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Showing posts with label Passover. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Passover. Show all posts

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Comfort & Agony: Lazarus & the rich man ... 1/26/2014

Deuteronomy 15 . Lord . God . 7th year - year of release . Passover . Bethany . Jesus/Yeshua . Lazarus - Martha . Mary . Judas Iscariot . Jericho . Zacchaeus . Sycomore Tree . Son of Man (Jesus/Yeshua) . Disciples . 100 measures of oil . 100 measures of wheat . clothed/purple - beggar/Lazarus . Sunday School Lesson . Promises . Job 34 . John 12 . Luke 19 . Luke 16 . mammon . faithful - unjust . Pharisees . God knoweth hearts . poor man . thy gatres . hypocrite . thief - the bag . guest - sinner . Salvation . rich man . angels - Abraham bosom - torments/tormented . comfort . great gulf fixed . Moses & prophets . let them hear

The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Luke 16:19-31 (Background Scripture: Luke 126; Devotional Reading: Luke 19:1-10) for 1/26/2014 title 'Compassion & Generosity of the Gate.'

The Sunday School Lesson is shared from James 1:19-27 for 2/2/2014.

The year of release (Deuteronomy 15:1-11)

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Passover was the covenant feast of Israel, kept on the 14th Abib or Nisan (March-April), followed by the feast of Unleavened Bread, which lasted 7 days (Leviticus 23:6). ... Preparation of the Passover (John 10:14) ... Luke 2:41; I Samuel 1:24; Exodus 12:7-11; Exodus 12:13 ... Kept by Christ: Matthew 26:19; Mark 14:12; John 13; Luke 22:7 ... a type of Christ's death: I Corinthians 5:7

Son of Man (Jesus/Yeshua)

Salvation: John 3:16 ... comes only through accepting - believing - confessing Jesus/Yeshua

Bethany (house of dates), a village near Jerusalem ... raising of Lazarus ... ascension of Christ at

Lazarus (whom God helps), Lazarus & the rich man (Luke 16:19-25) ... brother of Mary & Martha, raised from the dead (John 11:1-46; 12:1)

Judas Iscariot, betrays Jesus/Yeshua

Jericho (moon city), a royal city of great antiquity, early site at Rasel Ain; in time of Christ further south where are found ruins of aqueducts. (antiquity: ancient times)

Zacchacus (Luke 19:2,5,8)

Sycamore, it grows to a considerable size, evergreen, & bears large amount of fruit, which grows from numerous small branches separate from the leaf - bearing ones.

parables ... earthy story with a Heavenly meaning

disciples ... learner

measures of oil ... The word Batus in the original containeth 9 gallons 3 quarts (Ezekiel 45)

measures of wheat ... The word here interpreted a measure, in the original containeth about 14 bushels & a bottle

purple ... The famous Tyrian purple dye was obtained from the bodies of several species of marine shellfish

Promises: Deuteronomy 15:8 (All things working together - The upright are blessed & prospered) ... Job 34:8 ( The Lord's Love & Care for HIS Children) ... Luke 19:8, 9 (The upright are blessed & prospered) ... Luke 19:10 (Pardon for sins & iniquities)


Luke 16:1-9 (The parable of the dishonest steward) ... Luke 16:10-15 (sayings about riches & Pride) ... Luke 16:19-31 (The parable of Lazarus & the rich man) ... Teaching the disciples: (Luke 16:1-17:10)

Luke 16: 19-31

Verses 19-22 ... Eschatology/Last Things; Hell; Their anguish

(Acts 16:14; Ezekiel 27:7; Acts 3:2; Job 2:7; Mark 7:28; Luke 16:20; Isaiah 41:8; James 2:23 ... Reference Scriptures in Sunday School Book)




Verses 23-26 ... Eschatology/Last Things; Hell; Their anguish ... Eschatology/Last Things; The Intermediate State; Retribution Begins, For the Bad

(Mark 8:14-21; John 16:29; Luke 14:11; Luke 1:52,53; 18:14)


Verses 27-31 ... Eschatology/Last Things; Hell; Their Anguish

(Deuteronomy 15:7; Amos 4:1; Zechariah 7:9-10; Acts 4:12; 28:23-27)


Monday - 1/20/2014 - An Open Hand to the Poor - Deuteronomy 15:7-11


Tuesday - 1/21/2014 - The Cry of the Poor & Afflicted - Job 34:17-30

Elihu's 2nd speech (Job 34:1-37) ... Shall one who hate justice govern? (Job 34:16-30)


Wednesday - 1/22/2014 - False Concern for the Poor - John 12:1-8

The supper of Bethany (John 12:1-11) ... 6 days before the Passover


Thursday - 1/23/2014 - I Will Give to the Poor - Luke 19:1-10

Zacchaeus the tax-collector entertains Jesus


Friday - 1/24/2014 - Shrewdness & the Future - Luke 16:10-18


Saturday - 1/25/2014 - Master of the Heart - Luke 16:10-18


Sunday - 1/26/2014 - Comfort & Agony - Luke 16:19-31


Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Edition Bible, Zondervan Bible Commentary, & Reader's Digest Oxford Complete WordFinder

