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The Feast of Trumpets

Mac McCarthy

Feb 18, 2024

Bottom Line

The shadow of the Feast of Trumpets is filled out in Jesus.

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Do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in Christ.
Colossians 2:16-17

Fall Feasts:

  1. The Festival of Trumpets — Leviticus 23:23-25
  2. The Day of Atonement — Leviticus 23:26-32
  3. The Festival of Tabernacles — Leviticus 23:33-43

Spring Feasts:

  1. The Feast of Passover & Unleavened Bread — Leviticus 23:4-8
  2. The Feast of First-fruits — Leviticus 23:9-14
  3. The Feast of Weeks / Pentecost — Leviticus 23:15-22
The Lord said to Moses, “Say to the Israelites: ‘On the first day of the seventh month you are to have a day of sabbath rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts. Do no regular work, but present a food offering to the Lord.’”
Leviticus 23:23-25
At your times of rejoicing—your appointed festivals and New Moon feasts—you are to sound the trumpets over your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, and they will be a memorial for you before your God. I am the Lord your God.”
Numbers 10:10

The Feast of Trumpets served as a mutual remembering.

Question: How does this point to Jesus?

The Feast of Trumpets was a time to refocus on God.

Bottom Line:

The shadow of the Feast of Trumpets is filled out in Jesus.

In Jesus, God has revealed that He has remembers us.

In Jesus, we are called upon to remember and turn toward God.

Ways to Engage

  1. Engage Up: Prayer
  2. Engage In: Fasting
  3. Engage Out: Generosity

Action Steps:

  • Identify how God is inviting you to lean into Lent this year and get after it.
  • Read our Praxis blog post How to Lean into Lent for further assistance.