PASSOVER AND THE FEAST OF UNLEAVENED BREAD
Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread are coming up quickly. Please contact us for dates and times. Yahweh's Feasts are such tremendous times to look forward to. Many families develop their own traditions and events that are saved just for the "special" times of the year. If your family has not developed any special games, foods, or stories, perhaps this year is a good time to start.
You can find the story of the original Passover in Exodus, Chapter 12. Read this tremendous story - Can you imagine living back in those days? What would you have thought if you saw all the water turn to blood?
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Read Leviticus 23:5-7; Numbers 28:16-17; and Deuteronomy 16:1-8. Do these verses confirm what you have learned? Try taking the quiz below and have your Mom or Dad grade it for you. May you and your family and friends have a wonderful and joyous Feast of Unleavened Bread wherever you celebrate it.
1. What did Yahweh say this month was to be?
a. The start of the rainy season.
b. The hottest month of the year.
c. The first month of your year.
d. The beginning of ski season.
2. What type of animal was to be chosen?
a. A horse.
b. Year-old males, either sheep or goat, without defect.
c. An old goat, not suitable for eating.
d. A beautiful white turtle dove.
3. Yahweh said to care for the animal until the 14th day (verse 6). What was to be done to the animal on that day?
a. It was to be brought into the house and fed.
b. It was to be slaughtered.
c. It was to be shorn and set free.
d. It was to be put on a leash and taken for a walk.
4. How were the Israelites to eat the meal?
a. In your PJ's.
b. Fully dressed, ready to leave; eat it in haste.
c. With chopsticks.
d. While driving to the mall.
5. What did Yahweh do that night and who were left unharmed?
a. Passed through Egypt, killing every firstborn; those who had blood on their doorframes were not harmed.
b. Drove through the cities, telling all hello; never harmed the people.
c. Flew through on an airplane, picking up the children; left the animals unharmed.
d. Ran through the streets, calling out to all; left everyone unharmed.
6. How long was that day to be commemorated (remembered)?
a. For generations to come, a lasting ordinance (forever).
b. Just that one day that one year.
c. For the next ten years.
d. Just until Messiah Yahshua would come.
7. What special festival follows Passover?
a. The Messiah's birthday.
b. The Feast of Tabernacles.
c. The Feast of Unleavened Bread.
d. Ishtar sunday.
8. What are we NOT to eat during those days (of Unleavened Bread)?
a. Meat and cheese.
b. Vegetables (especially green ones).
c. Sweets of any type.
d. Leaven (which makes bread rise)
9. How long is this ordinance to last (for observance of the Feast of Unleavened Bread)?
a. For twenty years from their release.
b. Just that coming year.
c. A lasting ordinance (forever).
d. Just until they reached the Promised Land.
10. What are the parents to tell their children in years to come when they ask what the ceremonies mean?
a. Yahweh's passing over the houses of the Israelites when he struck down the Egyptians.
b. Means you do not have to do what Yahweh says, just be happy.
c. That you have a huge block party for all your neighbors.
d. Yahweh will no longer protect or help His chosen people.