The Lamb of God
the birth of the lamb, Jesus.
God is a God of order. He will not tolerate things out of order. The date of the birth of Christ is important. A pattern of festivals preceded the birth of Christ.
The birth is not on what we know and celebrate as December 25.
4 Clues about the Birth of the Lamb of God
- The shepherds do not stay in the fields with sheep but one season of the year. During the time when lambs were being born. Sheep only give birth one time of year. During Nisan, the first month of the Jewish calendar, most likely March or April on our calendar.
The sheep in Bethlehem gave birth to lambs that were sacrificial lambs.
- The Holy Days. Jesus fulfilled every event on the Jewish calendar. Exodus 12:3, 5
Everything about the Lamb was about new beginnings. The 10th of Nisan is the day of the Lamb.
- Look at the moon and the stars. New moon. Jesus died on the full moon in the middle of the month of Nisan.
Stars. Isaiah 60:1,3,6 Daniel and his writing spoke of the star the magi followed to see Jesus. This was a sign, a supernatural sign from God.
- The Tabernacle. John 1:14
Dwelling means tabernacle. The day the tabernacle was complete was the first day of Nisan. When you back up it took them 9 months to build the tabernacle. Jesus was the tabernacle. He came to dwell among us. Everything about Jesus is to start everything new.