THE BLOWING OF TRUMPETS

The Blowing of Trumpets The Blowing of Trumpets was an introduction to the Feast of Tabernacles or of Ingathering. Like Passover, Tabernacles was a three-fold feast. Mentioned earlier, there was a civil or agricultural calendar in Israel also, which began in the seventh month of the Sacred year (Ex 23:16; 34:22). Exo 34:22 “And you …

THE FEAST OF PENTECOST

The Feast of Pentecost The Feast of Pentecost – also called the Feast of Harvest, Feast of Firstfruits, or Feast of Weeks. Pentecost is the New Testament name meaning fiftieth (50th). The feast began on the 50th day after the Passover: Lev 23:15-16 “And you shall count for yourselves from the day after the Sabbath, …

COMMENDATIONS

        “Christians often speak of our “hope of glory,” as our heavenly reward. But is being a resident of the New Jerusalem the sum total of what the Bible says is the believer’s destiny?  What are we to make of statements such as that of the Apostle Paul to the Romans that …

FORWARD

Dr. Michael K. Lake, Th.D. 19 “Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, when the times of refreshing shall come from the presence of the Lord; 20  And he shall send Jesus Christ, which before was preached unto you:  21 Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution …

THE PASSOVER

THE THREE FEASTS IN SEVEN PARTS There were three primary feasts divided into seven parts. All of Israel’s worship centered on these three feasts.  There are other worthy celebrations (e.g., Purim and Hanukkah), but they are not of Moses, not prescribed in the Torah. We see three of these in Deuteronomy 16:16: Deu 16:16 “Three …

THE FEASTS OF THE LORD

We mentioned earlier, Luke 24:27, 44-47, when Jesus showed His apostles many (if not all!) of the Old Testament scriptures that referenced His identity and His mission: Luke 24:27, 44-47 27And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself… 44Then He said to them, …

HEAVEN IS NOT OUR REWARD!

ONE SHINY PENNY Ever since the resurrection of Jesus, born-again believers who have died, have gone to heaven to be with the Lord. One day, those “sleeping” believers and the one generation of believers living on the earth at that time, will have their bodies changed. They will return to rule the earth in the …

INTRODUCTION

Douglas Woodward WHAT IT TAKES TO HAVE A BEST SELLER The bestselling books on eschatology sell well primarily because they are ultra-sensational, not because they are, at their core, thoroughly Biblical.  Fearsome images of destruction, fantastic predictions about doom, little-known facts about ancient giants, exposing the diabolical and paranormal, along with controversial stories peppered with …