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Probable Jewish feast that represents the birth of the Messiah

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We know that the feasts of God instituted in Leviticus 23 refer to the Messiah. If the feast of the Passover represents the death and resurrection of Jesus, what would be the feast that would represent his birth? Or your second coming?

So let’s see:

In Luke 1: 26, he says that in the sixth month of the pregnancy of Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, the Angel Gabriel visited Mary. This was probably the date of Jesus’ conception, so John the Baptist was six months older than Christ. However we do not know in which month of the Jewish year this visit happened.

Lk 1: 5-25 the text tells us that Zechariah the father of John the Baptist priest of the time of Abijah entered the sanctuary and had a meeting with the Angel who announced to him the birth of a son whose name would be John. their conception.

LC 1:24 tells us that soon after that Elizabeth conceived his wife. We also do not know what month of the Jewish year this event happened. In 1 RS 24, Abijah’s turn was the eighth in the sequence of the time of the priests ministering in the sanctuary. However this sequence of turns have been lost throughout history.

With the findings of the Dead Sea Scrolls this information of the priest’s turn sequences was recovered, according to Rabbi Jonathan Cahn. He affirms that the turn of the priest Zechariah happened in the month of Nissan of the Jewish calendar, This information can also be confirmed by the Talmud taking back the shifts of priests of the time of the destruction of the time until the days of Zacarias.

Now Nissan is the first month of the Jewish calendar and the feasts celebrated this month are Easter and unleavened bread so Zechariah probably celebrated Easter.

If John the Baptist was conceived in the first month of the Jewish calendar we can conclude that he was born in the 9th month of the calendar and six months later our savior the Messiah, Jesus, would be born.

Ora 9 + 6 = 15 – 12 = 3.

So Jesus was born in the third month of the Jewish calendar.

Another way of calculating would be if the angel Gabriel’s visit to Mary happened in the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, so in the sixth month of the Jewish calendar, adding another nine months of Conception will find the third month of the Jewish calendar for his birth. Now the feasts that were to take place this month would be shavuot (or feast of weeks, or Firstfruits), and one day after the feast of Pentecost.

Therefore, Jesus was born on Pentecost.

Now let us understand the significance of this probable revelation: If we ask the orthodox rabbis why they celebrate the feast of shavuot or weeks and Pentecost they will say: Why was it on Mount Sinai in the third month, (Ex. 19-1) that the Lord gave us the Log. Now the gospel of John 1: 1-5 says that Jesus was the Word and the Word was made flesh, and the Word was God. Therefore Jesus represents and symbolizes the word of God which is the Torah.

Even the tables of the law given by God to Moses twice symbolize the two comings of the Messiah.

Then as in shavuot / Pentecost the Torah was given to the Jewish people, also in this same feast (3rd month) Jesus was born and revealed to all mankind.

Now bringing this Revelation to our present day calendar and considering that Easter usually occurs in April, Jesus was probably born in June. This makes sense because in LC 28 tells us that shepherds kept their flocks during the nightly vigils (because the sheep usually stop at night) and this could only happen in the summer or near it. In Israel the summer begins on 20 June.

So if the feasts of the first month represent the death and resurrection of Jesus, and the birth at Pentecost (3rd month of the calendar) by exclusion the feasts of the 7th month (trumpets, Yon KIpur (atonement) and tabernacles, represent his second coming.

In our humble opinion Trumpets announce the coming (first day of the 7th month) and then Jesus comes in Yom kippur because he is the high priest, and only he enters the holy of holies (10th day of the seventh month). He comes to take away his saints and to celebrate together the feast of tabernacles (sucot) to tabernacle with us for a thousand years thus establishing his kingdom.

Maranata, come, Lord Jesus.