The definition of Passover. Exactly how Jesus is the Fulfillment the the Passover Lamb.
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In illustration 9, Jacklyn has Laurie Vanderpool describe in good detail the definition of Passover because that Christians and also how perfect Jesus fulfilled our need for the perfect Passover Lamb.
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<00:00> JVB: Hello, everybody. And welcome earlier to another benidormclubdeportivo.org podcast. My surname is Jacklyn Vanderpool Barnett. And also today ns am therefore excited around what we’re going come be talking about. Today I have actually invited Mama Laurie to join me in talking about the definition of Passover. So, Mom, let’s just go ahead and jump appropriate in and also tell united state a tiny bit around the history of Passover.
<00:20> LSV: Well, very first of all, I’d like to say that that everybody’s looking forward to this weekend, to Sunday. Many people call the Easter Sunday. You can likewise refer to it is Resurrection Day, and also it is a day the is celebrated around the world and also throughout the Kingdom that God due to the fact that it has the meaning of mental the day that Jesus rose from the dead. And also Passover is an extremely significantly aligned with that. We would not have actually Resurrection job if us didn’t have Passover. So, ns think that it is interesting and important for united state to, to identify that the two space absolutely combined. The Jesus to be crucified as our Passover Lamb and also He rose as ours resurrected Lord and also Savior. So, so it’s a tremble weekend the we have coming up.
History the Passover
<01:17> JVB: So, tell us a tiny bit around the history of Passover going every the method back to as soon as the lord led the Israelites the end of Egypt.
<01:25> LSV: Well, the feast is commemorated every year come remember that initial “Passed Over.” and also we use words so easily these work that us forget that it really describes the truth that the angel of the mr passed over the homes of the people who had actually put the blood of the lamb on your doorposts. And also Moses was leading the kids of Israel the end of Egypt. And also the an extremely last pester was the the lord God to be going to death the an initial born of the Egyptians, and also those who had actually put the blood the the lamb on your door would certainly be saved. So, all of the Israelites additionally in stimulate to be saved, had to put the blood that the lamb ~ above the door short article of their homes, and the death angel in reality passed over their houses. And that’s why we currently refer to this feast together Passover due to the fact that it’s talking around the method that the death angel happen over your homes. So, when the Lord supplied Moses to lead the children of Israel out of Egypt and into the Promised Land, they stopped at mountain Sinai, and the Lord gave the command for the youngsters of Israel to remember the the, that the fatality angel had actually passed over. So, every year they were commanded come celebrate the Passover, and also it’s end up being just a, a wonderful feast with plenty of traditions that, that refer to two major events in history. One to be the very first one. That was the foreshadowing of the 2nd one. And that to be that, that the children of Israel were lugged from the kingdom the darkness, i m sorry was when they were slavery in Egypt, right into the kingdom of God once they were brought into the Promised Land and also brought out of slavery. Brought out of that, that darkness. However it to be pointing to the ultimate picture of once Jesus Christ our Lamb to be crucified so that we could be to buy by his blood and not damaged by the fatality angel, that we would certainly be moved from the Kingdom of darkness into the Kingdom of Light.
<03:44> JVB: before we even get into a little bit of Jesus’s crucifixion and also how that lines up with Passover, ns want united state to talk around the Passover Seder. Farming up, that was something the you and also Dad constantly prioritized in our family. We constantly participated in the Seder, yet I think a many of civilization maybe don’t understand a entirety lot about it or have actually not participated. And so, can you offer a tiny snip it a small picture that what the Seder is?
