Yom Teruah, the Feast of Trumpets

What is Yom Teruah (also known as the Feast
of Trumpets), and what is its significance? It’s time to UNLEARN the lies. UNLEARN Hey, welcome to UNLEARN. My name is Lex, and I’d like to invite you
to join us each week as we UNLEARN the lies and dig deeper into the truth of God’s Word. Now, let’s get started. The Bible gives us a list of appointed times
in which God wants to meet with His people. One of these special times is Yom Teruah,
which literally means the “day of shouting or blasting.” It is more commonly called the day of Trumpets
because we are commanded to blow the trumpets, to shout, and to raise a noise on this day. “Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak
to the children of Israel, saying: ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month,
you shall have a sabbath-rest, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation. You shall do no customary work on it; and
you shall offer an offering made by fire to the Lord.'” – Leviticus 23:23-25 Yom Teruah is a day of rest and blowing trumpets. One thing that is interesting about this day
is that we are told it is a memorial or a remembrance, but we are not told what is to
be remembered. Other times in the Bible, when we are told
that something is a memorial we are told what is to be remembered. For example, we are told to remember the Sabbath
because in six days God made heaven and earth and rested on the seventh. Likewise, at Passover we are told to remember
the events of the Exodus, and Yeshua commanded that we remember Him at Passover. However, we are not told what to remember
at Yom Teruah. The Hebrew word used here is zik-rone, and
means “a memorial, remembrance, reminder, or sign.” Is Yom Teruah a reminder to us? Are we told to blow trumpets because God wants
us to remember something? If so, what is it? How can we be expected to remember something
that we were never told about? Let me suggest that Yom Teruah is not meant
for us to remember something. I believe we are commanded to shout and blow
trumpets to get God’s attention and to cause Him to remember His people. It’s a prophetic Feast that points to the
return of the Messiah. “For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven
with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.” – 1 Thessalonians 4:16 Notice that He comes with a shout and the
sound of a trumpet. Those two things are directly connected to
Yom Teruah. We see that the spring Feasts were directly
connected to His first coming. Yeshua died on Passover as the Lamb of God,
He resurrected on FirstFruits as the FirstFruits of the resurrection, and He sent the Holy
Spirit on Pentecost (or Shavuot in Hebrew). It makes sense that the fall Feasts would
be likewise connected to His return. The Bible speaks about a time of Great Tribulation
that will take place in the last days before Messiah returns. When we are facing such tribulation we will
want to know that God has not forgotten about His people. In that day we will be shouting and blowing
trumpets for deliverance while looking up to heaven for salvation, and God will remember
His people and Yeshua will return with the shout of the Archangel and the trumpet of
God. Trumpets are also used to sound a battle cry,
and we know that when Messiah returns He will come with an army to slay His enemies. Trumpets were also used to announce the king,
and when Yeshua returns, He will be coming as the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Trumpets and shouting are also connected to
victory. Remember that Joshua was told to have the
people shout and blow trumpets as they marched around Jericho and the walls fell down. “And seven priests shall bear seven trumpets
of rams’ horns before the ark. But the seventh day you shall march around
the city seven times, and the priests shall blow the trumpets. It shall come to pass, when they make a long
blast with the ram’s horn, and when you hear the sound of the trumpet, that all the people
shall shout with a great shout; then the wall of the city will fall down flat. And the people shall go up every man straight
before him.” – Joshua 6:4-5 Jericho was an obstacle that was preventing
them from entering the promised land, and they were instructed to shout and blow trumpets
to destroy the wall. Likewise, sin is an obstacle that prevents
us from entering the promised land, and we are told to shout and blow trumpets before
we reach atonement. Remember that Yom Teruah is ten days before
Yom Kippur (the day of Atonement), and these days are meant to be a time of repentance
and seeking the Lord. Why do we shout and blow trumpets? Why must we repent? Because we want the Father to remember us. “But if they confess their iniquity and the
iniquity of their fathers, with their unfaithfulness in which they were unfaithful to Me, and that
they also have walked contrary to Me, and that I also have walked contrary to them and
have brought them into the land of their enemies; if their uncircumcised hearts are humbled,
and they accept their guilt, then I will remember My covenant with Jacob, and My covenant with
Isaac and My covenant with Abraham I will remember; I will remember the land.” – Leviticus 26:40-42 I want to encourage you that when you keep
Yom Teruah, let it be a time for you to seek the Lord with all of your heart, and pray
these words will be encouraging to you. “Then they took an oath before the Lord with
a loud voice, with shouting and trumpets and rams’ horns. And all Judah rejoiced at the oath, for they
had sworn with all their heart and sought Him with all their soul; and He was found
by them, and the Lord gave them rest all around.” – 2 Chronicles 15:14-15 Yom Teruah is a day of rest, a day for seeking
the Father, and a day of blowing trumpets and shouting to the Lord. On this day we look forward to the return
of our Messiah, and we prepare our hearts for His return. SHARE THE TRUTH
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