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Feasting on the Feasts (4 of 6)
Series: The Day of Atonement
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Leviticus 23:26-32; 16:1-10
August 23, 2000
As we continue feasting on the feasts .. join me tonight in the 23rd chapter of Leviticus. For several weeks now we have been taking a close look at the seven feasts of Israel. We've seen how each feast was a shadow of things to come .. namely .. the Lord Jesus Christ and His Church. God gave these feasts to the children of Israel in a certain order. For instance .. the first feast was Passover which was a shadow of the death of Jesus. The second feast was Unleavened Bread which was a shadow of the burial of Jesus. The third feast was Firstfruits for Jesus arose on Firstfruits. The fourth feast took place fifty days later: Pentecost. Pentecost was a shadow of the coming of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the church.
Three and a half months later came the fifth feast: the feast of trumpets. And of course that feast was a shadow of the second coming of Jesus. And then last week we began looking at the sixth feast: the Day of Atonement. And tonight we are going to pick up where we left off as we spend a few minutes tonight feasting on the feast of feasts .. the highest of holy Days: The Day of Atonement. So lets begin in Leviticus 23.26 as we take another look at ...
"The Day of Atonement"
Now last week we began by thinking about ..
(1) THE DEFINITION OF THE DAY OF ATONEMENT.
We saw that the Day of Atonement was ..
-a holy day.
Verse 27, "... it shall be a holy convocation for you." Now when you talk about the Day of Atonement .. you're talking about Yom Kippur. Yom is the Hebrew word translated "Day." Kippur is the Hebrew word translated "Atonement." Let me show you an easy way to remember what the word "atonement" means. Get something to write with and write out the word "Atonement." At-one-m ...
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