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Episode: “Messiah in the Passover”
Myles and Katharine Weiss demonstrate and explain the origin and significance of Passover. Our Messiah can be seen through the very elements of this ancient ceremony, the crown jewel of the biblical feasts.

Caption transcript for “Messiah in the Passover”

  • 00:39 SHALOM AND WELCOME TO OUR PROGRAM.
  • 00:41 I'M MYLES WEISS.
  • 00:42 AND I'M KATHARINE WEISS
  • 00:44 AND WE WANT TO WELCOME YOU
  • 00:45 TO THIS SPECIAL PROGRAM
  • 00:46 ON PASSOVER.
  • 00:48 YES, PASSOVER, THE CROWN JEWEL OF THE FEASTS
  • 00:50 AND REALLY SO IMPORTANT THAT THE HEBREW CALENDAR BEGINS WITH PASSOVER,
  • 00:55 IT STARTS THE PROCESS OF THE WAY WE RELATE TO GOD IN THE MOEDIM, IN THE APPOINTMENTS WITH GOD.
  • 01:02 AND PASSOVER IS THE STORY...
  • 01:05 I LOVE THE WAY YOU SAY IT...
  • 01:06 THE BLOOD DELIVERED IN THE OLD TESTAMENT DELIVERS IN THE NEW.
  • 01:08 THE ISRAELITES WERE SAVED BY THE BLOOD IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
  • 01:12 AND YOU AND I ARE SAVED BY THE BLOOD THROUGH YESHUA.
  • 01:15 THEY WERE SAVED FROM THE BONDAGE OF EGYPT
  • 01:18 AND WE'RE SAVED FROM OUR OWN PERSONAL BONDAGE TO SIN AND THE DELIVERANCE IS COMPLETE.
  • 01:24 YES IT IS
  • 01:26 AND THIS PARTICULAR FEAST HAS A WAY OF AWAKENING PEOPLE TO THE REALITY OF WHO YESHUA IS,
  • 01:32 NOT ONLY IN HIS JEWISH IDENTITY IN THE CONNECTION WITH ISRAEL
  • 01:36 BUT ALSO IN THAT PERSONAL WAY WHERE WE'VE HAD PEOPLE AT SOME OF OUR SEDERS ACTUALLY COME TO FAITH; THEY HEAR THIS MESSAGE,
  • 01:42 THEY SEE THE CONNECTION AND IT HAPPENS FOR THEM AND THEY BECOME BELIEVERS RIGHT THERE DURING THE SEDER.
  • 01:48 IT'S MARVELOUS TO SEE THAT!
  • 01:50 YOU KNOW I NEVER TIRE OF TALKING ABOUT THE POWER OF THE BLOOD...
  • 01:54 OF THE BLOOD OF YESHUA.
  • 01:56 WE SEE WHAT HE DID FOR A WHOLE NATION.
  • 01:59 HE MADE THEM A NATION AFTER HE DELIVERED THEM
  • 02:03 EXODUS SAYS THEN THEY BECAME A NATION UNTO HIM.
  • 02:06 AND THE SAME WITH US, WHEN WE'RE DELIVERED FROM SIN;
  • 02:09 WHEN WE RECEIVE HIM THEN WE BECOME A PEOPLE, "PRIESTHOOD", A HOLY NATION UNTO OUR GOD.
  • 02:14 YES, WE BECOME A FAMILY TOGETHER.
  • 02:16 YES
  • 02:17 AND REALLY THAT IS ONE OF THE PICTURES IN THIS
  • 02:19 IS THE FAMILY NATURE OF THE WAY GOD DOES THINGS.
  • 02:22 HE IS THE FATHER AND HE HAS A FAMILY STORY HERE
  • 02:26 THAT HE BRINGS DELIVERANCE TO...
  • 02:27 I'M THINKING ABOUT THE...
  • 02:29 EVEN IN THE WAY THAT THIS PASSOVER IS OFTEN CELEBRATED
  • 02:33 THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE WOULD WEAR A "KITTEL",
  • 02:36 A WHITE OUTFIT WHICH IS SYMBOLIC OF THE PRIESTLY GARMENTS.
  • 02:40 WE DON'T ALWAYS DO THAT...
  • 02:42 SOME PEOPLE DO, SOME PEOPLE DON'T
  • 02:45 BUT THE REASON TO DO THAT IS BECAUSE THE DAD IS THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE AND OUR HOUSE, OUR HOME IS TO BE A TEMPLE.
  • 02:52 IT SHOULD BE A PLACE OF SAFETY AND OF PEACE.
  • 02:55 AND WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO LIVE BECAUSE OF YESHUA WITH THAT SENSE THAT THOSE THAT
  • 02:59 ENTER INTO OUR HOUSE HAVE THE TOUCH WITH THAT PEACE OF GOD
  • 03:03 AND THEN THE AVAILABILITY IS THERE FOR ANYONE TO SAY "YES"
  • 03:07 TO THE BLOOD BEING APPLIED TO THEIR HEARTS
  • 03:09 AND SO IT'S A SEAMLESS CONNECTION BETWEEN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW.
