The Exodus is not just an old Hollywood movie in which Charlton Heston played Moses, it was an event grounded in history and is a record of the redemption of an entire nation based on God’s promises to Abraham centuries earlier (see Gen. As many Christians are aware, the entire Old Testament predicts and anticipates Christ in type and in prophecy. The biblical Exodus and Passover, both point to Christ as the symbolic and true Passover lamb whose blood was shed to atone for the sins of the nation and redeem all those who believe – not just for Jews but anyone who will believe.The 64 million dollar question, however, is how do we know the exodus actually happened like the Bible says it did?We have put up a program that calculates the date of all major Coptic holidays including the Orthodox Easter for any year after 1902 A. The Coptic Orthodox Church uses the Old Calendarist approach in determining the dates of Easter and the other Church Occasions that are dependent on the date of Easter.If you are interested in studying more about the Coptic Calendar and the difference between this Calendar and the Western or New Calendars, follow this link to other relevant resources.David Rohl, author of They claim that the dates of Egyptian dynasties need to be reduced by hundreds of years, specifically Dynasties 21–24.Dr Colin Renfrew, professor of archaeology at Cambridge University, wrote a foreword to this book: This disquieting book draws attention …The Coptic Leap Year follows the same rules as the Gregorian so that the extra month always has 6 days in the year before a Gregorian Leap Year.
In the specific, much narrower case of religious rituals, these privileged deeds & words may involve : induction, consecration, initiation, passage, commemoration, celebration, invocation, evocation, etc.
The purpose of this page is to clear up a few questions that some might have regarding the calendar system that the Coptic Orthodox Church follows.
To learn about the historic origins of the Coptic Calendar please read the article below tracing the Coptic Calendar to the ancient Egyptians. Also on this page you will find some very useful links regarding the controversy of the use of different calendar systems.
First off, I apologize for the long delay in getting this post up.
As promised, let us now consider what is perhaps THE greatest salvation event in the entire Old Testament – the Exodus.