can clearly see that Paul was teaching us that we are to KEEP the feast as in keeping our LIVES without SIN. Please read 1 Corinthians 5:1-13 where we see that Paul is teaching the church to PURGE out the old LEAVEN that is among us so that we are UNLEAVENED bread of sincerity and TRUTH.


It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is NOT so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife.

2. And you are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that has done this deed might be taken away from among you.

3. For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that has so done this deed,

4. In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, when you are gathered together, and my spirit, with the power of our Lord Jesus Christ,

5. To deliver such an one unto Satan for the destruction of the flesh, that the spirit may be saved in the day of the Lord Jesus.

6. Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little LEAVEN leavens the whole lump (or know you not that allowing a little SIN among you will spread among you to the whole congregation)?

7. PURGE OUT THEREFORE the OLD LEAVEN, that you may be a new lump, as you are UNLEAVENED (or you are CLEAN and WITHOUT SIN). FOR (or BECAUSE) even Christ our PASSOVER is SACRIFICED for US:

8. THEREFORE (or for this reason) let us KEEP the feast (or let us KEEP OUR PASSOVER, which is Jesus Christ being OUR SACRIFICE that made us CLEAN and UNLEAVENED or WITHOUT SIN, let us KEEP our LIFE), not with old leaven (or let us not keep our life with our old man of SIN), neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the UNLEAVENED bread of sincerity and TRUTH.

9. I wrote unto you in an epistle not to company (or not to KEEP company) with fornicators:

10. Yet not altogether with the fornicators of THIS world, or with the covetous, or extortioners, or with idolaters; for then must you needs go out of the world.

11. But now I have written unto you not to KEEP company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. (In other words, Paul is clarify that what he meant in his previous epistle or letter was not to KEEP company with those in the church who are among the brethren who commit SIN)

12. For (or because) what have I to do to judge them also that are without? Do not you judge them that are within?

      1. But them that are without God judges. THEREFORE (or for this very reason) PUT AWAY from among yourselves that WICKED person.”

The Bible teaches us that the things written in the Old Testament were for our examples and they were figure of things to come. In other words the feast days were FORTELLING of the coming of Jesus as our MESSIAH, or Lord and savior. The Jews kept the PASSOVER as a feast day pointing to the day that their MESSIAH would come, but they did not DISCERN that day when Jesus cane to be their PASSOVER LAMB.

Therefore God turned to the GENTILES in order to provoke his people Israel to jealousy. Jesus THEN became OUR PASSOVER LAMB fro whosoever BELIEVES. Jesus then became our SACRIFICE that was sacrificed ONCE and for ALL TIME for WHOSOEVER BELIEVES.

So therefore WE, the GENTILES, who have BELIEVED upon this SACRIFICE of Jesus as our PASSOVER LAMB do NOT KEEP the feast of Passover the way that the Jews keep the feast of Passover. Jesus IS our PASSOVER. Jesus IS our SACRIFICIAL LAMB that was SACRIFICE for the SINS of the whole world that WHOSOEVER BELIEVES will be saved.

Now I stressed that Jesus is the PASSOVER LAMB for the GENTILES to make a point that Jesus FULFILLED the feast of the PASSOVER for ALL who BELIEVE. Now the ALL who believer of course ALSO include the Jews or Israel. Therefore when any Jew becomes a Christian, then he of she NO LONGER needs to KEEP the feast of the Passover in the traditional way of offering a LAMB to God every year, because JESUS is their PASSOVER LAMB.

In the SAME way Jesus ALSO has FULFILLED three other yearly feast days as well as the weekly feast of the Sabbath, which I cover in the study called “SUNDAY WORSHIP verses SDA SABBATH KEEPING”, but for now let us take a look at the feast of UNLEAVENED BREAD.




  • The sixth captain for the sixth month was Ira the son of Ikkesh the Tekoite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

Read 1 Chronicles 27 | View in parallel | Compare Translations| Interlinear view

And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the elders of Judah sat before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell there upon me.

Read Ezekiel 8 | View in parallel | Compare Translations| Interlinear view

In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixthmonth, in the first day of the month, came the word of the LORD by Haggai the prophet unto Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua the son of Josedech, the high priest, saying ,

Read Haggai 1 | View in parallel | Compare Translations| Interlinear view

In the four and twentieth day of the sixthmonth, in the second year of Darius the king.

