Some of you are probably wondering why you are reading about Passover on a Christian website. Christians certainly do not sacrifice animals or dabble in blood sacrifice. However, Jesus Christ Became Our Passover Lamb, (1 Corinthians 5:7). We can learn a lot about what that means by understanding the original passover which Christ fulfilled.
Look at this article, and these are so called, “conservative churches“?
You can take that word “conservative” and throw it in the trash. It has been perverted to no end. These are not the acts of “conservative” churches. These are the acts of churches who want to remain popular with the world, but what did Christ say?
Reminder: Our 2017 calendar is still valid as Spring starts on March 20th this year. If you are a new reader, browse the links in this post to learn about Passover and understand why we should celebrate it as Christians.
Passover begins at sundown on April 3rd this year.
This year, Easter will be celebrated on April 1st. Many Christians are making plans to visit family, friends and attend church services in order to honor our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. But, how did Easter come about?
Just before the passover of old, the Israelites would take a lamb “without blemish, a male of the first year” and kill the lamb in the evening which is the final moments of the 14th of Abib, (Exodus 12:5-6). The Israelites were then to ‘take of the blood of the lamb, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat the lamb,’ (Exodus 12:7).
We wrote this a few years ago and use it to share with the children in our family. While we believe December 25th is the Conception of Christ we think this story will help your children understand the birth of our Lord and Saviour. Also see past Bible Q&As that cover the Conception of Christ: