Judeo-Christian Clarion — Fall Feasts

teachings on the Fall Feasts

God Dwelling With Us

After the solemnity of the Season of Repentance, we arrive at the joyful festival of Sukkot. This seven day long festival takes place five days after Yom Kippur and usually falls in September or October. Directly following these seven days, an extra sabbath is declared, called Shemini Atzeret, meaning “Eighth day of assembly.” It is […]

The Feast Of Tabernacles

“Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘On the fifteenth of this seventh month is the Feast of Tabernacles for seven days to the Lord’” (Leviticus 23:34). The Hebrew word sukkah is roughly translated into English as “tabernacle” or “booth.” Neither of those terms fully convey what a sukkah is. A sukkah is simply a temporary structure. […]

Are You Written In The Lamb’s Book Of Life?

Yom Kippur marks the most solemn of God’s Appointed Times. It takes place on the tenth day of the seventh month, ten days after the new year (Rosh HaShanah), which usually falls in September/October. Rosh HaShanah is the day when the gates of heaven and the Book of Life are symbolically opened. The righteous are […]

10 Interesting Facts About The High Holy Days

1. The High Holy Days begin with Rosh Hashanah. There are five names for this holiday: 2. In 1 Corinthians 15:52, Paul says that the dead will be raised when the last trumpet is blown (see also Matthew 24:30-31). This is a theme associated with Rosh Hashanah. 3. Today is a day for celebrating the coronation of […]

A Sweet New Year

Rosh HaShanah, literally meaning “Head of the Year,” is the celebration of the new civil year. In our own secular New Year celebrations, we experience the joy of a new beginning and a chance to set new goals. While we can still do these things individually at any time, the new year is a special […]