Deuteronomy 16:1-8

Sermonette by John W. Ritenbaugh

Deuteronomy 16:1-8 refers to Unleavened Bread rather than Passover (a scribal error, perhaps referring to the season). Ten clues clear up this misconception.


Appearing Before God (Part Three)

CGG Weekly by David C. Grabbe

God is not after our pocketbooks, and those of His servants who emulate Him will not be either. He is interested in our character and our regard for Him.


Passover (Part Nine)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

The context of Deuteronomy 16:1-3 indicates the focus of these verses is on the Night to be Observed and the Days of Unleavened Bread rather than the Passover.


The First Day of Unleavened Bread (Part One)

Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Passover takes place at twilight as the 14th of Abib begins. Unleavened Bread begins 24 hours later on the 15th of Abib. The Passover is a preparation day.


Handwriting on the Wall (2015)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

At the end of a seven year cycle, the seventh year on the Hebrew calendar, was the year of release when the Law was publicly and solemnly read.


Psalms: Book One (Part One)

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

The Hebrew word used to mark appointed times connotes a pilgrimage. The Hebrew year contained five steps or seasons, corresponding to God's holy times.


Psalms: Book Five (Part Two): Psalms of Ascents

Sermon by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

More space is devoted to the reign of Hezekiah than any other king, in part because of his example of repentance after the news of his impending death.


Unity (Part 5): Ephesians 4 (B)

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by John W. Ritenbaugh

Adopting a revolutionary stance for the sake of change, variety, or relieving boredom will systematically destroy the faith once delivered.


Holy Days: Pentecost

Bible Study by Earl L. Henn (1934-1997)

The late spring Feast of Pentecost shows the harvest of firstfruits, God's church. It is a continual reminder of our part in God's plan!