"I tell you the truth, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood you have no life in you. Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life and I will raise him up at the last day." John 6:53-54

2000 years ago Jesus Christ proclaimed that whoever did not eat his flesh and drink his blood would not receive eternal life.

These words are written in the Bible, yet, how many people teach that merely believing in Christ gives us Salvation?

Every single church I've ever been to has taught me that If i firmly believe in Christ Jesus and accept him in my heart I will be saved. Well if I were to do that then I would also most likely have to listen when he says to me "I tell you the truth".

Then, being that this statement is conditional, if I do not find a way to receive his flesh and blood, I have no eternal life, no matter how much I believe. That is why it is written...

"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven." Matt 7:21

Then what is the Will of our Father in heaven?

"Eat it in haste; it is the Lord's Passover." Ex 12:11
"This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the Lord, a lasting ordinance v.14

That is why Jesus kept the Festival of the Passover. However, in the time of Exodus the Passover was kept with the slaughtering of a lamb and placing the blood on the door frames..... is this how Jesus kept it?

"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." Lk 22:14-15

Why was Jesus so eager to eat the Passover?

"While they were eating, Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, "Take and eat; this is my body." Then he took the cup, gave thanks and offered it to them, saying, "Drink from it all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins." Matt 26:26-28

On the night of the Passover, Jesus Christ gave his disciples his body and blood. What was he actually giving them? Just some bread and wine? Why wasn't it a lamb?

Remember, "I tell you the truth..whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life...for my flesh is real food and my blood is real drink." Jn 6:53-55

On the night of the Passover, Christ eagerly desired to eat the Passover feast with his disciples, because through the bread and wine of the New Covenant feast they are able to receive eternal life; With the real bread and real wine that becomes the body and blood of Christ.

How does bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ?

By our own powers, this is impossible. It is by God's word that this bread and wine becomes his body and blood. Then, why did Jesus Christ wait until the hour to come?

The Passover has an appointed time according to God's word. "The Lord's Passover begins at twilight on the fourteenth day of the first month." Lev 23:5

Many people believe that the Passover is a Jewish holiday and that Communion and Eucharist are the Christian way to receive the body and blood of Christ.

This belief is false.

The time of the Passover did not change from the Old Testament to the New Testament, the only thing that changed was the promise given through it. In the time of the Old Testament eternal life was not granted, they were freed from slavery from Egypt and escaped physical death through the Passover. (Exodus 12)

Christ's disciples were not in physical slavery when he kept the Passover with them, however, what about spiritually?

"Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, everyone who sins is a slave to sin." Matt 8:34

who are the sinners?

"For the wages of sin is death.." Romans 6:23

Anyone who has to face death automatically has sin in them, for the payment of our sin is death.

Then, though we are not physically in slavery, spiritually, we are enslaved to sin.
The New Covenant Passover must still be kept at its appointed time as God commanded, however, this time, through the body and blood of Christ, we are granted freedom from death so that we may enter eternal life.

If this bread and wine is taken at any time does it have God's promise?

"For anyone who eats and drinks without recognizing the body of the Lord eats and drinks judgment on himself." 1 Corinthians 11:29

"There is a judge for the one who rejects me and does not accept my words; that very word which I spoke will condemn him at the last day." Jn 12:48

Jesus spoke the words of eternal life, which is the promise of the Passover feast.
However, if we think about it, what church nowadays keeps the New Covenant Passover? Then we will all be drinking judgment on ourselves and still be living in slavery of sin and death....

"So Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many, and he will appear a second time not to bear sin but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for him." Hebrews 9:28

The purpose of Christ coming again to this earth, a second time, is to bring us Salvation.

What is Salvation? If it were just believing in Chris there would be no reason for Christ to come again. However, as we learned through the Scriptures, salvation is found through the Passover. Christ must come again because as we also know, the Passover is non-existent in churches nowadays. Rather eucharist and communion are being kept, both of which are teachings instituted by men, not by God.

Christ Ahnsahnghong came to this earth to bring us the feast of the Passover. The Church of God World Mission Society keeps the Passover because this is a true teaching of Christ. Without the Passover we have no life in us. Just as Christ kept the Passover, so his disciples passed on the very same teachings to the church of God in the Apostolic ages...

"For Christ our Passover lamb has been sacrificed. Therefore let us keep the Festival." 1 Corinthians 5:7

And so we pass this on to you, as a true teaching of Christ, which has been brought back to us, in the last days by the second coming of Christ, Ahnsahnghong.


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