Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles

Today is the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) in Australia – on my calendar (see Feast Calendar).

This is also my 200th post!

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Shabbat shalom!  Today – Saturday, October 13th, 2018 – is the first day of Sukkot, otherwise known as the Feast of Tabernacles or Booths (which is one of the Torah feasts and still applies).  It is described in Leviticus 23:

And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying, Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, In the fifteenth day of this seventh month shall be a Feast of Booths seven days to Jehovah.  On the first day shall be a holy gathering; you shall do no work of service.  Seven days you shall bring a fire offering to Jehovah; on the eighth day you shall have a holy gathering; and you shall burn the fire offering to Jehovah; it is a solemn assembly; you shall do no work of service [translation correction: no work whatsoever].  (Leviticus 23: 33-36, Green’s Literal Translation)

You may have thought that Sukkot has passed.  For…

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16 thoughts on “Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles

    1. Firstfruits occurs on the first Sunday during the Feast of Unleavened Bread; it’s when the first fruits of the harvest were to be offered. Of course, it’s also the day that Yehoshua/Jesus, the firstborn (and only) Son of God and the firstfruit of the dead, was raised.
      (I confess I had to google for the first half – LOL.)

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