God's Annual Sabbaths & Holy Days - 2017

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Passover                                            Monday, April 10 (observed  Sunday April 9th at sunset)

Night To Be Much Observed      Monday, April  10

Days of Unleavened Bread        Tuesday - Monday, April 11th - 17

Pentecost                                          Sunday, June 4

Feast of Trumpets                          Thursday, September 21

Day of Atonement                         Sabbath, September 30

Feast of Tabernacles                    Thursday - Wednesday, October 5 - 11

Last Great Day                                Thursday, October 12




The feasts of the LORD, which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations, these are My feasts.  – Leviticus 23:2


Passover

Exodus 12:5-7

Your lamb shall be without blemish… Now you shall keep it until the fourteenth day of the same month. Then the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it between the evenings.


Exodus 12:14

…and you shall keep it as a feast to the LORD throughout your generations. You shall keep it as a feast by an everlasting ordinance.


Leviticus 23:4-5

These are the feasts of the LORD, holy convocations which you shall proclaim at their appointed times.  On the fourteenth day of the first month between the evenings is the LORD'S Passover.


John 1:29

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!”


Luke 22:15-16

Then He said to them, “With fervent desire I have desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer...”


Luke 23:44-46

Now it was about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over all the earth until the ninth hour.  Then the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was torn in two.  And when Jesus had cried out with a loud voice, He said, “Father, into Your hands I commit My spirit.” Having said this, He breathed His last.


– additional scripture for meditation:

   Mt 26:17-19; Mt 26:26-29; Mark 14:12-16;  John 13:1-17; 1Cor 11:17-34


Days of Unleavened Bread

Exodus 12:15-19

Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread. On the first day you shall remove leaven from your houses.


Exodus 13:1-10

Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there shall be a feast to the LORD.


Leviticus 23:6-8

…on the fifteenth day of the same month is the Feast of Unleavened Bread to the LORD; seven days you must eat unleavened bread.


Deuteronomy 16:8

Six days you shall eat unleavened bread, and on the seventh day there shall be a sacred assembly to the LORD your God. You shall do no work on it.


1Corinthians 5:7-8

Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us.  Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.


Acts 20:6

But we sailed away from Philippi after the Days of Unleavened Bread, and in five days joined them at Troas, where we stayed seven days.


Pentecost

Leviticus 23:15-22

Count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath; then you shall offer a new grain offering to the LORD.


Deuteronomy 16:9-10

You shall count seven weeks for yourself; begin to count the seven weeks from the time you begin to put the sickle to the grain.  Then you shall keep the Feast of Weeks to the LORD your God with the tribute of a freewill offering from your hand, which you shall give as the LORD your God blesses you.


Acts 20:16

For Paul had decided to sail past Ephesus, so that he would not have to spend time in Asia; for he was hurrying to be at Jerusalem, if possible, on the Day of Pentecost.


Acts 2:1

When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.


Feast of Trumpets

Leviticus 23:24-25 

Speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall have a sabbath -rest, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation. You shall do no customary work on it; and you shall offer an offering made by fire to the LORD.’


Matthew 24:30-31

Then the sign of the Son of Man will appear in heaven, and then all the tribes of the earth will mourn, and they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And He will send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather together His elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.


1Corinthians 15:51-53

Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed--in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.


– additional scripture for meditation:

  Exodus 19; Numbers 29:1-2; Psalm 81:3-4; Ezekiel 33:5-6; Zephaniah 1:14-16; Revelation 8:1-6, 11:15


Day of Atonement

Leviticus 16:29

This shall be a statute forever for you: In the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether a native of your own country or a stranger who dwells among you.


Leviticus 23:26-27

And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying: “Also the tenth day of this seventh month shall be the Day of Atonement. It shall be a holy convocation for you; you shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire to the LORD.


– additional scripture for meditation:

  Leviticus 16:29-34; Matthew 9:14-15; Hebrews 10:1-3


Feast of Tabernacles

Leviticus 23:33-34

Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘The fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be the Feast of Tabernacles for seven days to the LORD.”


Zech 14:16

And it shall come to pass that everyone who is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the Feast of Tabernacles.


– additional scripture for meditation:

  Exodus 23:16; Leviticus 23:33-44; Deuteronomy 16:13-17; Zech 14:16-21; Psalm 23:6; John 14:2-3; Revelation 3:21


Last Great Day

Leviticus 23:36

For seven days you shall offer an offering made by fire to the LORD. On the eighth day you shall have a holy convocation, and you shall offer an offering made by fire to the LORD. It is a sacred assembly, and you shall do no customary work on it.


John 7:37-38

On the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.”