Jesus’ Fulfillment of OT Feasts and Festivals


In Kostenberger, Kellum, and Quarles’ NT Introduction The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown, they provide a table (though there will not be a table here) of Jesus’ Fulfillment of OT Festivals in John’s Gospel. They provide clear, short explanations of each feast and its fulfillment as found in Jesus along with the Scripture reference so you can go read each festival in its context and discover it’s full purpose yourself. I found this very helpful given that I don’t know much about many of the OT feasts, and a greater knowledge of the feasts sheds greater light on how Jesus fulfilled them.

Feast of Passover

Scripture: Exod 12.1-4; Lev 23.4-5; John 1.29-36; 2.13; 6.4; 11.55; 12.1

AKA: Pesach;

Description: A lamb was killed in commemoration of God’s deliverance of Israel from Egypt

Fulfillment: Jesus is the lamb of God whose death causes God to pass over…

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