One in Messiah Congregation קָּהָל אֶחָד בְּמָּשִׁיחַ
Part of the Congregation of Israel עֲדַת יִשְׂרָאֵל
First Day of the Feast of Unleavened bread, a Sabbath
Ha Aviv 15 to 21
Today is March 28, 2013
Yehovah has His own calendar – Today is the 15th day of ha Aviv / Nisan
A “memorial”, an “ordinance”, a “Sabbath”, a “Feast”, a “shadow” of Messiah
Some of the words below are from two concordances
זכר zâkar, zaw-kar - A primitive root; properly to mark (so as to be recognized), that is, to remember; by implication to mention;
זכרון zikrôn, zik-rone' - a memento (or memorable thing, day or writing): - memorial, a record.
Ordinance - for ever
חקּה chûqqâh, - appointed, custom, manner, a statute, ordinance, limit, enactment, something prescribed
חק chôq, khoke - an enactment; hence an appointment (of time, space, quantity, labor or usage): - appointed, bound, commandment, convenient, custom, decree (-d), due, law, measure, necessary, ordinance, portion, set time, statute, task.
Sabbath of rest - an holy convocation
שַׁבָּתוֹן shabbaton - special holy day, rest, a sabbath
Holy convocation מִקְרָא-קֹדֶשׁ
Holy קֹדֶשׁ - set-apartness, separateness, sacredness, holiness of God
Convocation מִקְרָא mik-raw - something called out, that is, a public meeting (the act, the persons, or the place); also a rehearsal: - assembly, calling, convocation, reading
Servile work מְלֶאכֶת עֲבֹדָה
עֲבֹדָה avodah - work of any kind: act, bondservant, labour, service, tillage, work
מְלֶאכֶת melakat - occupation, work, business public business
משׁב/מושׁב môshâv - seat, assembly, dwelling-place, dwelling, your situation, location, (at) time of dwelling
Feast חַג chag - feast
chagag חגג - properly to move in a circle, that is, (specifically) to march in a sacred procession, to observe a festival; - celebrate, dance, (keep, hold) a (solemn) feast (holy day)
Colossians 2:16: Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday , or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: 17: Which are a shadow of "things to come" (future tense); but the body is of Messiah / Christ.
judge - ρινω krino: to try to condemn, to separate, put asunder, to pick out, to be of opinion, judge, to pronounce an opinion concerning right and wrong, to contend, to dispute.
holyday - ορτη heorte -heh-or-tay' - a festival: - feast, holyday.
new moon - νουμηνία noumēnia - noo-may-nee'-ah - the new moon
meat - βρῶσις brōsis - that which is eaten, clean food
Sabbath days - sabbaton - σάββατον - sab'-bat-on - Of Hebrew origin; the Sabbath (that is, Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations - sabbath days: the plural in all the above applications: - sabbath (days) in feasts.
shadow - κια skia : shadow, an image cast by an object and representing the form of that object, a sketch, outline
 And Yehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, Concerning the feasts of Yehovah, which ye shall proclaim to be holy convocations, even these are my feasts.
 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 Yehovah in all your dwellings.
 These are
the feasts of Yehovah, even holy convocations, which ye shall proclaim in their
 In the fourteenth day of the first month at even is Yehovah's passover.
 And on the fifteenth day of the same month is the feast of unleavened bread unto Yehovah: seven days ye must eat unleavened bread.
 In the first day ye shall have an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work therein…
in the seventh day is an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work therein.
Some Torah references of the feast of unleavened bread
Exod.23 Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:)
Exod.34 the feast of unleavened bread shalt thou keep. Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, as I commanded thee, in the time of the month ha Aviv: for in the month ha Aviv thou camest out from Egypt.
Deut.16 Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before Yehovah thy God in the place which he shall choose; in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles: and they shall not appear before Yehovah empty:
 Every man shall give as he is able, according to the blessing of Yehovah thy God which he hath given thee.
Let’s review again God’s memorial, record of His power
 And Yehovah spake
unto Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt, saying,
 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.
God’s New Year above
Verses below are all about the Messiah’s death and the atoning blood needed
 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:
 And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male of the first year: ye shall take it out from the sheep, or from the goats:
 And ye shall keep it up until the fourteenth day of the same month: and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it in the evening.
 And they shall take of the blood, and strike it on the two side posts and on the upper door post of the houses, wherein they shall eat it.
 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; and with bitter herbs they shall eat it.
 Eat not of it raw, nor sodden at all with water, but roast with fire; his head with his legs, and with the purtenance thereof.
 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; and that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire.
 And thus shall ye eat it; with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is Yehovah's passover.
 For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am Yehovah.
 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.
 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to Yehovah throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.
 And Yehovah
said unto Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance
of the passover:
There shall no stranger eat thereof:
 But every man's servant that is bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof.
 A foreigner and an hired servant shall not eat thereof.
 In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.
 All the congregation of Israel shall keep it.
