FREE booklet : Holidays or Holy Days: Does It Matter Which Days We Keep?
Holidays or Holy Days: Does It Matter Which Days We Keep?
¬ Crucial Questions
¬ Christmas: The Untold Story
¬ How Christmas Grew
¬ Christmas vs. the Bible
¬ Why Jesus Christ Wasn't Born Dec. 25
¬ Easter: Masking a Biblical Truth
¬ The Resurrection Connection
¬ Fertility Symbols: Beneath the Dignity of God
¬ The Chronology of Christ's Crucifixion and Resurrection
¬ God's Days of Worship
¬ Halloween: a Celebration of Darkness
¬ God's Festivals in the New Testament
¬ Does It Matter to God?
¬ An Ancient Cultural Clash
¬ What About Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Purim?
¬ The Delights of Obedience
   
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God's Festivals in the New Testament


Passover

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:5

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: Matthew 26:2, 17-19; Mark 14:12-16; Luke 2:41-42; 22:1, 7-20; John 2:13, 23; 6:4; 13:1-30;1 Corinthians 11:23-29


Feast of Unleavened Bread

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:6-8

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: Matthew 26:17; Mark 14:12; Luke 2:41-42, 22:1, 7; Acts 20:6; 1 Corinthians 5:6-8


Feast of Pentecost

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:15-22

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: Acts 2:1-21; 20:16; 1 Corinthians 16:8


Feast of Trumpets*

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:23-25

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: Matthew 24:30-31; 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17; Revelation 11:15


Day of Atonement

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:26-32

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: Acts 27:9


Feast of Tabernacles

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:33-43

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: John 7:1-2, 8, 10, 14; Acts 18:21


Last Great Day

Commanded in the Old Testament: Leviticus 23:36

Observed by Jesus Christ, the apostles or the Church in the New Testament: John 7:37-38


*Although the Feast of Trumpets is not mentioned by name in the New Testament, the theme of the day—the sounding of trumpets announcing Jesus Christ's return—is mentioned by several New Testament authors as noted in the references.


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