Category: Tabernacles

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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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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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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