A Christian Passover Seder

Seder means order, and God ordered us to remember what He did for His children on the first Passover which took place in Egypt. He wrote down all the details of how to slay an unblemished lamb, spread blood on doorposts, roast the animal, eat, and burn what is left.  Obedience of His Word kept the family safe from the wrath of God.  As Christians the blood of Jesus covers our hearts, bloopers, failures, and our sins – and our Father’s wrath passes over us.  During Passover thankful people remember God’s mercy as He has delivered us all out of some kind of slavery. The highlight of the Passover is the Seder ceremony. Jesus broke a few of the traditions of the old testament by washing the feet of His disciples on the eve of His last supper with them. He dipped the unleavened bread into bitter herbs and handed it to Judas who betrayed Him. Many Christians choose to celebrate Passover to remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. This scripture is READ during a Seder: “Now the blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you; and the plague shall not be on you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt. ‘So this day shall be to you a memorial; and you shall keep it as a feast to the Lord throughout your generations. You shall keep it as a feast by an everlasting ordinance.”  21752696_1409252479221174_7674600626702003415_oThe biblical feast called Passover is actually 3 feasts celebrated in the Spring: the Feast of PASSOVER, the Feast of UNLEAVENED Bread, and of FIRST FRUITS. Together they last 7 days. The Hebrew word “moedim” means appointment. God has appointed times to meet with His children. God gave very specific instruction to the Israelites as to how to celebrate the Passover feast. These feasts of the LORD were dress rehearsals for events that would be fulfilled by God’s Passover Lamb, Jesus. In every detail, all aspects of Passover, Unleavened Bread, and First Fruits was fulfilled by Jesus. In 7 days our Lord made a way for us to spend eternity with Him. Hallelujah – God calls us to remember and draw strength from His faithfulness to rescue us from evil and provide us with His eternal plan of Salvation through Jesus Christ. “I will remember Your wonders of old. I will ponder Your work, and meditate on Your mighty deeds. Your way, O God is holy. What God is great like our God? You are the God who works wonders’ You have made known Your might among the people.” Psalm 77  During the Passover ceremony called the Seder, elements are shared that cause us to remember the bitterness of slavery, the blood of the Lamb, and God’s mercy and forgiveness as His wrath excludes those who accept Jesus as Lord.  Why should Gentile Christians understand the Jewish Feast of Passover?Messianic Rabbi Schneider explains how Passover celebrates Christ’s fulfillment of OT law and prophecy.

Jesus completes the Passover. Traditionally, people gather to read scripture, pray special blessings, break unleavened bread, drink from the cup, eat and sing Psalms. On Friday April 15, 2022 we hosted a Seder in Mexico with a mix of friends. At 3:00 PM we took communion. After our guests left, our electricity went off for the whole night. The crucifixion was God’s ultimate sacrifice for our sins — though we are all guilty of sin and deserve wrath, Jesus paid that fine once and completely so that we may be righteous in the eyes of God. We, as the guilty, do not deserve the sacrifice of Jesus, who was completely innocent. It is entirely a gift that God gives to us by grace.” Ephesians 2:8-9.  We deserve wrath, however, God loves us enough to offer us a way out. John 3:16 “ For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

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Everything we do is for His glory. 1 Corinthians 10:31 As long as we have breath, it is our privilege to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, who walked among us, He gave His life for us, and He walked out of the tomb defeating death. “I must go away, but I will ask My Father and He will send you another Advocate, the Holy Spirit”  We are never alone for He abides in those who BELIEVE!  AMEN