<04:15> LSV: Well, it’s a wonderful experience, and also you’re right, Jacklyn. Didn’t we have actually fun in those years that we would constantly looked forward to the Passover season? And, and also that, the is always wrapped up through the resurrection the Jesus. So, we want to make sure that our youngsters understood the prestige of it, the practicality of it, and the beautiful snapshot that the Lord has actually painted for united state in the Passover. The Seder just actually method “order.” so that’s a Hebrew word for order. So, it’s simply sort the the stimulate of events, the order of the service, the order of the celebration. And also it start off through them, you recognize what the family, every being there gathered around one one more and, and also there are specific things the you desire to include. You want to have the, make certain that you’ve gotten all the yeast, all the leaven out of your house that you start off, lighting the candles. You have the Passover plate, which contains many various items that room all symbolic the the had the various events that occurred to both through the original Passover and also with Jesus’ death and and resurrection. So, you have actually a lamb bone that’s ~ above this on this plate is dubbed that the shank bone. You have the bitter herbs, i m sorry helps, helps us remember the bitterness the the kids of Israel had while they were in slavery. You have the charoset, and that’s the mixture the apples and also honey and also nuts and also wine and cinnamon, and also you mix the all together. And also that reminds us of the mortar the the kids of Israel, the the Israelites provided to make the bricks while lock were slaves in Egypt. You have the karpas or the parsley, i m sorry reminds united state of the hyssop or the big cleansing herb, which was what they in reality dipped right into the, to the lamb’s blood and use that to put it on, climate to put the blood on the door post. It’s also what was readily available up to Jesus once he was on the cross, the sponge of bitter gall that was available to him. And the parsley likewise is green, so the reminds us of springtime and also that that celebration the Passover is constantly in spring. Climate there’s always the maror or the horseradish that us eat just a tiny bit of. And what does it make you perform it? If friend eat too much…
<06:50> JVB: Umm, provides you cry!
<06:53> LSV: It does. It provides you cry. So, for this reason you’ve mental that, that those were bitter days and also bitter days for the Israelites when they were slaves. And also it was likewise bitter, a bitter time or a really sad time as soon as Jesus was in the grave and people didn’t understand that. Yet we also remember that at no time space we supposed to enable a root of bitterness to prosper up into our heart. And there’s also the salt water, which, which to represent the tears the were melted by the slaves and also the tears burned by Jesus when he wept over Jerusalem. And also then what kind of bread execute you eat at Passover, Jacklyn?
<07:32> JVB: friend eat the matzah!
<07:34> LSV: Lotsa matzah. And also that is the bread the is made without any kind of leaven. It reminds us that the factor we do it is because that Israelites to be told to eat easily to make their bread quickly and, and also so their bread didn’t have time to rise. And also so, it’s absolutely flat, unleavened bread. V that, us remember the Jesus is the Bread that Heaven and also he is additionally sinless, which is without any kind of leaven. So, for this reason on the night of Passover, we in reality break the bread and also we are reminded of just how Jesus broke, his body to be broken. Us look at it and we check out then the feet that space pierced into the matzah and also we remember the Jesus to be pierced because that our transgressions and we watch the stripes that are on the bread and, and we remember through that that by his stripes we space healed. There space actually 4 cups of alcohol that us drink that the small children drink 4 cups of grape juice. However we have, over there are four cups the wine the that you have and it’s the alcohol of blessing. There’s the are the cup of blessing and different cup with different with different symbolism. But we understand that it was, to be with one of these the Jesus actually held up the cup and also he said, “This is the blood of my covenant.” and with that celebration he was setting up the new covenant the he to be bringing in to, to his family.
<09:13> JVB: Absolutely, and before us finished through this, I desire to bring up the Afikomen because of the beautiful and clear meaning that the Afikomen to be talking about Jesus is Yeshua the Messiah, so talk a small bit about the Afikomen as well.
