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The Messianic Passover Haggadah


BI’UR HAMETZ

On the evening before the Seder eve, the house is searched for leaven.

Before the search say:

Blessed art Thou, O Lord and God, ruler of the world, who commandeth us to be perfect and holy as Thou
art holy, that we remove the leaven from our households and our hearts. Make know to us, by Thy Holy Spirit
any leaven, any unrighteous thing, in both our houseolds and our hearts, that we make we may remove it from before
Thee.

After the search say:

Blessed Lord, we have searched our homes and our hearts and removed the unclean thing from within. That
which we have not seen, which we have not been aware of, we leave it in Thy hands and declare that thing as
null and void. No longer shall it have power over us.

On the following day when the leaven is burned, say:

Blessed Lord, we ask that Thou would kindle anew the fire of Thy Holy Spirit within us this day, and that
your purifying fire would cleanse us of every unclean thing within us. Make us pure and holy as Thou art
pure and holy. No longer shall anything have power over us, but we shall be made powerful to keep Thy holy
commandments by Thy Holy Spirit.

ERUB

When the Sabbath immediately follows the festival days, the following two paragraphs are said in order to
permit food preparation on the festival for the Sabbath.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world who made us holy by His Son that we may keep Thy
holy commandments and commanded us to observe Erub for the Sabbath. By virtue of this compounding
may we be permitted to bake, cook, heat, and kindle light, to prepare all victuals on the festival for the
Sabbath for us and for all who reside in this city

Sanctification

On Friday evening begin here and include words in parenthesis.

It was evening, then morning; the sixth day was done. Heaven and earth, and their host of parts were
finished. On this day God had completed the work He had been doing. On that seventh day He rested
from all the work He had done. God blessed the seventh day and He made it holy for on that day He rested
from all the work which God had created. May none herein enter into this feast lightly. May we understand
at what great cost to Thee Thou hast provided for us so great a salvation, and may we, O Lord, humbly
present ourselves blameless before Thee, by the atonement of Thy Lamb.

On weekday evenings begin here and omit words in parenthesis.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, Creator of the fruit of the grapevine.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord, who has created the fruit of the vine and has sent His Son to be our True Vine.
May we, Thy children, produce much fruit for Thee as we abide in Thy Vine, which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who chose us out of all the peoples and selected us
over of all the nations and made us holy through His Son.
Lovingly, O Lord our God, Thou hast given us (Sabbaths for rest and) happy holidays and joyous festivals;
(this Sabbath day and) this Feast of Passover - anniversary of our freedom (lovingly); a holy assembly
honoring Thy saving grace through Yeshua, Thy Son.
For Thou has chosen us and made us holier than other peoples; (and the Sabbath) and Thy holy festivals didst
Thou give us (lovingly and kindly) with happiness and joy.
Blessed art Thou O Lord, who made (the Sabbath) the people of Israel, those who follow Thy ways, and the
festivals all holy.

On Saturday nights add the following two paragraphs:

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, Creator of firelight.
Blessed art Thou O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who separated between the holy and the common,
between light and darkness, between Thy sons and those who are sons of another, between the seventh day
and the six days of work.
Between holiness of the Sabbath and of the festivals hast Thou separated; and made the seventh day holier
than the six days of work. Thou has made Thy people separate.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord, who separates between holiness and holiness.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who has kept us alive, maintained us, and enabled us to
reach this occasion.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord, who has created the fruit of the vine and has sent His Son to be our True Vine.
May we, Thy children, produce much fruit for Thee as we abide in Thy Vine, which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach.

Drink first cup of wine.

Rinse Hands

Dip Greens in Salt Water

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, Creator of the vegetables of the earth who saw our
tears, hear our cries and brought forth new life within us by Thy Spirit.

YAHATZ

Break off half of the middle Matzah, and hide it. This is the Afikoman.

The Retelling of the Exodus from Sin

Uncover the Matzoth, lift the ceremonial plate, and say aloud:

This is the bread of distress which our forefathers ate in Egypt before the Lord led them out with a mighty
hand. It is also that bread of distress which our forefathers ate with our Lord in Jerusalem before His death,
saying, “Take eat. This is My body which is broken for you.” All who are needy - let them come in and
celebrate the Passover. This is the inheritance of the Children of the Lord, that they live in the body here, but
in the spirit are in Meshiach, at the right hand of the Heavenly Father. Now we are slaves to our sinful flesh.
Next year may we celebrate in glorified bodies at the Lord’s table.

Remove the ceremonial plate and pour a second glass of wine
The Four Questions (to be asked by the youngest male present)

Why is this night different from all other nights? For on all other nights we eat either bread or matzah; but
tonight only matzah. For on all other nights we eat any vegetable; but tonight bitter herbs (maror). For on all
other nights we do not dip our vegetables even once: but tonight we dip twice. For on all other nights we eat
either sitting up or reclining: but tonight we all recline.

Return the ceremonial plate to the table, the Matzoth being uncovered, and say:

On other nights we may eat either bread or matzah, but on this night we eat only matzah because it is on this
night that we remember the powerful hand of the Lord. Just as in the days of Moses, when the Pharaoh of
Egypt enslaved the people of God, and God stretched out His mighty hand and smote Egypt from border to
border, that He might set the His people free. On that day the Lord instructed His people not to bake bread
with leaven, that it should not rise, for there would be no time for bread to rise. And so they ate matzah as
did the rabbi Yeshua on the night before He offered Himself up as God’s Passover Lamb for all mankind and
not just for Israel. The matzah He broke saying, “This is My body, which is broken for you,” speaking of
what was to come. So we too, by the eating of the matzah, remember the mighty hand of the Lord who
rescued us, for in doing so we are reminded of His body which He offered up for us to be broken, that we
might be set free from a bondage greater than that of Egypt.

On all other nights we may eat any vegetable; but tonight the bitter herbs (maror), for it was a night of distress
and sorrow, of bitterness and pain. Just as in the days of Moses, when the Pharaoh, king of Egypt, enslaved
the people of Israel, their cries reached up to heaven and touched the heart of God that He moved against
Egypt and released them from all their suffering. So also we remember that night when the disciples gathered
around Yeshua; how that their sorrow and bitterness was so great that they scattered and hid, that Yeshua’s
sorrow for the world was so great that, in prayer, He sweat, as it were, great drops of blood. By eating these
bitter herbs, the maror, we remind ourselves of the bitterness that surrounded the events that bought our
freedom from bondage, a bondage greater than that of Egypt.

