The Second Passover

Sermonette by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Only emergency or unavoidable circumstances should one ever seek to reschedule the Passover. Nevertheless, because of its seriousness, God has provided a mechanism for a rescheduling if there is a legitimate need. For example, in II Chronicles 30, when, because an insufficient number of priests had sanctified themselves, …

Passover (Part Two)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The Passover is to be kept on the twilight of the 14th, while the Feast of Unleavened Bread begins on the 15th. The Word of God supersedes tradition and heritage.

Passover (Part Eight)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The temple Passover commanded by Hezekiah was a very unusual circumstance in which the king centralized worship to keep Baalism from defiling the Passover.

Passover (Part Three)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Nine steps had to be included with the Passover observance, all within the house until morning. It takes place between sun's setting and complete darkness.

For Lack of Knowledge

Commentary by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Richard Ritenbaugh describes a frustrating telephone call from a young woman who had difficulty distinguishing between metaphorical and literal functions of scripture, asking about the "mechanism" for altering the time of Passover. Subsequent conversation revealed that she lacked even the basic knowledge of Passover; …

Beating the Rat Race (Part Four)

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Numbers 9 contains another incident in which the command to be still plays a noteworthy part. ...