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Sukkot

Sukkot

Sukkot means "booths," or "tabernacles," and this week-long holiday is also known as the Feast of Tabernacles. It is a joyous harvest festival and a reminder of how God sustained the children of Israel during their wilderness wanderings. The people were to dwell in temporary booths, and to rejoice over God's provision as well as his presence. Many Jewish people still build booths in their yards or synagogues for this holiday, and take their meals in these temporary dwelling places.

As you'll see in this section, Sukkot is a powerful reminder of how God tabernacled with us in the past, how he continues to do so today and how he will ultimately dwell with us forever, through Y'shua (Jesus) who lives and reigns in the hearts of those who believe in him. The Feast of Tabernacles also contains two powerful elements, water and light, that foreshadowed Messiah, who is gives us Living Water and who is the Light of the world. There's much to unpack regarding Sukkot and you'll want to "camp out" in this section for awhile.


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+2 # Don Vander Jagt 2012-08-16 15:10
Interestingly it was on September 26 B.C. 6 the first day of The Feast of Tabernacles that the Lord God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob's Son was born into the world, tabernacleing with His people, that of course is the day according to the erroneous Gregorian calendar. Or the 15th of Tishrei on the Hebrew civil calendar.
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