The Feast of First Fruits as a common designation among Messianic followers of Yeshua for a day described only in Leviticus 23:10-11. Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, “When you enter the land which I am … Continue reading →
Passover (Pesach) is observed on the evening of 14 Aviv, the fourteenth day of the first Biblical month. For the Gregorian year 2021, Passover is on the evening of Saturday, March 27. The seven-day Feast of Unleavened Bread (Chag haMatzot) … Continue reading →
When is Passover? It doesn’t seem like a hard question to answer:
In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight is the LORD’S Passover.
(Leviticus 23:5 NASB)
But alas, there is not universal agreement as to what this means.Continue reading →
Here are the Gregorian dates for the Biblical Feasts in 2021.
Dates are based on the Jewish (Hillel) calendar.
All observances except Passover begin the prior evening.
In the past we have celebrated Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, by pitching a tent with a group of other believers – something that seems to be unique to this modern movement. This year, we decided to stay home and build a sukkah on our back patio.Continue reading →
Yom Teruah, or Rosh Hashanah, is celebrated on the first day of the seventh Biblical month, Tishrei. It is one of the annual Sabbaths, and this year it falls on the weekly Sabbath, Saturday, September 19, 2020.Continue reading →
A Christian Guide to the Biblical Feasts
By David Wilber
Freedom Hill Community, 2018
For anyone just beginning to celebrate the Biblical Feasts – the Appointed Times of Adonai – this book will be a valuable resource.Continue reading →
The Feast of Shavuot, or Feast of Weeks, is celebrated in late spring at the time of the early wheat harvest in Israel. The exact Hebrew date is not specified in Scripture. Shavuot is at the end of a period of counting fifty days, or seven weeks – thus the name Shavuot, a Hebrew word meaning “weeks,” or Pentecost, from a Greek word meaning “fiftieth.”Continue reading →
I remember as a youngster seeing this countdown in the newspaper announcing how many shopping days were left until Christmas. Back then, that number was important because it had gaps – it did not include Sundays, And the countdown didn’t start until the day after Thanksgiving.Continue reading →
The Spring Feasts this year (5780/2020) have certainly been different. COVID-19, the county and state stay-at-home orders and “social distancing” made our normal fellowship impossible. It is a stark contrast to the previous year. In fact, last year was relatively … Continue reading →