The children of Israel were unaware of the greater meaning of these feasts of the Lord. To them the meaning was the representation of the harvests, and it would remind them of the blessings God would bestow on them in the harvest. Are you aware of the First Harvest in God’s plan of salvation for all humanity?
Are you amongst those who are genuinely seeking the truth or a church that is teaching the true beliefs of the Bible? Have you been challenged regarding the origin of christian festivals such as Christmas and Easter? You may have heard or read that these festivals were introduced into christian worship in Rome around the 4th century AD. Given their late establishment, this obviously meant that neither Jesus nor any of the apostles kept these days.
If so, then what days did they keep as festivals? What are the Festivals of God?
The world has been engulfed in a major crisis—a worldwide pandemic for which we have no vaccine and no sure cure. Because of its randomness, people are rightfully concerned. Much of the world has been told to stay indoors and avoid contact with other people. This epidemic dominates the news—but what does the Bible say? Does this have anything to do with Bible prophecy? What would God have us do at a time such as this? We address these key questions in this issue of Beyond Today magazine.