Friday, November 8, 2013

Remember & Celebrate ... 11/10/2013 Sunday School Lesson

Exodus 5-6;11-12 . John 1 . Promises . Plague . Jewels . favour . midnight . Firstborn . Abib . lamb (kid) . Blood . Roast . Lord's Passover . Memorial . Feast . Unleavened Bread . Holy Convocation .
Rameses . Succoth . Break No Bones . Circumcision . John the Baptist . Jesus - Yeshua . Lamb of God . Sins . Israel . Water . Spirit . Baptizing . Holy Ghost . Moses . Aaron . Lord - JEHOVAH . Abraham - Issac - Jacob . Covenant . Land of Canaan . Egyptians . Sunday School Lesson


The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Exodus 12:1-14 (Devotional Reading:  John 1:29-37; Background Scripture:  Exodus 6:2-30;12) for November 10, 2013.

Abib (month of the ripening ears), the Hebrew month March-April.

Abib or Nisan ... Beginning of the Sacred Year.  14th - Preparation for Passover - paschal lamb eaten in the evening.  15th - Sabbath & Holy Convocation.  Week of Unleavened Bread begins.  10th - The offering of Omer or First Sheaf (Leviticus 23:10-12).  21st - Holy Convocation.

Passover ... Covenant feast of Israel, Leviticus 23:6.   Preparation for the Passover (John 10:14).  Luke 2:41; I Samuel 1:24 National festival included women, boys & children.  Entire animal
eaten - with out breaking a bone (Exodus 12:7-11).  Observed under Moses; kept by Christ, A type of Christ's death.

Rameses ... The exodus from Egypt.  Egypt - The Kingdom of the East.

Succoth (booths), a city east of the Jordan, in Egypt (Exodus 12:37; 13:20).

Jewels (Angela's thoughts) Jewels could represent those set in the high priest breast  - piece.  Exodus 28-30.  12 Tribes of Israel.

Promises:  John 1:29 ... Whosoever Will May Be Saved ... Pardon for Sins & Iniquities .... John 1:33 ... Pardon for Sins & Iniquities ... Exodus 6:6 ... Victory Over Enemies & Troubles ... Exodus 11:7 ... Safety from Harm & Danger ... Exodus 12:13 ... Pardon from Sins & Iniquities ... Safety from Harm & Danger ... Exodus 12:23 ... Safety from Harm & Danger


Exodus 12:1-14

Verses 1,2

Verse 1 ... Scripture; Books & Authors; Speakers & Hearers (Genesis & Exodus)

Verse 2 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, It Marks the Beginning of the Year (The Hebrew Civil Year began with Tishri/October. At the Exodus the Ecclesiastical Year was made to begin with Abib (April), which after the captivity was called Nisan. ... Ecclesiastical, relating to a Church/For use in a Church.

(Exodus 7:7; Exodus 4:10-16; Exodus 7:10-12 ... Reference Scriptures in Sunday School Book)


Verses 3-10

Verses 3,5 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, Choice of the Paschal Lamb

Verse 6 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, To Be Killed on the 14th of the Month

Verse 7 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, The Blood on the Door Posts

Verses 8,9,10 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, Time & Place of Eating






Verses 11-14

Verse 11 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, Manner of Eating ... The Outward Man; Body Clothed; Portions of Dress, Shoes & Sandals

Verse 12 ... Idolatry & Superstition; Ruin of Idols; Divine Threats Against Heathen Gods

Verse 13 ... Sacred Seasons; Historical Sacred Seasons; The Passover, The Passover to be Perpetual (Continued forever)




Monday - November 4, 2013 - The Lamb of God - John 12:29-37

The testimony of John the Baptist. The divinity & incarnation of Jesus Christ.


Tuesday - November 5, 2013 - The Troubles Multiply - Exodus 5:19-23

The people have no straw. Israelites cry out upon Moses & Aaron. Moses complaineth to God.


Wednesday - November 6, 2013 - Broken Spirits & Closed Ears - Exodus 6:2-9

God reneweth HIS promise by HIS name JEHOVAH. The generations of Rueben, of Simeon, of the Levi. ... Exodus 6 (Moses & Aaron descended from Jacob through the line of Levi. Israel's stay in Egypt).


Thursday - November 7, 2013 - The Final Plague - Exodus 11

God's message to the Israelites to borrow jewels of their neighbors. The death of the firstborn of Egypt threatened, etc.


Friday - November 8, 2013 - The First Passover - Exodus 12:21-28

The beginning of the year changed. The Passover instituted. The rite of the Passover. Unleavened bread. The firstborn of Egypt come to an end. The Israelites are driven out of the land. Ordinance of the Passover. Exodus 12


Saturday - November 9, 2013 - The Lord Delivered Israel - Exodus 12:43-51

Delivered from Egypt; Journey To Sinai ... After Passover they ate Unleavened Bread to remember the hasty departure from Egypt.


Sunday - November 10, 2013 - The Promise to Passover - Exodus 12:1-14

God's protection & provision for HIS children. Bitter herbs reminder of trials - sufferings in Egypt. They are paid in jewels & clothes for the tears they were in slavery by the Egyptians, who wanted them to leave. Exodus 11-12:36


Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Edition Bible & Merriam Webster's Deluxe Dictionary 10th Collegiate Edition