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God's Holy Days 2016
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to the meaning of each Holy Day in the plan of God
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Feast of Tabernacles
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Feast Of Tabernacles
"Sukkot" or the "Feast of Booths" a temporary dwelling, as we are in our bodies, which is a temporary dwelling. This is a seven-day Feast, the great fall harvest observed by living in a temporary shelter for the duration of the Feast (Lev 23:33-43 It also pictures the Millennial rule of Jesus Christ and His Saints on this earth. Rev. 20:4-5; The time of the great harvest of mankind. There will be a great spiritual harvest at that time because Satan will be bound and unable to deceive and cause rebellion until the very end.
Deuteronomy 16:13-22Thou shalt observe the feast of tabernacles seven days, after that thou hast gathered in thy corn and thy wine: (14) And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite, the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that [are] within thy gates.
(15) Seven days shalt thou keep a solemn feast unto the LORD thy God in the place which the LORD shall choose: because the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thine increase, and in all the works of thine hands, therefore thou shalt surely rejoice.
(16) Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose; in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles: and they shall not appear before the LORD empty: (17) Every man [shall give] as he is able, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee.
Leviticus 23:33 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, (34) Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this seventh month [shall be] the feast of tabernacles [for] seven days unto the LORD.
(35) On the first day [shall be] an holy convocation: ye shall do no servile work [therein]. (36) Seven days ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: on the eighth day shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD: it [is] a solemn assembly; [and] ye shall do no servile work [therein].
(37) These [are] the feasts of the LORD, which ye shall proclaim [to be] holy convocations, to offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD, a burnt offering, and a meat offering, a sacrifice, and drink offerings, every thing upon his day: (38) Beside the sabbaths of the LORD, and beside your gifts, and beside all your vows, and beside all your freewill offerings, which ye give unto the LORD.
(39) Also in the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when ye have gathered in the fruit of the land, ye shall keep a feast unto the LORD seven days: on the first day [shall be] a sabbath, and on the eighth day [shall be] a sabbath.
(40) And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days. (41) And ye shall keep it a feast unto the LORD seven days in the year. [It shall be] a statute for ever in your generations: ye shall celebrate it in the seventh month.
(42) Ye shall dwell in booths seven days; all that are Israelites born shall dwell in booths: (43) That your generations may know that I made the children of Israel to dwell in booths, when I brought them out of the land of Egypt: I [am] the LORD your God. (44) And Moses declared unto the children of Israel the feasts of the LORD.
Remember: opening feast ceremonies begin shortly after sunset the evening before the first holy day. Check each feast site for times and locations.