There was an earthquake around 3 PM when Jesus gave up His Spirit. The earthquake also shook the spirit of the Centurion who just minutes prior crucified the innocent Son of God whom he mistook for a guilty criminal. Suddenly the mockers witnessed the earth crying out over the death of its Maker… “it is finished” echoed from every thunderous crack, stir, shake, and rumble in the belly of the earth… The royal temple curtain was ripped, it was torn to expose the Most Holy, to give all humanity direct access to God. In a flash, the heart of the Centurion was pierced— with a divine sword of concentrated love and conviction— causing him to say “Truly this was the Son of God!” Mark 15:39 — May that sword pierce all hearts 💔 that ALL CRY out “Jesus is Lord” AMEN  Jesus said “Remember Me” The Matzah, or unleavened bread is very significant. During the Seder 3 pieces of Matzah bread are stored in Matzah Tash, a bag that has 3 pockets. According to Jewish tradition, the 3 slices and the 3 pockets represent Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, or Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Isaac is a picture of Jesus because in Genesis 22 – God tells Abraham to take Isaac and to offer his only son as a burnt offering.  Our Father gave us His Son Jesus.  During the Seder, out of the middle pocket, one slice of Matzah is withdrawn and broken in half.  Jesus said during the last supper “This is My body” One half of the Matzah is set aside under a special covering until the end of the ceremony.  This song explains what happened during the first Holy Week.   

PRAISE GOD – for JESUS provided the entire world from the coming, justified wrath of God.

FAITH in GOD the FATHER began in the city of Hebron, just outside of Jerusalem. It was in Hebron where Abraham purchased a lot of land to bury his beloved wife Sarah. It is in Hebron where Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are buried. The following presentation takes you to Hebron to where FAITH in God began.

The scriptures listed below are traditionally read during a Seder ceremony –

Psalm 135:1-10 “Praise the name of the Lord; Praise Him, O you servants of the Lord! You who stand in the house of the Lord, In the courts of the house of our God, Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good; Sing praises to His name, for it is pleasant. For the Lord has chosen Jacob for Himself, Israel for His special treasure. For I know that the Lord is great, And our Lord is above all gods. Whatever the Lord pleases He does, In heaven and in earth, In the seas and in all deep places. He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth; He makes lightning for the rain; He brings the wind out of His treasuries. He destroyed the firstborn of Egypt, Both of man and beast. He sent signs and wonders into the midst of you.”

Psalm 118: 16-24 NKJV “The right hand of the Lord is exalted; The right hand of the Lord does valiantly. I shall not die, but live, And declare the works of the Lord. The Lord has chastened me severely, But He has not given me over to death. Open to me the gates of righteousness; I will go through them, And I will praise the Lord. This is the gate of the Lord, through which the righteous shall enter. I will praise You, For You have answered me, and have become my salvation. The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. This was the Lord’s doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.” — Exodus is the record of Israel’s birth as a nation. The story of Exodus begins in pain and ends in liberation. Exodus starts with one Hebrew in Egypt, Joseph, who is then joined by 70 of his Hebrew relatives, and it ends with 600,000 Hebrew men over the age of 20, not to mention the women and children. It’s estimated that 3 to 4 million Children of Israel left Egypt in the Exodus. God wanted the Egyptians and the people of Israel to know He is God, and our Father delivered the Hebrews physically, however, their spiritual deliverance took 40 years in a desert.

Psalm 5:11 – “Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous; And shout for joy, all you upright in heart!” Psalm 32:11 – “And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord; It shall rejoice in His salvation.” Psalm 35:9 — Oh Lord Jesus thank You for Your sacrifice! Jesus said, “I have come that they might have life, and have it abundantly!” (John 10:10). With the divine birth, death and resurrection of Jesus, the Kingdom of God became a reality for those who trust in the work Jesus finished on the cross. AMEN

Remember how God opened doors for you? How your Father issued a way of escape?

