The Feast of Trumpets (Lev 23:23-23:25)

“Yahweh spoke to Moses.  Speak to the people of Israel, saying, ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall observe a day of complete rest, a holy convocation commemorated with trumpet blasts.  You shall not work at your occupations.  You shall present Yahweh’s offering by fire.’”

The Festival of Trumpets takes place on the 1st day of the 7th month.  This is a rest day with a holy convocation commemorated with trumpet blasts.  The 7th month maybe considered important or lucky.  This was the beginning of the civil New Year, but it clearly is in the 7th month.  Contemporary Jewish people celebrate this feast at Rosh Hashanah, usually in September as a New Year festival.  This feast can also be found in Exodus, chapter 12. Perhaps the Christian calendar of starting Advent in November/December is based on th

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