[Lev 23:2 KJV] 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, [Concerning] the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim [to be] holy convocations, [even] these [are] my feasts. [Lev 23:4 KJV] 4 These [are] the feasts of the LORD, [even] holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their seasons. You shall preach or call out with a loud voice the feasts in their seasons.
מועד mow`ed- feasts Appointed time or season MY APPOINTMENTS! Why would you ever want to miss an appointment with God? Root word is יָעַד ya’ad to meet, set, betroth- the same letters used in yada which is the Hebrew word for “to know intimately” such as Adam “knew” Eve
The feasts are not about legalistic observances but getting to know our Creator intimately [Mat 7:21-23 KJV] 21 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew (Yada) you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
God’s Paths/Cycles Feast 1- Passover Spring Feasts Feast 2- U.B. Feast 3- F.F. Fall Feasts Feast 5- Trumpets Feast 4- Shavuot Feast 6- Atonement Feast 7- Sukkot Winter Feasts Feast 8- Chanukah Feast 9- Purim [Psa 23:3 KJV] 3 He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. מַעְגָּל ma`gal entrenchment, track Root word- `agol = round
Mo’ed- Feasts [Lev 23:3 KJV] 3 Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day [is] the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do no work [therein]: it [is] the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings. 1.Passover 2.Unleavened Bread 3.First Fruits 4.Shavuot 5.Feast of Trumpets 6.Day of Atonement 7.Tabernacles (The Sabbath of Feasts)
[1Th 5:2 KJV] 2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. [1Th 5:1-6 KJV] 1 But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. 2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. 3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. 4 But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief. 5 Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. 6 Therefore let us not sleep, as [do] others; but let us watch and be sober.
[Dan 7:25 KJV] 25 And he shall speak [great] words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time. Whose clock are we on? Is it the same times and seasons that God started us out with? Are we brethren that are in the light who know His times and seasons? Or will we be in darkness ignorant of His times and seasons?
Gen. 1:14 ¶And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons (Mo’ed), and for days, and years:
Gen. 22:13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son. [Mat 27:45 KJV] 45 Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.
[Exo 32:4 KJV] 4 And he received [them] at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf: and they said, These [be] thy gods, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt. April 21-May 20
[Lev 23:17 KJV] 17 Ye shall bring out of your habitations two wave loaves of two tenth deals: they shall be of fine flour; they shall be baken with leaven; [they are] the firstfruits unto the LORD. [Eph 2:15-16 KJV] 15 …for to make in himself of twain one new man, [so] making peace; 16 And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby: May 21-June 20
Teshuvah is a Hebrew word meaning to return or turn back Jer 4:28 KJV - For this shall the earth mourn, and the heavens above be black: because I have spoken [it], I have purposed [it], and will not repent (teshuvah), neither will I turn back from it.
"Seek God when He is at hand; Call upon Him when He is near," (Yeshayahu / Isaiah 55:6) Acronym: Aleph Lamed Vav Lamed Ani L'Dodi V'Dodi Li Song of Songs: 6:3 “I [am] my beloved's, and my beloved [is] mine:” The (Hebrew) zodiac sign for this month- “The Maiden” (Jeremiah 31:20), "…Return, O Maiden of Israel, return to these cities of yours!" 18 אֱלוּל ELUL
[Lev 23:5-8 KJV] 5 In the fourteenth [day] of the first month at even [is] the LORD'S passover. 6 And on the fifteenth day of the same month [is] the feast of unleavened bread unto the LORD: seven days ye must eat unleavened bread. 7 In the first day ye shall have an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work therein. 8 But ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD seven days: in the seventh day [is] an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work [therein].
[Mat 16:11-12 KJV] 11 How is it that ye do not understand that I spake [it] not to you concerning bread, that ye should beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees? 12 Then understood they how that he bade [them] not beware of the leaven of bread, but of the doctrine of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees. [Mar 8:15 KJV] 15 And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and [of] the leaven of Herod.
[Luk 12:1 KJV] 1 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
[1Co 5:6-8 KJV] 6 Your glorying [is] not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump? 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: 8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened [bread] of sincerity and truth.