The biblical feast called Passover is actually 3 feasts celebrated in the Spring: the Feast of PASSOVER, the Feast of UNLEAVENED Bread, and of FIRST FRUITS. Together they last 7 days. The Hebrew word “moedim” means appointment. God has appointed times to meet with His children. God gave very specific instruction to the Israelites as to how to celebrate the Passover feast. These feasts of the LORD were dress rehearsals for events that would be fulfilled by God’s Passover Lamb, Jesus. In every detail, all aspects of Passover, Unleavened Bread, and First Fruits was fulfilled by Jesus. In 7 days our Lord made a way for us to spend eternity with Him. This PASSION week of our Messiah begins on Palm Sunday when Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey during Passover. The crowd waved palm branches and sang. Days later, Jesus carried His cross, just as Isaac carried the wood. God provided Abraham with a ram, and He provided the world with Jesus as the unblemished Lamb. Jesus took on all of the leaven of our sin and was buried on the FEAST OF UNLEAVENED BREAD. That feast had been celebrated for 1,500 years. What we call communion today, is the PASSOVER meal fulfilled. We eat the unleavened bread of His Body – and partake of the blood of the sinless Lamb. The Jews presented their FIRST FRUITS to the LORD, and it became a consecrated harvest. Jesus fulfilled this feast by rising from the dead during the FIRST FRUITS festival. He is the Resurrection and the Life. Spread the blood of Jesus across the doorposts of your mind and heart. Jesus purchased eternal life for all of us. Hallelujah

It is time to SEE the greater good. BE blessed, let your heart and mind elevate with JOY. Listen to linked testimony and allow your HOPE to soar with increased revelation. Listening to this sermon is like a summary of the book “Mysteries of the Messiah”. Welcome the pressing to bring the ultimate blessing. The Month of Nissan began April 1st and it is a month of miracles. Living outside the box of what we know — we receive the revelation and vision that God has for us. Being crushed we come out of the olive press transcendent of any loss to be #1 in the eyes of God. Rabbi Sobel Passover 2019 learn something NEW while Jason presents connections between the Old and the New testaments.

NOW LET US SING “Die Die Eh New” a traditional Seder song to celebrate all that the Lord has done! Seder is a JOYFUL celebration! ENJOY the 1,000 year old Seder song entitled DAYENU.  A 🎶 JOY SONG ❤️Die – Die- eh – New ❤️ 🎼 ❤️ The word “dayenu” means “it would have been enough” Oh God if You would have taken us out of our slavery to sin, given us rest, given us Your Word, it would have been enough. ❤️ Our Father gave us all — more than enough— He gave us Jesus, His Son so that we might live eternally with Him in heaven! REJOICE and shout Shabbat Shalom!  Jesus committed no crime, yet they crucified Him. He was buried in a tomb, yet He walked out alive, Jesus is the spotless, perfect lamb of God who washed away our sins by His willing blood sacrifice. He gave His life so that we could enter into the holy presence of God and spend eternity with Him.

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  3. WHY there is a lamb shank bone on the Seder plate: Exodus 12:13-15 Now the blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you; and the plague shall not be on you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt. ‘So this day shall be to you a memorial; and you shall keep it as a feast to the Lord throughout your generations. You shall keep it as a feast by an everlasting ordinance.” The blood of Jesus applied to our souls, the temple of the Holy Spirit, our house on earth, causes us to be passed over when Jesus returns to strike the land. AMEN

    WHY we eat Matzoh during Passover: 1 Corin 5:7 Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. 8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” Jesus said “I am the bread of life” – Jesus was without leaven, or sin.

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  4. 1) 3 Pieces of Matzah in bag with 3 pockets – the center Matzah represents Jesus, which is broken, one broken piece set aside to share after Seder.
    2) Parsley or Romaine Lettuce. ASK “Why is this night different from all other nights?” The salt water is the tears shed during our years of enslavement, and the tears of the Israelites in Egypt.
    4) A roasted Lamb bone. During 10th plague, all 1st born were killed. Doorposts were marked with the blood of a lamb so that Death would pass over God’s peoples. Exodus 12:12 “He skipped over” the house.
    5) Hard boiled egg. We mourn both of God’s destroyed Temples.
    5) Charoset – Represents the mortar used when the slave laborers were forced to make their own bricks.
    6) Horseradish mixed with beets or wine. The bitter harshness of servitude as a follower of Jesus Christ our Lord.

