16 There will be the shout of command, the archangel's voice, the sound of God's trumpet, and the Lord himself will come down from heaven. Those who have died believing in Christ will rise to life first; 17 then we who are living at that time will be gathered up along with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air (1Thessalonians 4:16 - 17)
Memorial of Blowing Trumpets
|1 On the first day of the seventh month you are to gather for worship, and no work is to be done. On that day trumpets are to be blown (Numbers 29)|
Always falls on a New Moon
10 Also on joyful occasions — at your New Moon Festivals and your other religious festivals — you are to blow the trumpets (Numbers 10)
Blow the trumpet for the festival, when the moon is new and when the moon is full (Psalm 81:3)
Trumpets Signified Crowning a King
The messengers told everyone, 'When you hear the sound of the trumpets, you must shout, 'Absalom now rules as king in Hebron!'' (2Samuel 15)
13 At once Jehu's fellow officers spread their cloaks at the top of the steps for Jehu to stand on, blew trumpets, and shouted, 'Jehu is king!' (2Kings 9)
Trumpets and God's Judgment
When the day of the Lord finally arrives, it will be a day like no other has been, or ever will be.
Blow the trumpet; sound the alarm on Zion . . . The day of the Lord is coming soon. 2 It will be a dark and gloomy day, a black and cloudy day. The great army of locusts advances like darkness spreading over the mountains . . . How terrible is the day of the Lord! Who will survive it? (Joel 2:1 - 2, 11)
Christ comes to Rule Earth
In the end time one of God's holy angels will sound a trumpet designating that his kingdom will be set up on the earth! Loud voices will shout for JOY over this wonderful event!
'The power to rule over the world belongs now to our Lord and his Messiah, and he will rule forever and ever!' (Revelation 11:15)
Righteous Dead will be Resurrected
And He shall send His angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together His elect from the four winds . . . . (Matthew 24:31)
Israel to be Regathered
12 On that day, from the Euphrates to the Egyptian border, the Lord will gather his people one by one, as threshing separates the wheat from the chaff. 13 When that day comes, a trumpet will be blown . . . (Isaiah 27:12 - 13)
Traditional Bible verses read
Several of the Psalms were meant to be recited on the day of Trumpets. Some of these include Psalm 93 and 99.