Thursday, September 09, 2010

L’ Shana Tova! - Do You Know The Prophetic Significance of the Feasts of Israel?

L’ Shana Tova! (i.e. Happy New Year! in Hebrew)

Do You Know The Prophetic Significance of the Feasts of Israel?
This wonderful short article that a dear friend at Facebook shared with me today features a list of the Seven Major Feasts of Israel and their prophetic significance. Make time to read it this Rosh Hashanah if you can. Also please read my informative comment below it!

Deborah Fry’s Article:

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The Menorah has seven branches of candlesticks. Seven is the perfect number for God. Israel celebrates seven feasts:


1. Passover
2. Unleavened Bread
3. First Fruits
4. Pentecost
5. Trumpets (Rosh Hashana)
6. Yom Kippur
7. Feast of Tabernacles


Jesus Christ fulfilled the first four feasts (Spring Feasts) when He came the first time. And He will fulfill the last three feasts (Fall Feasts) when He comes the second time.

1. Passover — Jesus Christ was the Passover Lamb that took away the sin of the world

2. Unleavened Bread — Jesus was sinless. Jesus exchanged His perfection for our sin so that He could present us sinless and perfect to the Holy Father in Heaven.

3. First Fruits — Jesus Christ was the First Fruit after He died and was resurrected He was the first to be resurrected and to be present in Heaven as the First of many to follow through faith in Jesus Christ as their LORD and Savior.

4. Pentecost — Jesus gave His Holy Spirit to the Church when He left. He did not leave us as orphans but left His Holy Spirit in this world to protect, guide, and direct the Church.

5. Trumpets — The next event on God’s calendar is the Rapture of the Church. Of all of the feasts, Rosh Hashana was the one when “no one would know the day nor the hour” because Rosh Hashana occurs on a new moon which shifts in time. We believe the LORD is going to take His Bride the Church into heaven on Rosh Hashana while the world will spin out of control into the Seven Year Tribulation Period. The last three and a half years will be the Great Tribulation Period that will become hell on earth. Meanwhile, in heaven, the Church is celebrating and experiencing the Marriage of the Lamb in heaven (Rev 19, Rev 12:10-12).

6. Yom Kippur — We believe Jesus Christ will fulfill Yom Kippur with the Return of Jesus Christ. At the end of the Great Tribulation Period, Jesus will return with the Saints (His Bride) and Jesus will defeat the AntiChrist and False Prophet. Satan is bound for one thousand years. Jesus Christ sets up his Millennial Reign on Earth and true Justice and Peace will be on Earth. The Earth will be renewed and civilization will grow beyond anything that mankind has seen under the direct guidance and leadership of Jesus Christ (Revelation 20:1-6).

7. Feast of Tabernacles — We believe in a young Earth. We believe that since creation the time that has expired is six thousand years. And for the next thousand years (the seventh thousand years of creation), we believe we will tabernacle with Jesus Christ, God the Father, and Holy Spirit (The Holy Trinity) for one thousand years during the Millennial Reign of Jesus Christ on Earth. After that, we will continue to tabernacle with The Holy Trinity for eternity with the creation of a New Heaven and a New Earth (Revelation 21).

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My Comment:

This is a truly wonderful list! Thank you so much for posting it. I am going to share it on my wall today in honor of Rosh Hashanah, which began last night according to the traditional Jewish Lunar Calendar.

Btw, many among a small minority of believers who are expecting the Rapture think this Rosh Hashanah may be when it happens. Others think something terrible is going to happen on 9-11 this year that will lead to a national or international revival of faith in Christ and the Rapture won't happen until next year or later.

I am not certain when the Rapture will happen, but think it could happen either this year or next year, depending on God's will. I also think that the Tribulation will definitely begin before this year closes on December 31st. Many among the minority in the Church that do believe in the Pre-Tribulation Rapture also believe that the Tribulation could begin before this year ends.

