One day (Lev. 23:5)
Seven days (Lev. 23:9-14)
One day (Lev. 23:15-22)
One day (Lev23:23-25
One days (Lev. 23:23-25)
Day of Atonement
One day (Lev. 23:26-32)
Seven days (Lev 23:33-43)
What It Celebrates
When God spared the lives of Israel's firstborn
children in Egypt and freed the Hebrews from
The Exodus from Egypt free from the enclave
of sinful life unto the salvation of our God.
The first crops of the harvest
The end of the barley harvest and beginning of
the wheat harvest
The beginning of the seventh month
(civil new year)
The removal of sin from the people and the
God's protection and guidance in trouble times
Its Importance to Our Faith
The feast of the Passover (Lev. 23:4-8). This
speaks of Calvary (1 Cor. 5:7).
Reminded the people and us they were
leaving the old life behind and entering a new
way of living
Reminded the people and us how God
provided for them, and of the Resurrection
(Lev. 23:9-24;1 Cor. 15:23).
Showed joy and thanksgiving over the
bountiful harvest and of the coming of the
Holy Spirit (Lev. 13:15-22; Acts 2).
Expressed joy and thanksgiving to God and of
the Rapture and Second Coming (Lev.
23:23-25; 1 Thess. 4:13-18).
Restored fellowship with God and of the
Tribulation (Lev. 23:26-32; Rev. 6-19). In the
Hebrew this is Yom Kippur.
Renewed Israel's commitment to God and
trust in his guidance and protection. This also
speaks of the Millennium ((Lev. 23:33-34;
The Feasts: Besides enjoying one Sabbath day of rest each week, all God's children are to enjoyed 19 days when these
holidays are celebrated.
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