<09:30> LSV: Well the word Afikomen actually method the coming one or the one that is that is comes after. It’s the piece of bread that that friend take, and something an extremely special is done with this. Once the leader of the Seder, the Passover Seder, is holding increase the bread to it is in blessed, he always holds up three pieces of matzah, for this reason three large pieces the unleavened bread, so the leader that the Seder holds increase the bowl of matzah. And also on this plate there are always three matzah that room wrapped together, and the rabbis have constantly called these 3 pieces the unity, which i think is, is so fascinating because we deserve to see the unity and the Father, the Son and the divine Spirit. And as i said, we watch in the matzah that, the the method that Jesus is pierced and also the means he has striped, because that our transgressions. So, you constantly make a really important point to make sure that everybody sees that. However the center piece, the very middle matzah, is taken, and it’s damaged in half, which once again reminds us of what Jesus said, “This is my body that is damaged for you.” So, you take half of that middle piece and also you wrap the in a white sheet or white napkin or a white cloth, and also then you hide it till the very end the the awareness till the an extremely end of the service. And at the point, a child is the one who goes and looks for it. All the youngsters look because that it and also the father has hidden it what in the house and also when the is found, it’s brought back and, and also everyone celebrates and they get to eat this last piece of bread. So, Jacklyn, you were often the one that would walk off and who would look because that the matzah, therefore what walk you discover as the significance of why it to be wrapped in white linen and also why it to be hidden and also what it symbolized?
<11:37> JVB: Well, it’s together a beautiful picture of Jesus as our Messiah, and also when he died, the was covert away in a grave. He to be wrapped in white linen, and also He to be laid come rest. Yet then He climbed again and also He came. And also He is the comes one. He’s, He’s returning, He’s comes back. He increased from the dead. And so, it’s simply such a beautiful photo of the resurrection that Jesus as the Messiah. The next question the I have actually for you is, the meaning of Passover, and we type of have actually been talking around that already and just how it’s important to see exactly how Passover, you know throughout the time that Moses and also then Passover throughout the time of Jesus, just how He is such a beautiful fulfillment that Passover and so perhaps going right into a small bit much more detail about that.
How Yeshua (Jesus) Fulfills the Passover
<12:30> LSV: Well, good. There space three significant feasts that the lord commanded the Israelites come celebrate. The very first one in the, in the year is Passover. The next one is Pentecost. And also the 3rd one is the Feast the Tabernacles. All three feasts are intertwined with other smaller feasts roughly them, yet those room what they’re mostly known similar to those three names and each among them has an incredible significance of the fulfillment, from, from what we would refer to as the Old testament feast or the Old testament commandments because that a feast, the reason for a feast and then the fulfillment of that in the new covenant. Passover has, its definition of fulfillment in the burial, the death, the burial, and the resurrection the the mr Jesus Christ. Pentecost, which happened fifty job after the resurrection, to be the really same job as when the legislation was provided to the Israelites. So just the law was provided in the original setting, the fulfillment of the was once the outpouring and also the providing of the divine Spirit come upon the brand-new believers. So, the Feast of Tabernacles is one the will obtain to talk around it a lot much more detail in a podcast to come. Yet let’s perform talk around the fulfillment of the way Jesus is so perfectly shown both in the initial Passover and in his death, burial and resurrection. One thing that the is regularly used in in ours time of celebrate Passover is to describe Jesus by his Hebrew name, what he to be actually referred to as in the work of his flesh and also still is called by the people who live in Israel and who, and who speak Hebrew. And also that is Yeshua. So, it’s really easy for me to refer to Jesus, particularly in this time that celebration that Jesus Yeshua is ours Passover Lamb. Indigenous the very beginning of time, God had actually been speak to guy that there to be no method to strategy Him except by a blood sacrifice. Friend know, as soon as Adam and also Eve first sinned, castle didn’t understand what fatality was like. Castle disobeyed God, and it’s fascinating to me that God had actually to sacrifice an pet to produce the clothes to cover your sin. Bible didn’t tell us this, didn’t tell us this following part, but I just have to think the that to be a lamb, that the lord sacrificed to make their clothes. They had actually tried come cover themselves through fig leaves but the Lord spanned them through the skin of one animal. And also so, in my mind, the skin that the pet was a lamb. Cain and also Abel were then required to carry a sacrifice come