Now it came to pass, when Jesus had finished all these sayings, that He said to His disciples, “You know that after two days is the Passover, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified.” A lot really happened after Yeshua (Jesus) said this to His disciples. A lot can happen in one Passover week. A lot can happen in 3 days and 3 nights.
I have to warn you especially for some things. Be careful with people who want to explain Bible to you- without being capable of showing their explanations from Bible. Be careful with all explanations that add or take away from Bible. Be prepared examine every teaching or preaching with your Bible- including mine. If you cannot find them in the Bible, then they are not from Yahweh our God.
A watered down gospel is no gospel at all. If the biblical gospel message is altered or refuted, it is just another gospel- and no gospel at all. Perhaps one of the all time greatest delusions in the Christian world, is the innumerable number of people who are under the impression that, in order to be forgiven their sins and inherit eternal life, all they have to do is believe Yeshua (Jesus) died for their sins on the cross.
We need the Torah !! I could keep on telling you these examples for hours- but I think I made my point. We need the Torah for our direction, instruction or teaching- meaning guidance and protection in our lives. It does not matter, what you think or feel. We need the Torah. If you like to do what ever you like, and the Torah is not written in your heart, ask youself: Am I saved ?? Or am I just a Christian pew warmer in a church ??
The first 4 Commandments tell us how to love Yahweh our God. The rest of the 10 Commandments tell us how to love other people. If the 10 Commandments are not written in our hearts with a branding iron, we must ask ourselves: Do I really have the Holy Spirit ?? Do I listen and obey the Holy Spirit ?? Does my church teach from the Bible ?? Do I read my Bible enough ?? Today`s Christians have totally forsaken nearly all of the 10 Commandments.
As followers of Yeshua (Jesus) we don’t accept even one coin for the work we do, as we do our work for Yeshua (Jesus). He looks after us. If He wants something done, He gives us the means. If He doesn’t provide us with the means, then He doesn’t want that work done.
The Holy Convocations of Yahweh: When Yahweh says we are to celebrate His Feasts, He uses a Hebrew word that means appointed times or appointments. They are the Holy Convocations or Sacred Assemblies of Yahweh. There are 7 festivals that Yahweh prescribed in the Bible- 4 in the spring and 3 in the fall and the Shabbaths all year around. We can find them in the Leviticus 23.
We shall not throw the Julian/ Gregorian calendar away. But we need to learn God’s Calendar and use His days and ways to worship, honor and draw close to Him. It is the same Calendar which Yeshua (Jesus) used. The lack of knowledge of His calendar has led to so many misunderstandings and mistakes in our walk with Him.
“Follow Me !!” is a call to obedience. We obey Yeshua/ Jesus because we are already saved- NOT to be saved !! It is no mere invitation, but an imperative command. Those who heard the words of Yeshua/ Jesus immediately left everything to follow Him. ”Follow Me!!”
“The Sabbath was made for man.” (Mark 2:27) Yeshua/ Jesus said this. It was “made” in the Garden of Eden before it was “written” down on Mount Sinai. The Sabbath was “made” for “man,” not just for Jews.