  • 03:14 SO WHAT WE'D LIKE TO DO IS GO TO ZOLA GIVING US AN OVERVIEW OF THE PASSOVER
  • 03:20 AND THEN WE'LL GO FROM THERE TO MY TEACHING.
  • 03:22 SO LET'S GO TO ZOLA.
  • 03:25 PASSOVER IS FAR AND AWAY THE WORLDS' OLDEST FESTIVAL.
  • 03:29 IT'S THE FIRST OF THE FEASTS THAT GOD GAVE MOSES ON MT. SINAI
  • 03:32 AND IT HAS BEEN CELEBRATED ALL THAT TIME
  • 03:35 THROUGH THOSE MILLENNIA,
  • 03:36 THROUGH THE INQUISITIONS,
  • 03:38 THROUGH THE CRUSADES,
  • 03:39 THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS...
  • 03:41 EVERYWHERE THE JEWS WERE PASSOVER WAS ALWAYS CELEBRATED.
  • 03:45 IT'S INTERESTING WHEN WE LOOK BACK TO THE SLAVERY IN EGYPT
  • 03:48 BECAUSE THERE WAS 400 YEARS OF SILENCE DURING THAT SLAVERY
  • 03:52 AND IN THAT TIME GOD SAID NOTHING TO HIS PEOPLE
  • 03:56 BUT AT THE END OF IT THERE WAS A SUDDEN BLOOD SACRIFICE...
  • 03:59 THE LAMB...OF EGYPT
  • 04:01 AND HE EMANCIPATED THE ENTIRE NATION IN A SINGLE NIGHT...
  • 04:05 A DRAMATIC EVENT.
  • 04:08 THEN SCRIPTURE CAME OUT,
  • 04:10 PROPHETS PREACHED AND KINGS RULED
  • 04:14 AND FINALLY THERE WAS 400 MORE YEARS OF SILENCE AFTER THE OLD TESTAMENT
  • 04:18 LEADING UP TO ANOTHER GREAT BLOOD SACRIFICE...
  • 04:22 THE COMING OF THE MESSIAH.
  • 04:24 THAT SHOULD REALLY HAVE BEEN VERY GREAT HINT TO ISRAEL.
  • 04:27 WHEN JOHN THE BAPTIST SAW JESUS COMING HE SAID
  • 04:29 "BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD WHICH TAKETH AWAY THE SINS OF THE WORLD".
  • 04:34 SO AFTER ANOTHER 400 YEARS SILENCE THE BLOOD SACRIFICE OF THE LAMB AGAIN.
  • 04:39 WHICHEVER TESTAMENT I READ OLD OR NEW I CAN SAY
  • 04:41 "THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB" DELIVERS ME FROM BONDAGE.
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  • 05:16 OUR RESOURCE ON THIS PROGRAM...
  • 05:18 "THE PASSOVER PACKAGE"
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  • 05:23 YOU WILL RECEIVE "THE MIRACLE OF PASSOVER" DVD.
  • 05:26 BEFORE A LIVE AUDIENCE ZOLA LEVITT EXPLAINS
  • 05:28 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS FEAST
  • 05:30 AND HOW THE MESSIAH IS REVEALED.
  • 05:32 YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE
  • 05:33 THE COMPANION BOOKLET AND TEACHING CD
  • 05:35 PLUS "THE MESSIANIC PASSOVERHAGGADAH"
  • 05:38 WHICH GUIDES YOU THROUGH THE PASSOVER SEDERS STEP BY STEP.
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  • 05:46 WELCOME TO PASSOVER,
  • 05:48 THE CROWN JEWEL OF THE FEASTS OF THE LORD.
  • 05:50 I GREW UP CELEBRATING PASSOVER,
  • 05:52 KATHARINE AND I CELEBRATE IT WITH OUR FAMILY,
  • 05:55 AND IN THE PAST FEW YEARS WE'VE BEEN CELEBRATING IT WITH LARGE GROUPS OF PEOPLE
  • 05:59 WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE HEBREW ROOTS OF THE FAITH
  • 06:02 AND I KNOW THAT'S WHO YOU ARE.
  • 06:04 SO TODAY WE'LL GO THROUGH THE ELEMENTS OF THE PASSOVER AND TAKE 4,000 YEARS OF HISTORY
  • 06:08 AND TELL IT TO YOU IN ABOUT 20 MINUTES.
  • 06:10 I SAY THAT HUMOROUSLY BECAUSE THIS STORY IS TO BE TOLD FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION.
  • 06:16 IN FACT, THE WORDS OF THE HEBREW PEOPLE,
  • 06:18 IS THAT WE'RE TO TELL THIS STORY AS IF WE WERE RELIVING IT OVER AND OVER AGAIN.
  • 06:23 NOW IT'S A STORY OF DELIVERANCE.
  • 06:25 IN THE OLD TESTAMENT IT'S A STORY OF THE ISRAELITES BEING DELIVERED FROM THE BONDAGE OF EGYPT
  • 06:29 AND IN THE NEW TESTAMENT AFTER YESHUA IT'S A STORY FOR YOU AND I BEING DELIVERED FROM THE BONDAGE TO SIN
  • 06:36 AND IT'S AN INCREDIBLE REDEMPTIVE STORY THAT REALLY SPEAKS ABOUT THE HEART OF GOD
  • 06:42 AND THE FACT THAT HE MAKES A WAY FOR YOU AND ME TO BE DELIVERED FROM OUR BONDAGES.
