Day #73: Give at a Messianic Passover Seder

Nashville, TN

This evening we celebrated Passover with a group of about 100 people here in Nashville. Passover commemorates the story of the Exodus when God brought the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt. It is a celebration to remember and be thankful.

Some of our friends from Nashville led the evening. They invited us to join them and help with a few things.

I operated the computer for the projector screen – all the group readings, song lyrics, and instructions. Stephanie supervised a big group of kids; ages 2-11 years old.

Have you ever participated in a Passover meal?

 

Comments

  1. I have. Very cool.

  2. Yes, we had a Christian Passover last year with our family. It was amazing. When we started talking about the Passover lamb and the sacrifice of the lamb, my oldest daughter got this amazed look on her face and said, “So THAT’s why they call Jesus the lamb of God!”

  3. No I haven’t, but I’ve always wanted to. I did a lot of research one year and we re-enacted part of a Passover meal in my Sunday School class when I was teaching a lesson about the Exodus, it was pretty awesome and those kids haven’t forgotten – even though it’s been a few years now!

  4. Seders are so cool. My mom used to teach 5th and 6th grade at a Christian school and every year she would do the Seder with her kids (at lunch time). Occasionally I got to participate and I learned a lot about it along the way.
    For a book with that context the first thing that comes to mind is The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen. I see as I look up the author that it’s apparently been made into a movie. But it’s the story of Jewish girl who doesn’t get the significance of the Holocaust and at her family’s Seder when she goes to open the door and let in the person (I don’t remember who it is!) she is instantly transported to Nazi Germany where she is her mother’s sister. Or something like that. It’s been too many years since I read it, but it’s an amazing story. One to put on the list when your girls are 8-10 years older probably.

  5. It was great having you guys! Wish you could have stayed longer. Thanks again for all of your help. We couldn’t have pulled it off without you guys!!!

  6. I would really like to do the Passover meal sometime. It seems like such a powerful way to honor our history and our Lord.

  7. P.S. Is it tacky that I bought a Passover Seder platter on post- Passover clearance so we can observe next year? ;)

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