Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Blessed Sukkoth (Feast of Tabernacles)

It is sunset in Singapore. I wish all my readers who love Yhwh adonai and Jesus, His Messiah, a blessed Sukkoth. It is a season of great joy when God gathers His people into His land and all nations to come to Zion to worship Him on the holy mountain. This Feast (15th to 21st Tishri) reminds us that we are temporary aliens on earth and hence, the commandment to build booths (sukkot) as a commemoration of Israel's wilderness wanderings before entering the promised Land. Now a greater Yahshuah has come to save us and will lead us into the true promised land where everlasting rest and peace dwell.

The Feast of Booths is prophetic in many ways; in fact only one of the 3 major feasts awaiting fulfilment since in Passover we have Jesus crucified and offered for the sins of the world as a slain Lamb and in Pentecost and the waving of sheaves, we have the gift of the Holy Spirit coming upon the church in Acts 2. Only the Feast of Booths remains unfulfilled. The trumpet of the day of the Lord is about to be sounded and when it sounds, it will usher in the unfolding of end-time events leading to setting up of the kingdom of God on earth that will last forever (Dan 2:44; Rev 11:15; 12:10). But before that the Great Tribulation will test every believer whether they are worshippers of the true God and if so they will stand with the Lamb on Mount Zion, harping their harps, celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in the reign of the kingdom of God (Rev 14:1-5). Happy sukkoth!

2 comments:

  1. What would be the function of the Blessed Sukkoth during the millennium? (Zech 14) Would it serve a memorial function? Or would it still be yet unfulfilled until the end of the millennial?

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    1. Hi Joel, Sukkot will serve as a kind of memorial during the millennium when nations will come to worship King Jesus in Jerusalem according to Zech 14. As we know at the end of the 1,000 years, the devil will once again go out to deceive the nations and many will follow him and be destroyed at the final judgement (Rev 20).

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