  • 06:47 NOW THE WORD THAT CAME TO THE ISRAELITES IN EXODUS 12, VERSES 5 THROUGH 8,
  • 06:53 IS THAT THEY SHOULD TAKE A LAMB, A LAMB WITHOUT BLEMISH
  • 06:56 AND KEEP IT UNTIL THE 14TH DAY OF THE SAME MONTH
  • 06:59 AND THE WHOLE ASSEMBLY OF THE CONGREGATION OF ISRAEL WILL SACRIFICE IN THE TWILIGHT.
  • 07:04 THEY WILL TAKE OF THE BLOOD AND STRIKE IT ON THE TWO SIDE-POSTS
  • 07:07 AND ON THE UPPER DOOR-POST OF THE HOUSES
  • 07:09 IN WHICH THEY WILL EAT IT
  • 07:11 AND THEY WILL EAT IT ROASTED WITH FIRE.
  • 07:13 THEY WILL EAT IT QUICKLY WITH BITTER HERBS
  • 07:16 AND THEY WILL EAT IT IN HASTE.
  • 07:19 AND THE WORD GOES ON TO SAY THAT THERE ARE ELEMENTS ABOUT THIS PASSOVER
  • 07:23 EACH OF WHICH SPEAKS TO THE DELIVERANCE FROM EGYPT AND ALSO THAT POINTS TO THE MESSIAH.
  • 07:30 NOW ALL THE FEASTS HAVE A HISTORICAL, A PROPHETIC AND A PERSONAL MEANING
  • 07:36 AND MY PRAYER FOR YOU TODAY IS THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE THE PERSONAL MEANING THAT IS IN THIS FOR YOU.
  • 07:42 HISTORICAL...
  • 07:43 BECAUSE IT'S ABOUT ISRAEL...
  • 07:44 EVERYTHING IN THE BIBLE...
  • 07:45 THIS IS OUR FAMILY STORY...
  • 07:47 IT'S ABOUT ISRAEL.
  • 07:48 PROPHETIC...
  • 07:49 BECAUSE IT POINTS TO YESHUA...
  • 07:52 IT POINTS TO THE MESSIAH AND HIS SACRIFICE FOR US.
  • 07:54 AND IT IS PERSONAL...
  • 07:57 BECAUSE THERE ARE THINGS THAT GOD WANTS TO SPEAK TO YOU
  • 08:00 EVEN DURING THIS TIME WE HAVE TOGETHER.
  • 08:02 HE WANTS TO SPEAK TO YOU ABOUT ISSUES IN YOUR LIFE OR PERHAPS MAKING A COMMITMENT...
  • 08:07 A FRESH COMMITMENT OR A NEW COMMITMENT TO THE LAMB OF GOD.
  • 08:11 NOW THIS STORY IS TOLD THROUGH THE HAGGADAH.
  • 08:15 THE HAGGADAH IS A BEAUTIFUL BOOK GIVEN FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION,
  • 08:20 "DOR L'DOR"...
  • 08:21 "GENERATION TO GENERATION"
  • 08:23 AND WE TELL THIS STORY.
  • 08:24 "HAGGADAH" ACTUALLY MEANS "THE TELLING"
  • 08:26 AND FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION WE TELL THIS STORY ABOUT THE DELIVERANCE FROM EGYPT.
  • 08:31 THE PASSOVER MEAL OR "SEDER"...
  • 08:34 SEDER MEANS "ORDER"...
  • 08:37 THE PASSOVER MEAL HAS WITHIN IT ELEMENTS EACH OF WHICH SPEAKS ABOUT A CERTAIN PART OF THE DELIVERANCE PROCESS FOR US.
  • 08:45 NOW THE SEDER PLATE HAS ON IT THESE ELEMENTS:
  • 08:50 THERE IS THE "KARPAS" WHICH IS THE HYSSOP;
  • 08:55 IT'S A PICTURE,
  • 08:57 ITS PARSLEY HERE
  • 08:59 BUT IT'S A PICTURE OF THE HYSSOP THAT WAS USED TO PUT THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB OVER THE DOOR-POSTS AND THE LINTEL OF THE HOUSE.
  • 09:05 THERE IS A ROASTED LAMB SHANK WHICH REMINDS US OF THE SACRIFICE OF THE LAMB.
  • 09:11 THERE IS "MAROR" WHICH IS A BITTER HERB.
  • 09:14 IN THIS CASE BEET FLAVORED, BEET COLORED HORSERADISH
  • 09:18 AND THE PEOPLE HAVE CALLED IT "JEWISH ANTIHISTAMINE".
  • 09:22 IF YOU TAKE ENOUGH OF THAT IT WILL CLEAR UP YOUR SINUSES.
  • 09:25 YOU'LL BE GOOD TO GO.