On all other nights we do not even dip our vegetables even once, but on this night we dip them twice, for we
are reminded that there are two Passovers; the one is when God sent the destroying angel to kill the firstborn
of Egypt, and yet passed over the houses of our fathers who had followed His commands and killed the lamb
and put the blood on the doorpost. This was a physical Passover, an event in which God stretched forth His
mighty hand and freed the people Israel for which we dip once. The other is when the Lord God Himself had
sacrificed up His Lamb so that His righteous judgement would not fall upon any who accepted His Lamb.
This was a spiritual sacrifice for which we dip a second time. The first commemorates God freeing His people
from Egypt, the second commemorates God freeing mankind from sin, a bondage greater than that of Egypt.

On all other nights we eat either sitting or reclining, but on this night we eat only reclining because God has
brought us to a place of rest. As in the days of Moses, God led His people to a land of promise, but they
could not enter because of their unbelief. Now we may enter if we allow God’s faith to work in us as His
Holy Scriptures say, “So we see that they could not enter in because of unbelief. Let us therefore fear, lest, a
promise being left us of entering into His rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was
the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with
faith in them that heard it. For we which have believed do enter into rest, as He said, ‘As I have sworn in My
wrath, if they shall enter into My rest;’ although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.
For He spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, ‘And God did rest the seventh day from all His
works.’ And in this place again, ‘If they shall enter into my rest.’ Seeing therefore it remaineth that some
must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief; again He
limiteth a certain day, saying in David, ‘Today’, after so long a time, as it is said, ‘Today, if ye will hear His
voice, harden not your hearts.’” Now if the Lord had given them rest would He not then of spoken of another
day? Therefore remaineth a rest to the people of God. For he that is entered into His rest, he hath ceased
from his own works, as God did from His. Today, we therefore commemorate the saving power of God, who
through the sacrifice of His foretold Lamb for our sins, and recline as is fit for those whose faith is in the
Lord. For it is in Him their rest is secure. It is in Him we now find our rest and peace, a peace unlike that of
the world. As it says, “But God, who is rich in mercy, for His great love wherewith He loved us, even when
we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Ha Meshiach, (by grace ye are saved;) and hath raised
us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Ha Meshiach Yeshua.” Wherefore the land of
promise to which He led our fathers, who could not enter, is but a faint glimpse of the rest He has bestowed
upon us who believe and recline in His presence in the Heavens always. This day we commemorate that
which has been accomplished through the Holy One who purchase this rest for us and in whom we find that
perfect rest.

The Torah speaks four times of instructing our children in His ways, in teaching them these things. Some
have taught that this speaks of the four sons; one is wise, one is wicked, one is simple and one does not even
know how to ask. Let us here answer these four children that if there be any present that are like unto one of
them they might understand.

What does the wise son say?

“What is the meaning of the decrees, statutes, and laws which the Lord our God commanded you?” To him
you must explain the Passover during the time of Moses and the Passover of God during the time of Yeshua
so that he understands that out of righteousness God commands sacrifice, yet out of mercy God provides for
us an eternal sacrifice in His Holy Son.

What does the wicked son say?

“What do you mean by this service?” Here he has excluded himself using the word “you”. Seek then to draw
him back by teaching him of the love of the Most Holy One who did not exclude him in the sacrifice, for if
such a one had been in Egypt at the time of Moses he would not have gone out with the rest of Israel, for he
would not have escaped the wrath of God. So also, unless he change, he will feel the wrath of God against
him.

What does the simple son say?

“What is this?” In simplicity he asks the same question as the wise son, but does so without the
understanding. Therefore answer him in such simplicity that he may understand and tell him that this is a time
to remember how God stood between us and His wrath by giving us perfection in His Son that we would
meet the requirements of His holy law.

As for the one who does not know how to ask, you yourself should open up for him and say, “This is because
of what the Lord has done for me.”

Is it fitting to begin telling the story on the first of the month?

It is fitting to remember at all times the events of the Passover during the time of Moses and the Passover of
God during the time of Yeshua. Yet a special place is given to the retelling of the tale on this night that you
might understand the importance of what God has done for you. Therefore do not give such place to the first
of the month, but rather on this day, when you remember that the Lord has not only passed over you as in the
past, but has given you a place of rest, as He sought to give our fathers. And they needed for nothing in the
wilderness, neither for food or drink, nor place of dwelling or garments, for they followed the Lord in the
pillar of smoke by day and they followed Him in the pillar of fire by night. And so God was with them
wherever they went. Was this on the first of the month? No! But rather after all these events had taken
place. So also when we remember God’s Passover we remember that He has brought us from darkness to
light, from burden to rest, from defilement to holy. It is best to set aside this day, rather than the first of the
month, so that these events are etched in our minds and of all them that follow Him.

Raise the wine cup. Cover the Matzoth

It is God’s promise that has stood by our fathers and now stands with us; for it is not against man who tries to
destroy us in every generation with which we are at war, but against the darkness of the enemy of God
Himself. Yet the Holy and Blessed One always stands ready to rescue us from his hand in every generation.
The Lord’s Anointed stands at the battlements and is our strong defense and refuge.

Set down the wine cup. Uncover the Matzoth

Even before the time of Moses, during the life of our father Jacob, Laban tried to destroy God’s chosen.
While Pharaoh sentenced only the males, Laban planned to wipe out all.
As the Holy Scriptures say:

