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Chaiway.org: Broken body of JesusChaiway.org: Blood poured outThe shadow of the Old Testament (Tanakh) sacrifices point to the New Testament. The entire Passover service is intensely and highly symbolic of just that. Luke 22 describes the last supper (Passover) and Matthew 26-27 describes every detail of Good Friday.

In the Old Testament (Tanakh), there are many specific blood sacrifices listed and each one was a covering over the particular sin or sins, an atonement. This is why the sacrifices had to be repeated, and this is why there is the annual Jewish holiday, Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement.

In the New Testament, at the very central heart of the gospel is that the saving death of Jesus is the final atonement, for it is the propitiation: the quenching of God’s wrath for us when He completely removed our sins and took them onto Himself (expiation) thereby reconciling those who believe to God forever! Our sin (ALL of our sin, our entire body of sin; past, present, future) was imputed onto Jesus, and the righteousness of Jesus was imputed onto us, therefore called double imputation. (Romans 3:21-26, 1 John 2:2)

Good Friday (In 2019: Friday April 19) is the recognition of just what happened in His death. (Although it does not end there. It is Friday, but Sunday is coming; Resurrection Sunday (Easter)!

Let us trace this:

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Passover Seder – Pesach

Passover Seder - Chaiway.orgPassover (In 2020 begins sunset of Wednesday April 8 [same week as Good Friday] and ends nightfall of Thursday April 16.)

The Haggadah is the book that is used during the Seder. The word Haggadah means “telling” and it is a written guide to the Passover Seder, a service which is rich in symbolic elements, retelling the Biblical narrative of the Israelites‘ exodus from Egypt.

The Seder biblically is held the first night of the holiday celebration although tradition has evolved it into being the first two nights. As we find deep significance in the holiday and the celebration of it, and know that our standing with God is not bound with following the letter of the law but bound with our receiving the Messiah, Jesus for who He is, when the restrictions associated with this historic 2020 national and international health crisis have been lifted, we plan on having a “do over” of the holiday celebration as my husband phrased it, enjoying the delicious foods and traditions with our loved ones, in person.

Here is the the link to our Passover Haggadah .

This Chaiway Passover Haggadah is our Family Passover Haggadah and is Messianic in nature which means there is a focus on the Messiah and a revelation of Jesus that is gentle for the Jewish not yet believer, yet clear for the Jewish believer. In that it differs from the traditional Passover Haggadah although the format, wording, and order of service is the same.

You are welcome to peruse, question, print, use for your own Seder, and distribute as you wish. It is a labor of love, born back in 1992 while pregnant with our first child and grown and evolved through the years as I became a follower of Jesus in March 2004 and God began to lead me to deeper understandings of this beautiful holiday celebration.

Praying you have beautiful, blessed, meaningful, and fun Seder services and Passover holiday! Pesach Sameach

Passover Seder Props

Plagues-Bag

Moses-Pharaoh

Dayenu (It would have been enough!) The Passover Seder song