Tag: trumpet

  • Biblical Principle #216: Israel to Celebrate Feast of Trumpets

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israel was to celebrate the Feast of Trumpets on the first day of the seventh month. Explanation The seventh month of the religious calendar (September-October) held three significant events: As the name indicates, the Feast of Trumpets included the sounding of trumpets. Curiously little detail is…

  • Biblical Principle #162: The Trumpets of Israel

    Biblical Principles List Principle God told Israel to make two trumpets to signal the people for important events. Explanation As Israel was about to resume their travel after the long stay at Sinai, GOD instructed Moses to have two silver trumpets made. These trumpets would be used to alert the people to significant events, not…

  • Biblical Principle #135: God Descended Upon Mount Sinai

    Biblical Principles List Principle God descended upon Mount Sinai on the third day with thunder, lightning, dark clouds, and a trumpet. Explanation As GOD had told Moses, upon the third day, He descended upon Mount Sinai in a manner that was observable by Israel: 16 So it was that on the third day in the…

  • December 29 – Revelation (part 3)

    Reading Rev. 8:7-13:18 Devotional The seven angels sounded their trumpets, one after another, and various events occurred following each trumpet sound. Each of these events was some form of suffering or death for people on the earth, and the descriptions of these events closely resemble the ten plagues GOD sent on Pharaoh in Moses’ days.…

  • December 28 – Revelation (part 2)

    Reading Rev. 4:1-8:6 Devotional Chapters 4-5 of Revelation are my favorite passages in all the Bible—and the text from which the name of my Web site (chasingalion.com) originated. In these two chapters, we get a glimpse into the beauty and majesty that is present in heaven, in GOD’s throne room. The vision begins with John…

  • November 28 – 1 Thessalonians: Details of Jesus’ Return, Judgment

    Reading 1 Thess. 1:1-5:28 Devotional In around 51 A.D., Paul, Silas and Timothy wrote a letter to the Christians in Thessalonica, which was one of the cities they had visited and preached Jesus on the Second Missionary Journey. The letter deals with a number of topics, and its purpose is to encourage the brethren there…

  • May 11 – The Desire of Power Corrupts Many

    Reading 1 Kings 1:1-53 2 Sam. 23:1-7 2 Kings 2:1-10; 1 Chron. 29:28-30, 23-25 Devotional After spending close to one month looking at GOD’s character through the psalms, today we resume our historical look at the Israelites. King David is old, and he has already introduced Solomon as the next king over the nation. But…

  • May 10 – Seeing GOD in the Psalms (Part 22)

    Reading Psalm 45; 47; 48; 87; 110 Devotional Psalm 45 The Messiah is the most excellent of men. His lips have been anointed with grace, since GOD has blessed Him forever. GOD’s throne will last forever, a scepter of justice will be the scepter of His kingdom. The Messiah loves righteousness and hates wickedness, therefore…