“A Syrian tried to destroy my father. But he went down to Egypt to live there, and his family was few in
number; but there he became a great, mighty, and numerous people.”
“He went down to Egypt...”
He was forced to do so by God’s word to Abraham.
“To live there...”
We learn that Father Jacob did not go to settle in Egypt, but only to visit.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“They told Pharaoh,’ We have come to live here because there is no pasture for our flocks, for the famine in
Canaan is heavy. Now, please may we dwell in Goshen?’”
“Few in number...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“Your fathers numbered seventy persons when they went down to Egypt; now the Lord your God has made
you as numerous as the stars of heaven.”
“There became a ... people ...”
We learn that the Israelites were distinguishable there.
“Great, mighty ...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“And the children of Israel were fruitful, they increased in number, grew much greater, and the land was filled
with them.”
“And numerous ...”
As the Holy Scriptures say;
“I made you increase as plants of the field do; and you grew big and strong and mature, your breasts were
formed and your hair grew, yet you remained naked and bare.”
“And the Egyptians mistreated and tortured us, and forced us to work at hard labor.”
“And the Egyptians mistreated us...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“Let us outwit them, lest they multiply; and should war break out they might join our enemies and fight
against us and escape.”
“... and tortured us ...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“Taskmasters were set over them to oppress them with hard labor and they built store-cities for
Pharaoh-Pithom and Raamses.”
“And they forced us to work at hard labor ...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“And the Egyptians reduced the Israelites to a rigorous slavery.”
“And we cried to the Lord, God of our fathers. The Lord heard our voice, and He saw our misery and toil
and oppression.”
“And we cried to the Lord, the God of our fathers ...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“In the course of many days the king of Egypt died. The Israelites groaned under their slavery and they cried
for help; and their cry (on account of the work) came up to God.”
“The Lord heard our voice ...”
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“God heard their moaning and remembered His Covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.”
“... and He saw our misery ...” For the Egyptians broke up our families.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“God saw the plight of Israel and he understood.”
“... and toil ...” This means the sons of the Israelites.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“Every newborn boy - throw him into the Nile, but let all the girls live.”
“... and oppression ...” This means the pressure the Egyptians applied.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“And I have also seen how the Egyptians oppress them.”
“And the Lord rescued us from Egypt with a mighty hand and outstretched arm, with great terrors, signs, and
wonders.”
“And the Lord rescued us from Egypt ...”
Through neither an angel nor a seraph nor a messenger, but it was the Holy and Blessed One in His own
glory.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“I will pass through the land of Egypt, this very night, striking all the first-born of Egypt - both man and beast
- and executing judgment on all their gods; for I am the Lord.”
“I will pass through the land of Egypt this very night ...”
It is I: and not an angel.
“... striking all the first born of Egypt ...”
It is I: and not a seraph.
“... and executing judgment on all their gods ...”
It is I: and not a messenger.
“... for I am the Lord ...”
It is I; and none other.
“With a mighty hand ...” That means the pestilence.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“The hand of the Lord will surely fall upon your livestock in the fields - horses, donkeys, camels, cattle, and
flocks - and bring a heavy pestilence upon them.”
“... and outstretched arm ...” This means the sword.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“With a drawn sword in his hand, stretched out over Jerusalem.”
“With great terrors ...” This means the Divine Being revealed Himself.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“Has any god ever tried to go and remove one nation from the midst of another by tests, signs, and wonders;
by war; with a mighty hand and outstretched arm and with great terrors just as the Lord your God did for you
in Egypt - before your very eyes?”
“... signs ...”
This means the Lord’s rod in Zion. As the Holy Scriptures say:
“The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies.”
and again;
“The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.”
“... and wonders ...”
This means the blood. As the Holy Scriptures say:
“And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass
over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.”
and again:
“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow
with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of
the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim. Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate
wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.
But Judah shall dwell for ever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation. For I will cleanse their blood
that I have not cleansed: for the LORD dwelleth in Zion.”
For by the blood of Yeshua has the LORD cleansed the blood of His people.
Others explain it as follows:
“With a mighty hand” means two plagues,
“an outstretched arm” means two plagues,
“great terrors” means two plagues,
“signs” mean two plagues,
and “wonders” mean two plagues.
These then are the ten plagues which the Holy and Blessed One brought down upon the Egyptians in Egypt;
to wit:
Spill a drop of wine as each plague is mentioned
Blood Frogs Lice Beasts Pestilence Boils Hail Locusts Darkness Striking of the first-born
These were the plagues against Egypt and Pharaoh, king of Egypt during the time of Moses.
Many, many are the good turns the Eternal has done us!
If He had merely rescued us from Egypt, but had not punished the Egyptians but it would have been enough
for us!
If He had merely punished the Egyptians, but had not destroyed their gods ... enough!
If He had merely destroyed their gods, but had not slain their first-born ... enough!
If He had merely slain their first-born, but had not given us their property ... enough!
If He had merely given us their property, but had not split the sea for us ... enough!
If He had merely split the sea for us, but had not brought us through on dry ground ... enough!
If He had merely brought us through on dry ground, but had not drowned our oppressors ... enough!
If He had merely drowned our oppressors, but had not supplied us in the desert for forty years ... enough!
If He had merely supplied us in the desert for forty years, but had not fed us with manna ... enough!
If He had merely fed us with manna, but had not given us the Sabbath ... enough!
If He had merely given us the Sabbath, but had not brought us to Mount Sinai ... enough!
If He had merely brought us to Mount Sinai, but had not given us the Torah ... enough!
If He had merely given us the Torah, but had not brought us to the Land of Israel ... enough!
If He had merely brought us to the Land of Israel, but had not built us the Temple it would have been enough
for us!
All the more, then - doubled and redoubled - are the good turns the Eternal has done us in supplying for us
His own Passover Lamb to free us from sin, a bondage greater than that of Egypt!
For He has rescued us from Egypt;
He punished the Egyptians and destroyed their gods.
He slew their first-born and gave us their property,
He split the sea for us:
brought us through on dry ground but drowned our oppressors,
He supplied us in the desert for forty years, and gave us manna,
and gave us the Sabbath,
He brought us to Mount Sinai and gave us the Torah,
He brought us to the Land of Israel and built the Temple where we could atone for all our sins.
He, in love in wisdom, became man, Yeshua, and taught us and brought us back to the teachings of the Torah.
He taught with authority so that all who opposed Him were amazed and confounded, for who can oppose
God?
He prepared Himself, not for kingship, for what king would prepare for himself for that which he already has?
He prepared Himself for sacrifice, to complete the requirements of the Law.
He offered Himself up to die, for a perfect sacrifice was needed and only He was perfect. In this is wisdom
and understanding.
He rose from the dead; for God is a God of the living not of the dead.
He was seen by many, taught many, and tarried 40 days after He rose from the dead.
He ascended into the heavens in full view of 500 witnesses.
He promises to return and set up an earthly kingdom.
His coming is soon.

Rabban Gamliel used to say:
“Anyone who fails to mention these three things on Passover has not done his duty. They are; Pesach
(Passover sacrifice), Matzah (unleavened bread), Maror (bitter herb).”
Our Pesach is Yeshua Ha Meshiach, whom God did send to be His Passover sacrifice for us, His Lamb, we
partake in His life and in His death as did our fathers when the Temple was standing - what is the reason for
it? It is because the Holy and Blessed One passed over the houses upon which that sacred blood was shed as,
He did for our fathers in Egypt, yet now not Egypt only, but in all places because God had given His Lamb up
to be sacrificed.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“Now about the ninth hour Yeshua cried with a loud voice, ‘Eli, Eli, lama sabach’thani?’ That is to say, ‘My
God, my God why hast thou forsaken me?’ Some of them that stood there, when they heard said, ‘This man
calleth for Elijah.’ And straightway one of them ran, and took a sponge, and filled it with vinegar, and put it
on a reed, and gave Him to drink. The rest said, ‘Let be, let us see whether Elijah will come to save Him.’”
Yeshua, when He had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. And behold, the veil of the Temple
was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; and the graves were
opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose and came out of the graves after His resurrection and
went into the holy city, and appeared unto many. Now when the centurion, and they that were with him,
watching Yeshua, saw the earthquake, and those things that were don, they feared greatly, saying, ‘Truly this
was the Son of God.’”

