Resurrection Day… The day does matter…………..

This time of year we hear a lot about “easter”, but the word is not easter in our scriptures, if you look up the word, it is the word “pesach” or Passover. Also called the Feast of Unleavened Bread.

Easter is the name of a pagan holiday that the church used to mark resurrection day to “pull in pagans” many centuries ago, that, eggs, spring and bunnies….Whether this is good or bad isn’t the point of this blog post. But it is a historical fact and so it’s important to understanding the whole picture. The church, I believe, did this with good intentions but it has lead us away from scriptures and that to me is the problem now. So let’s see what God said about this day.

We will start by just reviewing some basics to set a foundation.

Jesus (Yeshua) died as our passover lamb.

He rose 3 days later.

Do not let anyone talk you into the nonsense about 2 and a half days, partial days and all the other stuff out there to try to “explain” away mixing a pagan holiday with the greatest day of the year, which sadly the church did for centuries. The Word says 3 days, the picture given of Jonah is 3 days, and Yeshua rose again after 3 days. The Word says it, that’s the end of it! 🙂

Now, the hebrew month called Nisan, is the month we are going to pay attention to here. (God set a new calendar in Exodus 12 changing the 7th month to the 1st month. You’ll see this as you study it out. Prior to Exodus 12 Nisan is called the 7th month, after Exodus 12 it is called the 1st month.)

Passover (Pesach) begins at Sundown on Nisan 14 . So Jesus (Yeshua) rose again on Nisan 17 (after 3 full days.)

So Resurrection day is Nisan 17.

And you will hear folks say it doesn’t matter what day, as long as you remember/celebrate etc. I am not trying to tell you to not enjoy your weekly services with your church and family at all, but I feel it is very important to walk in the truth and to know that the date mattered enough to God that He “marked” it with pictures and shadows of what was coming all through the bible so that we could be assured by the date (foretold signs) that Jesus (Yeshua) is the Messiah.

Jesus (Yeshua) rose as Firstfruits (1 Corinthians 15:20) , on the Feast of Firstfruits so that we too can be First Fruits (James 1:18 )

God picked the day and it matters.

I am here to tell you God shows us it does matter. He left a bread crumb about Nisan 17 all through scripture pointing us to the resurrection. Each “crumb” is a picture of the greatest event in human history.

  1. Nissan 17, Noah’s Ark safely rested on Mt. Ararat (Gen 8:4) Note that the seventh month was later designated as the first month at the time of the Exodus (Ex. 12:2).
  2. Nissan 17, Hebrews entered Egypt (Exo 12:40-41) 430 years before deliverance.
  3. Nissan 17, Moses led the Israelites through the Parting of the Red Sea (Exo 3:18, 5:3)
  4. Nissan 17, Israel entered and ate the first fruit of the Promised Land (Joshua 5:10-12)
  5. Nissan 17, The cleansing of the Temple by Hezekiah (eight hundred years after entering the promised land. (2 Chronicles 29:1-28)
  6. Nissan 17, Queen Esther saved the Jews from Elimination (Esther 3:12, 5:1)
  7. Nissan 17, The Resurrection of Messiah

I am only briefly giving you this info because it is vitally important that you get into the Word and study it out yourselves and see the amazing miracle of  “Bread crumbs” pointing to Messiah’s resurrection, starting in Genesis 🙂

The date/day DOES matter! 🙂

HE IS RISEN!

Here are two other links that give more info for you to study. The odds of these events all happening on the same day are astronomical. Don’t you love when the bible proves that it’s God-breathed?!!!

More for you to study on this topic:

First Fruits and Nisan 17th

and

The Mystery of the 17th!

 

 

Be blessed!!

-Kath

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An Invitation for 2019!!

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As the new year approaches, we are preparing our schedule for daily bible reading. The importance of which I can’t emphasize enough. We need to eat food every day and our spirit needs fed every day, sometimes more than once a day, too!

So with this in mind we are preparing to join together to do a daily reading in the online Christian Hope Facebook Group and we would like to invite you to join us!

We will share the reading each day (A New Testament Chapter on Monday through Friday and readings from Psalms and Proverbs on Saturday and Sunday) . We also share things that the Lord show us in the days reading, we discuss questions, and other things as the Lord leads and we would love to have you with us! We will also periodically share other things in the group for prayer, songs, prophecy or other discussion. You can just read, you can join in as you have time through the day or evening, or you can just pop in when you have time.

Click here to find us on Facebook and hit the Join button! We’ll see you there!

 

 

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Daily Hope – Friday – Week 50

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Friday – Week 50

Daily Meditation:  Psalm 27:1

The Lord is my light and my salvation;
Whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the strength of my life;
Of whom shall I be afraid?

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Ps. 117, 125 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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Daily Hope – Thursday – Week 50

Daily Hope

Thursday – Week 50

Daily Meditation:  Psalm 4:8

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep;
For You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Ps. 119 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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Daily Hope – Wednesday – Week 50

Daily Hope

Wednesday – Week 50

Daily Meditation:  I Chronicles 22:13

Then you will prosper, if you take care to fulfill the statutes and judgments with which the Lord charged Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and of good courage; do not fear nor be dismayed.

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Revelation 19-22 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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Daily Hope – Tuesday – Week 50

Daily Hope

Tuesday – Week 50

 

Daily Meditation:  Joshua 1:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Revelation 15-18 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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Daily Hope – Monday – Week 50

Daily Hope

Monday – Week 50

Daily Meditation:  Deuteronomy 31:8

And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you. He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed.”

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Revelation 10-14 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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Daily Hope – Friday – Week 49

Daily Hope

Friday – Week 49

Daily Meditation:  Deuteronomy 3:22

You must not fear them, for the Lord your God Himself fights for you.’

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Revelation 5-9 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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Weapons against Strife – Recap

In the world we live in right now this is more important than ever, so I’ve put all of these past blog posts on one page for all of us to be able to find them easily and study them once again. Be blessed!

Weapons to overcome strife – Love

Weapons against Strife – Joy

Weapons against Strife – Peace

Weapons against Strife – Longsuffering

Weapons against Strife – Gentleness

Weapons against Strife – Goodness

Weapons against Strife – Finale!

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Daily Hope – Thursday – Week 49

Daily Hope

Thursday – Week 49

Daily Meditation:  Deuteronomy 1:29

Then I said to you, ‘Do not be terrified, or afraid of them.

– One of the scriptural meanings of the word meditate is “to murmur or mutter”, to speak the Word to yourself only. As often as you think of it today, preach it to your mind, preach it to your soul, preach it to your Spirit.  It is amazing how a scripture that doesn’t seem to apply to me that morning, suddenly touches so many areas of my life as I meditate on it during the day.

Daily Reading:   Revelation 1-4 

– Each week contains only five readings, allowing you to miss a day, or catch up. You can read both the Old and New Testament assignments for each day and complete the entire Bible in one year. Or, read the New Testament readings for each day and finish the New Testament in a year.
The full schedule can be found HERE.
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