To read more about my theories surrounding the Rapture and Tribulation and how they may be tied to the Jewish Feasts, certain amazing Signs in the Heavens, and the years 2010 thru 2017, please read the illustrated article linked to below:

"Come Up Here and Come Away!” -
Clues to the Timing of the Rapture:
http://pillar-of-enoch.com/essays/index.html#Maranatha


Regardless of when the Rapture is, I believe that 2011 is tied to the Jewish Feast of Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement in spirit. This is the holiest day of the year on the Jewish calendar, when even non-religious Jews manage to visit their local synagogues to fast and pray to God for forgiveness and to beg for mercy before the throne of Yahweh.

To read more about the beautiful prophetic nature of the Jewish Feasts including Purim and Chanukah (which significantly brings the Jewish Feast count up from seven to nine, the number of Judgment), read my book excerpt by using the following link to a PDF file stored at my Pillar of Enoch Ministry web site:

http://pillar-of-enoch.com/language_series/humanity/Language_of_God_In_Humanity_Ch-2_Feasts-of-Israel.pdf

If you are interested in the End Times and Bible Prophecy in general, you won't want to miss reading this book excerpt, as it is so important to understanding the nature and importance of prophecy.

The reason for the mourning leading up to and on the Day of Atonement is the belief among Jews that God has a Book of Life where the names of all those who are deemed righteous enough on Yom Kippur will have their names written therein so that they will be resurrected into everlasting life at the Last Judgment.

Now, in 2004, I had a vision where God's Spirit showed me that the years 2000 through 2010 signified the ten days from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur, with the nine days of awe leading up to Yom Kippur on the Jewish religious calendar as a time of mourning. In addition, I was shown that the day including Yom Kipper and the five days leading up to the Feast of Tabernacles were tied to the Tribulation period. This suggests that God wanted to see many people repenting of their sins and drawing nearer to Him leading up to the Tribulation.

To read more about my prophetic word from God tying the years 2010 through 2017 to the Autumn Jewish Feast Days and the Rapture and Tribulation, please read my article/book excerpt linked to below:

A Prophecy Hidden in the Autumn Feasts of Israel:
http://pillar-of-enoch.com/essays/index.html#Yom-Teruah


Unfortunately, there has not truly been much repentance or remorse going on among the people of the Church. In fact, the exact opposite appears to be true right now, with many falling into apostasy and grievous error. Over half of the Church in America and around the world can be categorized as the Laodicean Church, with so many who are apostates either preaching and teaching the false Health and Wealth Gospel or another false Gospel demanding Signs and Wonders with no spiritual substance or holiness.

Sadly, however, both false Gospels use a form of witchcraft that relies on Positive Affirmations of Positive Confession, which are basically like incantations or spells, to see results. Though many of these people in the Church will be saved in the end and gain everlasting life based on the efficacy of the sacrifice of Yahshua's perfect shed blood alone, many of them are in danger of losing heavenly rewards consisting of ruling and reigning with Christ for a thousand years. Here are links to three important articles that I wrote that teach about this:

Are Carnally-Minded “Christians” Saved?
http://pillar-of-enoch.com/essays/index.html#Carnal

The Hidden Meaning of The Parable of the Talents:
http://pillar-of-enoch.com/essays/index.html#Talents

Who Are The 144,000 Witnesses of Revelation?
http://pillar-of-enoch.com/essays/index.html#Witnesses


What these articles teach is that the opportunity to partake in the blessings of the Millennial Rule of Christ that will follow the Tribulation will be closed off to many unless they repent before the end of the Tribulation!

This means that we who are anxiously awaiting Christ's return and who are busy doing God's Kingdom work also need to be praying that there will be a massive worldwide revival in the Church soon and many lost sheep will be led to understand the truth before it is too late! So please feel free share my links and information with others.

Don't delay, for Adonai Yahshua is coming soon!

God bless you all and Maranatha!

Helena Lehman -
Author of the Language of God Book Series

POEM Web Site:
http://pillar-of-enoch.com