Mike Ford, anticipating the upcoming Feast of Tabernacles, focuses on the admonition to rejoice in Deuteronomy 16:13. How does this apply if things go wrong? We know that Satan intensifies his efforts toward us as we are preparing to keep an event which he loathes. Satan hates these holy days and wants us to have a miserable …
What we learn and experience at the Feast of Tabernacles should keep us in the proper fear of God for the rest of the year. Here's how to approach the Feast.
Though no verse directly states it, a unifying factor in the instructions for the Feast is God's faithfulness, which will lead us to the proper fear of Him.
The Feast is not a celebration just for the sake of having a good time. Our festivities should focus on God's faithfulness, rejoicing in all He did during the year.
The Feast of Tabernacles is a wonderful gift God has given us to spend time with each other, really sharing of ourselves. Here is how this can be done.
The basics of the Feast of Tabernacles consist of a harvest image, depicting a massive number of people coming to the truth. The journey depicts a time of judgment.
God can take satisfaction that He is doing the right thing, and thus His rejoicing can even come from painful judgments. Sarcificing and rejoicing are linked.
The Feasts of God are not vacations, but are holy convocations when God assembles His family for the purpose of enabling us to learn to fear and honor Him.
The Festivals of God focus upon harvest seasons, including the small harvest of First Fruits at Pentecost and the Vast ingathering at the end of the age , depicted by the Feast of Booths, demonstrating the impermanence and transience of the physical, in preparation for something more permanent. The growing seasons cannot be …
We must fill our lives with peace, repenting, changing our attitude, and voluntarily yielding to God before we can produce the fruits of righteousness.
Just because we keep God's feasts does not necessarily mean we are in sync with God's Law or intent. The Israelites kept the feasts in a carnal manner.
348 days after leaving the 2020 Feast of Tabernacles God's people have experienced good days, bad days, and horrendous days of pain and loss, prompting many to cry out, "How Long Lord until Your righteous Kingdom arrives. In three short days, the commanded assembly- the Feast of Tabernacles, depicting a joyous time when all …
The dwelling in booths and the sacrifices were the context for rejoicing at the Feast of Tabernacles. The booths depict our current lives as pilgrims.
Keeping the Feast of Tabernacles includes temporary dwellings, rejoicing before God, and learning to fear God and faithfully keep His law.
Martin Collins considers that if the Church of God is the Kingdom of God in embryo, we have a charge to learn how to teach. In the Millennium, we will teach the laws and ordinances. We will be kings and priests, responsible for those refugees coming out of the tribulation. We, as future spirit beings, must be preparing now to …
The Bible confronts party-poopers who throw a wet blanket on an enjoyable time, condemning their killjoy attitudes and commanding us to rejoice appropriately.
The Eight Day (or Last Great Day) has little written about it, but the patterns of Scripture reveal much about the abundance of this holy day.
Only when we are united with God can we find true joy. If we consistently use His Spirit as a resource, we will have joy as we navigate through trials.
Happiness is a by-product of our response to God's calling, coupled with our determination to connect with the Father, the Son, and the whole spiritual family.
Jesus shared many happy feasts with His disciples and attended banquets and celebrations, much to the chagrin of the self-righteous Pharisees.