Sung Psalm 29:1-6 (apparently sung at this feast)
Reading Leviticus 23:34-44
Other readings Ex.23:16, Ex.34:22, Num. 29:12-40. Note progressive revelation.
Date/duration: 7th month (Tishri) 15th-22nd around our Sept/Oct.
Names: Feast of booths. Ingathering. Jewish Sukkot.
Nature: Redemptive (remembering 40 years in wilderness in tents)
Agricultural (ingathering and thanks for harvest). A joyous feast.
Notes from message:
- Remembering-temporary, makeshift shelters made from ornamental trees, God’s provision (manna and water) and protection, preventing them becoming too content.
- Rejoicing-in the fulfilled rest in Christ, going up to Jerusalem, Philippians 4:4, covenant (7th feast, 7th month, 7th day-7 bullocks).
- Anticipating-final fulfilment in new heavens and earth when God dwells with man.