  • 09:27 THERE IS "KHAROSET" WHICH IS A MIXTURE OF HONEY AND NUTS AND APPLES AND WINE OR JUICE
  • 09:33 AND IT'S TO LOOK LIKE AND TO REMIND US OF THE MORTAR OF THE BRICKS WE HAD TO MAKE
  • 09:39 FOR PHARAOH WHEN WE WERE IN BONDAGE IN EGYPT.
  • 09:42 THERE IS A LITTLE CUP HERE WITH SALT WATER IN IT.
  • 09:44 THE SALT WATER REMINDS US OF THE TEARS THAT WERE SHED WHEN WE WERE IN BONDAGE
  • 09:48 AND MAYBE THE TEARS THAT YOU FEEL WHEN YOU ARE REMINDED OF YOUR SIN
  • 09:53 OR WHEN YOU ARE CURRENTLY SOMETHING SPECIFIC THAT GOD WANTS TO TOUCH,
  • 09:57 HE WANTS TO HELP YOU WITH,
  • 09:59 HE WANTS TO DELIVER YOU FROM.
  • 10:01 AND FINALLY, THERE IS AN EGG HERE...A ROASTED EGG.
  • 10:03 NOW THE ROASTED EGG IS A CONTROVERSIAL ELEMENT TO THE SEDER.
  • 10:07 IT WAS ADDED LATER ON MUCH AFTER THE TIME OF YESHUA
  • 10:12 AND IT IS SAID PARENTHETICALLY OR ANECDOTALLY...
  • 10:17 IT'S SAID THAT THE ROASTED EGG REMINDS US OF THE BURNING OF THE TEMPLE AND THE LOSS OF THE TEMPLE
  • 10:22 AND SO WE MOURN THE TEMPLE.
  • 10:24 THE FACT IS THAT IT REALLY HAS A CONNECTION WITH THE FERTILITY GODS OF BABYLON
  • 10:29 AND FOR OUR SEDERS WE DON'T EVEN KEEP THE EGG THERE.
  • 10:32 IT'S CONTROVERSIAL BUT I SHOW IT TO YOU SO THAT YOU CAN KNOW THAT IT IS PART OF A TRADITIONAL JEWISH CEREMONY.
  • 10:38 I LIKE TO TELL PEOPLE THAT BECAUSE IT'S RELATED TO THE FERTILITY GODDESSES...
  • 10:42 THE EASTER BUNNY DID NOT SAVE YOU.
  • 10:45 IT'S THE BLOOD OF THE LAMB THAT SAVES AND SO WE DON'T CELEBRATE THE EGG ITSELF AS A FERTILITY SYMBOL TO SAY THE LEAST.
  • 10:53 NOW...ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS IN THE PASSOVER SEDER IS THE FOUR CUPS OF WINE.
  • 11:00 I REMEMBER GROWING UP AND THE LITTLE KIDS WOULD GET A THIMBLE FULL OF WINE
  • 11:04 AND WE WOULD BE PASSED OUT BY AROUND THE THIRD CUP WHICH WAS GREAT FOR THE ADULTS.
  • 11:08 BUT THE FOUR CUPS OF WINE EACH HAVE A SPECIFIC MEANING.
  • 11:12 THE FIRST CUP IS THE CUP OF SANCTIFICATION AND IT REMINDS US TO BE SEPARATED UNTO THE LORD.
  • 11:17 IT REMINDS US OF OUR SEPARATION
  • 11:19 AND BRINGS US TO THE LORD FOR THAT SEPARATION TO HIM AND OUR TIME WITH HIM.
  • 11:24 THE SECOND CUP IS FASCINATING BECAUSE IT'S A CUP OF JUDGMENT.
  • 11:28 IN MANY SEDERS THE CUP OF JUDGMENT IS NOT EVEN DRUNK.
  • 11:31 WE WILL JUST INSTEAD DIP OUR FINGER IN THE CUP OF JUDGMENT
  • 11:35 AND AS WE PLACE ONE DROP OF WINE ON A PLATE WE WILL RECITE THE NAMES OF THE 10 PLAGUES THAT WERE BROUGHT TO PHARAOH.
  • 11:45 NOW WHY DID GOD VISIT PLAGUES UPON PHARAOH,
  • 11:48 BECAUSE PHARAOH CALLED HIMSELF A GOD AND BECAUSE THERE WERE 10 GODS...SMALL "G"...WHO WERE THE GODS OF EGYPT.
  • 11:56 AND SO OUR GOD, THE REAL GOD WAS LETTING US KNOW THAT HE HAS AUTHORITY OVER EVERY GOD OF EGYPT
  • 12:04 AND SO WHEN WE RESITE THE NAMES OF THE GODS
  • 12:07 AND WE DROP A DROP OF THE WINE ONTO A PLATE.
  • 12:10 SOME PEOPLE DRINK THAT CUP, SOME PEOPLE DON'T
  • 12:13 BUT IT IS NOTABLE THAT FOR THOSE OF US WHO ARE BELIEVERS IN YESHUA, WE KNOW THAT WE ARE NOT APPOINTED TO WRATH.
