Why did the Israelites add an extra week to the Feast of Unleavened Bread?

Question: Hello, I’m from a church of Christ. I, of course, believe in worshiping after the pattern in the New Testament. How would you harmonize II Chronicles 30:23 with this? This text appears to show the Israelites adding seven additional days to the Feast of Unleavened Bread with God accepting it. There is no apparent…

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Jewish Feasts and Festivals

by Kyle Campbell via┬áTruth Magazine In order to fully understand the Jewish religion and people, and to gain a greater perspective of a number of events in the New Testament, one needs to study the Jewish feasts and festivals. The Jewish feasts and festivals were scheduled at specific times in the annual calendar and they…

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Holiness: A Study of Leviticus

2016 Fall Gospel Meeting by Joe Works The Tabernacle of God https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016Fall1TheTabernacleOfGod.mp3 Tabernacle of God (Handout) Tabernacle of God (Powerpoint) God with Us (Powerpoint) The Value of Old Testament Study https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016Fall2TheValueOfOldTestamentStudy.mp3 The Value of Old Testament Study (Powerpoint) Be Holy for I am Holy https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016Fall3BeHolyForIAmHoly.mp3 Be Holy for I am Holy (Powerpoint) Acceptable to the…

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When is Passover?

Question: When is Passover? Answer: “On the fourteenth day of the first month at twilight is the LORD’S Passover” (Leviticus 23:5). While the answer is straight forward, mapping this day to our calendar is more challenging because Israel used lunar months. As a result, most years had 12 months but periodically they had a leap-month…

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Why don’t you keep Pentecost?

Question: The early church also worshiped on Pentecost, so why don’t you keep Pentecost as well? Answer: The New Testament mentions that the church started on the day of Pentecost; however, it does not mention that the church celebrated Pentecost or observed any of the regulations for Pentecost. It simply marked the time when the…

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