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Passover

April 22, 2024 (Observed evening before)

"For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us" (1 Corinthians 5:7).

Keeping the Passover each year reminds us that God is the forgiver of sin who grants us eternal life in His Kingdom through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ, our Passover. This observance is a memorial of our Creator's continuing role in humanity's salvation.

  • by Gary Petty
Passover is mentioned regularly in the Bible, in both the Old and New Testaments. Why did the apostle Paul refer to Jesus Christ as “our Passover”? What does it mean to you?
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  • by Darris McNeely
Do Easter traditions leave something missing in the story of Jesus Christ? What is it that Easter doesn’t tell you about Christ’s life, death and resurrection?
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  • by Tom Robinson
In the 500 years since the Reformation began, Protestantism has broken with many traditions of the Roman church. Yet it persists in observing unbiblical holidays while rejecting the biblical festivals that reveal God’s plan of salvation through Jesus Christ.
  • by Ben Light
John 13 records some of the final lessons Jesus gave His disciples the evening before His death. What did these actions mean to them? And what should they mean to all His followers?
  • by Jerold Aust
God designed seven distinct annual festivals that together portray a system of salvation for all humankind. This amazing knowledge can change your life now and forever.
  • by Nicholas Bizic
The Bible often refers to Jesus Christ as “the Lamb of God” and “our Passover.” What does this mean? What are we to learn from it, and how should it affect our lives?
  • by Scott Ashley
Every year at this time, the biblical Passover commemoration reminds us of what Jesus Christ gave up for us.
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  • by Gary Petty
Are you letting religious traditions get in the way of a real, authentic relationship with God and Jesus Christ? There’s an answer to this problem, and it lies in the biblical festivals observed and taught by Jesus Himself.
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  • by Good News
Jesus Christ said He would be in the tomb for three days and three nights. What is the biblically accurate chronology of Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection? This time line perfectly accommodates three full nights (Wednesday night, Thursday night and Friday night) and three full daylight periods (Thursday, Friday and Saturday). This is the only time that fits Jesus' own prophecy of how...
  • by United Church of God
The festivals foreshadow and reveal the basics of God's plan of salvation.
  • by United Church of God
When the apostle Paul refers to the Lord's Supper in 1 Corinthians, what is he talking about? Should Christians be observing it today and how?