God's Annual Festivals - Teachings of Christ Jesus

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THE HOLY DAYS — GOD'S MASTER PLAN

* Passover                                Feast of Unleavened Bread              Day of Pentecost                   Feast of Trumpets  

Old Testament meaning           A seven-day festival                               A day celebrating the              Called Rosh Hashana

A lamb was sacrificed and            during which leavening                          gathering in of the first            by the Jews; a day of
it's blood placed around the          (such as yeast, which                            and smaller of the two             rejoicing marked by
doors of Israelite houses in           causes bread to rise when                     annual harvests; observed       the blowing of trumpets.
Egypt, which God "passed             baking) is put out of                             50 days from a fixed               (Leviticus 23:23-25)
over" when slaying the                 dwellings and is not eaten.                     point in the previous  
Egyptian firstborn.                        (Leviticus 23:6-14)                                Feast. (Leviticus 23:15-22)
(Leviticus 23:5)

          
New Testament meaning
Pictures Jesus Christ's                  Pictures the Christian's                           Pictures the Christian's             Pictures a time of
shedding His blood for the           duty to "put out sin" from a                     receiving God's Holy Spirit.       war and plagues,
sins of mankind.                         life yielded to Jesus Christ.                                                                    concluding with
                                                                                                                                                          Jesus Christ's
                                                                                                                                                          Second Coming.  
2014 Apr 14                               Apr 15 -21                                              June 8                                   Sep 25
2015 Apr 3                                Apr 4 - 10                                                May 24                                  Sep 14
2016 Apr 22                              Apr 23 - 29                                              June 12                                  Oct 3
2017 Apr 10                              Apr 11 - 17                                              June 4                                    Sept 21
2018 Mar 30                             Mar 31 - Apr 6                                          May 20                                   Sept 10
2019 Apr 19                             Apr 20 - 26                                               Jun 9                                      Sept 30
2020 Apr 8                               Apr 9 - 15                                                May 31                                    Sept 19
2021 Mar 27                             Mar 28 - Apr 3                                          May 16                                   Sept 7

Day of Atonement                         Feast of Tabernacles                         Last Great Day
Old Testament meaning

A day of fasting and                          A seven-day celebration of the great       Adjacent to the Feast of Tabernacles,
repentance, known to the Jews         fall harvest, observed by living in             this eighth day is considered a separate
as Yom Kippur                                 temporary dwellings for the duration        Feast. (Leviticus 23:36, 39)
(Leviticus 23:26-32)                         of the Feast. (Leviticus 23:33-43)

New Testament meaning
Pictures the binding of Satan at         Pictures the Millennium, when the           Pictures the coming "Great White
the beginning of the Millennium         earth will be ruled by Jesus Christ          Throne Judgment" at which all of
and the world becoming at one          and His saints.                                     humanity not previously called will
with God.                                                                                                  have the chance to hear the True  
                                                                                                               Gospel and accept salvation.   
2014 Oct 4                                      Oct 9 -15                                             Oct 16
2015 Sep 23                                    Sep 28 - Oct 4                                      Oct 5
2016 Oct 12                                    Oct 17 - 23                                           Oct 24
2017 Sept 30                                  Oct 5 - 11                                             Oct 12
2018 Sept 19                                  Sept 24 - 30                                          Oct 1
2019 Oct 9                                     Oct 14 - 20                                            Oct 21
2020 Sept 28                                  Oct 3 - 9                                               Oct 10
2021 Sept 16                                  Sept 21 - 27                                          Sept 28
* Observed the previous evening after sunset
Source - http://www.tomorrowsworld.org

 
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