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Tabernacles - Feast of Glory and Fire
The Feast of Glory - Tabernacles!
What is the Feast of Booths or Tabernacles?
How is Tabernacles Related to the Other Feasts?
How and When is Tabernacles to be Fulfilled?
Come to the Feast (poem)
Historical Beginning of Tabernacles
Historical Observance of Tabernacles
The Meaning of Tabernacles
When to Calebrate The Feast of Tabernacles
The Historical Fulfillment of Tabernacles
How to Study The Feast
The Personal Appropriation of Tabernacles
The 'Rupture' of the Church
Questions
Glory!
A "Glorious" Study
The King's Greatest Secret
My Father's Lap (poem)
Illustration of the Throne-Room
The Comforter Has Come
Back to the Throne-room
Smile of Pleasure (poem)
Abide
Live Through Us
Some Additional Scriptures
Fulfillment of Tabernacles fro the Church
Tribulation
Integrity
Conclusion
Why We Celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles
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TABERNACLES

 FEAST OF GLORY AND FIRE!

God's Favorite, but Forgotten, Holiday!

 by John Roy Bohlen and John 5:30

THE MOST HOLY HOLIDAY!!!

 GOD'S FAVORITE HOLIDAY - THAT WE FORGOT!!!

 Did you ever forget the birthday or the anniversary of someone very important to you?  I did.  The first year of our marriage, I forgot my wife Karen's birthday.  She reminded me of it, at midnight, the morning of the day after it was over.  But God has a really Holy Holiday that most Christians never remembered, because they did not know enough to forget about it in the first place.  Yet it is God's most important Holy Holiday Day!

 It's really amazing!  God has a favorite holiday.  Yet most Christians don't even know about it.  It's a holiday that will soon be celebrated by all of the Nations of the World!  In fact, any family that refuses to celebrate this holiday in the near distant future will be punished.  Not now, but in the future, soon.

 This Holy-day will not just be for the Jews.  It will be observed and celebrated by every one, even by the enemies of the Jews, or they will be punished.  Right now, we have the opportunity of enjoying this Holiday without being forced to.  But in the future, this Holiday will be mandatory, compulsory and obligatory, for every one, in every Nation, from every family, Jew AND non-Jew, or we will be punished.

 Would you like to know what this Holiday is?  But, first, would you like to guess what it is?  Try to guess. . .   No, it isn't Easter.  It's not Christmas.  No, it's not Passover.  Not Pentecost.  Not Palm Sunday.  Not Good Friday.  Not Maundy Monday.  Not All Saints Day.  It's not even Yom Kippur.  No, it's not New Year's Day, nor Rosh Ha Shanna, and not Hallowed E'en.  It is not even the Sabbath.  And, in this, I would like to humbly apologize to all of you who have become legalistic or religious about the Sabbath.  But I won't.   Do you wanna know what this best of God's Holy Holidays is?   I'll tell you.

 When I tell you, you will agree that what I say is true, because it is clearly talked about in the Bible.  It is unmistakably clear.

 Please turn with me to the Book of Zechariah, chapter 14.  You will find this quickly if you first turn to Matthew, chapter 1, and then turn about 3 or 4 pages back into the Old Testament.  Oh yes, even though this passage comes from the Old Testament, it is like reading tomorrow morning's newspaper, because it clearly talks about when Jesus is coming back, and the events surrounding His Second Coming, and then the favorite Holy Holiday begins!!!  Here is the passage:

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TOMORROW   MORNING'S   NEWSPAPER ! !