God. One had an agree sacrifice and also one didn’t. And the one who had actually an agree sacrifice was Abel because he lugged an animal to the Lord. We likewise know that once Abraham was, to be told to take his kid Isaac and sacrifice him that the mr actually stopped Abraham’s hand and you looked over and there was a ram. Whose horns were recorded in the thicket. And it’s just that appropriate there is a perfect picture of Jesus, our sacrificed Lamb through the crown of thorns the was top top his head. So, in the commandments for celebrating Passover, the mr told each man to take it a lamb. The didn’t have any kind of spot didn’t have any type of defect. He to be to select the lamb top top the tenth job of the very an initial month the the year, and also the household was supposed to watch this lamb for five days. They had actually to check it. Keep a nearby eye top top it, watch it for 5 days. Make certain that there to be absolutely no fault in it. And also then castle were supposed to lug the lambs in to be sacrificed. And also the clergymans of the temple all set the lambs because that sacrifice at 9am, which to be the 3rd hour, then every the men eliminated their lambs, sacrificed their lambs at three o’clock in the afternoon, which was the 9th hour. Follow to the instructions the we have actually in bible the whole lamb to be to it is in roasted. It was all supposed to be consumed. Nothing might be left over because that the next day. And then, also, when they to be preparing the meal, not one bone of the lamb was to be broken and roasting the lamb, according to these instructions, forced that its body is come be placed on the spit that was shaped prefer a overcome bar. Might you simply start to see the significance and start come see just how this is projecting and also looking front to and also casting the irradiate to forward to Jesus? So, during the an initial Passover, each household in Israel that had their belief in God put the blood the the slaughtered lamb ~ above the doorpost of your house. Then they walk inside and also ate the lamb. The night, the angel of fatality swept with Egypt. He searched for every house that go not have actually the blood ~ above it, the he passed over every home that had applied the blood the the lamb come the door post. This blood was the seal that defended the people inside. Later, when the temple was built, rather of death the lambs at the door posts, the people would lug the lambs into Jerusalem and have them slaughtered there at the temple. So, for fifteen hundreds years, the civilization of Israel sacrifice lambs to, come the lord God Almighty to remember the they were redeemed from Egypt. They knew that the blood of the lamb was required. Yet they also knew the it would just cover your sins. The prophets interpreted that sooner or later God would send THE Lamb come redeem united state from our sins. In fact, it was Isaiah and also we have it in Isaiah 53, and he defined Jesus this way, didn’t know exactly what he to be describing. However he said, “Like a lamb that has actually led to slaughter and like a lamb that is silent before his shears. Therefore he go not open up his mouth. Yet the lord was pleased to crush him, putting him to grief through his knowledge. The righteous one, my servant, will certainly justify the many as he will certainly bear their sins. He self for the sins of many.” So, sooner or later in Bethlehem, which simply happens to be not much from Jerusalem and is wherein they pasture, the lambs that room prepared, that space in holding, that are in wait for Passover sacrifice, a tiny baby young was born in a stable, the Lamb the God. In fact, when he to be presented, john the Baptist said, “Behold the Lamb the God who takes away the sin the the world.” Jesus’ entire life to be predestined, so that He would certainly be the sacrificial lamb, precisely as God had actually instructed the Jews to exercise for 1,500 years. For fifteen hundreds years, the Israelites had actually been celebrate and, and also practicing this and knowing that the Lamb to be going come come. So, remember, top top the tenth work of the month, the families were an alleged to take it the lamb, and they were claimed to inspect it for 5 days. On the tenth job of the month, Jesus entered Jerusalem and also he was collection aside as the Lamb that God said. So, the exact day the Jesus to be riding into Jerusalem on a donkey was the day the the Jews were bringing their lambs in to it is in inspected and also to be set aside for observation. For 5 days, the spiritual leaders of Israel experiment Jesus. Lock tried come trick Him. They it was observed Him. They wondered about His authority. They to be looking for any defect in the Lamb. But Jesus constantly responded perfectly. Lock couldn’t uncover anything wrong with him. And also finally, in desperation, they take it him to Pilate, hoping that Pilate would watch something not correct in him. And after interrogating Jesus and after beating Him, Pilate stand up and also said, “I uncover no error in him.” Isn’t the amazing? ns mean, right there. We see that the perfect correlation the for 5 days, the lambs were supposed to it is in watched and also inspected and check come make certain that castle didn’t have any spot or defect. And also that’s precisely what Jesus withstood for those five days.