Read Haggai 1 | View in parallel | Compare Translations| Interlinear view

And in the sixthmonth the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth,

Read Luke 1 | View in parallel | Compare Translations| Interlinear view

And, behold , thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixthmonth with her, who was called barren.


  • And Aaron the priest went up into mount Hor at the commandment of the LORD, and died there, in the fortieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the first day of the fifthmonth.

Read Numbers 33 | View in parallel | Compare Translations| Interlinear view

And in the fifthmonth, on the seventh day of the month, which is the nineteenth year of king Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, came Nebuzaradan, captain of the guard, a servant of the king of Babylon, unto Jerusalem:

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The fifth captain for the fifthmonth was Shamhuth the Izrahite: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

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And he came to Jerusalem in the fifthmonth, which was in the seventh year of the king.

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For upon the first day of the first month began he to go up from Babylon, and on the first day of the fifthmonth came he to Jerusalem, according to the good hand of his God upon him.

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So the wall was finished in the twenty and fifth day of the month Elul, in fifty and two days.

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It came also in the days of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the end of the eleventh year of Zedekiah the son of Josiah king of Judah, unto the carrying away of Jerusalem captive in the fifthmonth.

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And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, and in the fifthmonth, that Hananiah the son of Azur the prophet, which was of Gibeon, spake unto me in the house of the LORD, in the presence of the priests and of all the people, saying ,

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And it came to pass in the fifth year of Jehoiakim the son of Josiah king of Judah, in the ninth month, that they proclaimed a fast before the LORD to all the people in Jerusalem, and to all the people that came from the cities of Judah unto Jerusalem.

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Now in the fifthmonth, in the tenth day of the month, which was the nineteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, came Nebuzaradan, captain of the guard, which served the king of Babylon, into Jerusalem,


  • Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened , and I saw visions of God.

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In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin's captivity,

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And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I sat in mine house, and the elders of Judah sat before me, that the hand of the Lord GOD fell there upon me.

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And it came to pass in the seventh year, in the fifthmonth, the tenth day of the month, that certain of the elders of Israel came to enquire of the LORD, and sat before me.

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And it came to pass in the twelfth year of our captivity, in the tenth month, in the fifth day of the month, that one that had escaped out of Jerusalem came unto me, saying , The city is smitten .

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And to speak unto the priests which were in the house of the LORD of hosts, and to the prophets, saying , Should I weep in the fifthmonth, separating myself, as I have done these so many years?

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Speak unto all the people of the land, and to the priests, saying , When ye fasted and mourned in the fifth and seventh month, even those seventy years, did ye at all fast unto me, even to me?

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Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.


  • And their drink offerings shall be half an hin of wine unto a bullock, and the third part of an hin unto a ram, and a fourth part of an hin unto a lamb: this is the burnt offering of every month throughout the months of the year.

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And it came to pass in the four hundred and eightieth year after the children of Israel were come out of the land of Egypt, in the fourth year of Solomon's reign over Israel, in the month Zif, which is the second month, that he began to build the house of the LORD.

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In the fourth year was the foundation of the house of the LORD laid , in the month Zif:

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And on the ninth day of the fourth month the famine prevailed in the city, and there was no bread for the people of the land.

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The fourth captain for the fourthmonth was Asahel the brother of Joab, and Zebadiah his son after him: and in his course were twenty and four thousand.

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And he began to build in the second day of the second month, in the fourth year of his reign.

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Now in the twenty and fourth day of this month the children of Israel were assembled with fasting, and with sackclothes, and earth upon them.

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And it came to pass the same year, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the fourth year, and in the fifth month, that Hananiah the son of Azur the prophet, which was of Gibeon, spake unto me in the house of the LORD, in the presence of the priests and of all the people, saying ,

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And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourthmonth, the ninth day of the month, the city was broken up .

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And in the fourthmonth, in the ninth day of the month, the famine was sore in the city, so that there was no bread for the people of the land.


  • Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourthmonth, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened , and I saw visions of God.

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And it came to pass in the fourth year of king Darius, that the word of the LORD came unto Zechariah in the fourth day of the ninth month, even in Chisleu;

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Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourthmonth, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.