As the Jewish Passover of the Old Testament freed the people of God from physical bondage to Pharaoh by the blood of the unblemished lamb, so too did the Blood of Jesus, the Lamb of God, free Christians from the spiritual bondage of sin to the devil.
Saint Augustine remarked on the parallels, noting that the "New Testament lies hidden in the Old, and the Old Testament is unveiled in the New." It was St. John the Baptist who gave an early indication of the relationship between the two Passovers when he cried out in John 1:29, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!"
In this episode of The One True Faith that's showcased in today's Download, Michael Voris lays out many other such parallels between the Last Supper and the Jewish Passover.
Watch the panel discuss the necessity of accepting Christ's teaching of the Eucharist in Friday's Download—The One True Faith Revisited: The Lord’s Supper. This week's topics on The Download include the reality of evil and the mercy of excommunication, among others.