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  5. Pastor Jimmy Evans – April 11, 2022 – Will the Negev Summit set the stage for the end-times peace agreement? Two significant Old Testament passages indicate there will be some kind of peace settlement for Israel, in the future. Both of these passages refer to the same peace treaty, which will be signed at the start of the seven-year time of Tribulation. The first passage is in Daniel 9: “And he [Antichrist] will make a firm covenant with the many for one week [seven years], but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of abominations will come one who makes desolate.”—Daniel 9:27, NASB

    This passage teaches us at least five key things about this future peace treaty: It will be between Israel and the Antichrist, but will almost certainly involve others. The fact that the Antichrist initially rules over the reunited Roman Empire seems to indicate that the reunited Roman Empire will be a key player in this peace. It will begin the final seven-year time frame of the Tribulation.

    1) The Middle East peace agreement is the event that starts the prophetic clock ticking for the final seven years of this age.

    2) It will be a “firm” covenant, which may indicate that it will initially be forced or compelled. Or, it could mean that it will be the strengthening of an agreement that already exists.

    3) It will eventually give Jews the right to offer sacrifices in a rebuilt temple, which means a Jewish temple must be rebuilt.

    4) It will be broken by the Antichrist himself, at the midpoint of the treaty, in one of the great double-crosses of all time.

    5) Israel at Peace with Her Neighbors

    Charles Dyer, a respected prophecy teacher and author, summarized the nature of the Daniel 9:27 covenant in his book World News & Bible Prophecy: “What is this “covenant” that the Antichrist will make with Israel? Daniel does not specify its content, but he does indicate that it will extend for seven years. During the first half of this time Israel feels at peace and secure, so the covenant must provide some guarantee for Israel’s national security. Very likely the covenant will allow Israel to be at peace with her Arab neighbors. One result of the covenant is that Israel will be allowed to rebuild her temple in Jerusalem. This world ruler will succeed where Kissinger, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and other world leaders have failed. He will be known as the man of peace!”

    The second Old Testament text that speaks of Israel’s end-time peace agreement is found in the context of the Gog-Magog War in Ezekiel 38:8, which says that “in the latter years” Israel will be “living securely, all of them.” Then verse 11 says that Israel will be “at rest” and will “live securely.” According to Ezekiel, there will be a time in the latter years when the regathered people of Israel will be living in a time of great peace and prosperity guaranteed by the Antichrist. During this time, when Israel has let down her guard, a coalition of nations led by Russia and Iran will invade the land and be wiped out by God.

    The acceleration began with the Abraham Accords, brokered by the Trump administration, over a period of five months from August to December 2020. Israel entered into a series of treaties that normalized diplomatic relations between Israel and a surprising group of Arab nations, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Sudan, and Morocco. These four Arab states joined Egypt and Jordan in making peace with Israel.

    Noting the significance of what was unfolding, The Jerusalem Post even published an article that placed the events within Bible prophecy. Its title said it all: “Can the Abraham Accords bring a biblical era of peace to the Middle East?” Fast-forward to April 11, 2022 Holy Week. At the end of March, just a few days ago, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid hosted a historic summit in the Negev desert in Israel. He met with his counterparts from the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Morocco. Known as the “Negev Summit,” this meeting is already being hailed as a historic development.

    This summit represents the first substantial materialization of the Abraham Accords. The Negev Summit was the second notable Middle Eastern gathering in a week, after another meeting between the leaders of Egypt, Israel and the UAE.

    Next: A Peace Covenant? All eyes are still on Ukraine right now, but it seems clear that something unprecedented and historic is happening in the Middle East. The Middle East peace process has a momentum it has never had before. What previous diplomats only dreamed of is quickly becoming reality. Arab nations are lining up to normalize relations with Israel, pursue a peaceful future, and even attend a summit within the borders of Israel. This is a key part of the build-up to the coming Middle East peace predicted in Daniel 9:27 and Ezekiel 38:8,11. When the Antichrist catapults onto the world scene in the end times, a framework may already be in place for him to strengthen and expand into a seven-year covenant of peace. That covenant will start the clock ticking on the final period of Tribulation.” PASTOR JIMMY EVANS April 11, 2022

    Jesus held a Passover Seder on the First Good Friday during the feast of Passover in Jerusalem. During the Feast of Tabernacles, Jesus was born. During the feast of Trumpets what happened? KEEP WATCHING, BE READY, TELL OTHERS.

