The Passover (Easter) Thread: On the resurrection of Jesus

Loutzenhiser's picture

Put your thoughts, memories and stories of Passover here. For the secular/pagan discussion of Easter please use the Easter Bunny thread.

skunkadoodle's picture

Passover

Actully, Jesus did not institute anything different on 14 Nisan. One of the biggest problems with modern christianity is that they believe Jesus did everything different. Now if the Son is the same as the unchanging Father then nothing changed or Jesus changed everything and thus He does not pass the test that the Father gave to test the Messiah with in Deut. 13.
What you also fail to realize about this "new" thing at the last supper is that it was not new then and it certainly isn't new now. Every Friday evening as the sun sets in Jewish households across the world they do what they have been doing for centuries. We take a cup of wine and bless it and each drink from the cup of wine, say some more blessings then take the challah bread (during Passover it is Matzo) and bless the bread and each break off a piece and eat, the final blessing is said and we have a big family meal celebrating God's Sabbath Day of rest that He sanctified at the beginning of creation. Jesus was blessing the Kiddish and the Hamoti and each time those that are in convenat with Him will remember Him. So as often as you do this remember me means we remember Him every Erve Shabbot. For us it is a memorial of creation and a memorial to the Blessed Son.

As for Passover, and all the Spring Feast are God's Feast that He gave to those that are in a convenant relationship with Him. They do not belong to only those that are born Jewish but to anyone who is in convenant with Him. The Passover was a foreshadow of the Messiah as are all the Spring Feast and all were fulfilled (fulfilled and abolish do not have the same meaning). The Fall Feast of God are a foreshadow of things yet come and will be fulfilled at the second coming of Messiah. So each year we have a "dress rehearsal" of all that Messiah has fulfilled and will fulfill in the future.
Oh, and Jesus didn't have just bread and wine for that Passover meal. There was alot more food. Passover is a Feast.




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