  • 12:18 THAT SPEAKS ABOUT THE RAPTURE,
  • 12:20 IT SPEAKS ABOUT DELIVERANCE,
  • 12:22 IT SPEAKS ABOUT A DELIVERANCE TO COME AND WE'RE NOT APPOINTED TO JUDGMENT AND TO WRATH SO SOME DON'T DRINK IT...SOME DO.
  • 12:27 THE REALITY IS THAT WE DO THAT IN MOURNING.
  • 12:30 WE DON'T DO THAT IN CELEBRATION OVER THE PAIN AND SUFFERING THAT CAME TO THE EGYPTIANS.
  • 12:36 AND WHAT A FASCINATING REALITY THAT RIGHT THERE IN THE SAME GEOGRAPHICAL AREA
  • 12:40 THE EGYPTIANS IN EGYPT, THE MIZRAIM AND THE JEWS IN GOSHEN,
  • 12:46 THE JEWS WERE NOT SUBJECT TO THE PLAGUES THAT WERE VISITED UPON THE EGYPTIANS
  • 12:52 BECAUSE GOD SPARE US AND IT'S A PICTURE OF THE SPARING THAT IS GOING TO COME TO ALL OF THE THOSE WHO BELIEVE,
  • 12:57 TO ALL THOSE WHO ARE GOING TO BE IN A HOUSE OR WITH A HEART THAT IS COVERED BY THE BLOOD.
  • 13:03 MORE ON THAT IN A MOMENT
  • 13:05 THE THIRD CUP IS THE CUP OF REDEMPTION AND THAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT AND THE MOST AMAZING CUP IN THE PASSOVER SEDER.
  • 13:12 THE CUP OF REDEMPTION IS THE THIRD CUP AND IT SPEAKS ABOUT THE TIME IN THE PASSOVER MEAL, THE SO-CALLED "LAST SUPPER"
  • 13:20 WHEN YESHUA WAS WITH HIS DISCIPLES AND IN MATTHEW 26:26 HE INSTITUTES WHAT WE NOW KNOW AS THE COMMUNION.
  • 13:29 AND THE COMMUNION IS RELATED TO THIS PASSOVER MEAL.
  • 13:33 IT'S RELATED TO THIS FAMILY EVENT.
  • 13:35 IT WAS NEVER INTENDED TO BE A RITUAL.
  • 13:39 IT WAS NEVER INTENDED TO BE A CEREMONY.
  • 13:41 IT WAS ALWAYS A FAMILY EVENT.
  • 13:43 ALWAYS A TIME WHEN WE GATHER WITH THOSE THAT WE LOVE
  • 13:46 AND WHERE THE ONE WHO GAVE HIMSELF FOR US SAID,
  • 13:49 TAKE, EAT, THIS IS MY BODY, DRINK, THIS IS MY BLOOD.
  • 13:53 MORE ON THAT IN A MOMENT
  • 13:55 YESHUA INSTITUTED THE COMMUNION AT A PASSOVER MEAL AND THAT'S WHAT WE SEE IN THIS THIRD CUP, THE CUP OF REDEMPTION.
  • 14:02 BY THE WAY,
  • 14:03 THAT CUP OF REDEMPTION IS THE SAME TYPE OF CUP
  • 14:07 THAT A BRIDEGROOM WOULD PLACE BEFORE A BRIDE WHEN HE WAS ASKING HER TO MARRY TO HIM.
  • 14:14 WHEN A BRIDEGROOM WAS INTERESTED IN A YOUNG LADY HE WOULD BRING,
  • 14:16 IN HEBREW LIFE, HE WOULD BRING THE CUP, PLACE IT BEFORE HER
  • 14:19 AND IT WAS CALLED "THE CUP OF REDEMPTION".
  • 14:23 THE CUP OF REDEMPTION IS THE PICTURE OF THE BRIDEGROOM AND BRIDE RELATIONSHIP
  • 14:29 THAT A YOUNG MAN COULD HAVE WITH HIS WIFE-TO-BE
  • 14:32 BUT ALSO ABOVE ALL THAT THE BRIDEGROOM OF HEAVEN WANTS TO HAVE WITH YOU AND FOR ME.
  • 14:38 AND HOW INCREDIBLE IS IT THAT AFTER THE MEAL WHEN YESHUA CAME TO THE THIRD CUP HE INSTITUTED COMMUNION.
  • 14:45 HE TAUGHT THEM ABOUT SACRIFICE.
  • 14:47 HE TOLD THEM THAT HE WOULD BE THE SACRIFICE AND HE RELEASED THIS INCREDIBLE TEACHING FOR US
  • 14:53 AND SAID THAT WHENEVER WE WOULD DO THIS THROUGHOUT HISTORY THE SEDER WOULD FOREVER BE CHANGED
  • 14:59 AND WHENEVER WE TOOK THIS CUP WE WOULD BE REMINDED OF HIS BLOOD SACRIFICE.
  • 15:03 HE INSTITUTED THAT.
  • 15:05 THE FOURTH CUP IS THE CUP OF PRAISE
  • 15:08 AND AT THE END OF THIS ENTIRE EVENT THE DISCIPLES WOULD GO UP AND THEY WOULD LEAVE THE HOUSE SINGING.
