indeed a busy time for Jewish women. Three
short weeks and Passover begins for Jews the
the time of Moses, Jews have celebrated the
Exodus by eating a Passover meal. So much to
do in preparation of the meal.
Passover lasts seven days, the meal is the
most notable of events. On the family table
is food that links the celebrants to the
horrifying events that convinced Pharaoh to
free the Israelites. Traditional food with
symbolic meaning is placed on the table.
meal is eaten, the history of the Exodus and
God’s salvation of His chosen people is
told. The meal is also designed to pique the
curiosity of children and to encourage them
to ask questions.
aspect of Passover serves to remind the
Jews, “You are a people holy to the Lord
your God. Out of all the people on the face
of the earth, The Lord has chosen you to be
his treasured possession.” Deut. 14:2
While we, as
wives and mothers,
no longer fulfill the duty of preparation of a Passover meal, it is ours
to prepare and entrust our children of our
Passover Lamb, Jesus Christ.
baskets, colored eggs and new clothes
certainly fall short of presentations of
what the Passover, the death, burial and
resurrection of Jesus Christ messages to the
preparations for Easter Sunday, let us not
forget our focus needs more attention to the
Passover celebrated by Jesus that
established the remembrance of his broken
body and shed blood—than the symbols of
Spring is about to bloom.
angel said to the woman, “Do not be afraid;
I know that you are looking for Jesus who
was crucified. He is not here; he has
risen…go quickly and tell…” Matt. 28:5-7
to tell, teach and write on the hearts of
our children and anyone who has ears to
hear---Do Not Be Afraid—He is Risen! ---
Go and Tell!