1 Corinthians 5:7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us
Passover starts about four weeks after Easter. Not to say that we should go back to observe the Old Testament feasts as under the law; but remember to pick up our cross as Christ did and deny ourselves everyday to this world and flesh. Him in us, and we in Him. Eat His flesh and drink of the new covenant in His blood. Partake of His sufferings in our bodies. This is the reality of Passover…
1 Corinthians 15:20-23 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. 22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. 23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.
Three days and nights after Passover was the start of Firstfruits the year Christ was crucified, it is always the sunday after Passover; also I am not saying that we observe this day as in the Old Testament laws. For these feasts were a shadow of things to come, fulfilled in the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ. An offering of life to God, that once was dead but now is alive. This is the reality of Firstfruits, following in the footsteps of our Lord, offering up our lives…
Luke 15:22-24 But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: 23 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry: 24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
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