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A Memorial of the Blowing of Trumpets

The Feast of Trumpets is the only festival in the Bible that is named after a (more-or-less) musical instrument. There were apparently two different kinds of trumpets used in religious services in ancient Israel: a long silver trumpet used for … Continue reading

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The Feast of Trumpets and the Coronation of Jesus

This post is based on a message given at Wascana Fellowship on September 5, 2013. This service took place on the day the NIV version of the Bible translates as “a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts.” (Scripture references in this post … Continue reading

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A Memorial of Blowing of Trumpets

The first autumn festival of the feasts God gave to ancient Israel is referred to as “a memorial of blowing of trumpets.” Beyond this, not much is described about its observance except a cessation from work like the Sabbath. Chapter … Continue reading

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Shout! For He Has Given Us the City

The only thing we are told about Israel’s Feast of Trumpets is that it was to be a “memorial of blowing” (of trumpets). Later tradition assigned the ram’s horn (“shofar” in Hebrew) as the “trumpet of choice” for celebrating the … Continue reading

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Feast of Trumpets: Roll Call

According to Kevin Howard and Marvin Rosenthal, “Ancient Jewish tradition held that the resurrection of the dead would occur on Rosh Hashanah. Reflecting this tradition, Jewish gravestones were often engraved with a shofar [ram’s horn trumpet].” “Both of these great … Continue reading

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Feast of Trumpets: Moving From Darkness to Light

Our discussion on August 28 took enough twists and turns to make it difficult for me to get it all down in this blog. Here are some of the highlights: One of the many possible symbols around the autumn Biblical … Continue reading

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Feast of Trumpets: The Sabbath of New Moons

Tuesday will be the full moon just before the Feast of Trumpets (or more properly “a memorial of blowing of trumpets”). This is the only festival in the covenant God made with ancient Israel that occurs on the new moon, … Continue reading

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