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Lessons from the Feast of Tabernacles

The Feast of Tabernacles, Succoth, reminds us not to hold too tightly to material things. We live in a very materialistic age. When the Israelites were wanderers in the desert, they all lived in tents–rich and poor alike.

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Building A Sukkah for the Feast of Tabernacles

The Bible instruction just says “Build a sukkah (or booth).” Rabbis have added details about size, materials, location, etc. You only need to follow the Bible instructions.

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Jesus Celebrated Tabernacles/ Sukkot

Jesus taught in the Temple on the Feast of Tabernacles. These teachings were really the official or formal announcement of the divinity of Jesus to the Jewish people and to the whole world.

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Was the Feast of Tabernacles the First Thanksgiving?

The Feast of Tabernacles is a week-long autumn harvest festival. The two days following the festival are separate holidays, Shemini Atzeret and Simkhat Torah, but are commonly thought of as part of the Feast of Tabernacles. The Feast of Tabernacles was the final and most important holiday of the year. The importance of this festival […]

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Sukkot or Tabernacles: Jewish Customs

The services in the synagogue today are modeled after the ancient services in the Temple (see Feast of Tabernacles in Bible Times). Sacrifices are no longer performed since the time of the destruction of the Temple. It is usual practice to build and decorate the booth (sukkah). In the United States, Jews usually hang dried […]

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Messiah in Yom Kippur – Yeshua Our Atonement

This year Yom Kippur begins sundown September 29, 2017 Yeshua HaMashiah (Jesus Christ) has provided our atonement: “…for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God; being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus” (Rom. 2:23-24). God presented Him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in His blood. […]

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Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement: Messianic Overview

This year Yom Kippur begins sundown September 29, 2017 In the Bible, Yom Kippur bears three names: Day of Atonement Day of Judgment Sabbath of Sabbaths. Yom Kippur occurs on the tenth day of Tishri. This is a holy day of the Lord that remains “a statute forever.” Day of Atonement is the day in which the […]

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The Prophetic Fall Holidays

Most Christians don’t know about the Fall Holidays of ancient Israel; Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah), Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur), and Tabernacles (Sukkoth). If the spring festivals so clearly prophesied the first coming of Messiah, it stands to reason that the fall festivals are also prophetic of His second coming. The way these holidays are celebrated reveals specific information […]

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Teshuvah and Days of Awe

The forty-day season called Teshuvah (return or repentance) starts thirty days before the Feast of Trumpets, and is a shadow of God’s prophetic plan The entire ten days from the first day of the Feast of Trumpets through the Day of Atonement are known as the Days of Repentance or Days of Awe. The days […]

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Rosh Hashana Apple and Honey Cake

Apples and honey are a traditional food for Rosh Hashana. This cake is one of the best I have ever made or tasted and my children really look forward to it. Its a super way to welcome Autumn with the smell of apple cake drifting through the house! Last year we made this and took […]