April 11, 2012
I celebrated Passover with my family for the first time this year. I have been spending a lot of time studying the Last
Supper Seder that Yeshua ate with his disciples. Popular Christian teaching calls this the "Last Supper", disconnecting it from its Hebrew context of "Passover". Many preachers also say that Yeshua [Jesus] instituted "communion" at the "last supper", and that "communion" is what he was speaking about when he said, "do this in remembrance of me". Yet, when we look at the scriptures that deal with this last meal that Yeshua ate with his disciples before his death, we can see that it wasn't just any supper that he ate with them, but it was the Passover seder that eagerly wanted to eat with them.
April 9, 2012
But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive. But each in his own turn: Christ, the firstfruits; then, when he comes, those who belong to him. Then the end will come, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father after he has destroyed all dominion, authority and power. For he must reign until he has put all his enemies under his feet. (1Corinthians 15:20-25)