Category: Fall Holidays

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Rosh HaShanah or Feast of Trumpets

Rosh Hashana Overview The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah) was celebrated at the beginning of the month Tishri, the first month of the civil year. It was one of the seven days of holy convocation. Tishri is the seventh month of the Biblical calendar, and as such parallels the Sabbath as a special and holy […]

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Rosh HaShanah in Bible Times

The Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah)  in biblical times was celebrated in a far more festive fashion than it is today (Amos 8:5). Although this is a two-day holiday, preparations for this feast begin a full month in advance. Teshuvah On the Jewish calendar is a forty-day season called Teshuvah (return or repentance). It begins […]

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Celebrating Rosh HaShanah

Several suggestion for celebrating Rosh Hashanah with your family including a free download printable New Year card.

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When the Trumpet Sounds…

In the “The Holy Days of Our Lord” video series, the late Zola Levitt tells how the Feast of Trumpets is a picture of the rapture.

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Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement: Jewish Customs

This year Yom Kippur falls on September 22-23, 2015 In modern Jewish usage the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, is the ‘10 Days of Awe’ which began with The Feast of Trumpets. This 10-day period is devoted to the spiritual exercises of penitence, prayer and fasting in preparation for the most solemn day of the year, the […]

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Yom Kippur in Bible Times- The High Priest

This year Yom Kippur falls on September 22-23, 2015 The high priest is entirely responsible for the Day of Atonement. He began preparing for this day a week early. He stayed in the high priest chamber in the temple court and studied the laws of the Day of Atonement. It was very important the priest not make […]

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Spiritual Lessons in Sukkot Reveal the Messiah

Jesus is the Living Water Our spiritual thirst cannot be quenched with anything less than Christ. But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life (John 4:14). Jesus Washes […]

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Birth of Christ & Feast of Tabernacle

Many scholars believe Jesus was born during the Feast of Tabernacles. The Hebrew word “stable” is called a sukkoth (Gen. 33:17).

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Sukkot or Tabernacles in Bible Times

The Feast of Tabernacles is by far the most festive and joyous of occasions. History records that four huge candelabra were constructed, lighted, and attended by young men ascending ladders periodically with pitchers of oil to keep them burning.

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Increasing Holiness Through Sukkot

The principle of increasing holiness is reflected through the seven days of Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles.

In ancient Israel, on each day of Sukkot, the people World