In a few days at sundown begins the weekly holiday of Sabbath. This Sabbath we can look forward to the ultimate rest which the Feast of Tabernacles pointed to.
– Joyful Sacrifices Two unique features characterizes the Feast of Tabernacles: Great joy. Three times God says to rejoice. Number of sacrifices Numbers 29: 12-16; 35-39 ‘On the fifteenth day of the seventh month you shall have a holy convocation. You shall do no customary work, and you shall keep a feast to the Lord […]
Tabernacles (Sukkot) is the last of the pilgrim festivals, the celebration of the final ingathering. Therefore we see its prophetic significance as the ingathering of all the nations, to Jerusalem and to the Lord.
The Feast of Tabernacles begins exactly six months after the Feast of Unleavened Bread. The Spring holy day of Unleavened bread commemorates the day Israel left Egypt; the Feast of Tabernacles commemorates the journey from Egypt to the Promised Land. It is also the 3rd of the pilgrim festivals when Jewish men would bring the firstfruits of the fall harvest to Jerusalem.