  • 15:14 AND THERE IS A PRAISE THAT COMES FROM REJOICING, KNOWING THAT GOD HAS DELIVERED US FROM EGYPT
  • 15:21 OR HAS DELIVERED US FROM THE BONDAGE TO SIN.
  • 15:24 WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT PASSOVER THINK IN TERMS OF FOR EXAMPLE THE FOURTH OF JULY IN AMERICAN
  • 15:29 AND I'M SURE OTHER NATIONS HAVE THEIR OWN DAY OF LIBERATION
  • 15:33 BUT KING GEORGE WAS AN OPPRESSOR, WAS A TYRANT;
  • 15:37 THE AMERICANS GOT TOGETHER, BECAME AMERICANS AND WERE DELIVERED FROM THE OPPRESSION OF A MONARCHY.
  • 15:42 SO IT WAS BACK IN THE TIME OF MOSES.
  • 15:45 THE EGYPTIANS AND WITH THE PHARAOH AT THE HEAD WERE OPPRESSING THE JEWISH PEOPLE
  • 15:50 AND GOD HAD PROPHESIED TO ABRAHAM THAT FOR FOUR HUNDRED YEARS THE JEWISH PEOPLE WOULD BE IN BONDAGE
  • 15:56 BUT THEN HE WOULD RAISE UP A DELIVERER AND THAT DELIVERER CAME IN THE PERSON OF MOSES.
  • 16:02 AND SO WE SEE THAT DELIVERANCE IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE.
  • 16:06 GOD IS WAITING AND WORKING AND GETTING READY TO DELIVER US FROM THE BONDAGE TO SIN
  • 16:12 OR IN THE HISTORICAL SENSE, THE BONDAGE TO THE EGYPTIAN OPPRESSION.
  • 16:16 GOD RAISED UP MOSES AND WE WERE DELIVERED HISTORICALLY.
  • 16:22 NOW, THERE'S ONE MORE CUP IN THE PASSOVER SEDER
  • 16:27 AND THAT IS A CUP THAT IS SET ASIDE FOR ELIJAH THE PROPHET.
  • 16:31 IT'S A FASCINATING CUP BECAUSE WE JEWISH PEOPLE FROM YEAR TO YEAR, DOR L'DOR, GENERATION TO GENERATION
  • 16:38 WE SAY "ELIJAH WILL COME AND HE WILL ANNOUNCE THE COMING OF THE MESSIAH".
  • 16:44 AND SO WHEN THE SEDER TAKES PLACE A YOUNG CHILD WILL GO OUT, LOOK FOR ELIJAH,
  • 16:50 COME BACK AND REPORT, "HE'S NOT HERE', YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR.
  • 16:54 BUT REMEMBER YESHUA SAID THAT IF HAD DISCERNED JOHN THE BAPTIST,
  • 16:58 JOHN THE IMMERSER,
  • 16:59 JOHN THE BAPTIZER,
  • 17:01 WE WOULD KNOW THAT ELIJAH HAD COME BECAUSE JOHN CAME ANNOUNCING THE MESSIAH.
  • 17:06 HE CAME SAYING "BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD WHO TAKES AWAY THE SIN OF THE WORLD."
  • 17:11 THAT LAMB OF GOD IS ALSO PICTURED IN THE MATZAH.
  • 17:15 AND ISN'T IT AMAZING THAT EVEN TODAY IN TODAY'S MODERN MATZAH MAKING FACILITIES
  • 17:21 WE WIND UP WITH A PIECE OF BREAD THAT IS UNLEAVENED, LEAVEN BEING A TYPE OF SIN,
  • 17:26 AN UNLEAVENED PIECE OF BREAD THAT IS STRIPED AND PIERCED.
  • 17:30 HMM...SOUNDS A LOT LIKE ISAIAH 53 THAT HE WAS PIERCED FOR OUR INIQUITIES AND BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED.
  • 17:38 AND SO THIS PICTURE OF MESSIAH IS IN THE MATZAH ITSELF WHICH IS TAKEN AND THREE WHOLE PIECES ARE PLACED IN A MATZAH TASH....
  • 17:48 TASH MEANS "POCKET"...
  • 17:49 AND ARE PLACED IN A MATZAH TASH
  • 17:52 AND THERE WERE THREE LAYERS OF MATZAH IN THERE.
  • 17:55 NOW SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT THAT'S ABOUT THE PRIESTS AND LEVITES AND THE PEOPLE.
  • 17:59 MAYBE...
  • 18:01 SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT THAT'S ABOUT THE PATRIARCHS, ABRAHAM, ISAAC AND JACOB.
  • 18:06 MAYBE...
  • 18:08 BUT I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS REALLY A PICTURE OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT.
  • 18:15 WHY DO I THINK SO, BECAUSE EVERY YEAR AND IN EVERY FAMILY ALL AROUND THE WORLD THE FATHER TAKES A MIDDLE PIECE...
  • 18:25 HE TAKES OUT THE MIDDLE PIECE OF THE MATZAH...
  • 18:28 HE BREAKS IT...
