Focus When I see the blood – Hymn 1. Christ our Redeemer died on the cross, Died for the sinner, paid all his due. Sprinkle your soul with the blood of the Lamb And I will pass, will pass over you. Refrain When I see the blood, when I see the blood, When I see the blood, I will pass, I will pass over you. 2. Chiefest of sinners, Jesus will save; All He has promised, that He will do; Wash in the fountain opened for sin And I will pass, will pass over you. Refrain When I see the blood, when I see the blood, When I see the blood, I will pass, I will pass over you. 3. O great compassion! O boundless love O loving kindness, faithful and true; Find peace and shelter under the blood, And I will pass, will pass over you. Refrain When I see the blood, when I see the blood, When I see the blood, I will pass, I will pass over you. Feasts of Tabernacles Feast # 7 Exodus 23:13-17; Leviticus 23:33-44 Numbers 29:12-39; Deut 16:1-17 Feasts of Jehovah Leviticus 23 • • • • • • • Passover Unleavened Bread First Fruits Feast of Weeks Blowing of Trumpets Day of Atonement Tabernacles Feast of Tabernacles • • • • 7th month – Tirshi - 15th -21st . Also called feast of ingathering – Ex 34:22,2. 1st and 8th day were special Sabbaths – Lv 23:35,36 One of three mandatory annual feasts – Dt 16:16 – To be celebrated in the place the LORD chooses. • Booths to be made of boughs of good trees, branches of Palm trees, boughs of thick trees, willows of the brook – Lv 23:40. Feast of Tabernacles • Everyone will give according to the blessing – Dt 16:17. • Order of the offerings – all 8 days – Nu 29:12-39 – bullocks descending - others 2,14,1 each – Total of 71bullocks; 15 rams; 105 lambs; 8 goats = 199 animals • Reminder of their wilderness journey – Lv 23:42,43 • Reminder of God’s mercy & faithfulness – Lv 23:40 • Reminder of God’s provisions in the past year completed harvest – Two in particular. • Corn/grain and wine (major two yields) – Dt 16:13 particular meaning – Rev 14:14-20 – Corn ref. to those who have part in the first resurrection and wine to the judgment of God on his enemies – Is 63:1-6. Feast of Tabernacles • This feast is a glorious type of the Millennial Kingdom – Reign with Christ for 1000 years Rev 20:4 • Reminder that God is the source of prosperity –Rejoice, celebrate – Lv 23:40,41.; Dt 16:14 – even the stranger. • Solomon brought the Ark of the Lord and dedicated the Temple during the feast of Tabernacles – 1Kings 8:1,2; 65,66. Month Ethanim (Tirshi) means Permanent – pointed to Eternity. • Nehemiah celebrated the feast of Tabernacles – Neh 8:13f –v15 Willow trees omitted - Joy of the Lord was their strength - Occasionally God gives us unmixed joy. Feast of Tabernacles • Jesus went to Jerusalem during the feast of Tabernacles. – John 7:1-53 – Eighth day was the great day – as it closed the feasts of the LORD for that year – Jn 7:37 • Feast points to the millennium – Zec 14:16,17 • With this feast we come to "the end" of the year. • As we can see, this feast carries our thoughts on, not only to the Millennium, Thousand Years when Christ shall reign, but "The Eighth Day“ – Lev 23:36 takes us on to the Eternal State. • All that are Israelite born shall dwell in the booth – Lv 23:42 - Sekhakh, Sukkot = booth Lesson for Life – 5 ‘R’ s • Rejoice: celebrate the past, present and future. (Lev 23:40,41). • Remember : we are “pilgrims and sojourners” in this world. (Lev 23:43). • Restricted - only those born Israelite will dwell in the booth (Lv 23:42) –- Ingathering and the reign with Christ is based on birth. • Reflect - Branches of Palms and willows of the brook – victories and sorrows/failures, weaved together – the wilderness journey. • Repose - after the corn and wine harvest – last of the feasts – points to Eternity.