I have attempted for a long period of time now to explain the true purpose behind each of our holidays. This has become necessary as the idea of holidays, as represented by conventional religion, has veered astray of the original intent presented on Mount Sinai.
The holiday of Pesach (Passover), the biblical story concerning the Exodus from Egypt, is one that has become filled with contradiction, misinterpretation and, unfortunately, corruption.
Let me say from the very outset that scripture strongly indicates the Israelite never had any intention of leaving his beloved Egypt. This was stated repeatedly throughout that period of forty years when the Israelites sojourned in the wilderness after having left Egypt. (Numbers, Ch. 11:18, Ch. 20:5, 21:5).
Therefore, to view Pesach as a celebration of time in which the Israelite joyfully left bondage and became free is a complete distortion of the truth. To the contrary, the Israelites were literally pushed out of Egypt by Pharaoh after he... Read More