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.
God commands us to dwell in temporary booths for seven days. As the green leaves change colors, celebrants cannot help but reflect on the brevity of life.
Keeping God's annual Sabbaths are just as much a mandate on God's people as keeping the Ten Commandments.
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 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.
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 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 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 …
Do we truly believe that what God has made holy is sacred to Him? When we ignore or trample on His holy things, how close are we to Nadab or Ananias?
We must not construe the term, "whatever our heart desires," as a pass to sin, but we should use every occasion to grow in thinking and acting like God.
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.
When comparing the judgment and death sentence against Belshazzar in Daniel 5 (mene mene tekel upharsim) to the handwriting that God erased the record of our debt by Christ's sacrifice, having been nailed to the cross (Colossians 2:14), God's people must rejoice that Christ has already defeated Satan, and has invited them to …
We have been allowed the privilege of knowing God now. We need to radiate the glory of God as Moses radiated the glory of God by having been in His presence.
We must continually upgrade our decorum and formality in our approach to God. What is practiced on the outside reinforces what is on the inside.
Amos severely chides Israel for exalting symbolism over substance, superstitiously trusting in locations where significant historical events occurred.
John Ritenbaugh, asking us about our preparedness as we made plans for the Feast of Tabernacles, asks us if we plan ahead when we understand God's purpose for the feast. All of us planned, anticipating needs, imitating this cardinal godly trait of our heavenly father. Preparations are made in everything we envision. Life is …