<22:27> JVB: and He stood prior to Pilate quiet, as with it states in Isaiah the He stood before the shearers. Silent. The just, i mean, just such a perfect correlation.
<22:43> LSV: that is, just absolutely perfect. So not just was Jesus crucified ~ above the same day the the lambs to be killed. However Jacklyn, you recognize what, that was also at the specific hour. The publication of note is so careful to say, “now it to be the third hour when they crucified him.” Then, at the nine hour, when all the lambs to be being slaughtered at the temple, the roman guards watched Jesus die. So, I desire to make sure that i say that again. Girlfriend know, make sure that ns say the in a means that the is clear because that everyone. They were to carry in their lambs top top the 3rd hour. And then ~ above the nine hour, there were to be slaughtered, and also Mark was cautious to say the at the third hour they placed him ~ above the cross. They crucified him. And also on the 9th hour the roman inn guards watched and saw the Jesus died. So as soon as again, just the absolute perfect correlation. Simply as we had said earlier, just as the lambs were prepared and put top top a, top top a crossbar over a spit. Jesus died on a cross. God declared that no bone of the Passover lamb was to it is in broken. And, and also the publication of john tells us that as the roman inn soldiers were going v and, and they’re damaged the foot of the various other two thieves that were who were crucified over there on the cross next to Jesus, they came to him and saw the he was currently dead. For this reason they did no break his legs. John witnessed this and also he even wrote and also he stated “For these points were done the the Scriptures have to be fulfilled. Not one of his bones need to be broken.” just as God had actually specifically instructed the Jews, to eat the whole lamb and not allow any of that to be left over for the following day. Once again, these instructions were complied with out with Jesus. Due to the fact that John speak us how the world were pertained to that the bodies were no to it is in left ~ above the cross. Therefore Jesus, ours sacrificial lamb allowed himself come be completely consumed for our sins. And his body to be taken down, wrapped in a white linen cloth, and also he to be laid to remainder in a surrounding tomb. So, Jesus, his human body lay in that tomb throughout Sabbath, the day of rest and also the day after Sabbath, the work after the Sabbath of Passover. So, Passover could come on various days that the week. But the day after the Sabbath the Passover, which every this time simply happened to be on the precise right work is what is referred to as the Feast of first Fruits. And on this day, the priests are to tide the sheaves the the bit Kurim space the first fruits that the harvest before God. So, they in reality waved their arms and also wave the sheaves up prior to The Lord, and also Jesus fulfilled this feast when He rose from the grave. I can just check out Him waving. And also He to be the an initial fruits native the dead. Hear to this. This is very first Corinthians 15:20-23, “But currently Christ is increased from the dead and has end up being the first fruits the those who have fallen asleep. For since death came by man, by man likewise came the resurrection native the dead. For us in Adam, all die. Even so in Christ, all shall be made alive but each one in his very own order. Christ, the very first fruits afterwards, those who space Christ’s will be at his coming.” So, Jesus, our Messiah is our Passover Lamb. He take it the sin of the whole civilization upon Himself and also He willingly came to be our sacrificial lamb. It’s His blood, the blood that Jesus, the we use to ours hearts and also that blood, just as the initial blood defended the world of Israel native the fatality Angel, the blood that Jesus protects us from judgment, protects united state from death due to the fact that Jesus, that was without sin, without leaven, is ours perfect instance of matzah, unleavened bread that life. He rose from the dead to be the perfect first fruit, the perfect tide offering prior to the mr in the an initial fruit of the Resurrection. So, us bless the surname of Jesus because he is our Passover Lamb.
