THE BLOWING OF TRUMPETS

 

The memorial of blowing of Trumpets is the feast that follows Pentecost. The blowing of Trumpets announces the coming of King Jesus to make war against His enemies. The spiritual fulfillment of the feast of Trumpets is the alerting of Godís Zion to the coming of the Lord to remove from the holy remnant, then from all Israel, and finally from the saved nations of the earth, all that is not acceptable to God. The era of the coming Jubilee already is casting its shadow upon us.

The blowing of Trumpets tells us the Lord is ready to organize His saints into an army.
 
 

Foreword

There are seven "feasts of the Lord." The seven feasts are set forth in the twenty-third chapter of the Book of Leviticus. Each of the seven has a great kingdom-wide fulfillment and each has a personal fulfillment in the life of the individual believer in Christ:

1. Passover (Leviticus 23:5).

2. Unleavened Bread (Leviticus 23:6).

3. Firstfruits (Leviticus 23:10).

4. Pentecost (Leviticus 23:15).

5. Blowing of Trumpets (Leviticus 23:24).

6. Day of Atonement (Leviticus 23:27).

7. Tabernacles (Leviticus 23:34).





Our understanding of the spiritual fulfillments of the seven feasts of the Lord is as follows:

The Passover. The kingdom-wide [available to whosoever will] fulfillment of the Passover was the death of Christ on the cross of Calvary.

The personal fulfillment of Passover [the experiential fulfillment] is our receiving the covering of the blood of Godís Lamb, Christ [when we accepted The Lord as Saviour].
 

The Feast of Unleavened Bread. The kingdom-wide fulfillment of the feast of Unleavened Bread was the descent of the Lord Jesus into Sheol , carrying with Him the leaven of the sins of the world.

The personal [individual experiencing] fulfillment of Unleavened Bread is our repentance and entrance [not yet the fulfillment]  into the death of the Lord Jesus. Water baptism is a sacrament that portrays our oneness with the crucified Christ [None of us realized that we were saying that we die to ourselves and live unto The Father even as did He, The Christ].
 

The Feast of Firstfruits. The kingdom-wide fulfillment of the feast of Firstfruits was the resurrection of the Lord Jesus from the
dead.

The personal [individual experiencing] fulfillment of Firstfruits is our being born again and the raising of our new spiritual nature [the seeking of newness of life in our real experiences, behaviours - desiring to "be better"] in Christ to the right hand of the Father.
 

The Feast of Pentecost. The kingdom-wide fulfillment of Pentecost (the feast of Weeks) was the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the early Christians, as described in the Book of Acts.

The personal [individual experiencing] fulfillment of Pentecost is the baptizing of us with the Holy Spirit, giving us wisdom and power to bear witness of Christís death and resurrection and also wisdom and power [enabling us to begin] to live in a righteous, holy and obedient manner before God.
 

The Blowing of Trumpets. The kingdom-wide fulfillment of the blowing of Trumpets is the blowing of the seven trumpets, as described in the Book of Revelation. The saints will be raised from the dead at the seventh trumpet and the kingdoms of the world will be placed under the rule of God and His Christ.

The personal [individual experiencing] fulfillment of Trumpets is the coming of King Jesus to us [announcing that He wants His Kingdom - in us - back] to set up His Kingdom in our personality and also to make us a member of His army [to destroy His enemies - in us].
 

The Day of Atonement. The kingdom-wide fulfillment of the Day of Atonement is the thousand-year Kingdom Age known as the Kingdom Age.

The personal [individual experiencing] fulfillment of the Day of Atonement is the finding, the  judging and the cleansing of the enemies in and from each personality, resulting in the total reconciliation to God.  [All the experiences missed in the preceding Feasts will not be missed in the Day of Atonement:  the appointed time to turn the TOTAL "running of each life" over to The Holy Spirit - Who ALONE knows The Father's plan for each life - for the actual outworking of God's Authority in His Kingdom in each one.  This is the painful Day of The Lord - The Great Tribulation - as each individual kingdom is torn down within and each individual  is dethroned as each one sees they are not all they thought they were].
 

The Feast of Tabernacles. The kingdom-wide fulfillment of the feast of Tabernacles is the eternal reign of Christ.

The personal [individual experiencing] fulfillment of Tabernacles is the coming of the Father and the Son through the Holy Spirit to take up Their eternal abode in the personality of the saint [the manifestation of the finished, perfected work of the Holy Spirit in the believer, the surrendered and dethroned one].