Point to the MATZAH

The Matzah which we eat - what is the reason for it? It is because there was not enough time for our father’s
dough to rise when the King of all kings appeared, when the Holy and Blessed One redeemed them.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“And they baked the dough (which they had brought out of Egypt) into Matzah-cakes, for it had not risen;
because they had been driven out of Egypt and could neither tarry nor prepare food.”
The Matzah is without leaven, so also Yeshua Ha Meshiach was without leaven.
As the Holy Scriptures say,
“Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall
call His name Immanuel. Butter and honey shall he eat, that He may know to refuse the evil, and choose the
good.”
The Matzah we eat this night is striped,
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace
was upon Him, and with His stripes we are healed.”
The Matzah we eat this night is also pierced,
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“They shall look upon Him they have pierced.”
Know then now that the pure loaf, striped and pierced that is on this blessed table this night stands not for
earthly food, but for the One Whom the Lord sent to us that we should be redeemed of our transgressions.

Point to the MAROR

This Maror which we eat - what is the reason for it? It is because the Egyptians embittered the lives of our
fathers in Egypt. And that bondage was a symbol of our sinful lives from which we have be set free through
repentence with tears, in humility before God.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“They made their life bitter with hard labor: with bricks and mortar, with all kinds of work in the fields; all of
this forced labor being rigorous.”
In every generation a person must see himself as though he, personally, came out of Egypt,
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“You must tell your son that very day, ‘This is because of what the Lord did for me when I left Egypt.’” It
was not our fathers alone that the Holy and Blessed One redeemed, but He redeemed us, too, with them.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“He brought us out of there in order to lead us to, and give us, the Land which He had promised to our
fathers.”
For He brought us out of another Egypt, one of the spirit, to which we were aforetime enslaved against our
will, yet knew not the strength of the bonds that ensnared us.
The Maror also stands for the bitterness that surrounded the death of God’s Passover Lamb,
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“When Yeshua had said thus, He was troubled in spirit, and testified, and said, ‘Verily, verily, I say unto you,
that one of you shall betray Me.”
Thus was the Lord’s Passover more bitter than the first.

Raise the wine cup

We are therefore bound by love to thank, praise, laud, glorify and exalt, to honor, bless, extol and adore Him
who performed all these wonders for our fathers and for us. For He took us out of slavery into freedom; out
of misery into happiness, mourning into holiday, darkness into daylight,, and out of bondage into redemption.
Now let us sing Him a new song: Hallelujah! Hallelujah! (Praise the Lord)! Praise - you servants of the Lord
- praise the name of the Lord! Blessed be the name of the Lord from now and forever. From where the sun
rises to where it sets the Lord’s name is praiseworthy. The Lord is high above all nations, His glory is above
the heavens. Who is like the Lord our God - who sits so high, yet sees so far below - in the heavens and on
the earth? He lifts the poor up from the dust, and the needy from the filth, to have them sit with princes of
His people. He makes a childless woman into a mother - happy in her home; and from a virgin sends forth His
Anointed! Hallelujah! When Yeshua shed His blood upon the tree, the viel in the Temple was rent from top
to bottom; the saints that had died long ago arose and bare witness to the Lamb of God. What ailed you, O
sea, that you fled? And Jordan, why did you turn upstream? Mountains - why dance like rams, and hills -
why like lambs? Tremble, O earth, before the Lord, God of Jacob, who gave us to drink water from the
Rock, the flint into a fountain of water. Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who redeemed
us and our fathers from Egypt, and enabled us to live to this night when we may eat Matzah and Maror. O
Lord our God and God of our fathers, in the same way let us live to greet other holidays and festivals (which
we hope come our way in peace) happy in Thy presence and joyous in Thy service. There may we share in in
this most joyous and final sacrifice. May the blood, sprinkled on the wall of our hearts, be acceptable. And
we shall thank Thee, with a new song, for our redemption and for our salvation. Blessed art Thou, O Lord,
who redeemed Israel. Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, Creator of the fruit of the vine
and has sent His Son to be our True Vine. May we, Thy children, produce much fruit for Thee as we abide in
Thy Vine, which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach.

Drink the second cup of wine.

RAHATZ - Wash hands

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who made us holy by His the washing of the shed
blood of His Son and commanded us to be clean.

MOTZI - Distribute portions of the top and middle Matzath

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who produces bread out of the earth.

MATZAH - After saying this blessing, taste the Matzath

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who made us holy by the sacrifice of His Holy Lamb,
Yeshua Ha Meshiach and commanded us to observe eating of matzah [unleavened bread].

MAROR - bitter herb.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who made us holy by the sacrifice of His Holy Lamb,
Yeshua Ha Meshiach, and commanded us to observe eating of maror [bitter herb].

KORECH - combining.

Let us now fulfill the instructions of the Scriptures, “They shall eat the Passover (Sacrifice) with matzah and
maror,” as did our fathers with rabbi Yeshua before His death. For as it is written, “And as they were eating,
Yeshua took matzah, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, ‘Take, eat; this is My
body,’ And He took the cup, and gave thanks and gave it to them saying, ‘Drink ye all of it; for this is My
blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. But I say unto you, I will not
drink henceforth of this fruit of the vine, until that day when I drink it new with you in My Father’s
kingdom.’” Henceforth the fruit of the vine and the matzah are combined with the table of the maror in
rememberence of the Lord’s Pascal Lamb, which was Yeshua Ha Meshiach.

SHULHAN ORECH - Set the table and serve the meal.

TZAFOUN - After the meal, find the hidden Afikoman and distribute pieces of it to all. there is no more
eating after this
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BARECH - Say grace after the meal.

A song of ascents. When the Lord brings about the return to Zion we shall be like dreamers! Our mouth will
be full of laughter, then, and our tongue full of song. Then they will say, among the nations: “The Lord has
done great things for them.” When the Lord does great things for us we shall be happy. O Lord, bring about
our return - like the flash-floods of the southland. May those who sow their fields in tears reap their crops
with joyous song! He who carries the measure of seed may go crying; but he will surely come home singing -
he who carries sheaves of grain.

If three men, or more, are present, say the following four lines. Leader:

Gentlemen, Let us commence with Grace.

All:
Blessed be the name of the Lord from now and forever.

Words in parentheses are said if ten men are present. Leader:

By your leave, gentlemen: Let us bless Him (our God), for we have eaten of His bounty.

