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God's Annual Festivals
                                                                             The Holy Days — God's Master Plan
Feast  of Unleavened Bread
Day of  Pentecost
Feast  of Trumpets

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

New Testament meaning
Pictures  Jesus Christ's shedding His blood for the sins of mankind.
Pictures  the Christian's duty to "put out sin" from a life yielded to Jesus  Christ.
Pictures  the Christian's receiving God's Holy Spirit.
Pictures  a time of war and plagues, concluding with Jesus Christ's Second Coming.
Day of  Atonement
Feast  of Tabernacles
Last  Great Day

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

New Testament meaning
Pictures  the binding of Satan at the beginning of the Millennium and the world  becoming at one with God.
Pictures  the Millennium, when the earth will be ruled by Jesus Christ and His saints.
Pictures  the coming "Great White Throne Judgment" at which all of humanity  not previously called will have the chance to hear the True Gospel and accept  salvation.
* Observed the previous evening after sunset

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