And in vain they worship Me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.' Mark 7:7 EMTV
THE DATE OF THE KILLING OF THE LAMB
Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house: Exodus 12:3 KJV(6) Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats: (6) And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening. Exodus 12:5-6 KJV
THE FEAST OF PASSOVER WEEK
ThedurationoftheFeastofPassoverwaswelldefined.ThisisimportantbecausesomecontendthattheJewsusedto countpartofdayasaday.Iftheydid,itwasnotpossibleduringtheFeastofPassoverbecasueMoseshasspecified when the Feast was to start and when it was to end.(17)AndyoushallkeeptheFeastofUnleavenedBread.ForinthissamedayIhavebroughtyourarmiesoutofthelandof Egypt.Thereforeyoushallkeepthisdayinyourgenerationsbyalawforever.(18)Inthefirstmonth,onthe fourteenthdayofthemonthatevening,youshalleatunleavenedbread,untilthetwenty-firstdayofthe monthatevening.(19)Sevendaysthereshallbenoleavenfoundinyourhouses.Forwhoevereatsthatwhichis leavened,eventhatsoulshallbecutofffromthecongregationofIsrael,amongthealiensandamongthenativesofthe land. Exodus 12:17-19 MKJV (5)Inthefourteenthdayofthefirstmonth,betweentheevenings,isJehovah'sPassover,(6)andonthefifteenthday ofthesamemonthistheFeastofUnleavenedBreadtoJehovah.Youmusteatunleavenedbreadsevendays.Leviticus 23:5-6 MKJV YouhavereadthedelineationofthePassoverweek.Itwastolast7days.The7dayswerecountedfromthe14thtothe 21st.Thedaysarenot14,15,16,17,18,19,20,and21.Thatwouldhavebeencountedfor8days,ifpartofadaywasto beconsideredadaylikein14,15,16.SomepunditsoftheBibleconsider14,15,16tobe3daysbutaccordingtoExodus 12: 18, the days 14, 15, 16 count as 2 days.Notealsothattheweekisconsistenttothestandard‘therewasaneveningandtherewasamorning’ofthebookof Genesis,aswereadthattheweekofPassoverorofunleavenedwastobestartedontheeveningandtoendonan evening.Therefore,whenwereadLuke22:7,weshouldunderstandthatthestatementwasmadeonthe13thgoingtothe evening of the 14th when the Passover was to be killed. When the evening of the 14th came, Jesus ate the last Passover with the Disciples.Andwhenthehourcame,HeandthetwelveapostleswithHimreclined.(15)AndHesaid tothem,WithdesireIhavedesiredtoeatthispassoverwithyoubeforeIsuffer.(16)ForI saytoyou,IwillnotanymoreeatofituntilitisfulfilledinthekingdomofGod.Luke 22:14-16 MKJVAndgoingout,HewenttotheMountofOlives,accordingtoHiscustom,andHisdisciples also followed Him. (Luke 22:39 EMTV)Asthenarrativegoes,intheevening,aftertheyfinisheating,tofulfilltheScriptures[i.e.tobe‘killedbetweenthe evenings’ Leviticus 23:5], Jesus and the Eleven went to Mount Olives, where Jesus was arrested on the night of the 14th.Note that ‘evening’ is not ‘darkness’, since ‘darkness’ is ‘night’ by the definition of the Bible (Genesis 1:5).
WITNESSING OF JESUS CHRIST THE LORD
Then came the day of unleavened bread, when the passover must be killed. Luke 22:7 KJV
WHERE CAN WE FIND OUT ALL ABOUT JESUS?
You search the Scriptures, for you think in them you have everlasting life.
And they are the ones witnessing concerning Me. John 5:39 LITV. Luke 24:44