All:
Blessed be He, (our God), for we have eaten of His bounty, and through His kindness we live.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world who provides food for all of the world out of His
goodness - in grace, lovingkindness and mercy. “He gives bread to all flesh; for His kindness is everlasting.”
Through His ever great goodness we have never lacked, and may we never lack food provisions, - forever -
for the sake of His great name. It is He who provides for all, supports all, benefits all; it is He who prepares
food for the creatures He created. Blessed art Thou, O Lord, who provides food for all.
Let us thank Thee, O Lord our God, for having given our forefathers the gift of an attractive, good, and
ample land; for rescuing us, O Lord our God, from Egypt, and for redeeming us from bondage; for Thy
covenant, sealed the flesh of Thy Son; for Thy Torah which Thou hast taught us; for Thy laws, of which
Thou has informed us; for life, grace, and lovingkindness which Thou hast bestowed upon us through Thy
Holy Son, Yeshua, Ha Meshiach; and for our share of food which Thou dost supply us always - every day,
every time, and every hour.
It is for all of this, O Lord our God, that we thank Thee and bless Thee. May the lips of all living bless Thy
name - always and forever.
As the Holy Scriptures say:
“When you have eaten your fill, you must bless the Lord your God for the good land which He gave you.”
Blessed art Thou, O Lord, for the land; and for the provisions. Have mercy, O Lord our God, upon Thy
people, Israel; on Thy city, Jerusalem; on Zion the home of Thy glory; on the kingdom of the house of David
whom Thou hast chosen to anoint and on the great and holy Temple which was given Thy name. Our God
and father; guide us, supply, support, and maintain. Thy Salvation we remember in this holy feast, that which
Thou hast wrought in Thine Anointed and saved us from all our troubles. And please, O Lord our God, do
not let us depend on the gifts or loans of human beings, but rather on Thy open and ample hand so that we
may never, never be ashamed or embarrassed.

The following paragraph is said on the Sabbath

O Lord our God, please strengthen us with Thy Holy Spirit that we may keep thy holy commandments
especially by the law of the seventh day - this great and holy Sabbath. For this day is indeed great and holy to
Thee on it we are to cease work and rest by Thy grace, in accordance with Thy law. By Thy grace, O Lord
our God, give us peace of mind: let there be no trouble, nor sorrow on our day of rest. And may we see, O
Lord our God, Thy city of Zion consoled, Thy holy Jerusalem rebuilt, for Thou art the master of redemption
and consolation.
Our God and God of our fathers, let it rise to the heavens and arrive before Thee, let it reach Thy sight, and
may it be heard, accepted and remembered - our name, and that of our fathers, of the Messiah, Thine Only
Son, and of Jerusalem Thy holy city, and the name of all Thy people Israel - for freedom, goodness, grace,
lovingkindness, and mercy, for life and for peace, on this day of the Feast of Matzah [Unleavened Bread].
Remember us today, O Lord our God, for the best and send us Thy blessing and help us this day to a good
life. With a word of help and mercy, spare us, show us Thy grace and mercy, and aid us for our eyes turn to
Thee: Thou art a gracious and merciful God. Build Jerusalem the holy city speedily, in our time. Blessed art
Thou O Lord, who will rebuild Jerusalem in His mercy. Amen.
Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, the God who is our father and ruler, our mighty
creator and redeemer, who is holy to us and to all of the house of Jacob, who shepherds us and all of Israel,
the good ruler who does good to all; who, every single day, has done, continues to do and will do us good;
who did, does, and will forever benefit us - with grace, lovingkindness, and mercy, with comfort, aid, and
prosperity, with blessing, salvation, consolation and support, with life and peace and all good; of all this good
may He never let us lack!
It is the all-merciful God who will reign over us forever. He will be blessed in heaven and on earth. It is the
All-merciful who will be praised in all generations whom we shall glorify in all ages whom we shall exalt for
all eternity. May the All-merciful provide for us amply and may He free us and lead us proudly to our land.
May the All merciful send His full blessing to this house and to this table at which we have eaten; and may we
make ourselves ready for Thy Messiah who has brought to us Thy good Word of our redemption.
May the All-merciful bless this house and everyone gathered here- together with all that is ours. Just as our
fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, were each blest with everything so may He give us all His perfect blessing
and let us say: Amen.
May Yeshua plead our cause favorably, and may our cause merit a secure peace. May we receive blessings of
the Lord and justice from God our helper so that we may find favor and understanding in the eyes of God and
men.

The following paragraph is said on the Sabbath

May the All-merciful grant us days of Sabbath and repose in life everlasting. May the All-merciful grant us
perfect days. May He make us worthy through His Messiah for today and for life everlasting. “He gives
great aid and shows kindness to His anointed king, David, and to his descendants forever.” He who makes
peace in His heaven on high, may He grant peace to us and to all Israel. Let us say: Amen. “Fear the Lord,
you His holy ones; for those who fear Him lack nothing. Even the mightiest lions may starve in poverty, but
they who seek the Lord lack nothing good.” “O give thanks to the Lord, for His kindness is everlasting!”
“Thou openest Thy hand and satisfiest every living thing.” “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord; for the
Lord will be his stronghold.” “Once I was a lad, now I have grown older, yet I never saw a righteous man
forsaken - nor have his children had to beg their bread.” “The Lord gives strength to his people; may the
Lord bless His people with peace.” Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, Creator of the fruit
of the grapevine, who has created the fruit of the vine and has sent His Son to be our True Vine. May we,
Thy children, produce much fruit for Thee as we abide in Thy Vine, which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach.
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Drink the third cup of wine.
Open the door for Yeshua Ha Meshiach.


“Pour out Thy wrath upon the heathen who do not know Thee, on the kingdoms that do not utter Thy name:
and made a waste of his lands.” “Pour out Thy wrath upon them and let Thy fierce anger overtake them.”
“Pursue them in anger, and destroy them from under the heavens of the Lord.”

Close the door.

