Burning Bush

Feast of Trumpets

By Pastor Phil Derstine (9/20/20)


  Rosh Hashanah (Feast of Trumpets) – “Head of the Year”   

  • Joel 2:15 “Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly.”

 

7 Major Feasts of the Lord – Moadim (Heb.) – “Appointed Times”

  • Passover – Christ died for our sins
  • Unleavened Bread – He died to make us holy
  • Firstfruits – Christ rose from the dead
  • Pentecost – Holy Spirit sent for Harvest
  • Trumpets – Christ returns with the trumpet sound
  • Atonement – Israel turns to accept Messiah (look upon Him whom they have pierced) 
  • Tabernacles – God’s Kingdom established on earth 

 

Feast of Trumpets

  • Rosh Hashanah – Jewish New Year (Apples & Honey – Believing for a sweet new year)
  • The first of the Fall Feasts
  • Leviticus 23:24 “Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a Sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation.”
  • Foreshadows the rapture & second coming of Christ
    • I Corinthians 15:51-52 “Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will be changed – in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.  For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.”
    • I Thessalonians 4:16-17 “For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God; and the dead in Christ shall rise first.  Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and thus we shall always be with the Lord.”
  • 10 Days of Awe (repentance) 
  • Book of Jonah is read 

The Return of the Lord 

  • I Thessalonians 5:6 “Let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.”
  • Golden Gate 
    • Zechariah 14:4 On that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half

             of the mountain moving north and half moving south.”

      • Acts 1:11 “Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven?  This same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.”
    • Garden of Gethsemane (Oil Press) 
  • Matthew 24:3 “And as He sat upon the Mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be?  And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world? (36) No one knows about the day or hour not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. (37) As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man.”
  • Valley of Armageddon
    • I Thessalonians 4:16-17 “For the Lord himself, shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God and the dead in Christ shall rise first; Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air.
    • I Corinthians 15:52 “In a moment in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump; for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.”
  • Matthew 24:42 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.”
  • Revelation 22:7 “Behold I am coming soon!”

 

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