Essay #22

Ponderings concerning the Passover:

Concerning the Passover: plausibly, it was because of Moses’ being resourceful but not resourceful enough: Why couldn’t Moses have thought up some other way of saving the Hebrew firstborn children than by having the Hebrew families to murder innocent little lambs?

"It’s the only way. If you want to be saved, then you’ve got to accept the deaths of those little lambs."

Why is that?

Maybe to a Death Angel, or to God, or to whomever else would "pass-over" without murdering the firstborn children whose Hebrew families put the lamb’s blood over the doorposts and lintels of the entrances to their houses; to such a Death Angel or to God, or to whomever else would "pass-over" them without murdering them; to such prospective murderers, maybe lamb’s blood looks like firstborn children’s blood.

Well, though, why couldn’t someone have found some less cruel means of defending such human children?

In a certain particular sense, little lambs are also "little children," only they are children of a different race of creatures: namely the "race," or maybe "tribe," of sheep.

Also, were the ancient Hebrews trying to deceive God with such Passover practices; and also, in addition to such practices, were they trying to deceive God by the practices of the Tabernacle and Temple procedures of bringing the blood of murdered animals previously being without blemish or defect, into the Holy of Holies?

Please see Essay #14, "Were Aaronic priests of the Old Testament trying to deceive God?" ; on this internet website.

However, such problems will hopefully all have been done away with someday by the fact that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ voluntarily submitted Himself to be murdered in our place, because He loved us all so much; therefore, by His act of loving self-sacrifice, we have been saved from being punished for our sins. It took place at Jerusalem, Israel, on the Roman Empire's Calvary Cross of Execution 2,000 years ago during the era of the brutal Roman Empire;

And Who thus once and for all paid the penalty for all of our sins; so that now we have been forgiven of all of our sins; and so that now we have been liberated to be able to serve God; and to do good to help others.

However, to be more assured of being forgiven of your sins and of being saved from the eternal torments of Hell, simply call out to Almighty Lord God YHWH in a prayer; ("YHWH" is called the "Tetra-grammaton" Name of God; which is possibly pronounced as "Jehovah", or "Yahweh", or "Yahowah"):

Simply call out to God in a prayer; in the Name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (Who is called "Yahoshua" in Hebrew; which is abbreviated apparently, as "Yahshua"; or as "Yeshua" or as "Yesh".  The Title and Name of our "Lord and Savior Jesus Christ" is possibly something such as "Yahshua ha Mashiakh" in Hebrew.

Simply admit to yourself, and to God, that you are a sinner like every other human being on Earth descended from the first two human beings whom God created in the Garden of Eden some approximately 6,000 years ago, Adam and Eve, (who sinned by eating of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil; which they were specifically told not to eat of; nor were they to even touch it.);

Simply admit that you are a sinner like everyone else; and then simply ask God and the Lord Jesus Christ to forgive you of your sins and to give you a new agape'-love nature so that you can combat the old sin-nature that you were born with, better; and so that you can live the Christian life better; and so that you can go to wonderful Heaven to live there with our all-loving, all-merciful Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and His all-loving, all-merciful, all-mighty, all-powerful Father God Yah; if and when you die; instead.

Yes, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ has won the victory for us against sin and against Lucifer, who is Satan, and who is the devil; and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ can save us from eternal Hell; and can help us to combat our own personal sins and help us with our other insufficiencies.