*PESACH OR PASSOVER - annual weeklong festival
celebrating Jewish people from slavery (in ancient Egypt)
*PESACH means “to passover” because the plague in Egypt
that killed all first-borns passed over the Israelites’ homes,
sparing the lives of their children. *passover dates Hebrew calendar month of Nissan 15-22
*passover dates GREGORIAN calendar April 5-April 13
Nissan 14 day of the “passover”, lamb slaughtered and
blood put on doorpost.
Nissan 15 (beginning of 7 day Festival of Unleavened Bread,
now known as PASSOVER)-at sundown the cooked lamb
and unleavened bread was eaten.
SEDER MEAL, seder means “order” The experience of the
Exodus is told in story, song, prayer, and the tasting of
symbolic food. The Seder meals include 4 cups of wine,
eating matzah, and bitter herbs, and retelling the sorry of
KEEP OLD LEAVEN OUT OF YOUR NEW LIFE
I Corinthians 5: 6-8
:6 Your glorying is not good. Know you not that a little
leaven leaveneth (ruins) the whole lump?
:7Purge out therefore the old leaven, that you may be a
new lump, as you are unleavened. For Christ our passover
is sacrificed for us;
:8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven,
neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with
the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.