  • 18:33 WRAPS IT IN WHITE LINEN AND BURIES IT TO BECOME THE AFIKOMEN OR "THAT WHICH COMES AFTER" OR "HE WHO COMES AFTER".
  • 18:41 IT'S A GREEK WORD.
  • 18:42 BUT THAT IS WRAPPED IN WHITE LINEN, BURIED
  • 18:46 AND AT THE END OF THE SERVICE THE CHILDREN GO OUT TO LOOK FOR IT
  • 18:50 AND WHICHEVER CHILD FINDS IT BRINGS IT BACK TO THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE,
  • 18:55 TO THE FATHER WHO RANSOM'S IT...REDEEMS IT AND GIVES THE CHILD A PRIZE FOR BRINGING THE AFIKOMEN TO THE FATHER.
  • 19:04 WHAT A PICTURE OF MESSIAH.
  • 19:07 WHO DO WE KNOW WHO OF THESE THREE ELEMENTS,
  • 19:11 THE MIDDLE ONE, THE SON WAS TAKEN, BROKEN, BRUISED,
  • 19:15 WRAPPED IN WHITE LINEN, BURIED INTO THE EARTH
  • 19:17 AND BROUGHT BACK UP OUT OF THE EARTH AS OUR DELIVERER
  • 19:20 PRESENTED BEFORE THE FATHER SINLESS...SPOTLESS
  • 19:23 AND SENT AS OUR DELIVERER.
  • 19:26 AND SO WHEN YOU COME WITH EYES OF A CHILD AND WE SEE THIS ONE YESHUA AND WE RECOGNIZE WHAT HE HAS DONE FOR US
  • 19:35 WE REJOICE KNOWING THAT OUR DELIVERANCE HAS COME,
  • 19:38 OUR DELIVERER HAS COME
  • 19:40 AND THIS PICTURE IN THE MATZAH IS AND CAN ONLY BE ABOUT YESHUA HA MASHIACH.
  • 19:46 IT'S SUCH AN INCREDIBLE, PERSONAL STORY.
  • 19:50 THIS ENTIRE STORY IS THE TELLING OF THIS GREAT DESIRE THAT YESHUA HAD
  • 19:57 TO EAT WITH HIS BROTHERS,
  • 19:59 TO BREAK BREAD AND TO DRINK THIS WINE WITH THEM
  • 20:02 TO SYMBOLIZE THE SACRIFICE THAT HE WOULD MAKE IN THE FOLLOWING DAY HE WOULD GO TO THE CROSS
  • 20:09 AND AT THE SAME TIME THAT THE PRIEST IN THE TEMPLE WOULD SAY "NIGMAR"..."IT IS FINISHED"
  • 20:15 YESHUA WOULD LAY ON THE CROSS AND SAY "NIGMAR"..."IT...IS...FINISHED".
  • 20:22 AND THAT'S THE FINISHED WORK OF THE CROSS, THE SACRIFICE TO THE LORD FOR YOU AND FOR ME.
  • 20:28 AND EVERY YEAR THE JEWISH PEOPLE SING ABOUT ELIYAHU HA NAVI
  • 20:33 THAT HE WOULD COME AND ANNOUNCE MESSIAH.
  • 20:36 AND IT'S A MOURNFUL SOUND...
  • 20:38 (SINGING) ♪ELIYOHU HANAVI...
  • 20:41 ♪ELIYOHU HATISHBI...
  • 20:45 ♪ELIYOHU...ELIYOHU...
  • 20:48 ♪ELIYOHU HAGILODI
  • 20:51 "ELIJAH THE TISHBITE, ELIJAH THE PROPHET, ELIJAH THE GILEADITE".
  • 20:58 AND YET HE DOESN'T COME BRINGING MESSIAH
  • 21:01 BECAUSE MESSIAH HAS ALREADY COME FOR YOU AND FOR ME.
  • 21:07 IF YOU WANT TO TAKE THESE ELEMENTS AND SYMBOLICALLY TAKE THEM TO YOU
  • 21:13 AND RECOGNIZE THAT THE BLOOD THAT WAS SPILLED, THE BODY THAT WAS BROKEN
  • 21:17 IS ALL ABOUT YESHUA'S SACRIFICE PROPHESIED IN EXODUS 12 AND FULFILLED IN THE B'RIT HADASHAH,
  • 21:25 THAT GOD HIMSELF HAS BECOME THE LAMB FOR YOU AND FOR ME
  • 21:31 AND WHEN THAT BLOOD IS APPLIED TO THE DOOR-POSTS OF YOUR HEART YOU WILL BE SAVED...HALLELUJAH!
  • 21:38 ♪PROMISED BY JEHOVAH THROUGH HIS PROPHETS♪
  • 21:43 ♪HOW THEY WEPT FOR YOU MY ISRAEL...
  • 21:49 ♪ISRAEL...
  • 21:51 ♪IS...RA...EL♪
  • 21:57 ♪IN THAT DAY THE LORD WILL COME AND ALL WILL BOW BEFORE THE THRONE OF HE WHO IS THE KING.♪
  • 22:11 ♪ISRAEL THE PROMISED LAND WILL SEE HIS KINGDOM COME.♪
  • 23:00 ♪IN THAT DAY THE LORD WILL COME AND ALL WILL BOW BEFORE THE THRONE OF HE WHO IS THE KING.♪
  • 23:13 ♪ISRAEL THE PROMISED LAND WILL SEE HIS KINGDOM...COME!