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  6. Luke 22:15-22 “When the hour had come, He sat down, and the [b]twelve apostles with Him. 15 Then He said to them, “With fervent desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; 16 for I say to you, I will no longer eat of it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.”

    17 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and said, “Take this and divide it among yourselves; 18 for I say to you, [c]I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.”

    19 And He took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”

    20 Likewise He also took the cup after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in My blood, which is shed for you. 21 But behold, the hand of My betrayer is with Me on the table. 22 And truly the Son of Man goes as it has been determined, but woe to that man by whom He is betrayed!”

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  7. The 2nd Passover – Numbers 9:1-4 “Now the Lord spoke to Moses in the Wilderness of Sinai, in the first month of the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying: 2 “Let the children of Israel keep the Passover at its appointed time. 3 On the fourteenth day of this month, at twilight, you shall keep it at its appointed time. According to all its rites and ceremonies you shall keep it.” 4 So Moses told the children of Israel that they should keep the Passover.”

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  8. John 13:1-7 “Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that His hour had come that He should depart from this world to the Father, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the end. And [a]supper being ended, the devil having already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray Him, 3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come from God and was going to God, 4 rose from supper and laid aside His garments, took a towel and girded Himself. 5 After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded. 6 Then He came to Simon Peter. And Peter said to Him, “Lord, are You washing my feet?” Jesus answered and said to him, “What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will know after this.”

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  9. Matthew 26:17-25 “Now on the first day of the Feast of the Unleavened Bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying to Him, “Where do You want us to prepare for You to eat the Passover?” And He said, “Go into the city to a certain man, and say to him, ‘The Teacher says, “My time is at hand; I will keep the Passover at your house with My disciples.” So the disciples did as Jesus had directed them; and they prepared the Passover.

    20 When evening had come, He sat down with the twelve. 21 Now as they were eating, He said, “Assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me.” And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and each of them began to say to Him, “Lord, is it I?” He answered and said, “He who dipped his hand with Me in the dish will betray Me. 24 The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.” Then Judas, who was betraying Him, answered and said, “Rabbi, is it I?” He said to him, “You have said it.”

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  10. Mark 15:1-5 “Immediately, in the morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council; and they bound Jesus, led Him away, and delivered Him to Pilate. Then Pilate asked Him, “Are You the King of the Jews?” He answered and said to him, “It is as you say.” And the chief priests accused Him of many things, but He answered nothing. Then Pilate asked Him again, saying, “Do You answer nothing? See how many things they testify against You!” But Jesus still answered nothing, so that Pilate marveled.”

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  11. mark 15:16-20 “Then the soldiers led Him away into the hall called [c]Praetorium, and they called together the whole garrison. And they clothed Him with purple; and they twisted a crown of thorns, put it on His head, and began to salute Him, “Hail, King of the Jews!” Then they struck Him on the head with a reed and spat on Him; and bowing the knee, they worshiped Him. And when they had mocked Him, they took the purple off Him, put His own clothes on Him, and led Him out to crucify Him.”

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  12. Isaiah 53:2-7 “For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant,
    And as a root out of dry ground.
    He has no form or comeliness;
    And when we see Him,
    There is no beauty that we should desire Him.
    He is despised and rejected by men,
    A Man of sorrows and acquainted with [f]grief.
    And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him;
    He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.

    Surely He has borne our griefs
    And carried our sorrows;
    Yet we esteemed Him stricken,
    Smitten by God, and afflicted.
    But He was wounded for our transgressions,
    He was bruised for our iniquities;
    The chastisement for our peace was upon Him,
    And by His stripes we are healed.
    All we like sheep have gone astray;
    We have turned, every one, to his own way;
    And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.

    He was oppressed and He was afflicted,
    Yet He opened not His mouth;
    He was led as a lamb to the slaughter,
    And as a sheep before its shearers is silent,

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