HALLEL - Psalms of Praise

“Not unto us, O Lord, but to Thy name give honor for the sake of Thy lovingkindness and truth. Why should
the heathen say, ‘Now where is their God?’ Indeed our God in heaven makes what He pleases; while their
idols are but silver and gold - man-made. They have mouths, but cannot speak; eyes, but cannot see; ears, but
cannot hear; a nose, but cannot smell. Their hands cannot feel; their feet cannot walk. Nor will their throat
utter a sound. Their makers - who trust in them - will be like the idols. Let Israel trust in the Lord for He is
their help and shield. Let the house of Aaron trust in the Lord for He is their help and shield. Let those who
fear the Lord trust in Him for He is their help and shield.”
“The Lord who has remembered us will bless ...
He will bless the house of Israel, He will bless the house of Aaron, He will bless those - both small and great -
who fear the Lord.
May the Lord increase you, and your children, for you are blest by the Lord, who made heaven and earth.
The heavens are the Lord’s domain; and He gave the earth to mankind. The dead do not praise the Lord;
those who go down into silence cannot. But we - we shall praise the Lord now and forever. Halleluyah!
[Praise the Lord!]
“I wish the Lord would hear my voice, my plea. Indeed, since He has listened to me, I shall call upon Him as
long as I live. When the pangs of death are upon me, when the tortures of hell plague me, when I find nothing
but trouble and sorrow - then shall I call out the name of the Lord: ‘O Lord, save my soul!’ For the Lord is
gracious and righteous; and God is merciful. The Lord watches over the simple; when I was down He saved
me. Let my soul return to rest, for the Lord has done well with it. Since Thou has saved me from death, my
eye from tears, my foot from stumbling, I shall walk before the Lord in the lands of the living. I have believed
in Him even when, deeply hurt, I spoke and said in hast: ‘All men are deceitful.’”
“How can I repay the Lord for all His benefits to me? I lift the cup of blessing, I call upon the Lord: I will
pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all His people. The death of His faithful is rare in the eyes of the
Lord. Have mercy, O Lord, for I am Thy servant (son of Thy handmaid) whom Thou hast freed. I offer Thee
thanksgiving, I call upon the Lord: I will repay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all His people, in the
court of the house of the Lord - in the heart of Jerusalem. Halleluyah! [Praise the Lord!]
“Praise the Lord, all nations; extol Him, all peoples, for His kindness to us is overwhelming, and the truth of
the Lord is everlasting. Halleluyah! [Praise the Lord!]
“O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His kindness is everlasting. Let all of Israel declare that His
kindness is everlasting. Let the house of Aaron declare that His kindness is everlasting. Let those who fear
the Lord declare that His kindness is everlasting”
“Out of distress I called upon the Lord. He responded handsomely. The Lord is for me; I have no fear of
what man may do me. The Lord is my helper: I shall triumph over my enemies. It is better to take shelter
with the Lord than to place one’s trust in man. It is better to take shelter with the Lord than to place one’s
trust in princes. Though all the heathen surround me, in the name of the Lord I shall cut them down. Though
they circle me round and round, in the name of the Lord I shall cut them down. Though they ring me like
bees, they shall be destroyed like thorns in a fire, in the name of the Lord I shall cut them down. I was pushed
off balance, but the Lord helped me; the Lord, my strength and might, delivered me. It is the sound of
exultant triumph in the tents of the righteous: The might of the Lord is all-powerful; His might is supreme
and all-powerful! I shall not die; but shall live to tell of the deeds of the Lord. Though the Lord indeed
disciplined me, He did not let me die. Open the gates of righteousness for me, and let me enter and give
thanks to the Lord. The gate is the Lord’s; it is open to the righteous.”

Repeat each of the following verses

“I thank Thee, for Thou hast answered me and saved me. Yeshu is the stone cast aside by the masons, and
has become the cornerstone. This was the Lord’s doing; it is incredible! This day was the Lord’s doing’ let
us celebrate it in joy!”
“O Lord, help us we pray; help us, O Lord! O Lord, give us success, we pray; give us success, O Lord!”

Repeat each of the following verses

“Welcome in the name of the Lord; from the house of Lord we bless you. The Lord, He is God; He has given
us light. He has provided the Lamb for sacrafice, pure and holy. Thou art my God and I thank Thee; I will
exalt Thee, my God! O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His kindness is everlasting.”
“Be praised, O Lord our God, by all whom Thou hast given to us Thy righteousness in Thy Holy Anointed, to
those who accept Him, and do Thy will, and all Thy people of Israel, thank Thee in song; they bless and
praise, glorify, exalt, revere, sanctify and give royal homage to Thy kingly name for it is good to give thanks
to Thee and fitting to sing in honor of Thy name for, from the beginning to the end of time, Thou art God.”
“O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good, for His kindness is everlasting! Give thanks to the God of gods.
For His kindness is everlasting! To Him who, alone, performs great marvels, For His kindness is everlasting!
To Him who skillfully made the heavens. For His kindness is everlasting! To Him who established the earth
upon the waters. For His kindness is everlasting! To Him who made the great lights ... For His kindness is
everlasting! ... the moon and the stars to rule by night. For His kindness is everlasting! To Him who
punished the Egyptians through their firstborn ... For His kindness is everlasting! ... and removed Israel from
their midst ... For His kindness is everlasting! ... with a mighty hand and outstretched arm. For His kindness
is everlasting! To Him who divided the Red Sea in two ... For His kindness is everlasting! To Him who let
His people through the wilderness. For His kindness is everlasting! ... and slew the might kings ... For His
kindness is everlasting! ... Sihon, king of the Amorites... For His kindness is everlasting! ... and Og, king of
Bashan ... For His kindness is everlasting! ... and gave their lands as a heritage ... For His kindness is
everlasting! ... a heritage to Israel, His servant. For His kindness is everlasting! He who remembered us
when we were dejected ... For His kindness is everlasting! ...and released us from our enemies ... For His
kindness is everlasting! ... is the one who gives food to all living beings, for His kindness is everlasting! For
coming to us, and presenting Himself to us as His Passover Lamb ... for His kindness is everlasting! O give
thanks to the God of heaven, for His kindness is everlasting”
“Every living soul blesses Thy name, O Lord our God, and the spirit of every living being glories and exalts
Thy name, our King, always. From the beginning to the end of time Thou art God; we have no king besides
Thee, to redeem and save us, to liberate, rescue, sustain us, and show us mercy in times of stress and trouble.
We have no king but Thee, for Thou art the God of the first and the last, God of all creatures, Lord of all the
living - He who is most highly praised - who guides His world with kindness and His creatures with mercy.
The Lord, who neither slumbers nor sleeps, is He who arouses sleepers from their slumber, who makes the
speechless speak and loosens the bound. who supports the falling and straightens those who are bowed. It is
to Thee alone that we give thanks.”
“If our mouths filled with an ocean of song, with our tongues joyful as the multitude of the waves, our lips
speaking praise as wide as the sky, our eyes shining like the sun and the moon, our hands spread as the wings
of the high flying eagle, and our feet swift as the deers’ - we would not have sufficient power to thank Thee,
O Lord our God and God of our fathers and bless Thy name for even one in a thousand of the many
thousands upon thousands and myriads of myriads of kindnesses Thou has bestowed upon or forefathers and
upon us.”
“Thou redeemed us from Egypt, O Lord our God, and freed us from the house of bondage, and fed us in
times of famine and plenty, saved us from sword and pestilence, and spared us from truly serious illness, and
prepared for us Thy Sacrifice which Thou commanded we should offer. Thus far Thy mercies have helped us,
and Thy kindnesses have not deserted us. O Lord our God, Thou hast ever been with us and wilt not forsake
us ever!”
“Therefore, our very body which Thou hast made, and the spirit Thou hast breathed into us, and the tongue
Thou hast placed in our mouth - indeed they are to thank, bless, praise, glorify, extol, revere, sanctify, and
give royal homage to Thy name, our King. For unto Thee, Yeshua Ha Meshiach, shalt every knee bow and
every tongue confess that Thou art the Lord; as the Holy Scriptures say: ‘Behold a virgin shall conceive and
thou shalt call His name Emmanuel.’” Who is like Thee? Who can equal Thee? and who can be compared to
Thee? For Thou art the great, mighty, tremendous God, God on high who created heaven and earth. We
praise, laud, glorify, and bless Thy holy name, as David sang ‘Bless the Lord, O my soul: let may whole being
bless His holy name.’”
“O God - in the might of Thy power! O Great One - in the glory of Thy name! O Mighty One - forever
tremendous! O King - who sits on a high and lofty throne.”
“Exalted and holy is the name of the Eternal. As the Holy Scriptures say; ‘Rejoice, ye righteous, in the Lord,
for it befits the upright to speak His praise.’ Thou art, indeed, praised by the mouth of the upright, blest in the
words of the righteous, exalted by the tongue of the pious, and sanctified by the hearts of the holy.”
“By the multitudes of Thy people Israel, assembled, will Thy name, our King, be glorified in every generation.
For it is the duty of all creatures to Thee, O Lord our God and God of our fathers, to thank, praise, glorify,
extol, revere, bless, exalt, and adore Thee in words of the psalms of praise of David, son of Jesse, and to give
thanks, praise, glory, reverance, blessings, exaltations and adorations to Thine Anointed Servant.”
“May Thy name be praised forever, our King, O God, the King who is great and holy in heaven and on earth,
for unto Thee are becoming, O Lord our God and God of our fathers, songs adoring Thy might and eternal
rule; praising the glory of Thy greatness and strength; blessing, with thanks, Thy holy royalty - from now and
forever. Blessed art Thou, O Lord God - the most praiseworthy King, God of thanksgiving and Lord of
wonders, who delights in songs of praise: O King! O God! O Eternal! Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God,
ruler of the world, Creator of the fruit of the grapevine, who has created the fruit of the vine and has sent His
Son to be our True Vine. May we, Thy children, produce much fruit for Thee as we abide in Thy true Vine,
which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach.”

