The Feast of Weeks
Review of the Feasts
1. The Feast Of Passover. (Leviticus 23:5) 5 The LORD's Passover begins at twilight on the fourteenth day of the first month. (NIV) It was there that a lamb was sacrificed and the blood was applied to each doorpost. While this was done in faith and obedience to God's command, the home was passed over and the life of the firstborn was spared.
The Picture of the Death of Christ for the sins of Israel!
2. The Feast Of Unleavened Bread.
Lev 23:6-8 6 On the fifteenth day of that month the LORD's Feast of Unleavened Bread begins; for seven days you must eat bread made without yeast. 7 On the first day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work. 8 For seven days present an offering made to the LORD by fire. And on the seventh day hold a sacred assembly and do no regular work.''' (NIV) God appointed another Feast that was to begin the very next day after Passover, on the 15th of the Hebrew month, Nisan.
The Picture of the removal of Sin and decay. Christ Body would not suffer decay in the grave and his death would take away all sin. We need to now sweep away the sin in our lives and no longer be entangled again in its bondage.
3. The Feast Of First Fruits.
Lev 23:10-14 10 ''Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'When you enter the land I am going to give you and you reap its harvest, bring to the priest a sheaf of the first grain you harvest. 11 He is to wave the sheaf before the LORD so it will be accepted on your behalf; the priest is to wave it on the day after the Sabbath. 12 On the day you wave the sheaf, you must sacrifice as a burnt offering to the LORD a lamb a year old without defect, 13 together with its grain offering of two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with oil-- an offering made to the LORD by fire, a pleasing aroma-- and its drink offering of a quarter of a hin of wine. 14 You must not eat any bread, or roasted or new grain, until the very day you ...
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