 Zechariah 14:1  "Behold, a Day is coming for Yahweh, when the spoil taken from you will be divided among you.  2  For I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished, and half of the city exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city.  3  Then Yahweh will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on a day of battle.  4  And in that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, which is in front of Jerusalem on the east; and the Mount of Olives will be split in its middle from east to west by a very large valley, so that half of the mountain will move toward the north and the other half toward the south.  5  And you will flee by the valley of My mountains, for the valley of the mountains will reach to Azel; yes, you will flee just as you fled before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then Yahweh, my God, will come, and all the holy ones with Him!  6  And it will come about in that day that there will be no light; the luminaries will dwindle.  7  For it will be a unique day which is known to Yahweh, neither day nor night, but it will come about that at evening time there will be light.  8  And it will come about in that day that living waters will flow out of Jerusalem, half of them toward the Eastern Sea and the other half toward the Western Sea; it will be in summer as well as in winter.  9  And Yahweh will be King over all the Earth; in that day Yahweh will be the only one, and His Name the only one.  10  All the land will be changed into a plain from Geba to Rimmon south of Jerusalem; but Jerusalem will rise and remain on its site from Benjamin's Gate as far as the place of the First Gate to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the king's wine presses.  11  And people will live in it, and there will be no more curse, for Jerusalem will dwell in security.  12  Now this will be the plague with which Yahweh will strike all the peoples who have gone to war against Jerusalem; their flesh will rot while they stand on their feet, and their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongue will rot in their mouth.  13  And it will come about in that day that a great panic from Yahweh will fall on them; and they will seize one another's hand, and the hand of one will be lifted against the hand of another.  14  And Judah also will fight at Jerusalem; and the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be gathered, gold and silver and garments in great abundance.  15  So also like this plague, will be the plague on the horse, the mule, the camel, the donkey, and all the cattle that will be in those camps.  16  Then it will come about that any who are left of all the Nations that went against Jerusalem will go up from year to year to worship the King, Yahweh Sabbaoth, (the Lord of the Armies of the Universe), and to celebrate the Feast of Booths, (or ‘Sukkot', or ‘Tabernacles', or ‘Temporary Shelters').  17  And it will be, that whichever of the families of the Earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of Hosts, (Yahweh Sabbaoth, the Lord of the Armies of the Universe), there will be no rain on them.  18  And if the family of Egypt does not go up or enter, then no rain will fall on them; it will be the plague with which Yahweh smites the nations who do not go up to celebrate  the Feast of Booths, (or ‘Sukkot', or ‘Tabernacles', or ‘Temporary Shelters').  19  This will be the punishment of Egypt, and the punishment of all the Nations who do not go up to celebrate  the Feast of Booths, (or ‘Sukkot', or ‘Tabernacles', or ‘Temporary Shelters').  20  In that day there will be inscribed on the bells of the horses, ‘HOLY TO YAHWEH.' And the cooking pots in Yahweh's House will be like the bowls before the altar.  21  And every cooking pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy to the LORD of Hosts, (Yahweh Sabbaoth, the Lord of the Armies of the Universe); and all who sacrifice will come and take of them and boil in them. And there will no longer be a Canaanite in the house of the LORD of Hosts, (Yahweh Sabbaoth, the Lord of the Armies of the Universe),  in that day."  (NAS) 

 Sukkot = "OT:5521:  'cukkah' (sook-kaw'); fem of OT:5520; 'a hut or lair':

KJV - 'booth', 'cottage', 'covert', 'pavilion', 'tabernacle', 'tent'.

From (Biblesoft's New Exhaustive Strong's Numbers and Concordance with Expanded Greek-Hebrew Dictionary. Copyright (c) 1994, Biblesoft and International Bible Translators, Inc.)"

 Please note:  Any time you find the words LORD capitalized in the Bible, you may more properly substitute the word ‘Yahweh', which is the proper Name God reveals to us exactly 6,823 times in the Old Testament.  In other words, the Proper Name for God, is Yahweh.  Do you know what the phrase ‘Lord of Hosts' means?  It means, ‘Yahweh Sabbaoth, the Lord of the Armies of the Universe.  "Host' here, does not mean, ‘the Holy Spirit', ‘the communion wafer', ‘party host', nor ‘Hostess Twinkies'!  One Death Angel killed 185 thousand Assyrians, 70 thousand Israelites, and all of the first-born in Egypt, of humans and animals.  Jesus Yahshua told Pilate that all He had to do to receive rescue, was to say one supernatural word and a whole army of 72 thousand of these Supernatural Warriors would rescue Him.  The angels are without number, and Yahweh is the Commander In Chief of all of these incredibly powerful soldiers.  This is what is meant by the phrase, "the LORD of Hosts"!!!

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