Sound the Trumpet

Numbers 29:1 ‘And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall have a holy convocation. You shall do no customary work. For you it is a day of blowing the trumpets.

Rosh HaShanah 5774

 This Jewish understanding of the Feast of Trumpets as an annual trumpet-call to stand trial before God and seek for His cleansing grace is most relevant for Christians today. After all, Christians too need to be reminded periodically that “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive good or evil, according to what he has done in the body” (2 Corinthians 5:10). The Feast of Trumpets provides a much needed annual wake up call to prepare oneself to stand before God’s judgment by repenting and forsaking sinful ways. (This is a quote from: THE FEAST OF TRUMPETS IN OLD TESTAMENT TIMES by Samuele Bacchiocchi, Ph. D., Andrews University) as picked up on the web

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