Drink the fourth cup of wine.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, for the grapevine and for its fruit, for the yield of the
fields and for the pleasant, good, and ample land which it pleased Thee to give our fathers so that they might
eat of its fruit and be satisfied by its goodness. Blessed art Thou, O Lord, who has created the fruit of the
vine and has sent His Son to be our True Vine. May we, Thy children, produce much fruit for Thee as we
abide in Thy Vine, which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach. Have mercy, O Lord our God, upon Thy people Israel, on
Thy city of Jerusalem, on Zion, abode of Thy glory, and upon Thine altar and shrine. Rebuild holy Jerusalem
speedily, in our time, and bring us back up to rejoice in its upbuilding so that we may eat of its fruit and be
satisfied by its goodness and bless Thee for it in holiness and purity.

On the Sabbath add the line in parentheses.

(May it please Thee to strengthen us on this Sabbath day);
Make us happy on this Feast of Matzoth for Thou art the good Lord who does good to all; and we thank
Thee for the land and for the fruit of the grapevine. Blessed art Thou, O Lord, for the land and for the fruit of
the grapevine, who has created the fruit of the vine and has sent His Son to be our True Vine. May we, Thy
children, produce much fruit for Thee as we abide in Thy Vine, which is Yeshua Ha Meshiach.

Nirtzah - Accepted!

The Seder of the Passover is now complete - as is fit - to the letter and the spirit of the Law. Just as we were
privileged to celebrate it this year, so may we be privileged to do in the future. O Pure One - who dwells on
high - Restore Thy numberless congregation: Speedily lead the shoots of the garden Thou hast planted,
redeemed, joyful, to Zion. Next year in Jerusalem!

Count of the Omer

The Count of the Omer begins on the night of the Second Seder.

Blessed art Thou, O Lord our God, ruler of the world, who made us holy by His One and Only Son, who
giveth Thy people the commandments and ordered us to count the days of the Omer. Today is the first day
of the Omer.

It Was at Midnight!
A hymn for the night of the First Seder.

Thy wondrous miracles of olden times occurred mostly at night;
chief of the watches is this very night!
Abraham prevailed upon the enemy and rescued Lot at night;
It was at midnight!
Thou didst warn the king of Gerar against harming Sarah in a dream at night;
and frightened Laban, who threatened Jacob,
in the darkness of night.
Israel (Jacob) overcame the angel at night.
It was at midnight!
Thou didst crush Egypt’s firstborn at midnight;
and shook Midian with a loaf of bread in a dream by night.
To aid Deborah came Thy stars of night.
It was at midnight!
The impious Assyrian hordes besieging Jerusalem were stricken at night.
The idol Bel of Babylon fell with its maker in the dark of night.
Daniel learned a secret in a vision of night.
It was at midnight!
King Belshazzar of Babylon, who desecrated the holy utensils,
was slain at night,
when Daniel, who escaped the Lions’ den explained the apparition of night.
Haman wrote letters of hate at night.
It was at midnight!
But Thou didst defeat Haman by robbing the king of his sleep at night.
Thou shalt reward the watchman of the night who calls:
“morning approaches, but it is still night.”
It was at midnight!
O bring us that day (which is neither day nor night).
O Lord, make it known that both day is Thine and also night.
Set watchman to guard Thy City by day and all through the night:
let there be brightness of day to light the darkness of our night!
It was at midnight!

O Say: This Indeed is the Passover Offering!
A hymn for night of the Second Seder.

Thy wondrous might was shown on Passover.
Chief of all feasts didst Thou make Passover.
Thou didst tell Abraham beforehand of the midnight miracles of Passover.
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!
Thou didst knock at his door at high noon on Passover;
he served the angels Matzoth on the Passover;
and he ran to the herd (which predicted the offering of Passover).
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!
Sinners of Sodom suffered fire on Passover;
Lot was rescued, and baked Matzoth at the close of Passover.
Thou didst sweep Egypt clean when Thou didst pass on Passover.
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!
Lord, Thou didst crush the first-born during the nightwatch of Passover;
Almighty, Thou didst spare Israel’s first-born by the sign on the doorpost, on Passover,
and permitted no destroyer to enter Israel’s doors on the Passover.
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!
Walled Jericho fell during Passover.
Midian was destroyed by a crust of barley bread: a portion of the offering of Passover.
The best of the cities of Pul and Lod went up in flames on Passover.
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!
The enemy would have stood at Jerusalem but for the coming of the season of Passover.
The handwriting on the wall, in Babylon, was done on Passover.
The table is decked and set on the Passover!
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!
Hadassah [Esther] assembled all for a three day fast on Passover.
Haman was crushed on his tree on Passover.
May Edom receive his two-fold punishment on the Passover!
May Thy hand be strong; may Thy right arm be uplifted on the holy Eve of the Passover.
O say: This indeed is the Passover offering!

