The Day of Trumpets
and God's coming Kingdom
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This holy day represents a time of renewing our covenant with God. All believers look forward to the time when God will truly bring his Kingdom to the earth - an event this day symbolizes.
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)
4 At that time he will stand on the Mount of Olives, to the east of Jerusalem . . . 9 Then the Lord will be king over all the earth . . . (Zechariah 14)
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)
This holy day always occurs 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)