<27:33> JVB: and hallelujah the it’s not the lamb of, the blood that a lamb to cover our sins but to totally wipe them away.
<27:43> LSV: Yes, absolutely.
<27:45> JVB: That He’s the critical lamb that ever needed to be slaughtered because that our sins.
<27:49> LSV: No much more need of any kind of sacrifice.
What Does every one of This Mean?
<27:52> JVB: What go that mean for us now? How deserve to we, with this knowledge, move forward? What? What does this readjust for us?
<28:00> LSV: girlfriend know, that’s a huge question. However I think the that the we have to start off through saying that this gives us pure hope and confidence in God. That no matter what the circumstance is, the it is within God’s plan. The he go something the was celebrated and also remembered because that 1,500 years before the fulfillment of the came. For this reason that provides me incredible confidence in the mr God. I know that the is certain in control. It is my ar to be humble, to be submitted to him, to it is in in a place where I’m putting myself in former of Him for His will to it is in done. So, so number one, it offers me confidence in Him. Number two. Ns think that we should remember that, that just as Jesus is the Lamb the God, we’re likewise now do to it is in lambs the God. And also so, we obtain to sign up with in His sufferings. We get to placed ourselves in a position where we’re laying down our lives for various other people. That, that if we call ourselves Christians, we call ourselves Messianics, which way “little Christs,” girlfriend know, the, the little version that the Messiah that us take top top that duty and that we will, that we will constantly be putting ourselves in a position that us are in search of ways to, to lug others indigenous the kingdom of darkness into the Kingdom of Light. And also I think the one, one difficulty that I’m very concerned around for the body of Christ right now is the we’re always looking for things that God deserve to do for us. And we forget we room the servants, He’s the master, and also we are the persons who room to be offer Him, and also serving other people is the way we offer Him. So, so we uncover ways the we deserve to actually sign up with in with Paul, together he said, “I desire to understand Christ. I want to know the strength of his rising. I want to share in his sufferings, and also I want to even die a fatality like the did.” he goes on in that, in that exact same chapter and also he says “All mature human being feel this way. And also you understand what? If girlfriend don’t recognize it yet God will disclose it to you sooner or later.” however that is the is a mature thought that that we’re no just constantly looking because that something the God will carry out for us. He’s already done it all. We just need to it is in constantly informing him, “Thank You,” because that all that he’s done and also then submitting ourselves to be in His servants to go out in and know that we will certainly never have the ability to sacrifice and be the Lamb of God, who has covered the sins of all the world. However that we have our ways that we can go out and also be lambs.
<31:16> JVB: That’s so beautiful, therefore beautiful. Well, Mom, give thanks to you so lot for joining us today. And also I know that it is with good expectation that we gain to celebrate this weekend. That we acquire to celebrate Friday and know that, that was the day that Jesus gave whatever for us. Yet that we obtain to yes, really celebrate top top Sunday. This is risen, kid of God, our Savior and the One who conquers, who climbed again and also that death can not host Him ago and that He has cleansed us of all of our sins. And it is a good day of rejoicing. And so, say thanks to you for joining us. We’re so thankful to hear indigenous you and to gain to find out a tiny bit about some of the teaching and also your understanding on Passover. Well, everybody, give thanks to you so lot for involvement me today. If you’re interested in discovering a little bit much more about benidormclubdeportivo.org, you have the right to go digital to www.benidormclubdeportivo.org. We have every one of our 2019 and also 2020 mission dates online, if girlfriend would choose to join us and also Thomazeau, Haiti. If you additionally feel favor it’s been placed on her heart, you have the right to click the donate button and set up a one time or a recurring donation. Thank you so lot for authorized us. And also don’t forget, walk out and also benidormclubdeportivo.org!
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