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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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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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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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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.