 And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to Yehovah, let all his males be circumcised, and then let him come near and keep it; and he shall be as one that is born in the land: for no uncircumcised person shall eat thereof.
 One law shall be to him that is homeborn, and unto the stranger that sojourneth among you.
 Thus did all
the children of Israel; as Yehovah commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.
 And it came to pass the selfsame day, that Yehovah did bring the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt by their armies.
 Then Moses
called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you
a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover.
 And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts with the blood that is in the bason; and none of you shall go out at the door of his house until the morning.
 For Yehovah will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when he seeth the blood upon the lintel, and on the two side posts, Yehovah will pass over the door, and will not suffer the destroyer to come in unto your houses to smite you.
 And ye shall observe this thing for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever.
 And it shall come to pass, when ye be come to the land which Yehovah will give you, according as he hath promised, that ye shall keep this service.
 And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?
 That ye shall say, It is the sacrifice of Yehovah's passover, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt, when he smote the Egyptians, and delivered our houses. And the people bowed the head and worshipped.
 And the children of Israel went away, and did as Yehovah had commanded Moses and Aaron, so did they.
 And it came to pass, that at midnight Yehovah smote all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharoah that sat on his throne unto the firstborn of the captive that was in the dungeon; and all the firstborn of cattle.
 And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.
 And he called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, Rise up, and get you forth from among my people, both ye and the children of Israel; and go, serve Yehovah, as ye have said.
 Also take your flocks and your herds, as ye have said, and be gone; and bless me also.
 And the Egyptians were urgent upon the people, that they might send them out of the land in haste; for they said, We be all dead men.
 And the people took their dough before it was leavened, their kneadingtroughs being bound up in their clothes upon their shoulders.
 And the children of Israel did according to the word of Moses; and they borrowed of the Egyptians jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment:
 And Yehovah gave the people favour in the sight of the Egyptians, so that they lent unto them such things as they required. And they spoiled the Egyptians.
 And the
children of Israel journeyed from Rameses to Succoth,
about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children.
 And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very much cattle.
 And they baked unleavened cakes of the dough which they brought forth out of Egypt, for it was not leavened; because they were thrust out of Egypt, and could not tarry, neither had they prepared for themselves any victual.
 Now the sojourning of the children of Israel, who dwelt in Egypt, was four hundred and thirty years.
 And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of Yehovah went out from the land of Egypt.
 It is a night to be much observed unto Yehovah for bringing them out from the land of Egypt: this is that night of Yehovah to be observed of all the children of Israel in their generations.
 Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.
 And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.
 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread; for in this selfsame day have I brought your armies out of the land of Egypt: therefore shall ye observe this day in your generations by an ordinance for ever.
 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even.
 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.
 Ye shall eat nothing leavened; in all your habitations shall ye eat unleavened bread.
 Observe the month of ha Aviv, and keep the passover unto Yehovah thy God: for in the month of ha Aviv Yehovah thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night.
 Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto Yehovah thy God, of the flock and the herd, in the place which Yehovah shall choose to place his name there.
 Thou mayest
not sacrifice the passover within any of thy gates, which
Yehovah thy God giveth thee:
 But at the place which Yehovah thy God shall choose to place his name in, there thou shalt sacrifice the passover at even, at the going down of the sun, at the season that thou camest forth out of Egypt.
 And thou shalt roast and eat it in the place which Yehovah thy God shall choose: and thou shalt turn in the morning, and go unto thy tents.
 Thou shalt eat no leavened bread with it; seven days shalt thou eat unleavened bread therewith, even the bread of affliction; for thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt in haste: that thou mayest remember the day when thou camest forth out of the land of Egypt all the days of thy life.
 And there shall be no leavened bread seen with thee in all thy coast seven days; neither shall there anything of the flesh, which thou sacrificedst the first day at even, remain all night until the morning.
 Six days thou shalt eat unleavened bread: and on the seventh day shall be a solemn assembly to Yehovah thy God: thou shalt do no work therein.
A few 1000 years later
Luke.23  And
it was about the sixth hour, and
there was a darkness over all the earth until the ninth
 And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst.
 And when Yeshua had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.
 Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.
 And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
 And all his acquaintance, and the women that followed him from Galilee, stood afar off, beholding these things.
 And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counseller; and he was a good man, and a just:
 (The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) he was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.
 This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Yeshua.
 And he took it down, and wrapped it in linen, and laid it in a sepulchre that was hewn in stone, wherein never man before was laid.
 And that
day was the preparation, and the sabbath
 And the women also, which came with him from Galilee, followed after, and beheld the sepulchre, and how his body was laid.
The first day of the feast of unleavened bread
 And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment. (In Exod. 20 & Lev.23)
The Feast of Unleavened bread after the resurrection of Messiah Yeshua
Acts.12 And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)
Acts.20 And we sailed away from Philippi after the days of unleavened bread, and came unto them to Troas in five days; where we abode seven days.
1Cor.5  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.
Soon, the memorial of the Resurrection of Messiah Yeshua