Understanding and observing
the Seven Festivals of the Lord our Messiah:
|All Seven Festivals are connected with each other…
And they begin in March/April
The Passover – March/April – the Passover, day
before the Feast of Unleavened Bread. Held the day before the Feast of Unleavened Bread and Pentecost (first fruits).
Feast of Unleavened Bread – March/April AKA Feast of Unleavened Bread and First Fruits Celebrated for 7 days.
Feast of First Fruits and Pentecost AKA Latter First Fruits of the Wheat Harvest
The Fall Feasts
Feast of Trumpets – this year on September 27 – Rosh Hash Anah A day of blowing trumpets which were traditionally used to call people together (Numbers 10). In Matthew 24:31 we learn that Yahshuah will gather His elect from the four winds of the earth at His return.
“And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation. Ye shall do no servile work therein: but ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD.” (Lev 23:23-25)
Day of Atonement
Feast of Tabernacles
The Last Great Day – A feast where Yahshua finishes His work and turns all authority and power on earth over to His Father. It is a picture of post-millennial earth and a time when Yahweh will bring His own throne to the planet in the New Jerusalem (Revelation 21).
It is said that the New Testament is infolded in the Old (in the Tanakh), and the Old Testament unfolds in the New; and when we begin to study the scriptures we find that the center of the entire Bible (form Genesis to the Book of Revelation) is Yeshua Ha’Mashiach (Jesus, the Christ — which translated means Saviour, the Messiah or Anointed One).
In fact we find that the entire Bible is a love letter from God, written to his beloved and estranged children.
It is also prophetic, and in fact it is the only book ever written that accurately (without error) gives the future as history; which is and of itself is a sure sign to the skeptical (if only one would would take the time to read it) that the Bible is in fact of extra terrestrial origin, and is not of this world!
There is only one person on the stage of history who accurately fulfills the over 300 prophecies that are given in the Bible regarding the coming Messiah; and Daniel’s prophecy, given in Daniel 9:25-27, is irrefutable proof that Yeshua (Jesus) is the only one who fulfils those prophecies.
And the reason is, Daniel’s prophecy gives us a mathematical prophecy, as to the exact day that the Messiah would be revealed, as you will see in the video below.
In effect, Gabriel told Daniel that after the commandment to rebuild Jerusalem, there would be…
“A period of seventy sets of seven has been decreed for your people and your holy city to finish their rebellion, to put an end to their sin, to atone for their guilt, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to confirm the prophetic vision, and to anoint the Most Holy Place.
Now listen and understand! Seven sets of seven plus sixty-two sets of seven will pass from the time the command is given to rebuild Jerusalem until a ruler—the Anointed One—comes.
Jerusalem will be rebuilt with streets and strong defenses, despite the perilous times.”
“After this period of sixty-two sets of seven, the Anointed One (Messiah) will be killed, appearing to have accomplished nothing; and a ruler will arise whose armies will destroy the city and the Temple.
The end will come with a flood, and war and its miseries are decreed from that time to the very end. The ruler will make a treaty with the people for a period of one set of seven, but after half this time, he will put an end to the sacrifices and offerings. And as a climax to all his terrible deeds, he will set up a sacrilegious object that causes desecration, until the fate decreed for this defiler is finally poured out on him.” Daniel 9:24-27
This clearly says that after the decree is made to rebuild Jerusalem, and before the temple is destroyed a second time, which happened in 70 AD, when the Roman Emperor Titus Flavius Vespasianus (30 December 39 – 13 September 81) attacted and destroyed Jersualem, that the Messiah would be killed, or cut off.
It also gives the number of days form the time the degree is first given, until the very day when the Messiah would be revealed, and that number is 173,880 days.
Do the math and check it out for yourself:
The Bible also contains an accurate account of all that God has had to do throughout history in order to reconciled his lost children back unto Himself; and to fulfill the promise He gave regarding the Seed of the Woman, which was the first promise of the coming Messiah that was given to Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, right after the fall.
14 So the LORD God said to the serpent:
“Because you have done this, you are cursed more than all cattle, and more than every beast of the field; on your belly you shall go, and you shall eat dust all the days of your life.
15 And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel.“
This whole issue of Salvation and Restoration back into God’s family, and the atonement for our sins is very important; and so God has left us a roadmap in the Bible so that when the Messiah would appear, His coming would not be missed, but that He would come exactly as it has been foretold through Biblical prophecy.
Also as covered above, God has instituted a total of Seven Festivals, or holy convocations, and Yeshua (Jesus) is also the center focus of each one of these as well.
We are now entering into the Feast of Sukkot, or the Feast of Tabernacles.
And so with that, I would like to wish you all a very Blessed and Happy Feast of Tabernacles!
|Rejoice — the celebration awaits us!
Zechariah 14:16-17 And it shall come to pass that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the Feast of Tabernacles. And it shall be, that whichever of the families of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, there will be no rain on them.
The God-ordained Feast of Tabernacles is a prophetic feast, and one which will be kept by all the people of the world in the coming age. In resurrected bodies, we will be celebrating this feast, year to year in Jerusalem during the millennial reign of Yeshua (Jesus)!
Can you imagine it — celebrating with the King of Kings! If that’s not something to anticipate, I’m not sure what is!
Right now, there’s quite a bit of turmoil in the world, which is producing a level of uncertainty and anxiety that I’ve not witnessed as a believer. Yet despite all of these scary situations, we have something wonderful to look forward to — and if you’re like me, you can’t wait!
Don’t let the times we’re living in control your life; instead, use these turbulent times as an opportunity to display the goodness and grace of God in your life! As Yeshua (Jesus) said, when you see these things begin to take place — lift your heads high because your redemption draws near!
Your family in the Lord with much agape love,
George, Rivka, Elianna & Obadiah