Passover Mistake?


I have a question concerning your article, “The Passover: History And Prophecy

You make the suggestion that Jesus ate the Passover meal with his disciples on the evening of the 14th (beginning of the day). I believe this is a mistake as Jesus was on the cross at the exact moment the rest of the Passover lambs were being prepared 20 hours or so later.

Besides the Passover was eaten at sundown of the 15th. It seems confusing to assert the Last Supper was the Passover; even though the wine thing you present was really cool.

Otherwise, I love your stuff. I look forward to all your articles.



Luke 22:14-16 says:

When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the table. And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it finds fulfillment in the kingdom of God.”

He was referring to the so-called last supper. The meal eaten on the 15th was for the beginning of the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Today many Jews only eat this meal and recall the Passover events as they do, effectively combining the two celebrations.