The Passover Dinner

passover-cups

The first cup that is taken at the beginning of the observance (of the Passover Dinner) is often called the “Cup of Blessing or Sanctification.” It refers to the phrase “I will bring you out.” God promises to separate them from Egypt, which also pictures sanctification in being separated from our sin. Just before the meal the second cup is taken, which is called by some the “Cup of Praise,” giving praise to God for His promise, “I will deliver you from bondage.” After the meal all participants partake of the third cup, which is called “Cup of Redemption.” At the Last Supper, Jesus referred to this third cup in Matthew 26:28: “For this is My blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for forgiveness of sins.: This is the cup that we as Christians partake of at communion. We have been partaking of the third cup!

The fourth cup taken at the end of the observance is commonly called the “Cup of the Kingdom.” I noticed that Jesus made a change in the Seder, which He observed as the Last Supper. He apparently refrained from drinking from the fourth cup, We read in Matthew 26:29: “But I say to you, I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from ow on until that day when I drink it new with you in My Father’s kingdom.”

It became obvious that Jesus did not want to drink of the fourth cup because everything He did was to fulfil prophecy. Since the kingdom was not yet to established…

Excerpt taken from: Unlocking The Secrets Of The Feasts / The Prophecies In The Feasts Of Leviticus: by Michael Norten

Alive in Christ

But let us take heed:

References:

Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ. Colossians 2:17  (&
more in depth: Colossians 2:6 -23)

Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. 1 Timothy 1:4

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2

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