Sukkot: What’s the Big Deal Anyway?

Tonight at sundown closes out the final major annual feast of Israel: Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles). I've written often about the feasts, explaining that Jesus the Messiah is the fulfillment of every single one of the seven feasts. (Here, for example) Sukkot is a time of rejoicing, and it correlates to the Millennial Kingdom, when …

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Hebrew Word Study: Tabernacle

Hi friends! It has been a while since we delved into a Hebrew word study. That's because I've been saving one up for you! Who knows which Jewish feast is happening right now? Yes...you're right! The Jewish people are in the midst of the Feast of Tabernacles, also known as Sukkot in Hebrew. If you …

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A Messianic View of Sukkot

The feasts of the Lord, described in Leviticus 23, are very significant. Not only do they tell us much about the history and foundation of Judaism, but they are also God's calendar for end times! When we understand the prophetic implications of the feasts, we have a rich resevoir of knowledge pertaining to what lies …

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How did the Feast of Trumpets become Rosh Hashanah?

Before we answer the question above, let's lay the groundwork. In Leviticus 23, God revealed details of His "appointed times," also known as the 7 major Jewish feasts. Three were to be commemorated in short order in the spring. (Feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread and First Fruits) The fourth was Penecost. Then, three fall feasts …

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