For It Befits Him Forever!
A folk hymn

He is mighty in majesty and superior by right; His legions address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is distinguished in majesty and glorious by right; His faithful address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is pure in majesty and sturdy by right; His courtiers address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is single in majesty and overwhelming by right; The students of His Law address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is exalted in majesty and revered by right; Those around Him address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is moderate in majesty and the redeemer by right; His righteous address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is holy in majesty and merciful by right; His angels address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!
He is poerful in majesty and sustainer of all by right; His true followers address Him thus:
To Thee, indeed to Thee alone, to Thee, O Lord, belongs dominion.
For it befits Him forever!

Mighty is the Lord
A folk hymn

Mighty is the Lord!
May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
Superior is the Lord
great and distinguished! May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
Glorious is the Lord
faithful and just! May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
Gracious is the Lord
pure and one alone! May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
Overwhelming is the Lord
wise and majestic! May He rebuild His shrine soon;
speedily, soon, in our time. Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
Revered is the Lord
exalted and powerful! May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
A redeemer is the Lord
righteous and holy! May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!
Merciful is the Lord
almighty Lord of all! May He rebuild His shrine soon; speedily, soon, in our time.
Build, O God, build! Rebuild Thy shrine soon!

Passover Lamb
A hymn of praise for the Lamb of God

Pharoah had us all enslaved, laboring in his land.
The Lord God heard our cry and freed us by His Hand.
And by the blood of a pure and spotless Lamb,
we’re free. We are all set free.

Passover Lamb’s blood upon the door,
forming a cross to seal us from death’s jaw.
And by the blood of a pure and spotless Lamb,
we’re free. We are all set free.
Halleluyah! Halleluyah! God of Abram thank You for the Lamb!

God gave us Israel, but we turned away.
God gave the Law to us, but we disobeyed,
God sent His Only Son to die and set us free,
we’re free. We are all set free.

Passover Lamb’s blood upon the door,
forming a cross to seal us from death’s jaw.
And by the blood of a pure and spotless Lamb,
we’re free. We are all set free.
Hallelujah! Hallelujah! God of Isaac thank You for the Lamb!

Three days then Yeshua did rise,
so that all who will believe would never have to die.
And by the blood of the Pure and spotless Lamb,
we’re free. We are all set free.

Passover Lamb’s blood upon the door,
forming a cross to seal us from death’s jaw.
And by the blood of the Pure and Spotless Lamb,
we’re free. We are all set free.
Hallelujah! Hallelujah! God of Jacob, thank You for the Lamb!
Hallelujah! Hallelujah! God of Israel - thank You for the Lamb!

What Does “One” Stand For?
A madrigal of numbers.

Who knows what “one” stands for? - I know! “One” stands for our God - Heavenly Father, Anointed Son,
Holy Spirit in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “two stands for? - I know! “Two” stands for the Tablest of the Covenant; one is our God in
heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “three” stands for? - I know! “Three” stands for our Fathers - Abraham, Isaac and Jacob;
two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “four” stands for? - I know! “Four” stands for our Mothers - Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and
Leah; three our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “five” stands for? - I know! “Five” stands for the Five Books of Moses; four - our
Mothers, three - our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “six” stands for? - I know! “Six” stands for the Books of the Mishnah; five - the Books of
Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven
and on earth.
Who knows what “seven” stands for? - I know! “Seven” stands for the Days to the Sabbath; six - the
Mishnah, five - the Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the
Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “eight” stands for? - I know! “Eight” stands for the Date of the Covenant of Abraham;
seven - for the Days, six - the Mishnah, five - the Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our Fathers,
two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “nine” stands for? - I know! “Nine” stands for the Months of child-bearing; eight - for the
Covenant, seven - for the Days, six - the Mishnah, five - the Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our
Fathers, two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “ten” stands for? - I know! “Ten” stands for the Commandments; nine - the months; eight -
for the Covenant, seven - for the days, six - the Mishnah, five - the Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three
- our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “eleven” stands for? - I know! “Eleven” stands for the Stars of Joseph’s dream; ten - the
Commandments, nine - the Months, eight - for the Covenant, seven - for the days, six - the Mishnah, five - the
Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God
in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “twelve” stands for? - I know! “Twelve” stands for the Twelve Tribes of Israel, eleven -
the Stars, ten - the Commandments, nine - the Months, eight - for the Covenant, seven - for the days, six - the
Mishnah, five - the Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our Fathers, two are the Tablets of the
Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.
Who knows what “thirteen” stands for? - I know! “Thirteen” stands for the Qualities of God; twelve - the
Tribes, eleven - the Stars, ten - the Commandments, nine - the Months, eight - for the Covenant, seven - for
the days, six - the Mishnah, five - the Books of Moses, four - our Mothers, three - our Fathers, two are the
Tablets of the Covenant, one is our God in heaven and on earth.

Only a Kid
Above all, there exists a Supreme Being.

It was one kid, an only kid, that Father brought for just two bits; one kid, a lonely kid.
Came a cat and ate the kid that Father bought for just two bits: the one and only kid.
Then came a dog and bit the cat that ate the kid that Father bought for just two bits; the one and only kid.
Came a stick and beat the dog that bit the cat that ate the kid that Father bought for just two bits: the one and
only kid.
Now came a fire and burnt the stick that beat the dog that bit the cat, that ate the kid that Father bought for
just two bits; the one and only kid.
Then came water and quenched the fire that burnt the stick, that beat the dog, that bit the cat, that ate the kid
that Father bought for just two bits: the one and only kid.
Came an ox and drank the water that quenched the fire, that burnt the stick, that beat the dog, that bit the cat,
that ate the kid that Father bought for just two bits; the one and only kid.
After that came the butcher and slaughtered the ox that drank the water, that quenched the fire that burnt the
stick, that beat the dog that bit the cat, that ate the kid that Father bought for just two bits: the one and only
kid.
Came the Angel of Death and slew the butcher that slaughtered the ox that drank the water, that quenched the
fire that burnt the stick, that beat the dog that bit the cat, that ate the kid that Father bought for just two bits:
the one and only kid.
Finally, came the Holy and Blessed One and smote the Angel of Death that slew the butcher, that slaughtered
the ox that drank the water, that quenched the fire that burnt the stick, that beat the dog that bit the cat, that
ate the kid that Father bought for just tow bits: one kid. a lonely kid.


The above Passover Haggadah is a copy of a normal Jewish Haggadah which I took the liberty to edit in order to emphasize its Messianic content. It is not written to be followed word for word, but rather as a guide to worship from one's heart. I believe as we understand this ceremony we can more fully grasp the meaning of our salvation through Jesus (Yeshua haMessiah). David Brollier


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