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  • 23:50 YOUR GIFTS OF FUNDS ALSO SUPPORT OTHER MINISTRIES
  • 23:52 THAT SHARE THE GOSPEL HERE AND IN ISRAEL WHO ARE...
  • 23:56 "TO THE JEW FIRST FUND",
  • 23:58 "EITAN SHISHKOFF OUR MAN IN HAIFA"
  • 24:00 AND "THE GOOD NEWS FUND".
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  • 24:05 AS WE SERVE TOGETHER UNTIL OUR MESSIAH RETURNS.
  • 24:19 ♪SHA' A' LU SHALOM YERUSHALAYIM♪
  • 24:23 ♪SHA' A' LU, SHA' A' LU SHALOM♪
  • 24:27 ♪IN THE HOLY CITY OF JERUSALEM WE WILL PRAY FOR PEACE...
  • 24:37 ♪SHA' A' LU SHALOM♪
  • 24:47 PASSOVER...
  • 24:49 I NEVER TIRE OF THE STORY OF THE POWER OF THE BLOOD AND GOD'S REDEMPTION.
  • 24:54 IN LUKE 22:15 IT SAYS THAT JESUS HIMSELF KEPT THE PASSOVER.
  • 25:00 IT IS SUCH A POWERFUL TEACHING FOR US TO KNOW THAT HE KEPT IT
  • 25:04 AND HE'S GOING TO KEEP IN THE FUTURE.
  • 25:07 AND HE SAID TO THEM,
  • 25:20 SO HE KEPT IT IN THE OLD TESTAMENT,
  • 25:23 HE FULFILLED IT IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
  • 25:25 AND WE ARE GOING TO EAT PASSOVER WITH YESHUA.
  • 25:27 HE'S REALLY INSTITUTING THE FAMILY STORY, THE BRIDAL STORY, THE STORY OF REDEMPTION.
  • 25:33 THAT'S WHY THE AFIKOMEN, THIS BROKEN MATZAH,
  • 25:36 THE SECOND PIECE THAT'S IN THE MATZAH TASH, THE MATZAH POCKET,
  • 25:39 IS SO POWERFUL BECAUSE HE IS PICTURING THAT BROKENNESS
  • 25:43 AND THE REALITY OF HIM GOING INTO THE GRAVE,
  • 25:47 GOING INTO THE EARTH AND BEING BROUGHT BACK UP OUT OF THE EARTH FOR YOU AND FOR ME.
  • 25:52 IN FACT, WHEN HE BREAKS THE BREAD AND BLESSES IT HE SAYS A TRADITIONAL PRAYER,
  • 25:56 "BARUKH ATAH ADONAI ELOHEYNU MELEKH HA'OLAM HAMOTZI LEKHEM MIN HA'ARETZ."
  • 26:01 "BLESSED ARE YOU LORD GOD, KING OF THE UNIVERSE WHO BRINGS FORTH BREAD FROM THE EARTH."
  • 26:06 NOW, WE SAY THAT EVERY TIME WE HAVE A MEAL
  • 26:08 AND YET HERE HE IS TELLING US THAT HE IS THAT BREAD FROM HEAVEN...
  • 26:14 WENT INTO THE EARTH...
  • 26:15 COMES BACK OUT OF THE EARTH...
  • 26:17 AND THOSE OF US WHO HAVE THE EYES OF A CHILD AND THE OPEN HEART OF A CHILD
  • 26:20 CAN SEE THAT AND KNOW THAT HE IS THE AFIKOMEN
  • 26:24 OR "HE WHO COMES LATER", "THAT WHICH COMES AFTER".
  • 26:27 HE IS COMING BACK AND IT'S JUST A WONDERFUL STORY.
  • 26:31 WE ARE BLESSED TO BRING THIS TO YOU
  • 26:34 AND WE WANT TO AGAIN REMIND YOU TO LOOK UP
  • 26:37 BECAUSE YOUR REDEMPTION DRAWS NIGH.
  • 26:39 THE DAYS ARE SHORT, JESUS IS COMING AGAIN
  • 26:42 AND HE'S COMING FOR YOU AND FOR ME
  • 26:44 SO LET YOUR HEART NOT BE TROUBLED,
  • 26:47 THE REDEMPTION DRAWS NIGH.
  • 26:49 HE IS THE ONE WHO IS COMING FOR YOU.
  • 26:51 UNTIL WE SEE YOU AGAIN WE ALWAYS WANT TO LEAVE YOU WITH THIS PRAYERFUL THOUGHT,
  • 26:58 SHAL'ALU SHALOM YERUSHALAYIM
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  • 27:14 BEFORE A LIVE AUDIENCE
  • 27:15 ZOLA LEVITT EXPLAINS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS FEAST
  • 27:19 AND HOW THE MESSIAH IS REVEALED.
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  • 27:22 THE COMPANION BOOKLET AND TEACHING CD
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